Liverpool John Moore’s University

70 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5UA, UK

Liverpool John Moore’s University (LJMU) is set over three campuses; City, Mount Pleasant and IM Marsh, all of which are within easy reach of Downing Student Accommodation’s three central Liverpool student housing options.


Established in the 1800s the university began life as the Liverpool Mechanics’ School of Arts and then later merged to become Liverpool Polytechnic. It wasn’t until 1992, following an Act of Parliament that the institute gained university status.


Today Liverpool John Moores University has gained itself a highly respected position in the global education market, boasting a vibrant and diverse community of over 25,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide. In fact the university has achieved its highest ever ranking in the TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk 2019 league tables, coming in at 59, having moved up 16 places from its last ranking.


Offering an impressive 250 Degree courses the academic structure is spread over five faculties:


  1. Arts, Professional and Social Studies
  2. Education, Health and Community
  3. Science
  4. Engineering and Technology
  5. Liverpool Business School


Liverpool John Moore’s University is a member of the University Alliance, a mission group of British universities that was established in 2007, as well as the European University Association. And this year has seen yet more accolades with the achievement of a top five placing for its Tourism and Events courses and a top 20 spot for its Engineering, Forensic Science, and Sport Science degree courses.

The university stands by its core values that ‘diversity is valued; endeavour is supported and achievement is celebrated’ and aims to create a student community that is forward thinking, innovative and challenges convention. At the forefront of this ethos is the emphasis on research and hands on work experience, which the university wholeheartedly support and encourage.

Liverpool John Moores University’s ‘World Of Work’ award ensures students are ready for employment when they leave the university, by helping them practice for interviews, write CVs and by giving them real work experience and getting involved in volunteer partnerships. It is this practical approach to further education that sees so many of LJMU’s students go into employment upon graduation.

Liverpool is a modern, thriving city with a large student population and with the help of a supportive teaching team, a friendly and welcoming community and comfortable, centrally located student housing, you can be certain your time at LJMU will be exactly as you imagined student life to be.

Downing Student Accommodation provides student housing in Liverpool that allows you to be part of the action and enjoy what this fun city has to offer, whilst also located close to Liverpool John Moores University campuses to ensure getting to and from lectures on time is made as easy as possible for you.

The rest is up to you!

Distance from Liverpool John Moore’s University to Downing Student Accommodation in the area

Myrtle Street

Walk – 11 minutes
Cycle – 4 minutes
Public Transport – 7 minutes

The Electra

Walk – 6 minutes
Cycle – 3 minutes

The Arch

Walk – 7 minutes
Cycle – 3 minutes
Public Transport – 6 minutes

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