Student

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Joshua Toft-Wild

  BA (Hons) Dance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

The collective offer of modules, tutors, facilities and undergraduate dance companies has made this course an amazing experience.

Joyce Andrews

  Fastrack: Preparation for Higher Education

 Access Programmes

 Student

I’ve recommended Fastrack to lots of people already, so if you are thinking about it I would tell you to just go for it - don’t have a second thought.

Kimberly Rimmer

  Fastrack: Preparation for Higher Education

 Access Programmes

 Student

The confidence boost I have from successfully completing the course has been massive and made me very proud, I feel on top of the world.

Paul Harkin

  Fastrack: Preparation for Higher Education

 Access Programmes

 Student

There’s no down side to this course and I really can’t speak highly enough of it.

Tom Chandley

  Fastrack: Preparation for Higher Education

 Access Programmes

 Student

Even if just a small part of you is thinking about doing this course then I would definitely recommend it.

Lynne Hutton

  BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

This course has literally been life changing and I have experienced a huge amount of personal growth which has assisted my practice as a counsellor.

Debbie Walker

  BSc (Hons) Child Health and Wellbeing

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

One of the reasons I chose this degree was because I hoped it would open up a career path for me, and that is just what has happened.

Paige Costello

  MSc Public Health Nutrition

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

It’s been great to be around different health professionals and the guest lecturers have been fantastic.

Lizzie Brighouse

  BA (Hons) Health and Social Wellbeing

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Throughout the course I have had a lot more support than I thought would be available, especially from my tutors, they really are there for you.

Katherine Mullaney

  BSc (Hons) Child Health and Wellbeing

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

 I gained a lot of practical skills and found that the theory I had covered in class just clicked.

Katherine Jones

  MSc Public Health Nutrition

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

When I started this masters degree I really didn’t expect it to change my life in the way that it has. How I look at the world has really altered. I’m more critical and questioning but also more confident in my own abilities.

Erin Gurr-Corbett

  BSc (Hons) Child Health and Wellbeing

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

These experiences have really helped me to create a portfolio of work and have also developed my communication skills and confidence levels.

Emma Canning

  BA (Hons) Health and Social Wellbeing

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

I can recommend the course as there’s a wide range of modules, covering everything from housing and social policy to international health and all are really well taught.

Anthony Stark

  BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

The course was really stimulating and I especially enjoyed the field trip to Budapest. It was fantastic.

Sarah Birdsall

  BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

The whole Edge Hill experience has been a great route into working with children and one I’ve really enjoyed.

Ross Eaton

  BA (Hons) Television Production Management

 Department of Media

 Student

It was so motivating to push myself into becoming this mini junior production manager and I feel that I’ve grown up in the last year.

Meg Hughes

  BA (Hons) Television Production Management

 Department of Media

 Student

Being able to work on something you loved watching makes you want to go in every day.

Amelia Gibbons

  BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

The highlight of my course was the five months I spent at the University of Roskilde in Denmark as part of the Erasmus Project.

Leona Forde

  BA (Hons) Sociology

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

As part of the degree I have been on a number of excellent trips which has allowed me to bring my studies to life.

Humera Patel

  BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

One of the great things about this course is that it offers you a wide range of career options.

Daniel Robinson

  BSc (Hons) Business and Management

 Business School

 Student

My course is really up-to-date, something might be in the news one day and in your lecture the next, so you are learning how real businesses are operating right now.

Anna Trojak

  BSc (Hons) Business and Management with Human Resource Management

 Business School

 Student

My tutors are very knowledgeable about their subjects and while they are friendly and informal they encourage you to become very professional about the way you present yourself.

Tim Merrifield

  BA (Hons) Dance and Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

The course gives you so many opportunities, enabling you to push yourself harder than you thought possible and make you the best performer you can be.

Reuben Austin

  BA (Hons) Musical Theatre

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

This is a really fulfilling course where I am developing the skills and contacts I’ll need for a career in musical theatre.

Renaud Verbiest

  BA (Hons) Creative Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

You need to be open-minded, to listen to other people’s ideas, but also to engage and participate.

Olivia Falsone

  BA (Hons) Dance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

In just the first couple of semesters I have progressed so much and learnt many different techniques.

Lucy Connah

  MA Making Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

This is a demanding course but it is very rewarding. If you go into it having done the reading and knowing what your plan is going to be, then you’ll genuinely find it is so much fun.

Lisa Turner

  BA (Hons) Dance and Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

While other courses have exams, we devise shows where you get to present big ensemble pieces with people you’ve grown with.

Katie Threlfall

  BA (Hons) Dance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

I’ve encountered so many aspects of dance since I started the degree as there’s so much choice within the course.

Jack Jones

  BA (Hons) Dance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

Working with choreographers has helped me to excel and I believe that if I train hard I’ll be able to become a professional dancer.

Hannah Codner

  BA (Hons) Musical Theatre

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

Our tutors really push you out of your comfort zone, identifying where you need help and then supporting you to build your self-belief.

George Wills

  BA (Hons) Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

The tutors are all professionals and being around them pushes you to a professional standard, but at the same time they are friendly and supportive.

Coral Pashler

  BA (Hons) Dance and Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

It has been incredible to be able to bring my two passions together.

Chris Harrop

  BA (Hons) Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

Students motivate each other and bring together different styles and experiences that creates something fantastic.

Callum Forbes

  MA Making Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

I had the space to write my own piece, work with a cast, and then see it performed for a student audience. It gave me a massive buzz to see their reactions.

Abigail Wood

  BA (Hons) Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

There are so many opportunities here, you just need lots of enthusiasm and to throw yourself into everything to get the most from the experience.

Natalie Wilkinson

  Subject Knowledge Enhancement Biology

 Faculty of Education

 Student

As well as refreshing my subject knowledge I also got a big confidence boost from the course.

Cathrine Jones

  Subject Knowledge Enhancement Mathematics

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The course was ideal for us all, so if it is a long time since you studied a subject then an SKE course would be perfect for you.

