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Arguably the birth of modern pop music, this former European City of Culture is packed with museums and cultural landmarks.

Student life in Liverpool

Local gems, tips and things to do, as recommended by students

Treat yourself
Liverpool One for shopping, Seel Street for cocktails.
Low on cash
The Albert Dock always has free events on.
Friday feeling
Concert Square is the beating heart of Liverpool nightlife.
Sunday chilling
Moose Coffee for the eggs benedict - ideal for hangovers.
Grab a bite
With Europe's oldest Chinatown, take your pick.
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WATCH: What students think of Liverpool

What students say about Liverpool's...

City Life
Liverpool's nightlife alone is spectacular; the city is filled with culture; and we are home of the Beatles - why would you go elsewhere!?
Holly, Liverpool John Moores University student
Because it's all centred around Concert Square, you can dip in and out of different bars depending on what offers they have on, and it feels very safe with police and club bouncers.
1st year student at Liverpool John Moores University, 2016
Big chains like Wetherspoons offer cheap pitchers [while] smaller local pubs provide a good variety of guest real ales and ciders. The Grapes and The Pilgrim frequently have live local music.
2nd year student at University of Liverpool, 2016
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Living in Liverpool

Housing, transport and budgeting tips

How we calculate this data
Average weekly rents
Private Landlord
£63 - £111
Housing value for money
Good deal
Where you'll find students
Smithdown Road
London Road
Local transport
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What students say about living in Liverpool...

Living Here
Liverpool has a few different student areas, with Kensington close to campus and Smithdown closer to the university student village. Some students find housing in the city centre to be close to the nightlife.
2nd year student at University of Liverpool, 2016
Living Here
The Liverpool Guild of Students hosts a housing fair in December, where you can meet landlords and letting agencies, and see pictures of houses they have to offer.
2nd year student at University of Liverpool, 2016
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Student money tip
Tate Liverpool is a free cultural afternoon out.

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Things like rent and transport may affect your city choice.
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Where to study in Liverpool

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How we calculate our data: Average mean rents via Spareroom.co.uk (Feb 2017). Value for money via Which? University Survey 2016. Local transport via local operators' website.

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