University Of Liverpool

Coping With Exam Stress

With deadlines and exams looming, this time of year can be a particularly tough time for us students. Regardless of whether you’re in first or final year, the stress and…

Student Solidarity

When I first received an email for the University explaining that there were plans for industrial action by the University and College Union (UCU) I naively thought that there was…

Why We Are Still Striking

The update… After three weeks of strikes, which had helped to bring about the hopeful prospect of talks between UCU (our Union) and Universities UK facilitated by ACAS (an impartial body),…

11 Reasons You Should Use R

R is a programming language that many researchers use to analyse their data. There are many reasons why you should consider learning R (with RStudio) in addition to SPSS, whether…

Mature Or Just Old

So in my 43rd year of life on this planet, most of it spent avoiding academia, it is somewhat ironic that I am now in my 3rd of Psychology a…

Gender Inequality In Academia

A few weeks ago, Channel 4’s interview with Jordan Peterson went viral, receiving over 4 million views in just one week. If you haven’t already watched it, you can watch…

How to Interact with Lecturers

University is a time for independence, professionalism, and to start acting like an adult (even though you probably don’t feel like one, just yet). An important part of developing these…