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01 Mar, 2023

Liverpool Has Been Voted One of The UK’s Top Student Cities

    Liverpool Ranks Highly Among Students

    Liverpool has been widely regarded as one of the UK’s best student cities for decades now, and recent rankings have continued to prove this to be the case.

    The Student Crowd recently announced their rankings of UK universities from 2022, based on student reviews on their online forums, and Liverpool is the only city in the UK to have multiple universities in the top 20 of their rankings.

    Liverpool also gained a second-place ranking as the best student city in the UK in another Student Crowd poll, boasting a five-star rating.

    This is fantastic news for those looking to invest in Liverpool student property and is a reflection of the many factors making Liverpool such a popular destination for students.

    In this blog, we’ll break down some of the key reasons why Liverpool universities rank so highly, and why Liverpool is considered one of the best student cities in the UK.

    Students inside HMO Kitchen

    1. Some of the Best Universities in the UK

    As mentioned above, Liverpool is home to some of the UK’s top higher education institutions.

    Both the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University have been consistently ranked as some of the nation’s best universities for years, with some of the best facilities in the North-West spread out across the city.

    On top of these two, other universities like Liverpool Hope University also call the city home, as well as specialised institutions like the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts and the Liverpool Media Academy for those who are looking for courses in the arts and media.

    This is one of the biggest reasons why Liverpool is so popular with students, as there is a massive range of educational opportunities on offer in the city.

    University of Liverpool Exterior

    2. A Vibrant Nightlife Scene

    Another aspect of Liverpool which students love is the exciting nightlife scene that the city is home to.

    There’s a wide variety of bars, pubs and clubs to suit any kind of event or night, so students have plenty of options in their downtime.

    Concert Square is one of the most popular places in the city for a drink, with various bars and clubs located in the square making it a hub of partying and nightlife for the city.

    Other areas of the city like the Baltic Triangle have much to offer, from the raves of Camp and Furnace to the fun vibe of Ghetto Golf.

    One of the best parts? The layout of the city means many busy spots are within walking distance of each other, making Liverpool a perfect city for students seeking exciting nightlife.


    3. Affordable Prices

    Considering Liverpool is one of the biggest cities in the UK, prices for both rent and property are very affordable.

    The average house price in Liverpool as of December 2022 was £183,512, over £100k below the national average of £295,000. This means Liverpool is one of the most affordable places to buy property in the country, making it an ideal place for student property where lower costs are key.

    This affordability translates to the rental market as well. reports that Liverpool has a median average rent of £745 per calendar month, again below the national average while still being high enough to offer investors attractive rental returns.

    For both students and those investing in student property, this affordability is a key selling point for Liverpool. Students want cheaper rents so they don’t have to spend the majority of their student loans on accommodation, and investors want lower costs so they can have higher rental yields.

    Landlord handing keys to the tenant

    Learn More About Liverpool Student Property Today!

    Here at RWInvest, we are experts in the Liverpool property market and student sector and have been helping investors achieve financial freedom for years. We can boast:

    • Over 18 years’ worth of experience
    • Numerous industry awards and over 1200 five-star reviews on Trustpilot
    • Some of the best off-plan student property investment opportunities in Liverpool

    With all this in mind, why not contact us today to find out more about student property investment in Liverpool?

    Alternatively, try our guide to some of the best places to invest in student accommodation across the country, to see where Liverpool stands in comparison with other popular university towns and cities.

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    Dale is a property content writer at RWinvest. Keeping a close eye on the UK property market, Dale helps our readers stay informed and up to date on the latest market news and statistics.

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