Student Accommodation in Liverpool

As one of the most loved cities in the UK, Liverpool is always a top choice for students. The city is home to three universities – University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores, and Liverpool Hope – and several other education providers. Both of our student accommodation buildings put you within easy distance of your studies and all other aspects of student life.

Liverpool is famed for its musical heritage with live music venues across the city. Culture is huge – outside of London, Liverpool is the city that boasts the most galleries and museums, including the Tate. Liverpool ONE is a must for shoppers, it’s right in the city centre and has more than 170 shops and brands. There’s a huge variety of restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs across Liverpool – Concert Square is home to some of the biggest and is just a ten minute walk from Stanley Court!

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Student Living in Liverpool

  • How easy is it to get around Liverpool?

    Liverpool in one of the most loved cities in the UK and is the third largest city in England, it is under an hour away via train from Manchester and Chester. The city is ideally located for those students who like to explore!

    You can easily travel around the city centre by bike, with Liverpool’s ‘citybike’ hire scheme, simply sign up to this service and collect and drop off a bike from any of the selected city points.

    To find out more: https://www.citybikeliverpool.co.uk/

    Stagecoach offers different student bus tickets, which start from around £80.

    The closest airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

  • Which Universities and Colleges are based in Liverpool?

    Liverpool has three main universities: the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moore’s University and Liverpool Hope University. The city houses over 70,000 students every year and is consistently ranked among the best cities in the UK for students.

    The majority of the students who study in Liverpool are from the UK, but the city also attracts approximately 8,000 foreign students a year. The University of Liverpool is the primary choice for foreign students and is currently ranked among the top 200 universities in the world.

    Each of the universities has established student unions, which offer a range of activities and are primarily run by students. The main student unions in the city are:

    Liverpool Guild of Students: With an established Dermatology Society, Cocktail Society, DJ Society, and East African Society.

    Liverpool Students’ Union: With an established American Football, Climbing Club, Book Society, and Biology Society.

    Liverpool Hope Students’ Union: With an established Drama Society and Indoor Snowboarding/Skiing Club.

    Other popular educational establishments in Liverpool include LIPA (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts) and the City of Liverpool College.

  • What is the student nightlife like in Liverpool?

    Liverpool’s student nightlife is regarded as being on par with the best in the country, with over 70,000 students studying in the city every year, and more flocking here every weekend.

    As with most of the UK’s major cities, the nightlife in Liverpool isn’t limited to the weekend and there is plenty going on throughout the week. If you want to go on a night out without splashing the cash, making the most of weekday deals is definitely the best option.

    On a Monday, the place to visit is Brooklyn Mixer, which plays non-stop R&B, hip hop, grime and house music across three floors. You will be able to drink to your hearts content with £3 vodka and mixers, £1 selected bottles and £1 selected shots. You will also get free entry if you get yourself on the guest list!

    On a Tuesday, The Shipping Forecast is a student favourite with its Juicy event. The music is mostly R&B and Hip Hop, and you can be sure to grab excellent drink deals. If that isn’t your thing, you could head down to Popworld for 2-4-1 cocktails and free entry before 22:30.

    Heading out on a Wednesday night? Level is a popular option for students, with three floors and six rooms offering something for everybody’s tastes. There is also plenty to shout about when it comes to drinks too, with £2.50 double vodka and mixers all night long.

    Quids In is a student favourite across the UK and comes to Heebie Jeebies on a Thursday. You will be able to get £1 drinks all night, and as the name suggests – entry is also £1! With three rooms, you will be able to choose from Deep House, Hip Hop and Indie depending on your preference.

    At the weekend, the drink deals aren’t quite as good, but the partying continues – Concert Square is one of the liveliest spots in the city, and houses some of the cities largest bars.

    If live music and urban gardens are more of your thing head to The Baltic Triangle – it’s certain to be busy every weekend with a range of alternative bars and restaurants.

    Stanley Quarter is regarded as the LGBT home of Liverpool, with a range of bars, clubs, and pubs. The quarter is also one of the main sites where Liverpool Pride is held annually.

  • Where are the best places to shop in Liverpool?

    Students are spoilt for choice with the shopping options in Liverpool, with a choice of modern shopping centres, boutique arcades, narrow streets and markets across the city.

    The main shopping centre in the city is Liverpool ONE which boasts over 170 shops, bars, and restaurants – and it is located in the heart of the city centre. You will find all of your high street favourites here, such as Topshop, Zara, Victoria’s Secret, Hollister, and Flannels.

    Matthew Street is just north of Liverpool ONE, there you can find the Beatles shop as well as the Boutique Cavern Walks Shopping Centre; the boutique stores are great for unique clothing that you wouldn’t find in your usual high street shops.

    The surrounding Metquarter is the place in Liverpool to find high-end fashion and beauty outlets, from brands such as Hugo Boss, MAC and Armani Exchange.

    The other ultra-fashionable shopping district in Liverpool is the Cavern Quarter, which is home to Vivienne Westwood. So if you’re a student with loose purse strings, this could be the place to visit.

    There is also an abundance of shopping options outside of the City Centre, with Lark Lane having a selection of boutique shops and Lord Street in Southport housing a host of shops in Victorian arcades.

    If you have an eye for a bargain, but love designer labels, Cheshire Oaks is just a short drive from Liverpool and is the largest Designer Outlet in the UK – regardless of when you visit, you’ll always grab yourself a bargain!

  • What are the job opportunities for students in Liverpool?

    With Liverpool being a popular choice for students to study, there are a great variety of part time jobs for students, to fit around your studies.

    Places for employment could include: Starbucks, Dominos, Subway, Urban Outfitters and more.

  • What else is there to do in Liverpool?

    Liverpool is renowned for its people, great nightlife, unique attractions and musical heritage.

    Liverpool attractions include Tate Liverpool, World Museum, Walker Art Gallery and The Beatles Story, based at the picturesque Albert Docks.

    Albert Docks is said to be the most visited tourist attraction in the whole of the UK, due to its extensive offer of restaurants, bars, hotels, museums and galleries.

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