Everything we do at Edge Hill Students’ Union is shaped by students, and we’re here to represent ALL students at Edge Hill University, including YOU!
We’re here to ensure ALL student voices are heard, valued and acted upon.
Our vision is to create the best student experience we can for as many Edge Hill students as possible.
We want to:
- understand your priorities and respond effectively
- broaden, deepen and diversify the range of students we engage with
- ensure you enjoy a high quality academic experience
- support and encourage you to develop your interests and shape your future
- inspire you to develop new ideas, be creative, and campaign for change.
Every year Edge Hill students elect sabbatical officers and student reps to be the student voice
Our student ofﬁcers are supported by a team of full and part-time staff, as well as part-time ofﬁcers and reps who are elected to represent LGBQ+ students, BME students, mature/part time students, postgraduate students, women, students at our Manchester site, international students, and trans & non-binary students.
Course reps will also support you with issues you may be having during your studies, or with changes you’d like to make to your academic experience. We also sit on academic boards to ensure students are always considered in any decision made by the university. This is why it’s SO important that you vote in our SU elections in March to make sure the people making decisions reﬂect your voice too!
We offer free, independent, confidential advice
Our hugely popular Advice Centre is on campus to offer you support and guidance in key areas such as academic issues, welfare beneﬁts, housing, money, and debt. And remember! We’re completely independent from the university, so you don’t have to worry about your conﬁdentiality when you visit our Advice Centre for academic guidance.
We offer drop-in sessions, face-to-face and phone appointments to help make the service accessible for all students on and off-campus, and it’s really easy to book an appointment.
We look after societies
Joining a society is one of the best ways to get involved in student life at university, meet like-minded people, and most importantly, have fun! We currently have around 70 active societies with more being created all the time – you can even start your own, and our team can help you to run it, recruit members, and sort out the money stuff too.
Events?! Yep, we do definitely do those!
We pride ourselves on creating fantastic student events, with a jam-packed Welcome Week schedule and a better-than-ever ‘Give it a Go!’ calendar for 2019/20, with crafternoons, trips, masterclasses, workshops, socialising opportunities, and more.
We hold special events for all students, including mature and commuting students, to help you ﬁnd friends and settle in. We also organise the epic Grad Ball, and run the SU Bar and VENUE, with events on nearly every night on campus.
We’re the on-campus sellers of hoodies, TOTUM by NUS Extra cards and everything in between!
The SU Bar also hosts pop-up food stalls with some of the best venders in the North West. We are the ofﬁcial Edge Hill merch sellers on campus, and even have a hugely popular online shop for when walking to the SU building is just too much effort!
We’re also licensed sellers of TOTUM by NUS Extra cards – a must for students to get amazing local, national, and international discounts and deals. AND (as if all of that wasn’t enough) we brought SUBWAY™ to campus (you can thank us later).
It’s so much better when we’re together…
We want you to want to be involved in everything we do, so follow us on social media (don’t forget to like, share, tag and comment!) and get in touch with your thoughts, feelings, views, and ideas. You can also register to receive our fortnightly newsletter by creating an account on our website, and you can also order your ofﬁcial merchandise there too!
Unofficial Freshers’ Facebook groups and events warning
Edge Hill Students’ Union have created a new-for-this-year “OFFICIAL Edge Hill Freshers 2019-20” Facebook group.
This group is for new students to find others, share stories, meet new people, make friends, ask questions, and talk about anything Edge Hill.
Every year hundreds of our new students join UNOFFICIAL Freshers’ Facebook groups, which persuade students to part with their money for wristbands and tickets, which never arrive, for events that don’t happen – we want to put an end to this!
Head to Facebook and join our OFFICIAL Edge Hill Freshers 2019-20 and post a message to say ‘Hi’!