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Information about Liverpool for international students

Facts about Liverpool

Liverpool has a globally celebrated, UNESCO world heritage water front and city skyline. The very best way to enjoy this is with a famous “Ferry across the river mersey!

The population of liverpool is 466,400 as of the 2011 census.

In June 2009 an estimated 91.0 per cent of Liverpool's population was White British, 3.0 per cent Asian or Asian British, 1.9 per cent Black or Black British, 2.0 per cent mixed-race and 2.1 per cent Chinese and other.

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is the biggest in Great Britain, and is truly magnificent in scale and design.

Liverpool is officially the World Capital of Pop music, with more #1 records than any other city in the world!


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Liverpool, UK

Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
• Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)


Football & Rugby on Merseyside
The city region boasts three historic football clubs; Everton and Liverpool are two of the Premier League’s finest and most decorated, while Wirral’s Tranmere Rovers play in League One. St Helens (Saints) are the most successful rugby league club of the Super League era,

Horse racing
Aintree and Haydock racecourses offer top-quality racing including the world-famous Grand National Festival at Aintree each spring.

The Liverpool city region is home to England’s Golf Coast - 12 of the finest golf courses in Britain, including three Open Championship venues.

Wavertree Sports Park is home to the Liverpool Harriers athletics club which, over the years has produced many celebrated athletes. Beth Tweddle won an Olympic bronze medal in London 2012 in the uneven bars at her third Olympic Games, thus becoming the most decorated British gymnast in history.


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Introduction to Liverpool
As with other large cities, Liverpool is a notable cultural centre within the UK, consisting of music, performing arts, museums, art galleries and literature amongst others. In 2008, the cultural heritage of the city was celebrated with the city holding the title of European Capital of Culture

Liverpool music heritage
Liverpool is internationally known for music and is recognised by Guinness World Records as the World Capital City of Pop.[193] Musicians from the city have produced 56 number one singles, more than any other city in the world.

Visual arts in Liverpool
Liverpool has more galleries and national museums than any other city in the UK apart from London. National Museums Liverpool is the only English national collection based wholly outside London.The Tate Liverpool gallery houses the modern art collection of the Tate in the North of England


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Lots to choose from!
With more than our share of fabulous theatres showcasing every style of performance, cinemas and comedy nights, night-time Liverpool is vibrant and energetic.

The great Liverpool outdoors
Liverpool has more parks than Paris – check out our favourites here. And outside the city centre, Formby natural coast and the Wirral Peninsula has beaches and beautiful countryside, fantastic for walks or days out.

Festivals in Liverpool
Liverpool specialises in unique festivals and celebrations in all forms. Arts, food and drink, performance, heritage, music from all over the world, LGBT culture… there’s something to appeal to all visitors and locals alike.

Eating out in Liverpool
Liverpool city region’s dining scene is fantastically varied, from sleek fine dining to independent bohemian bistros and high-street favourites, and from modern British to the finest foods from around the world. Local produce is of a very high standard, with Wirral and Formby asparagus, Southport shrimps, Knowsley lamb, and Liverpool beer and gin some of the stars of the scene.


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Night life

Liverpool has a fantastic thriving varied nightlife, with the majority of Liverpool’s late night bars, pubs, nightclubs, live music venues and comedy clubs being found in a number of distinct districts. A 2011 TripAdvisor poll voted Liverpool as having the best nightlife of any UK city, beating Manchester, Leeds and even London.St. Peter's Squarem Concert Square and the adjoining , Duke, Seel and Hardman Streets are home to many of Liverpool's biggest and most famed nightclubs including Chibuku, Blue Angel, Bumper, Alma de Cuba , Heebie Jeebies, Korova, The Krazyhouse, The Magnet, Nation (home of the Cream brand, and Medication, the UK's biggest and longest running weekly student event), Popworld as well as many other smaller establishments and bars. Another thriving nightlife favorite in the city centre is Mathew Street and the Gay Quarter, located closely to the city's commercial district, this is famed for The Cavern Club alongside numerous gay bars including G-Bar and Garlands. The Albert Dock and Lark Lane in Aigburth also delivers an abundance of late night venues and bars.


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Trip advisor polled best nightlife of any UK city!

Travel links

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Liverpool John Lennon Airport, located in the south of the city, services Liverpool with direct air travel across the United Kingdom and Europe. The airport offers regular flights to 68 destinations, including Rome, Berlin, Paris, Milan, Barcelona, London and Zürich. The airport is mainly served by low-cost airlines, such as Ryanair and Easyjet,

The Port of Liverpool is one of Britain's largest ports, Ferrying passenger across the Irish Sea to Belfast, Dublin and the Isle of Man. Ferry companies include the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Stena Line and P&O Ferries.

Liverpool train network
Merseyrail network has an extensive underground system within the city centre. Liverpool Central is the United Kindom's busiest underground station outside of London. Liverpool's busy local rail network is one of the most extensive in the country. The network has three lines: the Northern Line runs services to Southport, Kirkby Ormskirk, and Hunts Cross; the Wirral Line goes through the Mersey Railway Tunnel with branches to New Brighton, Chester,West Kirby and Ellesmere Port; Finaly,the City Line, which starts at Lime Street station, running sevices to St Helens, Preston, Wigan,Warrington and also Manchester.

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