From student teacher to teaching students

From student teacher to teaching students

A First Class degree, a PGCE and a passion for inspiring a lifelong love of sport in all children gave Jenny Fitchie the edge when it came to securing a job in the competitive world of PE teaching.

From people to ponies

From people to ponies

Chloe Greenwood added horses to her list of potential clients after graduation, and is now applying her specialist knowledge of soft tissue injury and rehabilitation to her dual role as a Human and Equine Sports Therapist.

Everton in the community

Everton in the Community

Since 2013, Edge Hill has worked with Everton in the Community, the official charity of Everton Football Club, on a ground-breaking partnership designed to improve the lives of people who live in some of the most socially and economically deprived communities in the UK, while enhancing the employability of Edge Hill students.

Enterprising career for Sports Therapy student

Enterprising career for Sports Therapy student

The combination of a First Class degree and a wealth of practical experience helped mature student Jo Kirton change her career and, ultimately, start her own sports therapy business.

Business Advice

Business Advice

During her studies, Lucy Ricciardi noticed a lack of physiological testing facilities for athletes in her birthplace of the Isle of Man. She seized the opportunity and set up her own unique business providing tests and advice, saving athletes a trip to the UK.

Back of the net

Back of the net

An industry-focused degree, coupled with outstanding opportunities for applied work experience, ensured Joe Lewis was ‘match fit’ for his dream job as a Physiotherapist at Liverpool Football Club.

A degree of self-belief

A number of people cycling on exercise machines in a gym setting

Vicky overcame a lack of confidence in her abilities to achieve success at undergraduate and postgraduate level at Edge Hill, before securing a coveted funded place on a PhD programme.

Working in local communities

Working in local communities

A desire to make a positive difference to people’s lives through sport motivated Jack Mullineux to devote his spare time to life-changing voluntary work and led to a rewarding career in community sports.

The route to a great career

The route to a great career

A wealth of practical experience and specialist knowledge of new sports training technology, gained during his time at Edge Hill, helps Ross Jones keep Fleetwood Town Football Club’s players in tip top condition.

Tackling the Blues

Tackling the Blues

More than 100 Sport and Physical Activity students have contributed to an award-winning sport, physical activity and education-based mental health awareness programme that has engaged over 300 young people from some of the North West’s most deprived areas.