Edge Hill University

Ormskirk, England

Edge Hill, ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, is a campus university with a mission to create opportunity from knowledge.


St Helens Rd,
L39 4QP

About Edge Hill University

Factsheet about: Edge Hill University

Please provide us with a short blurb about the university. Edge Hill is a leading campus based University close to the vibrant city of Liverpool. We are proud to have won several prestigious awards such as ‘University of the Year 2014/15’ by the Times Higher Education, ‘Gold’ award for Teaching & Learning, 2017. Top 10 in the UK for teaching quality in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 and Winner of the What Uni Student Choice Awards for our accommodation 2017

University Alumni?

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Brief outline of the university’s facilities

Our combination of beautifully landscaped grounds, state-of-the-art facilities, historic architecture, lakes and even a beach provides a unique and innovative place to study. Industry standard resources and cutting edge technology ensure a truly interactive student experience, complemented by 60 acres of sport and leisure facilities, more than 2,200 rooms in halls of residence, and plenty of places to study, socialise and relax.
Major campus developments completed in the last six years include a £13 million Technology Hub, £30 million Sports Centre, £17 million Creative Edge building, suites of brand new Biology and Geography laboratories, a newly developed Arts Centre and a £13.5 million Student Hub. Our halls of residence have also undergone significant expansion.

Work is currently getting underway on a £36 million development that will include a new Library and Student Services Centre, as well as dedicated accommodation for senior undergraduate (Year 2 upwards) and postgraduate students.

We also have a range of subject specific facilities which can be viewed on our website

Closest airport to the university? We are fortunate enough to be in close proximity to both Liverpool and Manchester airport. We are approximately 30 minutes from Liverpool airport and 45 minutes from Manchester airport. There are regularly scheduled flights between these airports
Student Union activities & societies?

The Students’ Union manages over 70 societies which bring a diverse, dynamic and fun variety of student-led activities to the campus.

Being a member of a society will give you the chance to meet likeminded people, make new friends and enrich your student life

With so many options to choose from, there really is something for everyone.

Examples of clubs include, Disney, Harry Potter, African & Caribbean, Music Clubs and Societies, LGBT Society, Murder Mystery and a huge variety of sports societies

Scholarships & Bursaries

We have a wide range of Bursaries and Scholarships. We are consistently reviewing our opportunities.
For the latest information please see our handy Money Matters guide: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/money-matters/

Internships/Placement/Study abroad opportunities? We offer a huge range of on course placement opportunities as well and Study Aboard and Erasmus opportunities.
What accommodation is available & what is the average cost?

We have lots of accommodation options for our students including, catered and self-catered. Voted the best student accommodation in the UK (National Student Housing Survey Awards 2016), our halls of residence are at the heart of our vibrant on-campus community, providing a safe environment in which new students can live, study and socialise.

They offer excellent value for money, with a range of rooms and catering packages available depending on your requirements and your budget. You will find everything you need is just a few minutes’ walk from your room.

All the costs and the different accommodation options can be found here: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/accommodation/

Link to university website www.edgehill.ac.uk