INDUSTRY BACKING FOR JOURNALISM DEGREE

Edge Hill College of Higher Education’s BA Honours degree in Journalism has been awarded full three-year accreditation by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. Course leader Tony Turjansky said: “We are pleased to have achieved industry recognition after only one year, and will be working hard to justify the NCTJ’s confidence in us. […]

SUMMER FUN AT EDGE HILL

Summer is here – and that means the start of Edge Hill Student Community Action’s annual two-week summer playscheme. The scheme, which is running from 22 July until 2 August, offers 50 children with special needs the chance to go on trips out to Camelot, Gulliver’s World, and the opportunity to take part in a […]

DEGREE OF SUCCESS FOR COUNCILLOR

SEFTON Councillor Alf Doran is celebrating after graduating from Edge Hill College of Higher Education with a BSc (Hons) degree. Alf studied part-time for the degree in Organisation and Management Studies, while working as a project manager and carrying out his political duties. He graduated at a ceremony at Lancaster University. Edge Hill’s degrees are […]

FIRST CLASS MOVE FOR MAURICE

MAURICE Elliott is making a first class career change – from painter and decorator to teacher. The 41-year-old of County Road, Ormskirk, has just graduated from Edge Hill College of Higher Education with a First Class honours degree in Information Systems. He is now planning to train as a secondary school teacher. Maurice changed his […]

NO BABY BLUES FOR ALISON!

OH baby! Alison Mosley has graduated with a first class honours degree?despite having had her first child halfway through the course. When baby Harry arrived, Alison was nearing the end of the second year of her BSc (Hons) with Qualified Teacher Status* Key Stage 2/3: Information Technology degree at Edge Hill College of Higher Education, […]

FIRST CLASS CAREER CHANGE FOR JOANNA

A SPELL helping out at her children’s school led to a new career for Joanna Goldsmith of Ansdell. Joanna, 47, had a high-flying career in advertising before having her two children, John, now 13, and Becky, 11, with partner George Embelton. But now, after gaining a first class honours degree, Joanna is looking forward to […]

FIRST CLASS RESULT FOR TRACEY

A WOMAN who was told at school that she would never amount to anything is celebrating gaining a first class honours degree. Tracey Seath, 37, of Catterick Fold, Kew, Southport, left school with just a CSE in English and an O Level History. Placed in the bottom stream, she was told by teachers she was […]

LISA’S A FIRST CLASS MUM!

HAVING a baby during her first year of a degree course didn’t put Lisa Ratcliffe off her work. In fact, she went on to excel in her studies at Edge Hill College of Higher Education – and has just graduated with a first class honours degree in English Language and Literature with Writing. Lisa of […]

LOVE IS…STUDYING TOGETHER!

HUSBAND and wife Derek and Joyce Stananought are celebrating after BOTH graduated with first class honours from Edge Hill College of Higher Education. The couple, of Noel Gate, Aughton, studied part-time for the BA (Hons) in Art and Drama at the Ormskirk insitution. Joyce, 66, and Derek, 69, already had first class Bachelor of Education […]

MORE FIRST CLASS DEGREES THAN EVER TO BE AWARDED

MORE students than ever before are to graduate from Edge Hill College of Higher Education with first class honours degrees. Around 55 first class degrees will be awarded at graduation ceremonies this Friday (12 July) – the highest number to date. In total, more than 1,000 degrees will be awarded. A further 380 students have […]