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Guide for parents and supporters

The university experience is like no other. As a parent or supporter you’ll be proud, and you’ll want to support the process.

These pages will help you to navigate the process. We’ll give you the information you need to ensure that your student reaches an informed decision as they choose a course and university. You can also get information on how to help your student to prepare for university with our checklist of the things they need to do after submitting their application.

Why choose us?

A student and her parents unpack boxes as she moves into a hall of residence.

There are plenty of reasons for your student to study at Edge Hill University. Most recently we have been crowned Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

This prestigious award highlights our outstanding facilities, the quality of our teaching and our continuous investment in the student experience.

We also received University of the Year in the Educate North Awards 2020-21 for our exceptional progress made in innovation and dedication to placing students at the heart of everything we do.

Come and see for yourself

Find out more about Edge Hill University by attending one of our open days. They are scheduled throughout the year and allow you to explore our campus, courses and accommodation. This gives you the opportunity to discover what university life will be like for your student. You will:

  • find out more about the student support we offer
  • speak to our tutors
  • tour our subject building
  • see our on-campus accommodation
  • explore out beautiful campus
  • 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 two parts, to try and make it as easy as possible for you to use: