Alumni

Passion for the past

Nicholas Walmsley

Entrepreneur Nick’s passion for enterprise began during his degree. As part of the Graduate Enterprise Scheme, he started a successful second-hand textbook business, winning a place at the North West Regional Finals.

Employability

The sky’s the limit

120TP Prefect aircraft being piloted in the sky

Daniel secured a high-flying role with the RAF, after boosting his personal and employability skills at Edge Hill. As well as being an active member of the University Air Squadron Volunteer Reserve, Daniel honed his entrepreneurial skills through the Graduate Enterprise scheme, where his business represented the North West in the National Finals.

Daisy Simonis

Daisy Simonis

A commitment to her studies, combined with extra-curricular skills-boosting activities such as volunteering and business competitions, has led to an exciting career with Oxford University Press for Daisy Simonis.

Counting on a great career

Craig Billington

Accountancy graduate Craig developed a passion for numbers while working for his father’s business. Enrolling on the Accountancy programme at Edge Hill, not only gave Craig greater skills and knowledge of the profession that he needed to take his career forward, he also found the patience, rigour and discipline required to do a degree had a positive impact on his employability.

Enterprise and Engagement

Encouraging enterprise

Jessica Maguire

Second year Accountancy student Jessica Maguire is one of many budding entrepreneurs to have her business ideas nurtured by the Business School. A small business owner for six years prior to joining Edge Hill, Jessica is developing additional knowledge and expertise that will enable her to plan and finance a brand new enterprise on graduation.

Expertise

Travelling business class

Exterior of the University of Mons in Belgium

Third year BSc Accountancy students travelled to the University of Mons in Belgium, where they attended a study and cultural awareness week. The Business School students represented Edge Hill at the international event and formed one of 10 international teams that worked together on a three day online financial strategy simulation.

Work-Related Learning

Lifesaving Marketing

An ambulance

When students chose Marketing and Society as their third-year module, they probably didn’t expect to be developing social media solutions that would reach an audience of eight million people, whilst contributing to the lifesaving work of the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).