University of Liverpool

176–200 th
Arts & humanities Rankings 2018
=177 th
World University Rankings 2018
Foundation Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside, L69 7ZX, United Kingdom

Our mission ‘For the advancement of learning and ennoblement of life’ guides all that we do in the University of Liverpool. Since the University was founded in 1881 we have focused our efforts on these values to achieve our ambitions and tackle the grand challenges of the age.

Associated with nine Nobel Laureates, the University is recognised for its high-quality teaching and research.

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The University of Liverpool can truly claim to be the original ‘redbrick’ university – the phrase was coined about our distinctive red brick Victoria Building.

Our aim is to support our students as they become highly employable, creative, and culturally rich graduates, with the capacity to find employment that will enable them to be agents for change in a connected world.

The University provides world-class teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as online programmes through our partner Laureate.

Studying at Liverpool means you will be part of a city with spirit, energy, creativity and beauty, in a community of 50,000 students. Liverpool was voted the number three world destination city by Rough Guides and with more art galleries and museums than any other UK city outside of London, there is always something to do.

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At the forefront of innovation and discovery, academics and researchers at the University of Liverpool are advancing knowledge to improve lives. Our interdisciplinary research, unique model for collaborations and cutting edge facilities, enable our research community to create global solutions.

We are driving breakthroughs in developing new materials with large-scale applications in both industry and consumer products, enhancing the personalisation of health management, and progressing the battle against infectious diseases.

We offer unlimited potential for researchers at all stages of their career and in many areas and disciplines, to have direct positive effects on our world. Our strengths lie in our people, partnerships and the strategic networks we have both locally and globally.

With 81% of our research ranked 'world-leading' and 'internationally excellent' in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), the University of Liverpool is developing tomorrow’s research leaders, and is shaping the future.

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Key statistics

  • 35%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 54 : 46
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 11.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 19,815
    Number of Students
Based on data collected for the 2018 World University Rankings