Lydia Suffling

  BSc (Hons) Psychology

 Department of Psychology

 Student

I now have a whole new perspective on the workplace. My technical and communication skills have benefited tenfold, as has my confidence.
Fabrina Benhamada-Lasborg

Fabrina Benhamada-Lasborg

  LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

It's amazing meeting people of all ages and cultures from across the country at open days and events.
Megan Beaton

Max Beaton

  BSc (Hons) Geography

 Department of Geography

 Student

It has been great to meet people from various backgrounds and from different areas of the UK and overseas at open days and events.
Sam Barker

Sam Barker

  BA (Hons) Film and Television Production

 Department of Media

 Student

It is especially satisfying when I work at open days and events and have the opportunity to help prospective students and their families.
Megan Dunlop

Megan Dunlop

  BA (Hons) English Language

 Department of English and History

 Student

I enjoy meeting potential students and advising them about what Edge Hill University is like from the perspective of a student.
Luke Mythen

Luke Mythen

  BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I enjoy speaking in front of large or small groups, so being able to share my experiences and enjoyment of Edge Hill at open days really excited me.
Tamar Rafferty

Tamar Rafferty

  BA (Hons) Secondary English Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

An aspect of the role I particularly enjoy is providing campus tours and speaking to visitors at open days.

Lauren Waugh

  Year 12 Residential (Geography)

 Department of Geography

 Student

The academic sessions were a step up from A Level but I was able to cope with them and they weren’t as hard as I thought they might be.

Gemma Darker

  Year 12 Residential (Psychology)

 Department of Psychology

 Student

It has definitely made Edge Hill stand out from other universities.

Craig Booth

  Year 12 Residential (Computing)

 Department of Computing

 Student

The academic sessions taught me how to work in a team and I enjoyed meeting new people.

Chloe Fitzpatrick

  Year 12 Residential (Law and Criminology)

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

I wanted to see what it would be like to live away from home, as well as to experience studying Law.

Maisie Masterman

  Year 12 Residential (Teaching and Education - Early Years and Primary)

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I came here very nervous and not knowing anyone but I put myself out there and just thought what is there to lose!

Tatenda Chiradza

  Year 12 Residential (Business, Accountancy, Marketing and Economics)

 Business School

 Student

I now feel that I know so much more about university, in particular the different assignments and assessment there will be.

Timon Holden

  Agent Academy Programme - BA (Hons) Film Studies and Media

 Department of Media

 Student

The real world work experience is a big thing for me – I’m learning new skills and that will really help my CV.

Sameer Sohail

  Agent Academy Programme - MBA Marketing

 Business School

 Student

Hopefully this course will be the perfect stepping stone towards a job in marketing.

Rachel Warsaw

  Agent Academy Programme - BSc (Hons) Psychology

 Department of Psychology

 Student

To be able to say that I’ve taken part in a voluntary, intensive, hands-on programme should set me apart.

Madison Courty

  Agent Academy Programme - BA (Hons) Film Studies and Media

 Department of Media

 Student

I’m really excited to see what I can achieve over the rest of the programme.

Dongni Liang

  Agent Academy Programme - MBA Business Administration

 Business School

 Student

The course is a really good way for overseas students to engage with British firms and contacts.

Dana O’Neill

  Agent Academy Programme - BA (Hons) History

 Department of English and History

 Student

I’m definitely benefitting from being on the programme and I’m enjoying it as well.

Daisy Simonis

  Agent Academy Programme - BSc (Hons) Marketing with Public Relations

 Business School

 Student

The graduate market is really competitive, so my advice is to take opportunities like this where you find them.

Alex Duffy

  Agent Academy Programme - BA (Hons) Media, Music and Sound

 Department of Media

 Student

Unlike me, not many new graduates can say ‘I was a marketing intern and here is my portfolio’.

Phoebe Harris

  BSc (Hons) Accountancy

 Business School

 Student

I’ve made friends for life and gained an accountancy degree that will significantly help with my future progression.

Olivia Harvey

  BA (Hons) Creative Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

Being able to explore these different disciplines is what drew me here and it has been amazing.

Ellie Stewart

  BA (Hons) Creative Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

I really liked how this degree includes many interesting topics that I hadn’t seen covered at other universities.

Crystal Barella

  BA (Hons) Creative Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

If I were to design a course containing the things I want to learn then this course would be it – I love it here!

Arnold Matapo

  BA (Hons) Creative Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

You experience a lot of different types of performance and have the opportunity to learn new skills, which is really important to me.

Alice Chilton

  BA (Hons) Creative Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

I know that I want to work in the performing arts in some capacity, so being able to try a variety of areas on this course has been amazing.

Regina Weiss

  Erasmus+ English Student

 Department of English and History

 Student

There is an excellent choice of English modules and I’ve found the tutors have a lot of passion for their subjects.

Petrina Byrne

  BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

I’ve found the course to have lots of practical aspects which has opened up doors to a wide range of careers, including teaching.

Kajol Patel

  BA (Hons) Children and Young People's Learning and Development

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I want to be a language specialist, so being able to learn Mandarin while I’m at Edge Hill has been great.

Maegan Cleary

  BA (Hons) Children and Young People's Learning and Development

 Faculty of Education

 Student

There’s a massive list of job options available for anyone taking this course.

Jamie Harrison

  BA (Hons) Children and Young People's Learning and Development

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The attachment to a primary school has been my favourite aspect, while being a classroom practitioner has really motivated me.
Karen Allcoat

Karen Allcoat

  BA (Hons) Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Practice (Part Time)

 Faculty of Education

 Student

This course is a new lease of life for me, something I’m doing for myself.
Sue Maylor

Sue Maylor

  BA (Hons) Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Practice (Part Time)

 Faculty of Education

 Student

My advice for people starting this course is to be committed and to work hard.
Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams

  FdA Early Years Practice

 Faculty of Education

 Student

“The sense of achievement when I passed my first year was amazing and I got an enormous confidence boost.

Elaine Gilroy

  FdA Early Years Practice

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The big draw of Edge Hill University is its outstanding reputation for teaching.
Steven Smith

Steven Smith

  BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The sessions we did on interviewing were invaluable, and I'd have done horribly in my job interview without them.

Sarah Burton

  BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I had wanted to be a teacher since I was little and thought I had missed the opportunity, but this course has given me the tools I need.
Niamh McKevitt

Niamh McKevitt

  BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I am only here two days a week and when I am away I miss it. It is such a good course.
Naznin Patel

Naznin Patel

  BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

On this course religion becomes a reality rather than something in a book.
Joseph Molyneux

Joseph Molyneux

  BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

My brother and sister went to university in Liverpool and Manchester respectively and wish that they had come here instead.
Hollie Foster

Hollie Foster

  BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I know that both the practical and religious sides of this course will help me in my aim of becoming an inspirational teacher.

Alexandra Pagonis

  BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The feeling you get when you observe a child achieving their goals and showing enthusiasm to succeed is the best feeling of all and is something I am looking forward to experiencing regularly over the coming years.

Joseph Cullen

  PGCE Secondary English (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The knowledge I have acquired and the experience I have gained throughout the PGCE has helped me to secure a teaching post at a secondary school in Manchester teaching English to Key Stages 3 and 4 pupils.

Grace Williams

  BSc (Hons) Midwifery

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

A highlight of my time on the programme has to be opting to travel to Ghana for my elective placement where I gained first-hand experience of healthcare practice in a developing country as well as immersing myself in a new culture.

Aisha Butt

  PGCE Secondary Religious Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The PGCE has been a great experience and I believe the skills and knowledge I have acquired will help me to thrive in being an inspiring teacher of Religious Education.

Lee Royle

  PGCE Further Education and Training

 Faculty of Education

 Student

All throughout the course it is obvious that Edge Hill want you to succeed and they provide all the necessary support to help you get to where you want to be.

Bethany McGill

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Through studying at Edge Hill I have been reminded of my own worth and encouraged to believe in myself and my ability to make a difference.

Adam Hampton

  BA (Hons) English Language with Creative Writing

 Department of English and History

 Student

The course has shown me that poetry can be a space where it is the art, and the making of the art, that matters and nothing else.

Madeline Murdoch

  MSc Advanced Practice

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Edge Hill University has been a great place to study with the high level of support and the experience of the tutors particularly standing out to me.

Sophie McGuinness

  BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

The course has definitely helped shape me as an individual and enabled me to realise my ambitions.

Ben Watherston

  BSc (Hons) Web Design and Development

 Department of Computing

 Student

When I graduate I am confident that I will be able to put both the knowledge acquired on my degree and the experience gained from my placement into practice.

Kayliegh Langan

  BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

Through studying this degree I have acquired a thorough understanding of the services, policies and practices which affect children and young people, and have also gained the knowledge I need for employment once I graduate.

Sarah Billington

  MA Creative Writing

 Department of English and History

 Student

Writing, especially poetry, has always been something that I’ve enjoyed doing, so to be able to gain a qualification in something that I really love is a fantastic opportunity.

Kaine Caruana

  BA (Hons) Human Biology

 Department of Biology

 Student

Being on placement has given me a completely different picture to the media’s depiction of an underperforming NHS. I’d recommend anyone taking a placement. It’s a really valuable experience that will give you direction after graduation.

Phil Richardson

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing

 Department of English and History

 Student

I’d heard that Edge Hill had a great reputation. I was excited by the idea of mixing with other ambitious students and gaining invaluable tuition from professional writers.

Christine Riaz

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing

 Department of English and History

 Student

My advice to prospective students would be to choose to study a subject that you love and ideally have a talent for. Everything else will follow on.

Neil Bennett

  BSc (Hons) Biology

 Department of Biology

 Student

The placement allowed me to hone my field survey skills and gain relevant knowledge in identifying some of the most threatened organisms, and why we need to protect their habitats.

Jessica Wood

  LLB (Hons) Law

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

The experiences I’ve gained over the past three years have been invaluable and I truly feel that my LLB (Hons) Law degree will help me to achieve my ultimate goal of becoming a family law solicitor.

Ellie Clarke

  BA (Hons) Drama and English Literature

 Department of English and HistoryDepartment of Performing Arts

 Student

My BA (Hons) in Drama and English Literature is a combined honours degree which has allowed me to make lots of friends from different courses and get to know a lot about the University.

Caitlin Baker

  BA (Hons) Advertising

 Department of Media

 Student

The best thing about my course is the level of creativeness. Each day brings something new and I like the fact that I can oversee a project from start to finish.

Callum Stevens

  BA (Hons) Film and Television Production

 Department of Media

 Student

I firmly believe the combination of skills, knowledge and experiences I have gained since starting at Edge Hill University have prepared me for life after studying.

Hayley Billington

  BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

I chose to study the BA (Hons) in Childhood and Youth Studies because it covered a wide variety of interesting topics, offered variation in assessment strategies and led onto careers in areas that interested me.

Harrison Callen

  BSc (Hons) Marketing with Advertising

 Business School

 Student

The thing I like most about my BSc (Hons) Marketing with Advertising course is that alongside gaining knowledge of my subject, I am also learning things that will help me in my life outside of my studies.

Annabelle Turner

  BA (Hons) English Language

 Department of English and History

 Student

I wanted to speak to prospective students to let them know what is available if they choose Edge Hill – from the support systems to ensure that you feel comfortable in a new environment, to the excellent work opportunities on campus and abroad.

Daniel Bocharnikov

  BSc (Hons) Environmental Science

 Department of Biology

 Student

Everyone I spoke to seemed to have gained a lot from the events and I was happy to take part because I love the community feel that there is on campus.

Oonagh Woods

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

One of the main benefits of attending an open day is to enable prospective students to get a feel for the amazing campus and decide whether Edge Hill is right for them.

Jenny McAlister

  BA (Hons) Sociology

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

If anyone was to ask my advice about coming to study at Edge Hill I would definitely recommend it.

Kelsey Duncan

  BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business

 Department of Computing

 Student

Studying this course has not only helped me to understand processes, it has also helped me to recognise the impact my work will have on a company.

Juandre Bekker

  BSc (Hons) Marketing

 Business School

 Student

I feel sure that the Marketing degree at Edge Hill University will equip me with the relevant skills in order to achieve my goals.

Catherine O’Keeffe

  MSc Information Security and IT Management

 Department of Computing

 Student

I feel so lucky to have undertaken this MSc – not only have I become a better IT manager, I also have the ability to further develop my department and organisation.

Joseph Powell

  BA (Hons) History

 Department of English and History

 Student

Overall, I feel this course has helped me to develop the knowledge required to be a successful historian, as well as provided me with the skills needed to study any further qualifications I may wish to pursue.

Jess Griffith-Evans

  BA (Hons) History

 Department of English and History

 Student

The tutors are approachable, supportive and always available whenever you might need them - it’s great!

Daniel Waite

  BSc (Hons) Marketing with Advertising

 Business School

 Student

My advice to anyone who has the opportunity to take a year out and undertake a work placement is to go ahead and do it – you won’t look back!

Dominic Woodward

  BSc (Hons) Business and Management with Accounting and Finance

 Business School

 Student

Overall, I would say that even though a placement year can be challenging and hard at times, it is definitely worth it and extremely valuable. It is unbelievably satisfying when you are told at the end that the company want you back.

Heather Panter

  Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) Early Years Teacher Status

 Faculty of Education

 Student

One of the great things about the course is that it is flexible and contains so many options and pathways, whether you are a working practitioner, a student, a graduate or an undergraduate.

Annaliese Wade

  PGCE Primary Mathematics Specialist with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Overall, the best thing about this course is the expert knowledge of the tutors. Their enthusiasm is both motivating and inspiring.

Patrick Furlong

  PGCE Secondary Modern Languages (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

As I am someone who learns more by doing things rather than observing them, it has been incredible to see the progress I have made during these practical aspects.

Claire Roberts

  BSc (Hons) Biology

 Department of Biology

 Student

Being able to tailor the degree to my specific scientific interest has definitely been beneficial for my future plans.

Dale Pendleton

  BSc (Hons) Biology

 Department of Biology

 Student

I’ve also undertaken a work placement that Edge Hill arranged for me which really gave me an insight into life after graduation.

Danielle Marsden

  BSc (Hons) Biology

 Department of Biology

 Student

Biology at Edge Hill offered many module options, giving me lots of time to decide on exactly which path I wanted to follow within the subject, while still studying something I loved.

Jessica Anderton

  PGCE Secondary Design and Technology (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The practical side of the course allows you to try things out before using them in the classroom, including gaining experience in Edge Hill’s workshops.

Beth Kearns

  PGCE Secondary Mathematics (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

As I approach the end of the course I’m glad to say that I’ve secured my first teaching post in an 11–16 school, so I’m really looking forward to starting as a newly qualified teacher.

Sophie Worden

  PGCE Secondary Physical Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The tutors guide you along to keep you on track and I can’t thank them enough for everything they have done for me.

Francine McPhail

  PGCE Secondary History (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I have no doubt that studying my PGCE at Edge Hill has enabled me to develop as a teacher and led directly to the new job I am about to start.

James Lindsay

  PGCE Secondary Business Education (Age Phase 14-19) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Edge Hill has provided me with detailed advice on searching for jobs and preparing for interviews, which I was able to put into practice to secure a position teaching Business and Economics.

Yolanda Hopkins

  PGCE Secondary Geography (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I’m really happy because I’ve been offered a job at my second placement school and am looking forward to teaching my pupils again next year.

Emily Williams

  PhD Doctor of Philosophy

 Department of Sport and Physical Activity

 Student

Right from the start of my PhD I have found everyone within the department to be incredibly accommodating and I could not have been made to feel more at home.

Matthew Robinson

  BSc (Hons) Computing (Application Development)

 Department of Computing

 Student

The course is great and provides really good opportunities to work with both current and revolutionary technologies.

Laura Dandy

  BSc (Hons) Secondary Computer Science and Information Technology Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

There’s no doubt that the course at Edge Hill University has allowed me to become who I want to be and I feel as though I’ve made my family proud.”

Joanne Lynn

  BSc (Hons) Computing

 Department of Computing

 Student

I really like that course has a hands-on approach which means you get to complete a range of tasks, either individually or in a group, so that you can apply in practice all of the concepts you have been taught throughout the modules.

Nathan Jackson

  BSc (Hons) Secondary Design and Technology Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Three years ago I could never have dreamt that I would be signing a contract to teach. I am convinced that without Edge Hill I would never have had this amazing opportunity.

Julia Pichler

  BSc (Hons) Secondary Design and Technology Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

After I finish the course I want to teach in England and become a specialist in my subject area. I am also interested in working in international schools and learning about different cultures.

Rachel Alker

  BSc (Hons) Secondary Design and Technology Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I particularly value that we are being taught by people who have many years of teaching experience, with knowledge of all of the latest technologies, tools and techniques to pass on to us.

Brett Bienias

  BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

 Department of Psychology

 Student

This course provides an opportunity to gain a lot of hands-on experience. Early on you get to conduct your own interviews and observations, as well as collect data and complete research.

Mark Smith

  BA (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport

 Department of Sport and Physical Activity

 Student

My course has given me all that it said it would and everything we do is relevant. At the moment I am spending lots of time in schools gaining valuable experience for the future as well as volunteering as a Community Sports Coach.

Obi Onuorah

  MSc Information Security and IT Management

 Department of Computing

 Student

Coming to the UK has opened my eyes to numerous opportunities that I would not normally have had access to and removed many of the barriers that prevented me from making the best of the ones that I did know about before.

James Simpson

  BA (Hons) Digital SFX Animation

 Department of Media

 Student

For me, the best thing about university life has been the sense of independence and the opportunity to start to plan what you want to do with your life when you graduate."

Harriet Hirshman

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Film Studies

 Department of English and HistoryDepartment of Media

 Student

When I saw the opportunity to become a student blogger I thought it would be good for me and provide some practical experience of what I want to do."

James Hubbard

  BSc (Hons) Computing

 Department of Computing

 Student

I decided to become a student blogger to help develop my communication skills with others, to interact with those thinking about coming to Edge Hill and to represent the university."

Sophie Proyer

  BA (Hons) English Literature

 Department of English and History

 Student

I decided to become a student blogger because I felt it would be the perfect way to share with others just how much I am enjoying my university experience."

Emma Openshaw

  BSc (Hons) Psychology

 Department of Psychology

 Student

During my course I decided to undertake the role of a student blogger as it is something that not only suits my love of technology and writing, but also appealed because I enjoy helping people."

Philip Edgington

  BA (Hons) Media, Music and Sound

 Department of Media

 Student

I became a student blogger as I felt it would help develop my employability skills and help to raise awareness among students of the things I am doing to enhance my opportunities."

Sarah-Louise Abbotson

  BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

 Department of Law and CriminologyDepartment of Social Sciences

 Student

By studying two different subjects together I feel I have expanded my career options, whilst learning a wider variety of topics keeps me intrigued and motivated.

Carl Wright

  BSc (Hons) Geography

 Department of Geography

 Student

During my three years here I've been on lots of field trips to a whole range of different places.

Tom Eland

  BA (Hons) Media, Music and Sound

 Department of Media

 Student

My three years at Edge Hill University have allowed me to develop a real understanding of my subject and equipped me with the skills I need for my future career.

Elizabeth Brown

  BA (Hons) Film and Television Production

 Department of Media

 Student

A particular highlight for me was when I completed a community project with Castlefields Regeneration Partnership, which included a celebratory screening at The Brindley Arts Centre in Halton.

Katrina Dewhurst

  BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

I now realise that my skills had lain dormant for too long, with my time at Edge Hill proving to me that I can work to a very high standard and push myself to meet deadlines.

Lavinda Richards

  BSc (Hons) Business and Management

 Business School

 Student

The course has been everything I hoped it would be and the fact that it offers a work placement has been particularly good.

Anushree Nande

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Media

 Department of English and HistoryDepartment of Media

 Student

I'd definitely recommend Edge Hill to anyone thinking of coming to the UK to study.

Amy Jones

  PGCE Secondary Design and Technology (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Teaching isn't just a job; it's a vocation and so I really do think you have to enjoy being in school, taking part in school life and mixing with both staff and students.

Jonny Moffett

  PGCE Secondary Business Education (Age Phase 14-19) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I certainly feel that Edge Hill will help me realise my ambition to be a great teacher. It's a great course supported by excellent staff and this combination has made sure that I now feel equipped to begin my career with confidence.

Mark Champion

  MSc Conservation Management

 Department of Biology

 Student

I had been working for over 20 years when I decided to return to study to aid my career development.

Carl Glennon

  BSc (Hons) Computing

 Department of Computing

 Student

I do think that the diverse approach of my course, combined with the real-life projects we get to work on, provides you with a solid foundation in all the core software and IT areas.

Jenna Edwards

  BSc (Hons) Psychology

 Department of Psychology

 Student

I liked the fact that the course at Edge Hill is accredited by the British Psychological Society and everyone I spoke to at the open day gave very positive feedback.

Claire Lyon

  BSc (Hons) Midwifery

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

By the time you complete your studies at Edge Hill, you will have become a very knowledgeable, questioning and focused practitioner.

Sarah Henrikson

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing

 Department of English and History

 Student

"I think it's important that you take advantage of the time that you have in the UK by going to as many places as you can. This country has so much to offer, from coast to coast there is something for everyone to enjoy."

Joanne Simpson

  LLB (Hons) Law

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

The tutors make the subject interesting too, they don't simply regurgitate information, but engage with students, encouraging opinions and initiating discussions.

David Goodson

  BSc (Hons) Biology

 Department of Biology

 Student

I'd say that my Edge Hill experience has been life-changing, I never thought that my skills surrounding biology would develop to such a high standard within just three years.

Sarah Nicholson

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Media

 Department of English and HistoryDepartment of Media

 Student

When I came to Edge Hill it was the only time I could actually imagine myself studying and living somewhere.

Shantel Ruzvidzo

  BA (Hons) Social Work

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

We are also given excellent course materials, get to meet service users and attend talks from professionals in the field, which is both interesting and helpful.

Stephanie Hakesley

  BA (Hons) Advertising

 Department of Media

 Student

I particularly love my lectures and how they provide a balance between individual creative freedom and guidance.

Rachel Gilks

  BSc (Hons) Physical Geography and Geology

 Department of Geography

 Student

Within the Geography Department the lecturer to student ratio is brilliant and it was a relief to know that I wouldn't just disappear into the crowd.

Joanna West

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

There's no doubt that coming to university is a major decision and a once in a lifetime opportunity, so it's vital that you get it right.

Catherine Bukata

  BSc (Hons) Behaviour Analysis and Intervention

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

For me, one of the best things about the programme is being able to choose your own area of interest to focus on.

Chris Lee

  MSc Integrated Children and Young People's Practice

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

I have found Edge Hill University, and its Faculty of Health and Social Care, to have a good student support structure with great facilities and resources, as well as staff who are really helpful and make it a warm and welcoming place to study.

Mayank Gupta

  BA (Hons) Television Production Management

 Department of Media

 Student

This course is great for anyone who has an interest in TV and film production and likes to manage and organise.

Laura Mills

  BA (Hons) Television Production Management

 Department of Media

 Student

I'm really passionate about working in children's television and over the summer had the privilege to work for the BBC.

Natalie North

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

There's no doubt that nursing is hard work, but it is definitely worth it!

Helen Keenan

  BA (Hons) Dance and Drama with Physical Theatres

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

Since being here I have built up an amazing professional relationship with my tutors, they make my learning fun, interesting and challenging.

Hayley Hardman

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing and English

 Department of English and History

 Student

I liked the structure of my BA (Hons) Creative Writing and English course and the fact that all my modules would be taught by published writers who would support and help me to develop my own writing style.

Rochelle Harris

  BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

At the moment I'm spending a lot of time in schools, trying to gain as much experience as I can.

Rebecca Forrest

  BSc (Hons) Business and Management

 Business School

 Student

My favourite aspect of life here is definitely all the new people I have met, all the staff are helpful and friendly, and I've made some amazing friends.

David Wilson

  BA (Hons) History

 Department of English and History

 Student

Choosing Edge Hill was easy as the campus is incredible with great facilities, but, more importantly, the staff are very experienced and at the forefront of research in their chosen areas.

Hannah Moulder

  BA (Hons) Film Studies with Film Production

 Department of Media

 Student

During my time at Edge Hill I've worked for the BBC, been shortlisted for an internship with documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield and attended the Lodz Film Festival in Poland.

Nicholas Turner

  BSc (Hons) Computing

 Department of Computing

 Student

Using real-life settings, I find communicating with clients, implementing their requirements and knowing that a system I am working on will be used by thousands of people is very rewarding.

Lee Peachey

  PGCE Secondary Design and Technology (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

My course leader has been extremely helpful and gone the extra mile to make sure that my professional development progressed the way it should. He's been a brilliant asset.

Claire Studdart

  PGCE Secondary History (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Edge Hill is somewhere I'd definitely recommend; not only is it well organised with supportive tutors, but everyone is made to feel like they are part of one big family.

Rob Hosker

  PGCE Secondary Mathematics (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The course, in short, has given me the opportunity to teach my subject for a living. I've now secured my first post at an excellent local school, thanks in no small part to the excellent support Edge Hill provided.

Sara Bowdler

  PGCE Secondary Modern Languages (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

What I've found is that Edge Hill has a real understanding of what students need from their university.

