The University of Liverpool became the origin of the term 'red brick universiities' because of its distinctive colouring

The University of Liverpool became the origin of the term 'red brick universiities' because of its distinctive colouring

Victoria Building — University of Liverpool, England | 21 College Campuses That Make You Feel Like You're At Hogwarts

Victoria Building — University of Liverpool, England | 21 College Campuses That Make You Feel Like You're At Hogwarts

University Square, Liverpool, in the background is the Victoria Building,1888, by Liverpool architect Alfred Waterhouse (who also designed the Natural History Museum building in London)

University Square, Liverpool, in the background is the Victoria Building,1888, by Liverpool architect Alfred Waterhouse (who also designed the Natural History Museum building in London)

The phrase 'red brick university' was coined when this Waterhouse masterpiece was completed in the 1890s. It's now the University of Liverpool's art gallery.  You'll find it behind the city's Catholic cathedral.

The phrase 'red brick university' was coined when this Waterhouse masterpiece was completed in the 1890s. It's now the University of Liverpool's art gallery. You'll find it behind the city's Catholic cathedral.

Guided and walking tours at University of Liverpool

Guided and walking tours at University of Liverpool

St. Peter's College, University of Oxford. Established 1929 when founded by Francis J Chavasse, Bishop of Liverpool, concerned at rising cost of education in older universities, projected St Peter's as a College where promising students who might otherwise be deterred by the costs of College life elsewhere could obtain an Oxford education.The commitment to make Oxford accessible to any student of ability irrespective of means remains a feature today. Attained full college status in 1961.

St. Peter's College, University of Oxford. Established 1929 when founded by Francis J Chavasse, Bishop of Liverpool, concerned at rising cost of education in older universities, projected St Peter's as a College where promising students who might otherwise be deterred by the costs of College life elsewhere could obtain an Oxford education.The commitment to make Oxford accessible to any student of ability irrespective of means remains a feature today. Attained full college status in 1961.

:University of Liverpool Victoria Building

:University of Liverpool Victoria Building

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