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Parents, carers and supporters

To support parents, carers and supporters of both pre-16 and post-16 students considering Higher Education, the Education Liaison Team offer many activities, resources and events  which cover the key aspects of higher education.

Online resources

As well as working with schools and colleges to deliver face to face activities, we also offer virtual support for parents and carers of students looking to enter Higher Education.

How to access a pre-recorded session

Click through the topic areas below to find out more information about the current pre-recorded sessions that we have available. To access a session, please contact us via

After you have watched one of our pre-recorded sessions, we would be grateful if you could give us some feedback through our short online survey for parents and supporters. Any feedback and ideas you contribute will help us to support both you and the young people we work with in the new academic year and beyond.

Introduction to higher education and university
Student support and higher education


Edge Hill University is committed to ensuring that parents and carers receive the most up to date and topical information about Higher Education.

Throughout the year, Edge Hill runs ‘Supporting the Supporters’ twilight events for parents, carers and supporters of students in Year 9 to Year 13. The twilight events are designed to provide attendees with relevant information about Higher Education for both themselves and their families.

All attendees are be able to choose from a range of informal sessions to attend, including topics such as Student Finance and Student Support. Attendees also have the opportunity to go on a campus tour of Edge Hill University, as well as speak to staff about the range of courses that Edge Hill offers.

A buffet and refreshments is provided for all attendees.

Dates for future events will be posted on this webpage. For more information, please contact

Your feedback

Your thoughts and opinions on our outreach provision are really important to us and shape the content that we can provide to you. If you are happy to share your thoughts with us, take our five minute parent, carer and supporter feedback survey.

All of the feedback we receive will help to shape our provision for the next academic year and beyond, so please do let us know your thoughts!