Adele Beswick

  PGCE Secondary Music (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The course really does prepare you well and I felt confident the first time I stood up to teach a class due to the amount of training I'd had beforehand.

Asha Musa

  PGCE Secondary Religious Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I can only emphasise how important it is that PGCE trainees receive strong support in an encouraging atmosphere and the staff at Edge Hill provide that in abundance.

Neil Fitzgerald

  PGCE Further Education and Training

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Being new to higher education, I had some worries that the course might be too advanced, but with the support that I've been given, especially in the second year, I've successfully completed and achieved the PGCE.

Andrew Fitzpatrick

  PGCE Secondary Computer Science and Information Technology Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

With all the hard work comes the rewards and each milestone gives you such a real sense of achievement.

Graham Farrington

  MSc Leadership Development

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

My course isn't what I expected, it's better! It's definitely improving my performance in work and further developing my wider understanding of the sector.

Hannah Healing

  PGCE Further Education and Training

 Faculty of Education

 Student

By opting for Edge Hill, you are demonstrating to prospective employers that you are dedicated to the profession, are willing to take it seriously and that you are of a high calibre.

Madeleine Hughes

  MA Making Performance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

As part of this MA I was able to take a professional show to the Edinburgh Festival, the reviews of which have led to a real understanding of my own practice.

Stephanie Robinson

  MA Creative Writing

 Department of English and History

 Student

Being a postgraduate course it realistically prepares you for writing as a career, guiding you through each writing form in-depth, such as poetry, short stories and script writing.

Roseleen Walsh

  BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

We all have something to offer and you will get out of this course exactly what you want if you are prepared to work. The support is certainly there and the rewards are amazing.

Andy Smith

  BSc (Hons) Physical Geography and Geology

 Department of Geography

 Student

I have had so many positive experiences and learnt so much during my time at Edge Hill.

Sarah Webb

  PGCE Secondary English (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Apart from its excellent reputation for PGCE studies I chose Edge Hill as it provided the flexible route.

Michelle Oatridge

  BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Health

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Nutrition is definitely an area that is gaining more and more recognition, as is the understanding of what an informed lifestyle choice can make on our health and wellbeing throughout our lives.

Demi Wellington

  BSc (Hons) Child Health and Wellbeing

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

I have found that the pathways we study are constantly expanding and evolving to meet the needs of the sector, which can only help in ensuring that as students we are fully prepared for our future careers when we graduate.

Philip Nulty

  Fastrack: Preparation for Higher Education

 Access Programmes

 Student

I have learnt so much and found the tutors to be extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

Victoria Neacy

  BA (Hons) History

 Department of English and History

 Student

“I would definitely recommend this degree and have found it really enjoyable, I have learnt about aspects of history that I'd never explored before and engaged in many debates with my fellow students.”

Ryan Beales

  Fastrack: Preparation for Secondary Initial Teacher Training in Higher Education

 Access Programmes

 Student

“I would say to anyone considering Fastrack to go ahead and do it! All of my expectations were met and it was by far the best thing I could have done to prepare for life as an undergraduate.”

Hannah Bridge

  BSc (Hons) Coach Education

 Department of Sport and Physical Activity

 Student

The lecturers are all highly dedicated professionals and always willing to go the extra mile.

Claire Shiels

  BSc (Hons) Marketing

 Business School

 Student

I recently completed a work placement with Mercedes-Benz of Leeds, where being able to put my studies into practice has been invaluable.

Terri Uwaibi

  BA (Hons) Health and Social Wellbeing

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Alongside my studies I am also a volunteer at a day centre for the elderly, which involves providing social activities for the residents to help improve their independence. This practical experience has been invaluable.

Joanne Hague

  BA (Hons) Health and Social Wellbeing

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

During my placement I worked as a community support worker. I enjoyed my time there so much that I have continued with this role alongside my studies.

Vanessa Berry

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

First-hand experiences enable you to put all the theory you have learnt into practice and help to develop your skills and confidence when working with the public.

Elliot Costas-Walker

  BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

For me, the best thing about the course is being able to study with people who are as passionate about education as you are.

Sanchia Watt

  BA (Hons) Early Years Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

This course has equipped me with the essential knowledge and experience I require to become a creative and dedicated teacher.

Charlotte Rigby

  BA (Hons) Social Work

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

All of my placements have given me the opportunity to get to know lots of different service users and carers.

Roisin O’Donnell

  PGCE Secondary Music (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I am now looking forward to securing my first teaching role and continue with my professional development even further.

Daniel Burgess

  PGCE Secondary Computer Science and Information Technology Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Throughout the course I have found that trainees are provided with all the resources they need to become effective teachers and the tutors are very supportive.

Mageline Allardice

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Your time is divided between theory sessions in the classroom and being out on placement, where you are able to put everything you have learnt into practice.

Angela Manning

  BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Once I graduate I plan to take on the role of an ODP and continue to achieve my goals within the perioperative environment.

Jacob Richmond

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

“I've been very fortunate during my three years at Edge Hill and been given the opportunity to work alongside a community health team in Liverpool, as well as at Alder Hey Children's Hospital.”

Emma Potts

  BSc (Hons) Midwifery

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

When I graduate I will leave Edge Hill with the knowledge to develop my future learning with the best evidence-based research to practice, whilst also being able to work well and deliver safe and up-to-date care.

Robyn Pratt

  BA (Hons) Stop-Motion Animation

 Department of Media

 Student

Students are hands-on from day one, which means you learn lots and have the creative freedom to develop your own ideas.

Kayleigh Williams

  BA (Hons) Children and Young People's Learning and Development

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I've also found the course to be really varied and include many aspects of working with children that is applicable to a variety of professions.

Paul Kenny

  BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

From day one you are building your reputation with future employers and becoming part of the theatre environment.

William Norris

  BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Throughout the course you undertake numerous school-based placements which are fantastic and enable you to develop as a person as well as a practitioner.

Farrah Dales

  BA (Hons) Stop-Motion Animation

 Department of Media

 Student

Taking part in activities, combined with the encouraging approach the tutors provide, means that you have the opportunity to really develop your own style in an incredibly supportive and helpful atmosphere.

Aimee Brandwood

  BA (Hons) Digital SFX Animation

 Department of Media

 Student

Tutors make sure we get the right balance of theoretical understanding and creative practice.

