University of Liverpool

University Information, Campus and History
(Liverpool, Merseyside, England)

The University of Liverpool is one of the most prestigious universities in England. It is one of the first civic universities to become part of the revolutionary Russell Group that excels at research, learning, and teaching. The university is committed to the 'advancement of learning and ennoblement of life'. Established in 1881, the university started as the University College Liverpool. It became a part of Victoria University in 1884. It was in 1903 that it became an independent university through Royal Charter and an Act of Parliament.

Today, the University of Liverpool has more than 19,000 registered students and offers 230 first-degree courses and 103 subjects. It has a total annual income of £219 million, including £75 million for research alone.

The University of Liverpool has six faculties:
  • Arts
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • Social and Environmental Studies
  • Veterinary Science


The University of Liverpool is host to many state-of-the-art facilities including libraries, a students' union, fitness clubs and centres, museum, and galleries.

The university has two extensive libraries with training suites and computer centres. The Harold Cohen Library is a research centre for engineering, science, medicine, dentistry, and veterinary study. Students of the humanities, arts, social sciences, environmental studies, and culture studies can use the Sydney Jones Library for their research.

The university's student union is called the Guild of Students, which is the largest student union building in the UK and the second largest in all of Europe. It has entertainment areas, bars, cafes, and event halls where students can hang out during free periods.

The university also has fitness clubs and centres equipped with saunas, spas, and Jacuzzis; museums and galleries of relevant events and people; computer centres and language institutions.

Famous Students

The university has produced outstanding graduates who have become Nobel Prize winners in the fields of medicine and science, including Sir Ronald Ross, physician; Professor Charles Barkla, physicist; Sir Charles Sherrington, physiologist; Sir James Chadwick, physicist; Sir Robert Robinson, chemist; Professor Har Gobind Khorana, physiologist; Professor Rodney Porter, physiologist; and Professor Joseph Rotblat, physicist.

The University of Liverpool welcomes international students with open arms. It offers many excellent and well-established degree programmes and prestigious job opportunities. The Office for International Studies offered by the university can be contacted at +44 (0) 151 794 6730 or emailed at

Contact University of Liverpool:
Address: The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, L69 3BX, England, UK
Tel: +44 (0)151 794 2000
Fax: +44 (0)151 794 2060 / +44 (0)151 794 6733
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