Students Attend Florence Nightingale Foundation Celebration

Two Edge Hill University students recently took part in an event which celebrated the founder of modern nursing and a true icon of the healthcare profession. Midwifery student Grace Williams and Adult Nursing student Bethany McGill were nominated by their peers to attend the annual Students’ Day which is organised by the Florence Nightingale Foundation. […]

Midwifery Society Launched on the International Day of the Midwife

Midwifery students in Edge Hill University’s Faculty of Health and Social Care recently formed a new society with the aim of bringing a range of benefits to those who join. The Midwifery Society, which was launched on the International Day of the Midwife, was established by BSc (Hons) Midwifery student Carly McNally whose inspiration came […]

Innovative Students Excel at International Competition

A team of quick-thinking students recently excelled at a prestigious international competition, the FLUX Enterprise Challenge, which provides the chance for students to present innovative ideas to a panel of judges. After being contacted by this year’s hosts, Lancaster University, and following a rigorous selection process, staff from Edge Hill’s Business School entered a team […]

Dragons’ Den Event Puts Range of Psychology Careers in Mind

A new initiative has been launched at Edge Hill University to help prepare psychology students for life after university and help enhance their prospects of landing that all-important first job. This has been accomplished through adding a Dragons’ Den-style event to the Reflections and Future Directions module which is studied during the final year of […]

Inaugural Peer Mentor Award Ceremony for Performing Arts Students

Inaugural Peer Mentor Award Ceremony for Performing Arts Students Performing Arts students at Edge Hill University recently gathered to attend their very first Peer Mentor Awards Ceremony, acknowledging the vital support that current students provide to new students by linking with them as mentors during their first year of study. Established by Senior Lecturer in […]

Film and Television Students Produce Films for Local Organisations

Film students from Edge Hill University’s Media department were recently given a valuable opportunity to demonstrate their skills by producing corporate films for local organisations. Working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the national watchdog for work-related health and safety issues, the students created a range of video case studies to demonstrate how to […]

Enterprising Students Gain Valuable Business Insights

Second year students from Edge Hill University’s Business School were recently given the chance to put their enterprise skills to the test as part of an event designed to help provide them with valuable experience. The Graduate Enterprise Day, opened by the Mayor of West Lancashire, Councillor Doreen Stephenson, involved students organising, planning and running […]

Careers Fair Enhances Computing Students’ Employability Prospects.

Students from the Department of Computing recently had the opportunity to attend a careers fair, dedicated to providing them with information and advice to enhance their future employability prospects. The event, held in the University’s state-of-the-art Creative Edge building, built upon the success of previous careers fairs and enabled students from all year groups to […]

Academy Experience Confirms Career Aspirations for Callum

An Edge Hill University student has recently completed an active-learning programme with a prominent local organisation designed to bolster employability prospects for young people in the area. Callum Stevens, a final year BA (Hons) in Film and Television Production student, was part of the inaugural cohort of Agent Academy CIC, an initiative created by Liverpool-based […]

Employability Event is a Great Success for Media Students

Edge Hill University students interested in careers in the media industry recently had the opportunity to attend a series of events designed to provide them with advice and guidance on how to enter the career of their choice. The ‘Make Yourself Employable’ week, which was arranged by the Department of Media, provided talks, workshops and […]