Thomas Spencer

  BA (Hons) Digital SFX Animation

 Department of Media

 Student

The encouragement provided by our tutors, who have experience of working in many different areas within the industry, is great and they are always happy to give us advice and support. They make it clear that we can contact them at any time

Helen Shaw

  Fastrack: Preparation for Higher Education

 Access Programmes

 Student

I'm absolutely convinced that Fastrack is one of the best things I've ever done and I feel so proud of what I have achieved.

Michelle Duckworth

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

I have now secured a role as a Registered Mental Health Nurse for a local trust.

Craig Billington

  BSc (Hons) Accountancy

 Business School

 Student

I am really enjoying the course and find that it offers an excellent range of practically-based modules, which not only provide you with a solid grounding in accounting theory, but also broaden your wider business knowledge too.

Antoinette Holton

  BSc (Hons) Midwifery

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

I am really excited about my forthcoming elective placement, as a friend and I are going to work in a maternity unit in Tanzania.

David Hicken

  BA (Hons) Social Work

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Service users and carers offer the best knowledge of how services realistically work and affect them, so there is no doubt that their feedback informs your future practice.

Dominic Walker

  LLB (Hons) Law

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

I've found it amazing how applicable to everyday life the principles we learn in the classroom truly are, with the practical activities students undertake really helping us to understand them more fully.

Anna Stolarski

  BA (Hons) English Language

 Department of English and History

 Student

I feel very fortunate that I have been able to apply the skills from my previous working life during my time at university, but there is no doubt that this course has allowed me to develop many new ones too.

Stephanie Ashton

  BSc (Hons) Geography

 Department of Geography

 Student

The highlights of the BA (Hons) Geography degree has been the fieldwork and the digital geography modules we undertake.

Jonathan Ducker

  BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The opportunity to go out on placements has been my favourite part of the course and really fired my enthusiasm.

Stephanie Linney

  BA (Hons) Television Production Management

 Department of Media

 Student

There are lots of opportunities for students to put what they have learnt into practice. I am about to start a month's work placement with BBC Breakfast.

Felicity Dickson

  LLB (Hons) Law

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

I'm really happy to be a student here as there is a real community spirit and everyone is supportive of each other.

Michael Willshire

  PGCE Secondary Science (Physics) (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The guidance and support on the course has been excellent from start to finish and I received valuable advice, feedback and mentoring.

Christopher Rees

  PGCE Secondary Science (Biology) (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I chose Edge Hill University because I was aware of its excellent reputation for initial teacher training, particularly with respect to the support it provides.

Susan Bone

  PGCE Further Education and Training

 Faculty of Education

 Student

It is with thanks to Edge Hill that I have accomplished what I set out to do, whilst also having some great experiences and making several new friends. More importantly, I have also developed a real passion for my work.

Charlotte Douglas

  BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

There is such an awe-inspiring sense of community here and an environment in which you immediately feel comfortable.

Christopher Harrison

  PGCE Secondary Science (Chemistry) (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

The PGCE is an intensive year but it is worth every minute. You emerge from it as a teacher with confidence and experience to teach anywhere.

Suzanna Murray

  BA (Hons) English Literature

 Department of English and History

 Student

The programme is delivered by tutors who are really passionate about what they are teaching and display a friendly and caring attitude.

Sean O’Brien

  BA (Hons) English Literature

 Department of English and History

 Student

I find the modules we study really interesting; you can tailor your options to suit your own interests and it is great to meet like-minded people who are as passionate about reading and literature as you are.

Connor Quill

  BA (Hons) Dance and Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

At Edge Hill you also learn to fly! As part of this course I've undertaken three Aerial Performance modules and they have been a remarkable, thrilling and enjoyable learning experience.

Gareth Farrelly

  LLB (Hons) Law

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

The staff at Edge Hill are at the forefront of research in their specialist areas, so to work with them and learn from them has been great.

Alex Illingworth

  BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Come and experience Edge Hill University first-hand and see just how great it is!

Chloe Pettit

  BA (Hons) Media, Music and Sound

 Department of Media

 Student

The course has been everything I hoped it would be. It has provided me with a valuable insight into how music and media are related as well as how I can build my career around both these fields simultaneously.

Ian Hodson

  BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business

 Department of Computing

 Student

As you progress through the course you get to apply what you have learnt and draw on the experiences you have had, enabling you to see how valuable everything will be in boosting your future career opportunities.

Michael Wilmott

  BSc (Hons) Computing (Information Systems)

 Department of Computing

 Student

In addition to the great selection of modules and the excellent facilities and resources available, the University provides fantastic student support.

David Chambers

  BA (Hons) Animation

 Student

Recently I have undertaken an internship with an animation studio based in Manchester and I have already learnt so much!

Chanelle Moran-Bakes

  LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

Combining the practical with the theoretical has given me the confidence to know that when I graduate I will leave with an excellent degree that has equipped me with a deep understanding of many different areas.

Daniel Lindsay

  BA (Hons) Advertising

 Department of Media

 Student

We undertake live and time-constrained briefs, which emulate those in the real world, helping students to prepare for the fast-paced life of advertising.

Adele Jewell

  MA English

 Department of English and History

 Student

There are core modules that you have to complete, but then you can specifically choose what you want to study.

Joseph Reay-Reid

  BA (Hons) Dance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

I've been inspired way beyond my expectations and I am now not only a professional dancer, but a dance professional.

Rosemary Redvers-Jones

  BA (Hons) Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

The best thing for me is that you have fun, enjoy what you do and get to work closely with your friends.

David Dunkerley

  BA (Hons) Film and Television Production

 Department of Media

 Student

I have been fortunate enough to secure a role with ITV as a camera assistant, it's an extremely exciting job and I can't wait to get started when I graduate.

Ann O’Brien

  LLB (Hons) Law

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

I have found the lecturers to be dynamic, supportive and approachable as well as being involved in international research projects that are really changing the legal landscape.

Dipesh Silwal

  BA (Hons) Film Studies with Film Production

 Department of Media

 Student

Alongside studying the theoretical side of film-making I have gained some practical experience too, enabling me to critically analyse any type of film while, at the same time, creating my own pieces.

Thomas Pye

  PGCE Primary Modern Languages Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I've now secured my first permanent teaching position and know that the support from Edge Hill University will continue.

Sarah Smith

  BA (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport

 Department of Sport and Physical Activity

 Student

If you come here you'll have the best three years of your life while learning so much about yourself and your chosen subject along the way.

