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Member of the Russell Group, the University of Liverpool is ranked amongst the top 1% in the world when it comes to research and innovation. In the past 100 years, nine Nobel Prizes have been awarded to former students or researchers of the University of Liverpool. This school welcomes over 22,000 students and 1,300 researchers each year coming from 127 different countries.

Liverpool: an insider's guide

Energetic, spirited, beautiful, creative, ambitious...there is nowhere quite like Liverpool.

Prestigious studies in a Russel Group university

Created in 1881 by the Queen Victoria, the University of Liverpool is made up of thirty departments and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It has the most advanced science labs in all of Europe, a huge sports complex, and numerous teachings facilities. The student life at the University of Liverpool is very vibrant too: it includes over 200 societies.


In 2015, the QS World University Rankings gave five stars to the University of Liverpool: the highest grade. Each year, the school distributes the equivalent of £15 million in scholarships. 98% of graduates find a job or pursue post-graduate studies just one year after graduation.


Programs and specialties

The University of Liverpool is renowned for its Veterinary sciences degrees — ranked 9th in the world by the QS World University Rankings — as well as for its geography, mechanical engineering, architecture, life and sea sciences degrees, as they are all ranked among the top 100 in the world.


Life and studies in Liverpool

The main campus of the university is located in the center of Liverpool. Many neighborhoods of this city are World Heritage sites, and Liverpool is one of the most touristic destinations in Europe. In Liverpool, students represent 12% of the population. This cosmopolitan city counts almost as many museums as London and has a very lively nightlife.


Accommodation options are varied. Two student villages — the Carnatic Student Village and the Greenbank Student Village — welcome thousands of students each year. They have restaurants, bars, shops, study rooms, and health centers. The student union is present on both sites and organizes a lot of social activities. Both villages are located just 5 kilometers from the university. Students can also live on campus, in a small student residence: Vine Court. It also has a restaurant and a bar, and is close to all of the university’s infrastructures (library, swimming pool, gym). Prices start at £147 per week for a bedroom.

Join the University of Liverpool

Applications and admissions to the University of Liverpool are made through UCAS. Study Experience is a specialist in supporting and helping international students through the UCAS application process.

Deadline for applications is usually on January 15th of each year for entry in September. Complete applications must include: a CV, a translated Baccalaureate transcript, IELTS score, and a personal statement. The Study Experience team assists students in the writing of their personal statement and directs them towards the most relevant IELTS preparation program. Regarding this exam, the University of Liverpool requires a 6.0 to 7.0 score depending on degree programs.


Higher studies in the UK represent a huge advantage for your future career. They are also a unique and unforgettable experience. London is not the only cool city in the UK! The University of Liverpool is a prestigious institution located in an exciting city. To learn more about programs, scholarships and admission requirements, get in touch with a member of the Study Experience team.

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