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Welcome to the University of Liverpool

We were established in 1881 and we can truly claim to be the original ‘redbrick’ university – the phrase was coined about our distinctive red brick Victoria Building.

We are rightly proud of our founding mission - ‘for the advancement of learning and ennoblement of life.’ It is inscribed on a plaque on the Victoria building and it remains our mission today, a touchstone for all that we do. It underlines our belief in the transformative power of research and education, not least in the face of an increasingly complex and challenging world.

The applicant information below is a new way to explore our campus, programmes of study, and halls of accommodation. Here you’ll find a warm welcome from Vice-Chancellor Dame Janet Beer, meet staff and students from your subject area of choice, and find out more about life on campus.

Welcome to the University of Liverpool

An introduction to the original redbrick from Vice-Chancellor Dame Janet Beer.

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Learn about our halls of accommodation, view room guides, and find out how to apply.

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Applying to Liverpool

Find out how to apply to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

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Finance and funding

Information about student finance, scholarships and bursaries at the University of Liverpool.

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Get more from your degree

Learn more about Study Abroad, Open Language programmes, and Sport Liverpool.

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Liverpool city guide

Energetic, beautiful, creative; there is nowhere quite like Liverpool. Discover the city we call home.

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Support for students

Find out more about student support at Liverpool, our Careers service, and the Liverpool Guild of Students.