Evelyn Rogers

  BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

 Department of Sport and Physical Activity

 Student

I was so impressed by the course content and the information on the website that I booked on an open day. Once I had visited I fell in love with the place and knew I wanted to study here too!

Hannah Savage

  BA (Hons) Media, Film and Television

 Department of Media

 Student

The quality of the teaching here is brilliant and the lecturers are fantastic; they really know their subject and clearly have a lot of experience in the industry, which they pass on to us.

Martin Palmer

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing and English

 Department of English and History

 Student

The tutors here are excellent and they are always there to lend a hand and offer friendly support above and beyond the call of duty.

Jayne Rushton-Woods

  BSc (Hons) Psychology

 Department of Psychology

 Student

I've learnt a huge amount and truly appreciated the support offered by the lecturers, as well as the genuine enthusiasm they show for their specialism.

Elisha Peers

  BSc (Hons) Biology

 Department of Biology

 Student

I am enjoying studying here so much and feel it is one of the best decisions I have ever made.

Nicola Cowling

  BA (Hons) English

 Department of English and History

 Student

The staff at Edge Hill were really supportive and tailored a study pathway I could follow to help make my dreams become a reality.

Tariq Ahmed

  BA (Hons) Dance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

I have also recently been successful in acquiring a job as an Arts Support Manager in Southampton once I graduate, so the knowledge and skills I have acquired at Edge Hill are already starting to pay off.

Drew West

  BA (Hons) Sociology

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

An array of field trips to places ranging from Amsterdam to Belfast has offered me unique opportunities that I will never forget.

Francesca Michell

  PGCE Primary Science Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

There can be no substitute for all the hands-on experience this PGCE provides, all of which has had a major impact on my journey.

Rachel Hardie

  BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

I always knew that I wanted to work with children of a younger age group, so when I saw the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies would allow me to work with children up to the age of seven I knew it would be the right course for me.

Catherine Whorton

  LLB (Hons) Law

 Department of Law and Criminology

 Student

Edge Hill University is not only providing me with an education that will combine my passion with a future profession, but there are also loads of optional extras to get involved in which enhance your CV even further.

Jodi Jarrett

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

After I lost my job due to the recession in Ireland I decided to do something about it, with it proving to be the best decision I have ever made.

Alex Winstanley

  BA (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport

 Department of Sport and Physical Activity

 Student

Since starting my degree I've had constant opportunities for both personal and professional development and found all the staff to be very encouraging and enthusiastic.

Charlotte Broadhead

  BA (Hons) English Literature

 Department of English and History

 Student

Being at Edge Hill is brilliant! If you have ambition and an idea of where you want to go in your life then the staff, who are wonderful, will go above and beyond to help you achieve.

Faye Singleton

  BA (Hons) Film Studies

 Department of Media

 Student

One of my favourite things about studying at Edge Hill University is how friendly and helpful my tutors are. They are all so supportive and reassuring and are always there to talk to about assignments, or other aspects of study I may need to discuss.

Charlotte Corkish

  BSc (Hons) Psychology

 Department of Psychology

 Student

It was really important to me that I not only studied a subject that interested me, but that I did this at a university that was right for me too.

Wendy Gillett

  BA (Hons) Creative Writing

 Department of English and History

 Student

There's no doubt that my writing has developed enormously during my studies and I no longer stick to the same genre any more. I'm now confident enough to experiment with both my writing and my approach to it.

Daniel Sature

  BA (Hons) Dance

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

I've found the expertise and professionalism of the lecturers on this course inspires you to work hard and aim high, and I believe Edge Hill's Dance course is one of the best in the country.

Victoria Hillier

  BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

 Department of Social Sciences

 Student

There's no doubt that if you are passionate about children and the way in which they develop then this course is for you!

Carl Shaw

  BA (Hons) English Language

 Department of English and History

 Student

Studying the BA (Hons) English Language degree has been an excellent experience and I feel I have learnt so much.

Rachael Patel

  PGCE Early Years Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

Throughout the course the tutors and the staff in the placement schools have provided excellent support, which has been fantastic.

Benjamin Kilburn

  PGCE Primary Mathematics Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

One of the best things about this course is the well-supported teaching placements trainees undertake within a wide range of outstanding settings.

Olushola Akinbi

  MSc Information Security and IT Management

 Department of Computing

 Student

“The main difference between studying in the UK and back in Nigeria is simply the quality and standard of education here. Whether it's an environment conducive to rewarding study, well-equipped libraries or well-trained staff, the UK has it all.”

Nicholas Swift

  PGCE Primary English Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

I have now secured my first full-time teaching post at a school that has been recognised as Outstanding by Ofsted.

Joseph Thomas

  BA (Hons) Drama

 Department of Performing Arts

 Student

Edge Hill University has proven to be a great choice. I feel I have benefited from the excellent facilities it has, especially the state-of-the-art studios.

Alexandra Macklin

  BA (Hons) Television Production Management

 Department of Media

 Student

I've recently completed a production management placement at the BBC, which included being a runner when we filmed at the Royal Albert Hall.

Brett Dickinson

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Learning Disabilities)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

This course offers students a good mixture of real work experience and practical sessions, which I've found really useful.

Ellis Brennan

  BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

 Department of Law and CriminologyDepartment of Social Sciences

 Student

I have a genuine admiration and respect for all of my tutors and marvel at their extensive subject knowledge.

Hannah Koop

  BSc (Hons) Nursing (Learning Disabilities)

 Faculty of Health and Social Care

 Student

Throughout the three years at Edge Hill University you take part in regular clinical skills sessions as well as two work placements each year.

Abigail Wright

  BA (Hons) Media, Film and Television

 Department of Media

 Student

Through recommendations and support from my lecturers, I have been given the opportunity to work with professional companies within the industry and experience film festivals in both Poland and Hong Kong.

Fazila Saleh

  BA (Hons) Secondary English Education with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

All of the tutors are extremely approachable and prepared to go the extra mile to help us achieve our goals.

Daniel Higham

  PGCE Secondary Physical Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

 Faculty of Education

 Student

My PGCE course has undoubtedly been one of the most enjoyable experiences of my life. I've met new people from all over the country and worked closely alongside friends with similar interests to my own.

Matthew Vurley

  BA (Hons) Animation

 Department of Media

 Student

After completing only one week on placement, I secured work for BBC North at MediaCity.

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