Founded in 1881, The University of Liverpool is a leading "red brick" civic university in England. It is a member of the Russell Group, an association of 20 leading UK research-intensive institutions, including Oxford and Cambridge. Received its Royal Charter in 1903, Liverpool is truly a world class university with outstanding academic reputation.

Ranking Achievements:

According to the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, Liverpool is ranked 139th in 2006, 101st in 2007, 133rd in 2008 and 137th in 2009.

It is placed in teh world's top 200 for the following subjects: Arts & Humanities (195th), Engineering & IT (193rd) and Life Sciences & Biomedicine (168th) in THE-QS Rankings 2009.

It has strong international reputation for teaching and research excellence, with 41 departments gained the ratings of 4, 5 and 5* in the HEFCE Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2001.

The physiology department of the University is the highest rated in the UK.

The Faculty of Veterinary Science is rated number one in the Times Good University Guide 2006.

It has moved up nearly 40 places in the THES-QS World University Ranking in 2007, ranked 101st globally, making it as one of the best Britain University. It is also ranked 6th in the UK for the number of times its research is quoted in research papers produced by academics at other universities around the world.
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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek