If you’re looking for something a bit different from your usual university experience, it’s worth checking out Liverpool. With more to offer than your campuses and student unions, the city is a great place for students studying in all areas of academic life to settle in and focus on achieving their degree. We’ve listed below seven reasons why we think this could be the best place for you to study this September.

1.It’s Student Friendly

students walking in the city centre of liverpool- student experience

With two major universities including numerous colleges and the famous Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. The city is filled with students everywhere you go- yes this year might be a bit different but you’ll be sure to have the opportunity to meet some fresh faces around campus.

2. The Culture

liverpool cathedral birdseye view

Famous for the Beatles, Liverpool has a lot more to offer when it comes to culture other than the fab four. You can head to many a music venue (when they open) to listen to some live music ranging from the most in demand musicians, to up and coming artists. The city is known for its laid back way of life and has cultural interests to meet all needs, the Tate Modern and the two Cathedrals to name a few, you’ll never get bored of looking around.


3. The Nightlife

student in a bar hands raised

There are loads of bars with outdoor space for you to visit, whether you’re up for visiting Concert Square or fancy a drink and some food at Baltic Market, there’s something for all tastes. The majority of the student bars are within walking distance of each other as well.


4. The people

liver building in Liverpool

Liverpudlians aka Scousers are known for their easy going attitude. They’ll always be open for a chat and will make your time in the city a memorable one. Famous for the scouse accent you will be picking up the slang in no time.


5. The History

boats docked up at liverpool The Albert Dock


Wherever you go in Liverpool you’ll be able to take in the history of the place. Areas such as the Albert Dock, the easily recognisable Liver Buildings and the Bombed out Church are some of the iconic landmarks to check out. You can take time throughout the year to take in more of the 800+ years history of this city.

6. The Food!

friends eating food around a table

There are so many places that you can eat in Liverpool depending on what you fancy! Looking for something spicy, sweet or vegan? The city has it all with a lot of places offering student discounts as well. Also famous for its own traditional dish ‘Scouse’ make sure to grab a bowl.

7. Its undying love for football

people playing football on a dark lit football pitch

You’ll need to pick a side when you’re here. With two major rivals in the premier league competing to be top dog in the city. Which team will you be supporting Liverpool or Everton?


We love this place, which is why we have our student friendly Cathedral Campus accommodation located in the heart of this great city. But don’t just take our word for it, check out below what our students think about studying in Liverpool.

Reasons To Study In Liverpool