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Guide for parents and supporters

Success starts with both inspiration and opportunity. New possibilities open up. Friends are made for life. And ambitions seem more achievable. That’s what you’ll find at Edge Hill University.

University is a unique experience like no other. Whether you went to university or not yourself, we know that you’ll want to help and support your student along the way. And we’re here to support you.

Why choose us?

Since 1885, we’ve been helping students to embark on truly inspirational journeys by creating access to knowledge and opening up opportunities.

We’re extremely proud to have been named as a UK Top 35 University (Guardian University Guide 2024) and Top 4 in the North West (Complete University Guide 2024). Our awards show our excellent reputation and that we strive to provide the best possible student experience. Our aim is to open new doors and provide new opportunities for all our students.

Everyday our inspiring academics spark new conversations, challenging you to question, explore and discover. They support in making your journey with us an inspirational one. That’s why we have been awarded Gold for Student Experience, Silver for Student Outcomes, Silver Overall (Teaching Excellence Framework 2023).

Our award-winning teaching facilities, combined with our beautiful green campus, provides the perfect home-from-home for your student to grow and succeed.

Why study at Edge Hill University?
Award-winning teaching and facilities
A truly beautiful campus
A focus on creating employable students
Where every student is supported

Application advice

Is your student ready to take that step and apply? Let us help you to make their university application count.

Students can apply online for up to five courses. The institution code for Edge Hill University is E42.

How you can support your student

We’ve put together a guide to help you support your student with their higher education choices. You can support them:

  • with their university application
  • if they apply for university after the UCAS deadline
  • if they change their mind about their choices
  • if they don’t receive the grades they expected
University application advice for parents and supporters

Come and see for yourself

Campus tours

Discover Edge Hill University by attending one of our campus tours to see what university life will be like for your student. Led by one of our current students, tours will show students where they will live, study, and the facilities they will use as part of their course. Find out more on our campus and facilities page.

Book your place online

Supporting your student

How you support your student will differ depending on where they are in their student journey. We have split our advice and guidance into multiple parts to try and make it as easy as possible for you to use.