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Liverpool

Considered the 4th friendliest city in the world, Liverpool has a welcoming atmosphere and a vibrant student life. With one of the lowest living costs in the UK and plenty of part-time work opportunities, Liverpool is a friendly option also for your pocket.

Liverpool

Study in the UK's friendliest city

Considered the 4th friendliest city in the world, Liverpool has a welcoming atmosphere and a vibrant student life. With one of the lowest living costs in the UK and plenty of part-time work opportunities, Liverpool is a friendly option also for your pocket. 

Chosen as European Capital of Culture in 2008, Liverpool has a lot on offer for everyone from music lovers to sports enthusiasts. The city has many beautiful places to explore like the charming waterfront, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the waterfront, you'll find a great range of pubs, restaurants and cafes, making it an ideal spot for spending Saturday nights with your friends. 

The birthplace of legendary Beatles and other famous bands, Liverpool is the World's Capital of Pop. More number-one hits were produced here than in any other city in the world. Living in Liverpool means you're never far away from great music. Take your time to explore the city's many pubs and concert venues. One of the most iconic places is the Cavern Club, where Beatles concerted many times. Nowadays, the club holds live jams every other night.

Liverpool has plenty on offer for sports lovers. You can watch live matches of Liverpool football team and also competitions of rugby, golf, cricket and basketball. Being close to the sea makes the city ideal for water sports. You can practice anything from sailing to canoeing, windsurfing and rafting. 

Liverpool is served by John Lennon Airport, which connects the city to a wide variety of destinations across Europe. For other destinations, there is also the International Manchester Airport, less than an hour away. You can easily travel from London to Liverpool. It takes around 3 hours by train (National Railway) and around 6 hours by bus (Megabus or National Express).

The easiest way to get around is to use the metro system which links most parts of the city to the centre. The bus service is also excellent and one of the cheapest in the UK. Because Liverpool's city center is very compact, walking or cycling is a good option for most of the places within the city centre area.

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