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University of Liverpool

43
Guardian Rank
165
Times Rank
29
Sunday Times Rank
Overview of University of Liverpool

Liverpool University is a public university based in Liverpool, England. Founded as a college in 1881, it became a royal charter in 1903 with the ability to award degrees and is also known as one of the six original ‘ red brick ‘ civic universities. It consists of three faculties, which are organized into 35 departments and schools. They are a founding member of the Russell Group, the N8 Research Collaboration Group and the AACSB accredited university management school. Liverpool is a truly global university offering distinctive international experience. Throughout 136 years of history, They have welcomed scholars from all over the world and are therefore highly experienced in meeting the needs of international students. University currently has 7,700 international and EU students from over 127 countries. Ten Nobel Prize winners are among its alumni and past faculty, and the university offers more than 230 first degree courses in 103 subjects.

Location

Liverpool is a major port city in the north-west of England, widely synonymous with its enthusiastically sponsored football clubs and the Beatles. Liverpool is well known for its developments and innovations, especially in the areas of engineering, transport, general construction, public health and social change. Liverpool’s impressive waterfront is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the Albert Dock and the largest group of Grade 1 listed buildings in the United Kingdom. Liverpool has more museums, theaters, galleries and listed buildings than any other town in the United Kingdom outside London, and the city is ranked 3rd in the Rough Guides list of the top 10 destination cities in the world in 2014.

Alumni
  • Edward Stringer, Deputy Chief Defence, Royal Air Force.
  • Gwen Alston, Aerodynamicist and educationalist
  • Clive Barker, fantasy and horror fiction writer and film director
  • Torben Betts, playwright
Fun Facts
  • Liverpool City was established in 1207 when King John issued a Royal Charter written in Latin. Liverpool was once the "Second City of the Empire," and sometimes even London was eclipsed by trade.
  • Winter in Liverpool was so hot, tight under coats, and wearing gloves inside your student's house wasn't that great. Pay extra for heating and extra layers to wear? It's not a brainer.