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Living on campus

Living on Edge Hill’s stunning campus, you’ll find your home from home. You’ll be right in the heart of our community in a safe environment where you can live, study and socialise.

What is living on campus like?

We have seen generations of students succeed through hard work, dedication, and the community and support available when living in our accommodation. Fully immerse yourself in university life. And choose to live in one of six areas across the beautiful Edge Hill campus.

To make your decision even easier, we’re guaranteeing you a place in our halls for Year 1 of your course. All new first year undergraduate students, from the UK and EU, starting full-time in September 2022 are eligible.

Living on campus is the best option for many students as it can open the door to amazing experiences that will shape who you are. From making forever friendships to gaining independence and confidence.

Two students sit on a bed in a hall of residence, while a third students chats to them while he sits on the window sill.

How to choose the right accommodation for you

One look at our campus and you’ll know. This is the place for you. We also know that once you’ve made your mind up, it’s all about finding your second home and settling in. Here are a few tips to help you choose your accommodation:

Reanna’s experience living on campus in Ormskirk

First year Primary English Education student Reanna talks about her experience living on campus. As a campus-based University, students benefit from having everything within easy reach, together with access to some of the UK’s most vibrant cities and glorious countryside on their doorstep.

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What do I need to take to university?

A big part of feeling prepared for your first year at university is knowing exactly what you need to bring. We provide the necessary starting blocks to a comfy university life. Just remember clothes, toiletries and personal touches are up to you.

What we provide:

  • A single bed and mattress
  • Built in wardrobe
  • A study desk and chair
  • Wireless internet service
  • Communal kitchen with all the essentials
  • Laundrette facilities on site

Most rooms come with a flat screen which you can enable to watch Freeview TV.

Five students eat pizza in the dining area of a hall of residence.

You can connect your gaming consoles to the wired network in Chancellors Court and Chancellors SouthFounders EastFounders WestPalatine Court and Woodland Court. The communal areas in these particular halls, plus Graduates Court, include a 32″ LCD Freeview TV with a TV licence provided by the University.

What you need to bring:

  • A computer (if you wish to use one)
  • Your own towels and toiletries
  • Bed linen, a duvet and pillow
  • Crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils
  • A TV if you would like one and are living in halls where one is not provided
  • Posters, photos or anything that will make your room your own

If you’re allocated a room in Forest Court or Main Halls, you will also need to bring pots and pans.

Three students chat in a room in a hall of residence, one sat on the bed, one on a chair and the other stood near the door.
A TV licence will be required in all halls, regardless of whether you watch live TV, online (on any device) or view/download programmes on BBC iPlayer.

The Student Accommodation Code

We are dedicated to protecting your rights to safe and good quality accommodation.

Therefore, Edge Hill University has signed up to the Student Accommodation Code. It includes your rights to the following key areas:

  • a healthy, safe environment
  • timely repairs and maintenance
  • a clean, pleasant living environment
  • a formal, contractual relationship with your landlord (the University in this case)
  • access to health and wellbeing services
  • a living environment free from anti-social behaviour
  • a complaints process
More information on The Student Accommodation Code website
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Please note, we continually strive to enhance the services and facilities available to students. In doing so, there may be building work near halls of residence. The University will ensure that disruption is kept to a minimum while any building work is completed.