On the eve of becoming first Chancellor of Edge Hill University Professor Tanya Byron talks about life, students and her nerves ahead of the historic ceremony.
Pioneering research carried out by academics at Edge Hill University has been judged to be world leading in a national assessment of UK universities.
Dr. Tanya Byron will make history on Saturday, 6 December, 2008 when she will become the first ever Chancellor of Edge Hill University.
In a powerful address at Edge Hill University, Reverend Jesse Jackson described the historic struggle for black civil rights as a marathon journey, with U.S President Elect Barack Obama completing the final lap.
A Reverend Jessie Jackson Scholarship is to be awarded annually by Edge Hill University, with a lecture also to be delivered each year addressing issues of race equality and human rights.
Edge Hill University’s sports facilities could be used by athletes from Oceania, with 15 Pacific Island countries set to use the Northwest as their training base in the four year period building up to the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
The Centre for Local Policy Studies (CLPS) at Edge Hill University has announced that the American civil rights leader, Rev. Jesse Jackson will deliver a free public lecture at 7pm on Monday, 1 December, 2008.
Dr. Tanya Byron will carry out her first official duty as Chancellor Elect of Edge Hill University when she presents 35 Excellence Scholarships.
Edge Hill University will offer a degree in Social Work for the first time from September 2008.
Over 500 students celebrated receiving Edge Hill University-awarded degrees in ceremonies at the Ormskirk Campus.