Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool has an impressive history of pioneering education and research, with a particular emphasis on 'education for the professions'.
The University produces industry-ready graduates.
Today we are a principal centre of excellence in many disciplines, including engineering, medicine, dentistry, business and law - as we strive to prepare our students for the challenges of the 21st century.
As one of the UK’s top 20 research-led universities, we are furthering knowledge with strategic partners worldwide and we intend to double our £123m pa research budget by 2015.
Education creates opportunity. We are proud to be one of the UK’s most inclusive universities, welcoming students from a wide variety of backgrounds and from over 100 countries of the world.
The University of Liverpool is a pre-eminent research-based university with 27,000 students pursuing over 400 programmes spanning 54 subject areas.
The new engineering building on Brownlow Hill includes a state-of-the-art Active Learning Lab
There are 3 faculties, including Health and Life Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science and Engineering. These are organised into 35 departments and schools.
Turnover for 2008/09 was £364 million, including £130 million for research. Around 5,000 people work at the University, including nearly 1400 academic and 800 research staff.
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