After 16 years as a professional footballer, including time at Aston Villa, Everton, Bolton Wanderers, and full Republic of Ireland honours, a life-threatening disease inspired a major rethink for Gareth.
After two successful decades in radio broadcasting, Dominic was unsure he could study again. But he thrived at Edge Hill, completing an LPC at BPP and becoming a JMW Manchester trainee solicitor.
There are many different approaches to studying, and competitive swimmer Charlie spent hours in the pool between commitments, maintaining his training schedule to achieve two national bronze medals.
Laura believes it impossible to find success without overcoming the many hurdles in front of us and she’s certainly packed in some adventures since enrolling at Edge Hill, going from BA to MA, travelling Australia for two years, then returning to complete a PGCE.
While Joseph’s time at Edge Hill involved a major balancing act, completing studies amid a number of extra-curricular activities, it was well worth going that further mile.
An active life at Edge Hill led to so much more for James, going on to Chester College of Law prior to a training contract with international law firm, Trowers & Hamlins LLP, Manchester.
For Nathan, there’s real satisfaction in seeing his workload lead to success stories for those he helps back on to their feet after past problems.
Performing Arts doesn’t typically lead to Magistrates’ and Crown Court, but it’s where Drama student Laura’s career took her, via an Edge Hill Law degree.
The learning didn’t stop when Katherine graduated from Edge Hill, this determined student carrying on where she left off, this time at the University of Liverpool.
A high school fascination with TV’s Law and Order inspired Lashay to become a solicitor, arranging a placement with a law firm, her dream becoming reality three years after graduating from Edge Hill.