CHRISTMAS FUNDAY

23 December 2003 CHRISTMAS FUNDAY AT EDGE HILL Students at Edge Hill helped to spread some Christmas cheer by holding a Christmas Funday for children from the West Lancs area. The Community Action Group- part of the Students’ Union- held the annual event at the Ormskirk Campus for 35 children with special needs from Ormskirk, […]

SPORTS UPDATE

17th December 2003 EDGE HILL SPORTS UPDATE Edge Hill’s men’s football 4th team secured a convincing 4-1 victory over Warrington’s 2nd team. Despite taking a 2-0 lead in the first half, the team didn’t sustain their play and conceded a goal in the second. Warrington’s attempt to enter the game spurred the Edge Hill team […]

STUDENT APPLICATIONS ON THE UP

12th December 2003 STUDENT APPLICATIONS ON THE UP More and more people are applying to study at Edge Hill College of Higher Education, with applications for courses starting in September 2004 up by 28%. 2 795 people have applied to take up degrees at the Lancashire institution compared with 2 190 this time last year, […]

EDGE HILL TOPS FUNDING COUNCIL TABLES

11th December 2003 EDGE HILL TOPS FUNDING COUNCIL TABLES Figures published today place Edge Hill College of Higher Education as one of the top two major providers of higher education opportunities for people from working class backgrounds, with significantly low drop out rates for students taking degree programmes. The table, published by the Higher Education […]

HIGH TECH TASTER DAYS

10TH December 2003 HIGH TECH TASTER DAYS College students tried a taste of higher education with a high tech focus when they attended a Digital Media Design taster course at Ormskirk’s Edge Hill College of Higher Education. Around 25 students from Bury College, who are studying for the AVCE in Media, spent the day working […]

ADVICE FOR TRAINEE TEACHERS

9 December 2003 ADVICE FOR TRAINEE TEACHERS Around 40 employers were on hand to offer advice at a teaching careers fair held at Edge Hill’s Ormskirk Campus. The annual event was aimed at the institution’s trainee teachers. Over 1000 are expected to complete final year courses next July, and the fair gave them chance to […]

SPORTS UPDATE

9TH December 2003 EDGE HILL SPORTS UPDATE Women’s football returned to its winning form on Wednesday with a 2-1 victory for Edge Hill over Manchester Metropolitan University. Despite a poor first half performance, the team pulled together and made a dramatic improvement in the second. This crucial game ensured that Edge Hill retained their second […]

SPORTS UPDATE

25 November 2003 SPORTS UPDATE This week’s 5-0 victory for Edge Hill’s men’s football 2nd team, against Liverpool Hope, began with two goals scored in the opening ten minutes of the match. The second half saw the substitute Phil Long scoring the third goal with his first touch of the game. Goalkeeper, Danny Morton scored […]

RESEARCH DEGREE SUCCESS

27 November 2003 RESEARCH DEGREE SUCCESS A Lecturer from Edge Hill’s Faculty of Health has received a doctorate award following a 22 year association with the college of higher education. Dr Dave Lynnes started his health service career back in 1981 when he became a pupil nurse at the Walton School of Nursing, now Edge […]

COURSE TO SOLVE SHORTAGE OF MATHS TEACHERS

26 November 2003 COURSE TO SOLVE SHORTAGE OF MATHS TEACHERS A partnership approach to attracting more maths teachers is being led by Lancashire’s Edge Hill College of Higher Education, with the pilot of a new course to help more people gain a deeper knowledge of maths, before they embark on a teacher training programme. The […]