Our open day programme gives you a glimpse at what happens at an Edge Hill University open day. It provides you with everything you need to know about Edge Hill, the campus, and your chosen course. From subject presentations, accommodation and campus tours to our student experience and support fair. These events are about giving you the information and support you need to make those important decisions.
Whether you’re interested in undergraduate or postgraduate study make sure you include our information talks as part of your visit.
Information on the day
Information desks are available in each building with staff on hand to answer any questions.
Our staff and current students will be present on campus to direct you and answer any questions about student life and studying at Edge Hill University. Spot them in bright purple tabards and purple polo shirts.
Please be aware that events may be filmed and photographed for Edge Hill University use. If you have any concerns please speak to a member of staff at an Information Point or in Registration. Information in this guide is subject to change.
Key Information Session
Where to go for general talks and information.
Our key information session is a great way to start your open day visit. Packed full of helpful guidance on student fees and ﬁnance, accommodation options and the support we oﬀer our students, it’s the perfect introduction to undergraduate study at Edge Hill.
After attending the session you’ll be inspired to speak to our award-winning teaching staﬀ, visit our fantastic facilities and learn more about the ﬁnancial support we oﬀer to students through our scholarships and student opportunity fund.
Find out more about postgraduate study at Edge Hill. Our welcome and finance talks will give you a helpful overview. Whether you’re interested in a taught or research postgraduate study routes.
This session has been designed for mature students who will not be living on campus. It will introduce you to Edge Hill University and provide you with practical advice on being a mature commuter student, and detailed Student Finance information for mature students.
Your route to Edge Hill
Staff are available throughout the day. They provide advice on the different routes available to studying at Edge Hill and how to apply for your place:
Fastrack programmes and equivalency tests.
Staff are available to answer your questions about applying to Edge Hill, our entry requirements, interviews, qualifications, and DBS checks.
A joint honours degree is the study of two subjects, sometimes offered by different departments at the University. We advise that you attend the subject presentations in both departments.
Personal Statements Talk
Our personal statements session will help you to ﬁnd out what information is best to include in a personal statement and how to structure it. It will explain how to correctly use the STAR technique to help demonstrate your skills and abilities and reveal our top tips to help you write your own personal statement.
Take a look around
Student experience and support fair
Your success matters to us.
We want to help you prepare for a lifetime of incredible achievements and watch you reach your potential. We’ve designed a range of services to help every Edge Hill student make the most out of their time here.
Student support and services
Find out more about residential living, resident events and activities, year-round dedicated support, applying to live on campus, private sector options and general questions about life on campus.
Scholarships, Student Opportunity Fund
What is available for prospective and current students, the awarding and application process.
Student fees and finance
Tuition fees, loans, bursaries, the application process and money advice.
Student advice and wellbeing
Support with a range of additional needs, such as medical conditions, visual/hearing/ mobility impairments, Asperger’s, Autism and mental health. Space is available for confidential discussions.
Admissions, Fastrack Programmes and Equivalency
Visit the Admissions team in room Hub 1 on the first floor of the main building. Staff are available to answer any questions regarding applications, entry requirements, interviews, equivalent qualifications and DBS checks. Staff can also provide information on our Fastrack and Access programmes.
The Arts Centre
The Arts Centre is open to all Edge Hill University students and has an exciting mix of performances, films, gigs, theatre, comedy and events throughout the year, as well as a great bar and café. As an Edge Hill University student you receive free tickets for The Arts Centre through our free EHU student membership scheme.
Our Careers team advise on the range of employment opportunities and career paths open to you with your degree choice. Find out how to enhance your employability through volunteering and placements. Connect with employers. Find part time work and discover Careers awards and funding opportunities. All this is designed to help you develop your employability skills, experience, and confidence. Plus compete successfully for graduate employment opportunities and/or further study.
Student Life at Edge Hill
Don’t miss the chance to talk to our students about life at Edge Hill. Making new friends and socialising. Joining clubs and societies. Or getting to know the local area and experiencing new things which are all part of the university experience. Our friendly students are happy to explain how to make the most of your time here and can tell you about the support that is available to you too.
Speak to a member of our facilities team about the wide range of high-quality facilities available to you. Including 24-hour security, the free Edge Link bus, and eight food outlets offering a variety of places to eat and drink during your studies. For residents, you can find out more about housekeeping, maintenance, post collection, living sustainably and our dedicated helpdesk. On hand to help you with any issues you may encounter with our facilities.
Edge Hill Sport
The Sports Centre provides a wide range of sport and physical activities. Take part in competitive (Team Edge Hill) and recreational (Campus Sport). And explore the opportunities for volunteering or paid employment. Our facilities include a 25 metre swimming pool, an 80 station fitness suite, 50 weekly classes, a sauna, and steam suite, and a double sports hall. Outdoors you will find multiple ‘All Weather’ pitches, five grass pitches and an athletics track. So, whatever your level or motivation, Edge Hill Sport is the place for you. Please come and see us for a quick tour on the day.
Edge Hill Students’ Union
Edge Hill Students’ Union is shaped by our students and is underpinned by our determination to help every student have the best experience while at university. Whether it’s through offering academic, housing, or welfare support via our Advice Team, or creating an exciting and diverse programme of events throughout the year.
Speak to a member of our Global Opportunities Team about the range of exciting opportunities to study overseas at one of our partner universities around the world. Opportunities range from one week to a full academic year.
Health and wellbeing
Moving away from home or starting a new adventure can sometimes come with its own stresses and strains but the Health and Wellbeing team are here to support you. During your time at Edge Hill, you can benefit from their support network including a 24 hour campus support service. Staff are able to provide advice and guidance throughout your time here on any mental or physical wellbeing concerns, general issues such as diet, exercise, local GP and dental services and access to other services such as counselling support.
The Language Centre
Speak to someone in the Language Centre if your target degree is in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and you wish to study an optional module in a language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Italian or German). Extracurricular evening language classes are also offered to all students. Information about free English language support classes is available for students whose first language is not English.
Library and Learning Services
Library and Learning Services incorporates Library services, Media and ICT support, Learning Technology Development (LTD), support with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) such as Dyslexia and Dyspraxia, Irlen Syndrome and ADHD and academic study skills (UniSkills). Speak to our expert staff to find out about the direction, support and guidance we offer.
Sandwich Placements, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
A sandwich placement is a year working in industry taken by students between the second and third year of a degree. For students, the aim is to build, develop and apply their skills as acquired through their degree in order to improve their employment prospects once they graduate.
Short-term placements, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
A short-term placement usually takes place during the second year and can run over a number of weeks or months depending on the course requirements. Short-term placements are either compulsory or optional depending on the chosen course module and are unpaid. For students the aim is to gain work experience related to their studies and career pathways.
At Edge Hill University we provide a diverse set of events across the academic calendar to allow our students to thrive. These include activities during induction such as those linked to the Big Read as well as hundreds of extracurricular opportunities that help our students get the extra edge. Many of these activities are represented at today’s fair but visit us to find out more about the opportunities we provide to help you gain extra academic, personal and professional skills.
Subject presentations are your opportunity to learn more about your subject area and meet staff and current students. Most subject hold one to one drop in session throughout the day. The full timetable is available to view online.View the presentation timetable