Lancaster University & Liverpool University
About the employer
A Top University - Lancaster is highly ranked in each of the UK's major university league tables, including The Guardian (7th) the Complete University Guide (9th) and the Times (12th)
91% - Students at Lancaster University are more satisfied than ever before according to the National Student Survey 2012. Lancaster scores 91%, an increase from 88% in the previous year.
100,000 Alumni - Lancaster University has an alumni network of over 100,000 alumni in 148 countries worldwide
£20M Sports Centre - Summer 2011 saw the opening of our brand new £20m Sports Centre
94% - 94% of Lancaster University graduates have gone into work or further study
N8 GROUP - Lancaster University is a member of the N8 Group (which focuses on five areas of research: Ageing and Health; Energy; Molecular Engineering; Regenerative Medicine and Water) a research partnership of the top 8 most research intensive universities in the North of England
1994 - Lancaster University is a member of the 1994 Group of universities which was established to promote excellence in research and teaching
£450 MILLION - More than £450m has been invested into the campus since 2002, creating new academic facilities, student social facilities and improved teaching space. We have award winning eco-residences and opened a £10m centre for the Creative Arts in 2010
12,000 - We have over 12,000 students across one of the safest campuses in the UK
9 COLLEGES - As one of the few collegiate universities in the UK we welcome each student to one of our colleges on campus. In addition to our eight undergraduate colleges, we have one dedicated to our postgraduate students
University of Liverpool
The University of Liverpool is a pre-eminent research-based university with 27,000 students pursuing over 400 programmes spanning 54 subject areas.
The new engineering building on Brownlow Hill includes a state-of-the-art Active Learning Lab.
There are three faculties, including Health and Life Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science and Engineering. These are organised into 35 departments and schools.
Turnover for 2009/10 was £400 million, including £140 million for research. Around 5,000 people work at the University, including nearly 1400 academic and 800 research staff.
72.7% of our students achieved a First or 2:1 from classified degrees in 2008 and worldwide we have 155,000 alumni, living in 159 countries.
We are members of the Russell Group, an association of 20 major research-intensive universities of the United Kingdom.