Virtual delivery

Virtual delivery/university outreach support

Outreach programmes at LJMU

Take a look at how LJMU outreach can support your school or college

The Outreach Team provides comprehensive support to schools and colleges at both pre- and post-16 education level. Our pages provide details of the full range of activities we offer on and off campus to different key stages. In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, we are here to still support prospective students and applicants, as well as teachers/careers advisers.

We have compiled a number of useful links to different websites to support you and we are creating new session content all the time. We are also happy to deliver live virtual events. For more information contact your account manager or email outreach@ljmu.ac.uk.

Teachers/careers advisers may also be interested in our dedicated support page full of useful web links to support your students.

Virtual campus tours

Take a virtual tour of our campuses and explore our accommodation. 

LJMU higher education/skill support sessions

Student life sessions

Student subject taster sessions

Virtual events

We have arranged a range of chats and events, in addition to taking part in external events. We will be adding more soon. To view our current events please see below. For our chats please follow the link and then register for your preferred session.

UCAS Applications and Personal Statement advice – 14 May at 11am

Speak to account managers from our Outreach Team to ask their tips about applying to university and completing your personal statement.

Unitasterdays.com Webinar – UCAS and Personal Statements – 19 May

Join our Account Manager Andrew Cooper on Unitasterdays as he presents how to write a personal statement and the UCAS process

LJMU Ask a student – 20 May at 11am

Speak to current LJMU students about our courses and their student experience. Find out what it is like to study in a student focused city and the opportunities LJMU students have access to.

21+ Applicant Chat – 21 May at 4pm

Group chat for mature students to get information on courses, finance and accommodation

Chat online with LJMU staff and current university students to have any questions answered, advice on courses, finance and student life at Liverpool John Moores University.

Q&A Chat for Parents of Northern Ireland Year 14/2nd Year College applicants – 20th May at 4pm

Chat online to LJMU staff from student accommodation, student finance, outreach student recruitment, and faculty admissions, about any queries you may have in preparation for your son/daughter commencing studying at LJMU.

Q&A Chat for Northern Ireland applicants in Year 14/2nd Year College - 21st May at 12noon

Chat online to LJMU staff from outreach student recruitment, faculty admissions, student accommodation, and student finance, about any queries you may have in preparation for commencing studies at LJMU.

Q&A Chat for Parents of Northern Ireland Year 14/2nd Year College applicants – 22nd May at 1pm.

Chat online to LJMU staff from student accommodation, student finance, outreach student recruitment, and faculty admissions, about any queries you may have in preparation for your son/daughter commencing studying at LJMU.

Northern Ireland students Q&A Chat: Ask a LJMU student – 21st May at 2pm 

Chat online to some of our current LJMU NI students about their courses and student experiences so far, whilst studying at the no.1 university destination for NI students in England, Scotland or Wales.  Get tips about moving away from home, the many opportunities affording LJMU students, student accommodation, student finance, and much more.

Q&A Online Chat for Northern Ireland Teachers and Careers Advisors – 1st June at 2pm.

Chat online to LJMU staff from outreach student recruitment, faculty admissions, student accommodation, and student finance, about any queries you or your students may have about applying to LJMU and the many opportunities this will bring.     You may also wish to consider booking a member of the Outreach Team to deliver a presentation at your school or college, as soon as it is safe to do so.

Q&A Chat for Northern Ireland students in Year 13/1st Year College – 2nd June at 11am

Chat online to LJMU staff and find out why we are the no.1 university destination for NI students, who choose to study outside of NI.   Discover more about our courses, admissions, student accommodation, the student experience, student finance and our bursaries and scholarships.

Q&A Chat for Northern Ireland applicants in Year 14/2nd Year College - 2nd June at 2pm 

Chat online to LJMU staff from outreach student recruitment, faculty admissions, student accommodation, and student finance, about any queries you may have in preparation for commencing your studies at LJMU.

Northern Ireland students Q&A Chat: Ask a LJMU student – 3rd June at 11am

Chat online to some of our current LJMU NI students about their courses and student experiences so far, whilst studying at the no.1 university destination for NI students in England, Scotland or Wales.  Get tips about moving away from home, the many opportunities affording LJMU students, student accommodation, student finance, and much more.

