Voted one of the friendliest cities in UK, Liverpool is an ideal study abroad location where you will make great memories. Benefit from top education programmes provided by local universities and an authentic student culture, owing to the vast student population. From computer science and engineering to humanities and art, in Liverpool you can gain a top degree in any specialisation you want.
Liverpool’s prosperous industries are dominated by the service sector, education, health, banking, finance and insurance sectors, tourism and leisure sectors. Car manufacturing also plays an important role in the local economy, Jaguar and Land Rover models are assembled at Halewood Car Plant.
Major companies with offices in Liverpool include: NYK, Maersk Line, Cains Brewery, Hill Dickinson, Tate & Lyle, TJ Morris, or Redx Pharma.
A few universities have strong collaborations with small and medium sized companies from Liverpool, offering students the opportunity to engage in internships or paid work experience programmes.
While in Liverpool, you will enjoy numerous social and cultural activities. It will be almost impossible for you to cover all the great things and attractions this city has to offer. Visit places like Tate Liverpool, The Walker Art Gallery and The Everyman and Playhouse, the Museum of Liverpool, the Merseyside Maritime Museum and International Slavery Museum, World Museum (includes an aquarium), St. George’s Hall, just to name a few.
Liverpool is also a great place for sports fans, as it is the birthplace of rugby, football, cricket, punting and the modern Olympic Games, and the home of iconic venues such as Old Trafford, Wimbledon and Aintree. The city hosts several world class sporting events, like Henley Royal Regatta and the Americas Cup. Football addicts can enjoy games played by local football teams: Liverpool FC and Everton.
Enjoy numerous concerts, theatres and bars hosting live performances. The Albert Dock and Lark Lane in Aigburth contain an abundance of pubs and late night venues. As far as shopping, look for summer arts' market, where you can pick vintage clothes, handmade jewellery, and unique art and one-of-a-kind pieces.
Although not exactly a city involving international business, Liverpool is quite vibrant and greatly benefitting from the friendly character of the local people. You will also have the opportunity to encounter populations coming from different parts of the world and you will get to practice English using various accents. In Liverpool, you can find the oldest Chinese community in Europe, as well as large populations coming from Ireland, Greece, Italy and Wales. The city is also home to the oldest Black African community in the country.
Liverpool has a temperate maritime climate, like most British Isles. The summers are relatively cool and the winters are mild, with 30°C (86°F) as highest temperature in July, and -15 °C (5°F) the lowest temperature in December.
Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) can trace its roots back to 1823. We've come a long way since then - our research is influencing policymakers, improving people’s lives and finding solutions to the problems of the 21st century. LJMU and the city of Liverpool will offer you endless opportunities to grow as a person, learn about the world around you and make memories that will last a lifetime.