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Student opportunities

A wealth of opportunities await

What kind of opportunities do you offer students?

As a Liverpool John Moores University student, you won’t just get support from excellent academic staff or access to outstanding facilities. You’ll also get access to some of the city’s finest cultural and sporting venues. Take a look at the information below and download your Exclusive Offers booklet.

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For opportunities and offers from Tate Liverpool, Lifestyles Fitness Centres, Liverpool Philharmonic, the Royal Court Theatre, and the Everyman and Playhouse be sure to view the playlist for more videos.

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Free access to Tate Liverpool exhibitions

It’s modern, it’s bold and it’s packed to the rafters with artwork that makes the world sit up and pay attention – that’s Tate Liverpool.

As a Liverpool John Moores University student, you get free access to all of Tate Liverpool’s exhibitions, plus 10% discount in the Tate Liverpool café and shop. You'll also be entitled to free entry at all the ticketed exhibitions at Tate Britain and Tate Modern in London. Recent exhibitions featured the works of Matisse, Klimt, Pollock, Turner and Warhol. Forthcoming exhibitions at Tate Liverpool will feature the artists Roy Lichtenstein and John Piper.

LJMU students can get free entry by taking their LJMU student ID card to the Tate Liverpool reception desk.

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Free gym membership at Lifestyles Fitness Centres

Whilst you study with us we don’t want to just help feed your mind and improve your career prospects, we also want to help you take care of yourself. One way we do that is by providing free gym memberships to our students.

At one of 10 Lifestyles Fitness Centres across the city you can:

  • Swim in an Olympic-sized pool
  • Play on squash and badminton courts
  • Train on our athletics tracks
  • Make use of our tennis centre
  • Take advantage of our coached fitness classes
  • Practise on grass and all-weather pitches
  • Dance in our modern studios

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Free tickets to films and orchestra concerts at the Liverpool Philharmonic

Watching a film at the Liverpool Philharmonic is an unforgettable experience: see the latest releases and movie classics on the unique cinema screen which rises from the stage of the beautiful art deco Liverpool Philharmonic Hall – plus, thanks to our partnership with Liverpool Philharmonic, students can get two free tickets.

You may be a huge classical music fan, or you may never have listened to a symphony in your life. No matter what your musical background we can guarantee one thing – you’ll be moved by the sheer energy and power of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s commanding performances. LJMU students get the opportunity to attend select Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra performances for free and enjoy generous discounts on many others. Trust us, they’re well worth listening to.

LJMU students can see what's on by visiting and book tickets by calling the box office on 0151 709 3789 or by emailing Tickets subject to availability and on selected performances.

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Many thanks for offering this great chance. It was my first time enjoying a Philharmonic concert here in Liverpool and I couldn't believe it was free! The Hall is really good; great sound. I could see every single player in my view.

Sea Huang - exchange student studying International Journalism

Free tickets at the Royal Court Theatre

If you want to see some of the best comedy in town, you’ll love the Royal Court Theatre, which is renowned for its packed programme of hilarious comedies. As a student at Liverpool John Moores University you’ll get up to four free/discounted tickets for these shows. The latest ticket offers will be highlighted on the student website.

To book your free tickets please call the Royal Court box office on 0151 709 4321 and don't forget to take your LJMU student ID card when collecting the tickets.

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Discounted tickets at the Everyman and Playhouse Theatre

The Everyman and Playhouse are two distinct theatres which work together to provide their audiences with stimulating productions. Our partnership with the Everyman and Playhouse theatres means you get discounted tickets, a 10% discount on food and drink served in the Everyman Bistro and Café. You also get first refusal for work placements and access to workshops, as well as access to special career development sessions for arts marketing, journalism and technical theatre.

To book your discounted tickets, visit or call the box office on 0151 709 4776.

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Sound City

For two days and nights, Sound City takes over the abandoned docklands of Liverpool, breathing new life into the iconic centre of Liverpool’s industrial heritage. Hundreds of amazing bands ignite this new repurposed cultural metropolis for an unforgettable festival, raising thunderous stages alongside the banks of the Mersey and kick-starting an electrifying party in one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes the city has to offer. The UK's international music and digital business conference, Sound City + features special industry speakers, talks, interactive workshops and panel debates.

By working in partnership with Sound City, we are able to offer students and staff an exclusive discount of 10% off ticket prices.

Discounted tickets to sporting events

Want to get your hands on some Premier League football tickets? As a Liverpool John Moores University student, you’ll get discounts for sporting events, including selected Everton FC matches and tickets for rugby and tennis. Opportunities to get discounted tickets will be highlighted on the student website.


We’re proud sponsors of Homotopia, which is one of Europe’s leading queer arts festivals. Our sponsorship of Homotopia means that Liverpool John Moores University students can become one of the festival's marketing or design interns, help curate exhibitions and take part in debates, masterclasses and drama workshops.

Anglican Cathedral

As a student at Liverpool John Moores University you can now claim a FREE trip up to the Anglican Cathedral Tower for you and a friend. Whether you are new to the city or know Liverpool well, the Tower is a great opportunity to see Liverpool in a completely different way. You will enjoy unrivalled panoramic views from 500ft above sea level at the only open air 360˚ rooftop view of Liverpool and beyond.

When you are up there don't forget to take a photo of yourself or your favourite view and share it with us #tweetfromthetower

To get your ticket see the LJMU Student Opportunities team out and about across campus or contact them direct on 0151 231 3714 or at

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