Thursday 4th June – 11am-12pm – Greater Merseyside Students

Students from Greater Merseyside can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Thursday 4th June – 2pm-3pm – Greater Merseyside Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Greater Merseyside can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Friday 5th June – 11am-12pm – Staffordshire Students

Students from Staffordshire can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Friday 5th June – 2pm-3pm – Staffordshire Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Staffordshire can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Monday 8th June – 10.30am-11.30am – Greater Manchester Students

Students from Greater Manchester can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Monday 8th June – 11.45am-12.45am – Greater Manchester Staff

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Greater Manchester can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Northern Ireland students Q&A Chat: Ask a LJMU student – 9th June at 11am

Chat online to some of our current LJMU NI students about their courses and student experiences so far, whilst studying at the no.1 university destination for NI students in England, Scotland or Wales.  Get tips about moving away from home, the many opportunities affording LJMU students, student accommodation, student finance, and much more.

Wednesday 10th June – 11am-12pm – Cheshire Students

Students from Cheshire can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Wednesday 10th June – 2pm-3pm – Cheshire Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Cheshire can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Thursday 11th June – 11am-12pm – Welsh Students

Students from Wales can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Thursday 11th June – 2pm-3pm – Welsh Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Wales can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Friday 12th June 11am-12pm Lancashire Students

Students from Lancashire can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Friday 12th June 2pm-3pm Lancashire Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Lancashire can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Monday 15th June 11am-12pm Cumbria Students

Students from Cumbria can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Monday 15th June 2pm-3pm Cumbria Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Cumbria can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Tuesday 16th June – 11am-12pm – Yorkshire Students

Students from Yorkshire can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Tuesday 16th June – 2pm-3pm – Yorkshire Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Yorkshire can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

21+ Applicant Chat – 18 June at 4pm

Group chat for mature students to get information on courses, finance and accommodation

Chat online with LJMU staff and current university students to have any questions answered, advice on courses, finance and student life at Liverpool John Moores University.

Monday 22nd June – 10am-11am – Greater Manchester Students

Students from Greater Manchester can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Tuesday 23rd June – 11am-12pm – Midlands students

Students from the Midlands can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Tuesday 23rd June – 2pm-3pm – Midlands Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from the Midlands can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Thursday 25th June – 11am-12pm – North East students

Students from the North East can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Thursday 25th June – 2pm-3pm – North East Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from the North East can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

Monday 29th June – 11am-12pm – Welsh Students

Students from Wales can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU, applying to university and what it is like in Liverpool.

Monday 29th June – 2pm-3pm – Welsh Teachers

Teachers/Careers Advisers from Wales can chat online to member of the LJMU Outreach team to ask any questions about LJMU and what support we can offer you and your students.

LJMU Academic Staff Videos

LJMU supporting Shaping Futures

We are one of twelve partners that form the collaborative programme, Shaping Futures as part of the Uni-Connect Programme. We deliver activities designed to raise aspirations and provide impartial HE information, advice and guidance to 14-18 year old learners from the Liverpool city region, to support them in fulfilling their educational potential. Our particular focus is on raising GCSE academic attainment in mathematics through mentoring sessions and GCSE Maths Club. This allows students to progress into HE with the required qualifications.

Shaping Futures (virtual delivery)

As a proud partner in the Shaping Futures – Uni Connect collaborative outreach network we are delighted to announce an eight week Information, Advice and Guidance programme commencing on Monday 27 April providing daily resources to support young people in the Liverpool City Region to make informed decisions about their future. The themes covered in the programme are listed below. Access to teacher and pupil resources and dates of themed weeks are accessed via the Shaping Futures website.

Week 1 – Wellbeing and Resilience

Week 2 – Student Finance

Week 3 – Study Skills

Week 4 – Student Life

Week 5 – Making Transitions

Week 6 – Careers (1)

Week 7 – Careers (2)

Week 8 – Making Applications


Maths Club

Working in collaboration with Shaping Futures, we are still able to support Y9-Y13 students with their maths GCSE/A-Level’s through the launch of Virtual Maths Club. Please contact LJMU’s Shaping Futures Project Officer for further information via outreach@ljmu.ac.uk.


Absolute Chemistry

Absolute Chemistry works with widening participation students in the Liverpool City region to engage and enthuse pupils in Chemistry and Science. 

Chemistry in the news: Covid 19

Screen experiments – Titration and Aspirin

Investigating enzymes

Investigating Crystals

LJMU useful weblinks

National Schools Observatory

The National Schools Observatory ran in collaboration with LJMU would like to offer our support to you virtually.

We have a fantastic range of activities that can be done online including Hunting for Asteroids and making observations with the Liverpool Telescope.

Take a look at our activities

Further to our usual range of activities we would like to offer:

  • Online questions and answers with an Astronomer/ask an Astronomer/ careers in space
  • Online teacher support and training on our activities
  • Online tutorials on how to use the NSO
  • Dedicated support from the NSO Team
  • Open to suggestions for other activities

The National Schools’ Observatory are here to support you and your school during this unusual time and hope that we can continue to offer a high level of service to our users.

Useful weblinks