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Liverpool Guild of Students

We know that you expect an exciting student life when you choose your study abroad destination.

Here at the University of Liverpool, we’re confident that the experience you have will be unrivalled.


We have two major libraries on campus with study spaces, computers, meeting rooms and more. Libraries are open late during term time or students can access our enormous online database of resources. You can find more information about using at the University Library Home page

Liverpool Guild of Students

At the University of Liverpool, we call our student union 'Liverpool Guild of Students'.

Our Guild of Students has recently had a £14.25 million redevelopment and is now one of the best equipped students’ union buildings in the country. As soon as you join the University of Liverpool, you automatically become a member of the Guild of Students.

From your first day as a student it’s their job to make sure you enjoy your time in Liverpool. They are led by students and make sure you’re at the heart of everything they do.

Liverpool Guild of Students offers:

    Give it a Go!

    Liverpool Guild of Students Give it a Go campaign offers a packed programme of activities and events for you to get involved in that will help you explore Liverpool, the UK and British culture. You can enjoy trips to other UK cities, live music gigs and theatre performances at reduced prices.

    Opportunities to boost your skills

    Liverpool Guild of Students has 180 student-run societies which you can get involved in, not to mention their super volunteer programmes and student-staff roles.

    Support whenever you need it

    Whenever you need help to settle in or support during your studies, the Guild of Students is on hand to help. They are a friendly, helpful bunch and quick and easy to contact.

    Campaigning for positive change

    Liverpool Guild of Students is a democratic organisation that exists to improve, develop and enrich the lives of all students. They listen to student concerns so that they can fight for the things which matter most to you. 

Sport Liverpool

At Liverpool, sports are available at three levels so whatever your sporting interests and ability there is something for everyone: 

Club Sport

Join one of our 47 student-led sport clubs most of which represent us in the British Universities and Colleges Sports leagues (BUCS). 

Campus Sport

Participate in sport at a recreational level. There are internal leagues in football, rugby, netball and hockey and the opportunity to play organised badminton and basketball. 


Keep fit and enjoy the sports that you love on an informal basis at your own pace. 

Sports and Fitness Centre

Our Sports and Fitness Centre at the heart of campus offers a wide variety of facilities and services including: 

  • 25 metre swimming pool and shallow water area
  • Two sports halls, four squash courts
  • Fitness suite, dance and spinning studios
  • Bouldering wall
  • Sports cafe

We also organise daily sign-up/drop-in classes for all levels of ability including: spinning, Pilates and a five-a-side football league. 

Outdoor Activity Base

In the heart of the Snowdonia National Park in the village near Llanberis, our Outdoor Activity Base offers basic accommodation for up to 18 people in two dormitories, perfect for an outdoor expedition exploring this beautiful part of North Wales.

Student Societies

University societies are our on-campus clubs, and range from Beekeeping and Conservation to Coding and Robotics. Everyone will be able to find a society suited to their interested- check out the full A to Z list here! We strongly encourage our study abroad students to get involved with our societies, as it’s the best way to integrate into life on campus and get to know some local university students.