Student Support

Edge Hill University provides a comprehensive student support service – we can help you with almost anything to do with your University life. Use the tabs below to find out more.

Student Services

Student Services are here to help and guide you during your time at university. There are dedicated teams who can provide advice on a wide range of areas, including:

Accommodation – information relating to on and off-campus accommodation, paying hall fees, and handling any issues in halls.

Campus Life – help to settle in to life on campus, make friends and feel part of the Edge Hill community.

Campus Support (Security) – an out-of-hours support system to ensure you feel safe on campus. You can contact the team out of hours on 01695 584227.

Care Experienced/Estranged Students – support during your time at university through a dedicated contact. Email transitions@edgehill.ac.uk to find out more.

Chaplaincy – pastoral guidance and support for students of all faiths and none, helping to create a welcoming community on campus.

Disability Support – get in touch with us if you might need some extra support during your time here. If you have a medical condition, mobility, visual or hearing impairment, mental health support needs or you have an autism spectrum condition contact the Inclusion Team on inclusionteam@edgehill.ac.uk or visit ehu.ac.uk/inclusion for more information. If you have a specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADD/ADHD), please contact spld@edgehill.ac.uk or visit edgehill.ac.uk/ls/disability-support to find out more.

Money Advice – advice and information if you are struggling financially or need support with managing your money. Wellbeing and Counselling – support for issues that affect your wellbeing, such as anxiety, stress, or feeling overwhelmed as well as access to GP and counselling services.

For further information on all of these areas, please visit the Student Services web pages.

Library and Learning Services in Catalyst

Library and Learning Services help all learners make the best use of their services to support your studies, whether on campus or at a distance. Throughout your time at Edge Hill University, Library and Learning Services will be available to:

  • Help you find out all about library print and digital resources, library facilities and learning spaces within Catalyst
  • Provide academic skills support (UniSkills) at all levels of study from assignment planning to submission and much more – ehu.ac.uk/uniskills
  • Offer support using IT, accessing WiFi on campus and learning technologies including Learning Edge – the University Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

For more information about accessing Wi-Fi and changing your password please take a look at Ask Us, an online knowledge base of FAQ – ehu.ac.uk/askus.

Find out more about Library and Learning Services at edgehill.ac.uk/ls.

Careers Centre

The Careers Centre aims to help students develop their employability, offering opportunities to learn, gain transferable skills and acquire relevant work experience. We encourage all students to use our services from first year onwards.

We can help you with the following:

Part-time work
We can help you to find part-time work, both in Ormskirk and the surrounding areas and on-campus.

Volunteering
Why not boost your CV by volunteering your time? Volunteering can be a route to employment, or a way to try something which may help you choose a career. It also provides a great opportunity to give something back to the community.

Summer jobs
Working during the summer vacation on a paid or voluntary basis can be a great way of making new friends and having fun, whilst gaining valuable work experience and enhancing your skills.

You can choose between working in the UK or working abroad, from stewarding at Wimbledon or Glastonbury, to working in Disneyland Florida or teaching English in China.

Like us on Facebook to see what kind of vacancies we advertise and get job hunting tips.
You can also find out how the team can check your CV in advance of you starting your studies here in September, so as soon as you arrive you will be ready to find a job!

SpLD Support Team

The SpLD Support Team, based in the University Library (1st floor) support learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia and ADHD.

The team offer advice and guidance with:

  • Informal assessments – explored if you have any indicators of SpLD
  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Advice and guidance on applying for Disabled Students Allowance (DSA).

The team of specialist study skills advisors are able to provide one-to-one support to enable students to develop strategies to help them with their studies.

If you have any concerns or would like further information about SpLD please visit our website. Here, you will find detailed information about the informal and diagnostic assessments and a helpful Dyslexia checklist.

For further advice contact the SpLD Support Team on:

01695 584372

spld@edgehill.ac.uk

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