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University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool has, since 1881, worked for the advancement of learning and ennoblement of life. This remains our mission today and will give focus to all our efforts in the coming years as we strive to achieve our ambitions and aspirations, tackle the grand challenges of the age and make our vision a reality. 

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History

For advancement of learning and ennoblement of lifeThis has been our mission since the University was founded in 1881. To this day, these values focus our efforts as we strive to achieve our ambitions and tackle the grand challenges of the age.

Education

We start from a position of strength. As a connected, global University with multiple physical and virtual campuses – Liverpool, London, Suzhou, Singapore and online – our worldwide influence and impact is unrivalled in higher education. Over the next decade we will build on our internationally recognised strengths in research and scholarship and increase collaborative and inter-disciplinary working. We will continue to develop a high-quality environment in which to educate well-rounded, enquiring global citizens who connect and engage – through their learning, research, civic engagement and inter-cultural understanding – with the world’s most pressing problems. 

Research

We aim to be world-leading in specific research areas and globally recognised in all our research and impact activities. We will raise the profile nationally and internationally of our established knowledge leadership in Advanced Materials, Infectious Disease and Personalised Health. We will make clear the synergy between teaching and research and the benefits to our students of studying a research-connected curriculum. By embedding internationalisation in our teaching and extracurricular activities and creating exceptional connections to allow our students to study and work abroad we will give them the opportunity to be global citizens

Career

Whether you’re starting your career or looking for a change, the University of Liverpool offers a range of rewarding careers in the middle of a thriving city.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
101
2018
101
2017
101
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
149 -19
2019
130 -1
2018
129
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
165 16
2019
181 -4
2018
177
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
181 -30
2019
151 22
2018
173
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Housing services

University of Liverpool accommodation provides much more than just a place to sleep. It's a lively, friendly community full of great people. We have over 4,400 student rooms across our popular student village and city campus residences.

Library services

The new University of Liverpool Library app is packed with great features to help you get the most of our libraries.Can't find your library card? In a hurry? Use the virtual ID card to pass through our entry and exit barriers by scanning your phone.Your books on loan are displayed in detail, so that you can see due dates & fines, as well as being able to renew books directly from the app.

ICT services

The UK higher education sector as a whole is estimated to use some 1.5 million computers, 250,000 printers and 240,000 servers producing around 500,000 tonnes of carbon emission a year. The University of Liverpool’s Computing Services Department is at the forefront of Green IT initiatives in the HE community and is committed to minimising the impact IT has on the environment.

Medical services

You will find a range of health services in and around the University, including an on-campus General Practice and a drop-in health advice centre at the Carnatic halls of residence. The Student Health Centre, run by Brownlow Health is based in the University's Student Services Centre and provides dedicated student health services. 

Student Life

Campus life

The Campus Support Service operates to ensure a safe and secure crime-free environment within the University community, through the provision of a proactive and vigilant Campus Support team.Responsibilities include monitoring CCTV, monitoring alarm system, welfare support, campus patrols and chaperone services. We provide security advice and are the first response to any incident throughout the University.

Sports facilities

The University of Liverpool is committed to providing students, staff and members of our local communities with high quality sports facilities and opportunities to get active.Whether you take part in organised activities or independent exercise, our sports services provide a great way to meet people, get connected and achieve a level of fitness and general well-being that can help you with the other, more demanding aspects of University life.

Accreditation

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is a global professional accounting body, based in the UK, with 208,000 qualified members. ACCA supports its members and students worldwide through partnerships with accountancy bodies and universities, allowing members to work internationally, complying with regulation in marketplaces worldwide.

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

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