An Edge Hill University student who made headlines after recovering from life-threatening injuries is already looking forward to his next challenge after completing one of the world’s toughest races.
James Thompson is embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime challenge from which he hopes to raise thousands of pounds for charity.
Staff and students at Edge Hill University have gathered over 400 items of warm clothing for Merseyside’s Shoebox Full of Love campaign.
The National Student Survey (NSS) is now open giving all third year students an opportunity to voice their views about their Edge Hill University experience.
Second year student Travis Frain has an extensive history of volunteering, however when he was caught up in the Westminster attack earlier this year, he realised there wasn’t enough support for victims of terrorism and was inspired to become a charity trustee.
As an ultramarathon runner, Scott regularly clocks up 100km – or 62 miles – and has raised thousands of pounds for charity. His dedication has now been rewarded with an Excellence Scholarship from Edge Hill University.
Business and Economics student Mark Turner has been recognised with an Excellence Scholarship for his voluntary work in both Northern Ireland and Ethiopia, where he has helped build schools and improve children’s lives through football.
Edge Hill Geography lecturer Dr Tasleem Shakur begins a month-long fast today, 24 October, to raise awareness of the current Rohingya refugee crisis in Burma and Bangladesh.
The number of people are affected by mental health problems is rising, with one in four people in the UK experiencing mental health issues each year, and Edge Hill University has joined forces with a leading group of charities in an attempt to tackle this.
Students from Edge Hill have helped raise over £8,000 for national and regional charities by completing the National Student Survey (NSS) about their university experiences.