Our Bicentenary Year

Be part of the celebrations

We have a packed calendar of events and activities throughout 2023, providing opportunities for our students, staff and community to be part of our Bicentenary celebrations.

From high profile Roscoe lectures and international academic conferences to campus-wide exhibitions, student projects and alumni homecomings; 2023 will be a year showcasing the best of LJMU and a fitting launch to our new Strategic Plan.

You can find out more from our regular student, staff, alumni and stakeholder newsletters, or by visiting our Bicentenary pages to check for updates.

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Tuesday 7 March - Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Regional Conference, Student Life Building

Friday 10 March - Liverpool FCF - MoU, Student Life Building and Sports Building

Wednesday 15 March - Professorial Lecture - Ian McCarthy, James Parsons Building

Wednesday 22 March - Roscoe Lecture - Andy Newsam, St George's Hall

Monday 27 to Wednesday 29 March - Spring Graduation Ceremonies, Liverpool Cathedral and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Thursday 30 March - School of Education Opening, Education Building


Monday 3 to Wednesday 5 April - Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Redmonds Building/Education Building

Monday 3 to Thursday 6 April - Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Conference, Byrom St/Innside/Isla Gladstone Theatre

Thursday 6 April - People, Politics and the Planet in Crisis 2023 workshop, Student Life Building

Wednesday 19 April - Faculty of Health Lecture - Dr Michael Richter, Tithebarn Building

Wednesday 26 to Friday 28 April - European Journalism Training Association Conference - Sports Journalism Education, Redmonds Building

Wednesday 26 to Friday 28 April - Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (European Chapter), Liver Buildings


Thursday 4 May - Professorial Lecture - Claudia Mettke-Hofmann, Byrom Street

Thursday 11 May - Chief Constable's Spring Lecture and Dinner, Redmonds Building

Tuesday 16 May - Professorial Lecture - Hazel Andrews, Redmonds Building

Thursday 18 May - External Admin Event, Student Life Building

Saturday 20 May - Battle of the Atlantic 80th Anniversary Conference, Merseyside Maritime Museum 

Monday 22 to Friday 26 May - CIM, Redmonds Building

Thursday 25 May to Friday 9 June - Art School Degree Show, JLAD Building

Thursday 25 May - Roscoe In Conversation - Nisha Katona, St George's Hall


Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 June - Students at the Heart Conference, Student Life Building/Redmonds Building

Monday 12 June - Cluster for Research into Coaching Symposium, Student Life Building

Monday 19 to Thursday 22 June - 4th Annual Centre for Natural Products Discovery (CNPD) Conference 2023, JLAD Building

Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 June - Women in Sport and Exercise, Student Life Building/Redmonds Building

Tuesday 27 June - Physical education, school sport & physical activity (PESSPA) Network Event, Student Life Building


Tuesday 4 to Thursday 6 July - International Academic Forum (IAFOR) Conference, Redmonds Building/Education Building

Thursday 6 July - Founders Dinner, Liverpool Cathedral

Monday 10 to Friday 14 July - Summer Graduation Ceremonies, Liverpool Cathedral and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Wednesday 12 July - Graduation Dinner, Liverpool Cathedral

Thursday 20 to Saturday 22 July - Society for Renaissance Studies - Biennial Conference, Student Life Building/Redmonds Building

Monday 24 July - Symposium (Womens' Physiology), Byrom Street


Event details to be confirmed.


Monday 18 to Friday 22 September - Induction Week

Friday 22 September - Freshers Fair, Exhibition Centre

October to December

Thursday 5 October - Roscoe Lecture - Lord Alton of Liverpool, St George's Hall