University of Liverpool


  • 1,300 leading researchers
  • 195,000 alumni in 40 associations
  • Over 7,000 international students on campus
  • Russell Group Institution
  • One of the first civic universities, Liverpool's history dates back to 1881.
  • The college attracted pioneers including Professor Oliver Lodge who made the world's first public radio transmission in 1894 and demonstrated the first surgical use of x-rays two years later.
  • The university has nine Nobel Laureates.
  • Annual turnover of £364 million including £130 million for research.
  • Only UK university with full clinical education coverage, spanning Biosciences, Clinical Medicine, Health Sciences, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, and Tropical Medicine.



In all of the key World Rankings, the University of Liverpool can be found in the 100-150 bracket:

  • Times: 157
  • QS: 151
  • ARWU: 101-150
  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide.


Location and Transport

  • Liverpool’s impressive waterfront is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this includes the Albert Dock, the largest group of Grade 1 listed buildings in the UK.
  • Home of The Beatles and Liverpool and Everton Football Clubs.
  • More museums, theatres, galleries and listed buildings than any other city in the UK outside of London.
  • Liverpool is 3rd in the ‘Rough Guides’ list of top 10 destination cities in the world 2014.
  • Liverpool is well served by air, rail, coach and road.
  • The university is a city centre campus, situated 10 minutes from the main railway station.
  • The university and halls of residences are serviced by regular bus routes.


Career Prospects

  • 85% of international graduates are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating. Of those who are employed, 89% are working in a graduate level job.
  • Our award-winning Careers & Employability Service is ranked as one of the best in the UK for engaging with students.
  • We are one of the top 25 most targeted universities by leading graduate recruiter organisations in the UK (High Fliers Research).
  • Dedicated Careers Advisers for international students
  • Overall, 80% of careers service users rated their experiences as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ (4th highest in the High Fliers survey).
  • Global alumni network of 195,000 in 200 countries.


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