University description (as per official university website)
Liverpool is a thriving, vibrant city - and the University has been at the heart of city life since it was founded.
It's an exciting time to be here. Chosen as the Capital of Culture in 2008, the city is already seeing increased investment, development and confidence.
The University of Liverpool is one of the UK's leading universities. We are renowned for our teaching and research excellence. Our departments and schools are world-class and we have an outstanding reputation for student support.
As one of Merseyside's largest employers, the University is a major source for innovation and plays a key role in the economic development of the region in terms of employment, skills, research and technology.
We think our city is a great place to live and work - and we think you will, too. Use the links on the left to find out more about the University, the city and what's happening here.
Facts and figures - the University has...
Eight Nobel Laureates
46 departments and schools
306 first-degree courses (at 1 December 2006)
18,532 registered students (at 1 December 2006) : 15,177 full time and 3,355 part time
2,056 International Students, from 112 countries (at 1 December 2006)
3,062 students registered for continuing education and 5,368 students registered on Professional Development courses in 2003/4
4,500 staff, making us one of Merseyside's largest employers
An annual income of £245m in 2004/5
A research income of £90 million in 2004/5
Over 400 industry partners