The University prides itself on having been the first non-denominational teacher training college for women, established in 1885 to provide support to women pursuing their careers, a principle shared with Athena SWAN vision.
Edge Hill University is a member of the Athena Swan Charter and currently holds an institutional Bronze Athena SWAN Award.
Established in 2012, our department is fully committed to equality and diversity principles. We see Athena SWAN award as a key driver for further supporting equality and diversity for all students and staff. The department submitted a successful application for the Bronze award in November 2018 with effect from May 2019.