University Square, Liverpool, in the background is the Victoria Building,1888, by Liverpool architect Alfred Waterhouse (who also designed the Natural History Museum building in London)

University Square, Liverpool, in the background is the Victoria Building,1888, by Liverpool architect Alfred Waterhouse (who also designed the Natural History Museum building in London)

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The University of Liverpool became the origin of the term 'red brick universiities' because of its distinctive colouring

The University of Liverpool became the origin of the term 'red brick universiities' because of its distinctive colouring

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Victoria Building — University of Liverpool, England | 21 College Campuses That Make You Feel Like You're At Hogwarts

Victoria Building — University of Liverpool, England | 21 College Campuses That Make You Feel Like You're At Hogwarts

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The phrase 'red brick university' was coined when this Waterhouse masterpiece was completed in the 1890s. It's now the University of Liverpool's art gallery.  You'll find it behind the city's Catholic cathedral.

The phrase 'red brick university' was coined when this Waterhouse masterpiece was completed in the 1890s. It's now the University of Liverpool's art gallery. You'll find it behind the city's Catholic cathedral.

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Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found evidence of an ancient micro-continent buried beneath the Indian Ocean which formed in the last 16 millions years. This ancient precambrian continent, named Mauritia, extends more than 1500 km in length from the Seychelles to the island of Mauritius and contains rocks as old as 2,000 million years. According to Professor Nick Kusznir, who led the University of Liverpool’s processing and analysis of satellite gravitational field anomalies…

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found evidence of an ancient micro-continent buried beneath the Indian Ocean which formed in the last 16 millions years. This ancient precambrian continent, named Mauritia, extends more than 1500 km in length from the Seychelles to the island of Mauritius and contains rocks as old as 2,000 million years. According to Professor Nick Kusznir, who led the University of Liverpool’s processing and analysis of satellite gravitational field anomalies…

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St. Peter's College, University of Oxford. Established 1929 when founded by Francis J Chavasse, Bishop of Liverpool, concerned at rising cost of education in older universities, projected St Peter's as a College where promising students who might otherwise be deterred by the costs of College life elsewhere could obtain an Oxford education.The commitment to make Oxford accessible to any student of ability irrespective of means remains a feature today. Attained full college status in 1961.

St. Peter's College, University of Oxford. Established 1929 when founded by Francis J Chavasse, Bishop of Liverpool, concerned at rising cost of education in older universities, projected St Peter's as a College where promising students who might otherwise be deterred by the costs of College life elsewhere could obtain an Oxford education.The commitment to make Oxford accessible to any student of ability irrespective of means remains a feature today. Attained full college status in 1961.

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