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Why work with us?

There are a number of reasons for your organisation to work with Edge Hill University.

Diverse student body

Edge Hill University is a major provider of higher education for a diverse student body, including mature students, first generation students, students from low income families and students from low participation neighbourhoods.

We have always attracted and supported a diverse student body with over 70% of our students having one or more under-represented characteristic.*

*HESA UK Performance Indicators 2017/18

University of the Year in the Educate North Awards 2021

Edge Hill has been crowned University of the Year in the Educate North Awards in recognition of its continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience.  The University was awarded the coveted top prize for the exceptional progress it has made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months and its dedication to placing students at the heart of everything it does.

Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

The prestigious award highlights the University’s continuous investment in the student experience, its quality of teaching, outstanding facilities and courses that are designed to meet the needs of employers in a competitive jobs market.

Read more about this on our Edge Hill University has been named as the Modern University of the Year story.


Edge Hill University were shortlisted in this year’s TARGETjobs national awards for its employability strategy.  Nominated by industry professionals in the National Graduate Recruitment Awards’ Best University Employability Strategy category, the submission highlighted the University as a champion of widening participation with “Opportunity for All” at the heart of its mission.