Student Experience

During your time at Edge Hill, there will be plenty of opportunities available to you, from joining societies and clubs, to enhancing your academic studies.

Talk to Current Students

If you want to know what it’s really like studying at Edge Hill, the best people to ask are our current students and there are a number of ways you can get in touch with them:

Request to join our Applicant Mentoring Scheme Chat to our current students Take a look at our student blogs


Social Life

There are plenty of places to socialise and relax on campus, as well as a range of options if you’re looking for somewhere to eat and drink or enjoy a night out. Find out more on our website.

Sport and Leisure

Edge Hill University offers sixty acres of outstanding sport and leisure facilities.

Whether you want to keep fit and healthy, play recreational sport for fun, or compete for university sports clubs, you will have the opportunity to participate in sport and recreation at every level. Find out more about Sport and Leisure at Edge Hill on our website

Arts and Culture

Edge Hill University offers students a unique wealth of opportunities to experience arts and culture on campus and beyond. From Free Film Fridays, to live performances on campus with our free Arts Centre memberships, find out more here.

Students Union

Located at the heart of campus, the Students Union is run by students for students, offering a packed line-up of activities and events, vibrant social spaces, and an independent advisory service than can provide representation, support and advice. 

Clubs and Societies

As a member of a society you’ll get to meet likeminded people, make new friends and enrich your student experience by getting involved. You might discover a hidden talent! Find out more about the Clubs and Societies available here.

Student Opportunity Fund

Our Student Opportunity Fund offers support for career enhancing  opportunities which will help  you develop personally and academically. If you have any queries related to the Student Opportunity Fund, support is available from the Scholarships Officer on


The Careers team 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 your first year onwards.

Part-time work and summer jobs

From looking for part-time work to writing your CV, job applications to preparing for interview, we can support you in your search for part-time work. Find out more about part-time work opportunities on their webpages.

Top Tips on finding a part-time job

      • Update your CV before starting university
      • Consider finding a job on campus – over 1,000 students work on campus, usually on a casual ad hoc basis to fit around their studies. Don’t worry as most of these jobs will only be advertised from Welcome week
      • Keep an eye on these websites which advertise local jobs, including these: E4S and this site has some good tips and advice for students:
      • There are lots of opportunities to work in hospitality roles locally and on campus. Some of these will be seasonal roles.

Once you start at Edge Hill University you will be able to this help: *Please note:  You will not be able to access these until Welcome Week

      • Our On-line Vacancy Service
      • Appointments (face to face or telephone)
      • Email advice
      • Information sessions and workshops

We also offer the Extra-Edge Certificate to first years who have part-time jobs.  The Certificate recognises the importance of work-related skills gained through a variety of work experience.  You will have the opportunity to register for the Certificate from the start of the next academic year.


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. Find out more about volunteering opportunities on their webpages.

Have a look at the Careers website for more useful information and tips.

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