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Littlewoods - John Moores University partner

Liverpool John Moores University signs up to £54m ‘Hollywood’ studio scheme

Liverpool John Moores University has been confirmed as the education partner at the much-anticipated Littlewoods Film and TV Studios. The deal will see LJMU co-located alongside Twickenham Studios and providing a direct link between academia and industry in what will be the largest of this type of facility in the UK.
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Liverpool university students face more strike action

Liverpool university lecturers are going on strike again this month. The University of Liverpool and Liverpool Hope University are just two of 68 UK universities taking part in three weeks of strikes nationwide. Some universities are striking over academics' pay and...

Liverpool aims for two million minutes of reading to mark World Book Day

This year marks the 25th anniversary of World Book Day where children and adults share their love of books. Across the city, events are taking place to mark the ‘You are a Reader’ theme as well as sharing the benefits...

Schools will lead a £3.7m taskforce to tackle youth violence

Liverpool has been chosen as one of the cities to receive targeted funding, which will support young vulnerable people who are at a risk of violence. The aim of the programme is to keep children engaged in education, attending lessons...
Wirral council discusses future of SEND service

New plan to boost special needs services for Wirral children

Plans to amend special needs support services for children in Wirral have been revealed by Wirral Council. The Children, Young People and Education Committee met on Monday to discuss a raft of measures for Wirral’s SEND (Special Educational Needs and...
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LJMU appoints new Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

LJMU has appointed Mark Power as the university's fifth Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive. The Chair of the Board of Governors, Mike Parker, led an extensive process to determine the future leadership of the university. Following a formal Board consultation and interview...
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New project launched to educate Liverpool schoolchildren on climate change

A new project from a Liverpool John Moores lecturer will see a wave of local pupils being educated on climate change.

National Apprenticeship Week: Liverpool education bosses hope for youngsters

National Apprenticeship week kicked off this week as Liverpool’s youth unemployment rate worsens. The event usually sees conventions staged across the country, linking apprentices with employers.

“The values of LJMU are to be courageous” says university’s new Chancellor

Barrister and businesswoman Nisha Katona MBE has been installed as the new Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University. Speaking during the ceremony at Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral, she told the audience how honoured and proud she is to be installed as...

An uncertain future: Students’ fears over post-pandemic job opportunities

Students are worrying about securing a job after university after the impact of Covid left many of them unable to do placements. A study from the graduate careers organisation, Prospects, of more than 3000 university and sixth form students, found...