Settling in

On this page, you’ll find more information about life at the University including where to go to for support and advice, keeping up to date with the latest news and how to get the most from campus life and living in Liverpool.


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Please remember, as we continue to reopen our campus in line with Government guidance, certain facilities may be open on a reduced hours basis. Full details will be available on each service webpage. 

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Student support and advice

The transition to University can be tough. Many students find the change in lifestyle or circumstances tricky but may not feel able to speak up or seek help. It’s important to be honest with yourself, support your new friends and where you need to, speak to us.

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Student Administration

Student Administration is your first stop if you need help with managing your personal information and studies, fees and finance, and accessing official documents, such as your enrolment status letter.

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Welcome and induction

As soon as you arrive, or start with us online, make sure you check out the events and activities available to help you settle in. There’s something for everyone, whatever you’re studying and at whatever level.

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Explore the city of Liverpool

Energetic, beautiful, creative; there is nowhere quite like Liverpool. Don't just take our word for it, during Welcome Week there are plenty of opportunities to explore Liverpool, this will include virtual tours for those of you who aren't yet on campus, plan to start your studies online, or would feel more comfortable seeing the sights from your own room!

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Get to know Liverpool Guild of Students

As your Students’ Union, Liverpool Guild of Students, want to make sure you love your time here. So, to get things started, we’ve got lots in store to help you settle into student life. Have a look at our website for all things Welcome Week and beyond.

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Join a society, sports team or volunteering scheme

Whether you want to play lacrosse or join our Feminist Society, you’ll find all of our fantastic societies, teams and volunteering opportunities on My Liverpool. We really want you to make the most of your time and getting involved in this aspect of University life is something we don’t want you to miss out on.

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Sport Liverpool

Sport Liverpool have a fitness centre, a huge range of clubs and classes, swimming pool, outdoor sports grounds, bouldering wall and an activity base in Snowdonia. Getting involved in some of Sport Liverpool’s activities is a great way to make friends and will also help you to de-stress, which is why it’s something we recommend you get involved in from the start of your university life.

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Computing Services

Computing Services are here to help you with any technical queries you may have from connecting to the University's WiFi, downloading software or accessing your emails.

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University libraries

You'll soon find out that the library can become a bit like a second home! We have two libraries on campus, the Sydney Jones Library and the Harold Cohen Library, as well as an extensive online catalogue.