• Diverse Economy
• Young Population
• Emergence of the Knowledge Quarter
• Major Urban Regenerations
• Strong Tourism Sector
John Moores University
University of Liverpool
Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
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 70,000, Liverpool is not only a popular destination to pursue a quality education, but also a cradle for innovation, medical research, music and arts. With an excellent and ever-improving graduate retention rate, the Knowledge Quarter offers its university graduates an abundance of employment opportunities to stay and embark on their career in the city.
The Knowledge Quarter boasts one of the largest bio-manufacturing clusters in the world, with 3 major universities specialising in health and life science research. Some of the other world-renowned institutes include the Liverpool Science Park, the Liverpool Bio Innovation Hub, Liverpool Life Sciences Accelerator and Sensor City. The area supports 20% of the Liverpool City Region’s workforce and delivers products and services worth in excess of £1.5bn per annum, contributing over £300m in GVA to the local economy.
Liverpool is transforming and evolving. With over 270 major new projects planned and £14 billion worth of schemes in the pipeline, the city is set for an ambitious makeover. The development and regeneration projects that cover all aspects including commercial, residential, infrastructural and leisure will redefine Liverpool’s economy over the coming years.