Student Experience

Two students chat over drinks while relaxing on a sofa in the SU Bar. Edge Hill has been crowned University of the Year in the Educate North Awards 2020/21 for our continued commitment to delivering an exceptional student experience. We were awarded the coveted top prize for the outstanding progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months and our dedication to placing students at the heart of everything we do. In 2020, we were shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards and WhatUni Student Choice Awards. We are proud to be ranked in the top three in the North West for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021) and rated as a top 10 modern University by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

There are plenty of opportunities to participate in optional activities which complement your academic studies and enhance your skills, from completing a sandwich year or short-term placement to studying abroad or learning a language.

There’s also lots to keep you busy around campus, with a variety of places to eat and drink, £60 million of sport and leisure facilities, over 70 clubs and societies, live theatre shows and free film screenings, as well as themed bar and club nights, quizzes and karaoke.

Students share a pizza in the SU Bar.Underpinning the student experience is the comprehensive support you will receive in all areas of university life. This is complemented by an active Students’ Union who provide both advice and representation, as well as coordinating a variety of activities and events.

With one of the best living and study environments in higher education, it’s easy to understand why so many students are choosing to study at Edge Hill University.

Inside Edge

Inside Edge is the student blog that takes you behind the scenes and gives you a unique insight into student life at Edge Hill University.

Our student bloggers will reveal what’s happening around campus, what they’ve been up to on their course, and help you gain a better idea of what the student experience is like.

You can also expect to receive lots of useful tips and advice on everything from applying through UCAS to moving in on campus.

View the Inside Edge blog and meet our student bloggers 

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