Catwalk show in the LJMU Fashion Project

Events and opportunities

LJMU Maths Cup

9 February 2019, 10.00am - 2.00pm

This is a Maths competition for A level Maths students to work together in teams of 4 competing against other Sixth Forms and Colleges.

Register now

Teacher Open Afternoon

13 February 2019, 4.00pm - 7.00pm

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology Teacher Open Afternoon provides teachers, career and HE advisors with the opportunity to find out about the career opportunities for their students.

Register now

National Saturday Clubs at LJMU

National Saturday Club logo

Liverpool John Moores University is again proud to participate in the National Saturday Club programme, offering 13-16 year olds the chance to spend their Saturday morning at LJMU, discovering subjects they love.

Saturday Clubs are free to attend and offer young people the chance to meet new friends, have fun, learn new skills and find out more about further education and rewarding careers.

LJMU currently offers a National Saturday Club in the following subjects:

Art & Design (commencing October 2018)

(This programme is now full, and will likely re-commence in October 2019)

Writing & Talking (commencing January 2019)

Science at the Crime Scene (commencing January 2019)

New Saturday Club – Public Health (commencing September 2019)

Look out for further information regarding this Club in September 2019

Find out more about the Saturday clubs on offer at LJMU

All interested students should email for further details, or call 0151 904 6384

Year 10 University Experience

Two day Summer Residential for Year 10 students in local authority care, a great opportunity to experience life at LJMU

The two day residential is an exciting opportunity for students to experience what life at university is like and to hear first-hand about the support that is available to them.

Activities include:

  • An introduction into the higher education experience
  • University campus tours and overnight stay in LJMU accommodation
  • Hands-on taster sessions in one of LJMU’s many subject areas
  • Opportunities to participate in social activities
  • A chance to speak to current care-experienced LJMU students

We also offer the chance for students to bring a friend* should they feel more comfortable knowing someone taking part. Please be assured we have had many students attend past residentials not knowing anyone and leaving with firm friends.

This event is free and includes transport to and from LJMU, all meals, refreshments and the materials needed throughout the event.

The next residential will be taking place on the 28 and 29 June 2018. Should you wish to apply, please download the application form here and send to Any queries please email or call us on 0151 904 6385.

*BME, first generation into HE, Disabled

Summer Universities

The LJMU Summer University is a fantastic opportunity for Year 12 and 13 students to find out what life at university is really like.

The Summer Universities are totally free, but places are limited. 

During the three days you will:

  • Find out about certain degree programmes
  • Stay in student accommodation
  • Meet current students
  • Make new friends
  • Get the real insider view on university life

There are no Summer University dates currently available, please check back later in the year for updates.

Discovery Days

Prospective students in Year 12 and above have the opportunity to sample over 30 undergraduate programmes and work alongside academic staff and current students

During February – May 2018 LJMU are offering prospective students in Year 12 and above the opportunity to sample over 30 undergraduate programmes by spending time working alongside academic staff and current students. The days will provide opportunities for students and staff to visit the university teaching facilities and take part in lectures, practical workshops and laboratory sessions.

There are no Discovery Day dates currently available, please check back later in the year for updates.

LJMU Dance Project

Apply now to the LJMU Dance Project 2018

Are you In Year 12 and interested in Dance? If so the Dance Project is a great opportunity to gain practical experience of studying the subject at degree level and ask questions of current Dance students and staff at LJMU.

Black and white photo of a woman dancing in a studio

The 2018 Dance Project will run over an 6 week period beginning in February 2018, here students attend a weekly after school session at our IM Marsh Campus, Aigburth. The LJMU dance project will offer participants the opportunity to explore a range of dance styles and experience elements of performance and choreography. You will get to meet and be taught by LJMU dance students and lecturers who are studying and teaching on the Dance Practices degree at LJMU. The project will then culminate in an exciting dance show in our Sudley theatre.

Applications for the LJMU Dance project 2018 are now closed.

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our team – we’d be happy to help.


Call: 0151 904 6385

Gaining insight into the LJMU student experience

Prospective students and their families have many opportunities to get a taste of student life and access the key information required to make an informed decision about their progression into higher education

Along with school and college liaison activity the Outreach Team manage a wide variety of events, listed below, plus finance evenings for parents and informal chats for those 21+ who are returning to education.

In addition, the team run dedicated activities, events and a summer residential for teachers and students in Northern Ireland.

Student Shadowing Scheme

A unique opportunity to get first-hand experience of university life from our current Student Advocates

The Student Shadowing Scheme offers prospective students the chance to attend lectures, seminars and workshops and get an authentic taste of university study.

You can ask any questions you have about going into higher education and what it is like to live and study while at university, along with taking tours of the campus and accommodation.

Days begin between 8:30am and 12pm, and finish between 3pm and 5pm. To help make your decision, find out more about our courses or contact for information on the Student Shadowing Scheme.


If you'd like to take part in the Scheme, please complete the online form.

I had great fun and it was a great opportunity to experience life as a student. The experience has made me want to push to become a teacher even more now.

Prospective student

The Law Factor

The Law Factor Programme has enabled local secondary school students (Years 10-13) to take part in a regular mentoring and support programme with DWF business law firm. For the past four years LJMU have been partners in this scheme, which gives local students the chance to work alongside current legal professionals and get first-hand experience of life within the legal sector.

The monthly sessions take place after school in the DWF offices and can range from trips to local courts, hearing from guest speakers such as judges and probation officers, to students writing and taking part in their own debates and mock trials.

For more information of how to get involved in the scheme please contact

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