Campus and Facilities

Our stunning campus is located in the heart of the North West, close to the thriving market town of Ormskirk and a short distance from Liverpool, Southport and Manchester.

The campus has been ranked in the top three nationally for high quality facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2016) and rated the safest in the North West (Complete University Guide 2017).

A beautiful campus

You can take a whistle-stop tour of our campus by watching the video below:

Latest developments

Our campus has developed rapidly in recent years, take a quick look at the latest developments below:


The £26 million Catalyst is now open and houses the new Library and the University’s Careers and Student Services.  Be sure to go on a tour when you are on campus for an Open Day, Applicant Visit Day or Interview/Audition!



New building for Languages, Law and Psychology

Now that the Catalyst is open, the old library is being transformed into contemporary teaching space for Languages, Law and Psychology, with an emphasis on light and space. Read the news story to find out more.



Woodland Court which provides accommodation for senior undergraduate (year 3) is now fully open. The first phase of this accommodation opened in September 2017, with the second phase completed in September 2018. You can find out more about Woodland Court here.


Medical School

The new Medical School is one of only three new free-standing medical schools in the country and the only one in the North West, the undergraduate programme complementing the University’s well-established postgraduate medical degrees. We will offer an access to medicine course from 2019 and train doctors from 2020. Read more about this exciting development here.

Subject-specific facilities

To find out about facilities specific to your department please visit your department web pages here.