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Economic and Social Contribution


Edge Hill University contributes a huge £175.9m to the economy and is the biggest employer in West Lancashire. This new study shines a light on the powerful impact of the University in a region that the government is targeting in its 'levelling up' programme.

Through our staff, students and visitors, the University plays a key role in driving economic growth, job creation and ground-breaking research.

This report sets out in more detail the University’s significant impact on the economy and social mobility.