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Student life in Liverpool

One of the fastest growing and most diverse cities in the UK, Liverpool is renowned for its cultural attractions, musical heritage, shopping and nightlife. Rough Guides has ranked the city as one of the friendliest in the UK and the 3rd best to visit worldwide.

 
 

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Students in Liverpool

Cultural hotspot

Liverpool is packed with culture. It has more museums and art galleries than any other UK city outside of London, such as the Tate Liverpool and its world-famous collection of modern art. Liverpool’s 6 theatres host fantastic performances through the year, continuing the city’s long history of performing arts.

Students posing round a Beatles poster

Birthplace of The Beatles

A UNESCO World City of Music, Liverpool hosts a number of exciting festivals like the Liverpool International Music Festival and Liverpool Sound City. The world-class Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra gives around 70 concerts every year. Liverpool is also the hometown of the most influential rock band of all time – The Beatles.

Students in Liverpool city centre

Amazing attractions

There are so many attractions to see and experience in Liverpool. These include Liverpool’s waterfront (a World Heritage Site), 2 cathedrals, the 60-metre tall Wheel of Liverpool and ferry cruises along the River Mersey. You can even safely mix with lions, tigers, giraffes and baboons at nearby Knowsley Safari Park!

Lecture theatre at Liverpool

Footballing passion

Liverpool is passionate about football: local newspapers, TV channels and even stage plays are dedicated to the sport. Two rival Premier League football clubs, Everton FC and Liverpool FC, are based in Liverpool. Experience the excitement of the ‘Merseyside derby’, or take a tour of the city’s historic stadiums.

Liverpool International College Student Jian

Jian from China

Student at Liverpool International College
 

I really like living and studying in Liverpool – it’s such an international city. In Liverpool, there are lots of things to do and places to visit. The weather here is often very good too!

Liverpool International College Student Rashid

Rashid from United Arab Emirates

Student at Liverpool International College
 

Liverpool is a great historical city. The people are very friendly, it is easy to find your way around, and it has a fantastic culture. It’s really well known for The Beatles and football!

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