As one of the world’s most vibrant and multicultural cities, Liverpool is attracting students from all over the world with its world-class research facilities and dynamic social life. In 2014-15, the net inflow of students to Liverpool was close to 25,000, one of the highest across all UK cities, topping London and Manchester.
With an impressive student population of over 50,000, Liverpool is home to renowned institutes for higher education such as University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Hope University, and Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts.
Not only is Liverpool a popular destination to pursue a quality education, it is also a cradle for innovation, medical research, music and arts. The abundance of opportunities prompts graduates to stay and further their career in the city. At 31 percent, Liverpool had the 12th highest graduate retention rate of all university cities in the UK during 2013 to 2015, driving tremendous demand for this type of under-supplied accommodation.