Liverpool is by far one of the most loved cities in the UK, renowned for its people, great nightlife, unique attractions and musical heritage.
The city is also home to a great variety of galleries and theatres including the Tate Liverpool, World Museum, Walker Art Gallery, and (more famously) The Beatles Story!
You’ll always find a fantastic selection of things to do, places to visit and exciting events, festivals and exhibitions to attend – and our accommodation puts you in an ideal location to explore it all!

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:

    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: University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moore’s University and Liverpool Hope University.

    Other popular places of study in the City include City of Liverpool College and Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

    Each of the universities has a student union, which offer a range of activities which most are run by students:

    Liverpool Guild of Students: Dermatology Society, Cocktail Society, DJ Society, East African

    To see all activities:

    Liverpool Students’ Union: American Football, Climbing Club, Book Society, Biology Society.

    To see all activities:

    Liverpool Hope Students’ Union: Drama Society, Indoor Snowboarding/Skiing Club.

    To see all activities:

  • What is the student nightlife like in Liverpool?

    Concert Square is one of the liveliest spots in the city, it’s home to some of the city’s biggest bars and clubs. Ropewalks, located next to Concert Square in most famous for its vibrant food, drink and live music venues.

    Matthew Street is the prime stag and hen do location, so approach with caution! However, it is also home to the Cavern Club; a recreation of the club where the Beatles originally made their name.

    The Baltic Triangle is the creative and digital quarter of the city. It is the place to go for alternative dining, urban gardens, exhibition spaces and live music venues.

    Stanley offers a range of LGBTQ-friendly bars, clubs and pubs. The quarter is also one of the sites where the annual Liverpool Pride is held.

  • Where are the best places to shop in Liverpool?

    Liverpool ONE is a shopping centre with over 170 high street shops, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of the city centre, with popular brands such as 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.

    In the surrounding areas; Elliot Street and Metquaters, include the high-end fashion brands such as House of CB and Kurt Geiger.

  • 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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