Student Experience

Two students chat over drinks while relaxing on a sofa in the SU Bar. Edge Hill has been crowned Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022, recognising our continuous investment in the student experience and responsiveness to students’ needs. This prestigious award follows the institution being crowned  University of the Year in the Educate North Awards 2020/21 for our exceptional student experience and dedication to placing students at the heart of everything we do.

Ranked in the top three in the North West for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021), 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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