Liverpool Football Club in partnership with Liverpool University
By Richard Orr in Study Break / Thu July 21, 2011
Liverpool Fans are one step closer to gaining an online degree after a new partnership was announced between Liverpool Football Club and Laureate Online Education.
The partnership will see Laureate use Liverpool FC’s online channels in order to offer fans an accessible and affordable opportunity to study and gain a degree level qualification.
“Laureate Online Education, who works in partnership with the University of Liverpool and is proud to affiliate its online degrees with Liverpool FC. This Partnership brings together two of the great icons of the city of Liverpool with a combined history spanning over 200 years” says Leon James, Laureate’s Vice-President of Marketing.
Ian Ayre, Liverpool FC’s Managing Director added: “We are honored to be working in partnership with Laureate to provide our fans around the world with the opportunity to study from home and gain a qualification from the University of Liverpool. We are fortunate to have such a world class educational institution on Liverpool FC’s doorstep and fans can now gain a qualification from this institution without the expense of travel and living costs associated with moving to a new city. Our website engages around four million fans monthly and we now have in excess of six million fans on our official facebook site which presents Laureate with a huge audience.”
The University of Liverpool is the first University in Europe to offer 100 percent online degree programmes. For fans wishing to find out more about how to gain on online degree from the University of Liverpool then visit Online Degrees at the University of Liverpool.