Liverpool John Moores University is located in Liverpool, England in the United Kingdom. The university offers academic excellence, modern teaching practices and extensive networking opportunities in one of the most cosmopolitan locations in the world. The city is one of the most affordable and safest student cities in the UK. It is home to communities from all around the globe and is bursting with culture and diversity. LJMU has over 300 undergraduate degree programs ranging from the arts, humanities and  health to education, engineering, technology and science.


“Liverpool John Moores University is a hub of world-class teaching and industry-standard facilities. It supports and guides International students through every step of their application and study processes as well as offering a range of generous scholarships. LJMU’s 3 campuses and 44 buildings are all situated in the heart of the multicultural city of Liverpool which has been named one of the coolest and most inexpensive cities in England.”

- Finvola Dunphy, International Relations, Liverpool John Moores University

Capital of culture

What student wouldn’t want to live in what The Times of London dubs “the coolest place to live in the UK”? A popular tourist destination and a former “European Capital of Culture,” the city is full of places to see, restaurants to discover, events to attend and much more. The city is known in the UK for having more galleries and museums than any other city outside of London and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site, and in 2015, the UNESCO City of Music.  Art, history, music, food, architecture – you can find it all in the magnificent city of Liverpool.

Students flock to the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, music festivals and clubs to listen to music, dance and discover new musical talent from all around the world. The art galleries and exhibitions held around the city are a visual delight to all visitors. The city’s theaters, concert halls and arts organizations have a full roster of exciting cultural events year-round. Some popular events include the Liverpool Arabic Arts Fest, Liverpool Irish Festival and Brouhaha.

For the sports lover, Liverpool does not disappoint. Famously known for its passion for soccer (or “football” in British English), Liverpool also offers numerous walking and cycling paths, water sports, climbing structures and even has beautiful beaches nearby.

Food and drink are also an integral part of Liverpool’s social scene – the city boasts a wide variety of pubs, restaurants and cuisines from all around the world ranging from Japanese and Indian to halal and kosher.

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Being a LJMU student

Liverpool John Moores University has three main campuses comprising 44 different buildings. The campuses are built to offer students a safe, dynamic, inspirational and relaxing place to live and study. World-class facilities, reputable faculty and an excellent support network make LJMU a wonderful place for students to establish a home away from home while completing their higher education studies.

The school offers student discounts on admission to popular events throughout the city and the Student Opportunities Team holds events to help students meet new people and make the most of their time in Liverpool. LJMU also has numerous student clubs and societies further enhancing the student experience.  

Supporting international students

LJMU is home to not only local students, but a large number of international students as well. With students arriving from all around the world, the university ensures that overseas students are supported throughout their entire academic journey. From immigration procedures and travel to student housing and how to get around town, the university makes sure that international students are given the attention and information they need to get settled in and succeed at school.

LJMU academics and careers

There is a wide range of academic programs for international students to choose from and LJMU’s International Study Center helps overseas students every step of the way. Students can select one of three pathway programs, the International Foundation Year, International Year One program or Pre-Masters program, to gain a conditional offer to a degree program at LJMU. The programs are made up of academic modules, study skills and English language training that prepare international students for their degree programs at the university.

The university’s Careers Program helps students achieve their professional aspirations upon successful completion of their academic degree. An impressive 95% of undergraduate students and 98% of postgraduate students have started their career or further studies within six months of graduating from LJMU.

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