Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
Liverpool | North West England
Ucas code: L48
What students say about this university17 comments (5 students)
The amount of arts related opportunities in professional world environments that are linked to the university. A lot of...
The amount of arts related opportunities in professional world environments that are linked to the university. A lot of activities and outside work by the students that it is easy to get involved in. LIPA very much encourages participation in external professional activities. They see it as "we're training you to get a job, so why would we stop you participating in these activities that are professional jobs or could lead to professional jobs".×
LIPA doesn't have it's own halls so you're on your own booking some accommodation. There are a few accommodation places...
LIPA doesn't have it's own halls so you're on your own booking some accommodation. There are a few accommodation places recommended to you in first year by the University. At the time I thought most people stayed with Unite which was the most expensive. I therefore bit the bullet of the price and lived there for the year. I had endless issues there and the unhelpful staff were very unwilling to help apart from wanting to take more money from you. In today's world however, another accommodation provider, Agnes Jones House has been refurbished and is under new management. It still means sharing a couple of bathrooms, but its far better value and is now where most LIPA first years stay. After first year, friendship groups are quickly formed and most people seek private land lord accommodation or live in the student village Cathedral Campus. After first year the accommodation is all very easy to come by.×
The value for money on campus is great, and you're always within walking distance of a Tesco. LIPA isn't hard to walk to from...
The value for money on campus is great, and you're always within walking distance of a Tesco. LIPA isn't hard to walk to from anywhere in the city.×
Opportunities for work in Liverpool are very small, especially for inexperienced students.Report
I'm a very organised person who is on top of finance, I record every expense I ever make and restricting myself to monthly...
I'm a very organised person who is on top of finance, I record every expense I ever make and restricting myself to monthly budgets. Food and drink at LIPA is very reasonably priced and that is the story thoughtout Liverpool really. All very reasonable, never feel like you're being ripped off apart form at the Odeon Cinema. LIPA is well placed as a centre for excellence in the Performing Arts and since it is the only establishment of it's type in the North West jobs in the areas students are studying are usually easily to come by on a casual basis.×
The masterclasses and talent brought in is incredible and such a good learning experienceReport
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction90%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students720
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate100%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time0%
of students are part-time
Male / Female54%
of students are female
Young / Mature7%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK22%
of students here are from outside the UK
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