With its unique attractions, unrivalled musical heritage and famously warm welcome, Liverpool is the ideal place to visit and explore. The university campus is located in the heart of the city and comprises a mix of red-brick buildings and modern architecture.
A major city and major port, Liverpool was the European capital of culture in 2008 and has been described as having the most splendid setting of any English city. Several sites in the city have been awarded World Heritage Site Status by UNESCO including St George’s Hall which is widely regarded as the best example of a neo-classical building in Europe. The city has more galleries and national museums that any UK city outside of London. Liverpool is also home to the oldest Black African Community in the UK and the oldest Chinese community in Europe. Home of The Beatles and many other groups, Liverpool is recognised as the World Capital City of Pop by the Guinness World Records and is home to the oldest surviving professional symphony orchestra in the UK. Liverpool is also home to Liverpool and Everton football clubs, Aintree Racecourse and the Grand National.