Liverpool John Moores University

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Group.png Liverpool John Moores University  
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MottoFortes fortuna adiuvat
HeadquartersLiverpool, England, UK
Polytechnic university in Liverpool

Liverpool John Moores University is a public research university in the city of Liverpool, England. The university can trace its origins to the Liverpool Mechanics' School of Arts, established in 1823.[1] This later merged to become Liverpool Polytechnic. In 1992, following an Act of Parliament, the Liverpool Polytechnic became what is now Liverpool John Moores University.[2] It is named after Sir John Moores, a local businessman and philanthropist, who donated to the university's precursor institutions.

The University also has a long history of providing training, education and research to the maritime industry, dating back to the formation of the Liverpool Nautical College in 1892.


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