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You’ll always find something going on, no matter what day of the week. So whatever your interests or hobbies may be, there is something for everyone.

Here at Edge Hill, we understand just how important social life is for students, and why it’s a serious consideration for any student deciding where to study.

We realise that many students want a university experience that is a perfect blend between study and social life. We’re committed to ensuring that students have all the facilities necessary to enjoy a thriving social life alongside their studies.

Life at Edge Hill University

With plenty of events on offer, no two days need to be the same. So whatever your hobbies and interests may be, there is something for everyone at Edge Hill. Watch the video to experience life at Edge Hill.

Experience life at Edge Hill

Discover our events

Life moves fast here at Edge Hill, with plenty of events on offer on a regular basis, there is something that will appeal to everyone. Why not consider:

Three people are talking inside the arts centre at Edge Hill.
  • Discovering what’s going on at Edge Hill. Find out all the latest on exciting upcoming events.
  • Checking out what’s on at our Arts Centre, where there is a wide variety of events that are hosted including live theatre screenings, film, music, dance, and so much more.
  • Taking a look at the Students’ Union events, run by students for students. From singing at Karaoke nights to enjoying drinks with friends at our SU Bar, there are always opportunities to socialise and get involved.
Find out how you can get involved
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Food and drink

All across our Ormskirk campus you will find a wide variety of food and drink options to satisfy the needs of every individual student. We understand that many students have varying tastes, and potentially even dietary requirements.

But rest assured, all food and drink options are designed with the student in mind, and you’ll be sure to find something for you. Our Morrisons shop on campus is also available if you’re looking for a quick meal on the go, or ingredients to cook yourself.

  • In the mood for a hot drink? Perhaps a baked pastry or sandwich? Then why not check out Starbucks, Costa, the Catalyst cafe, or 53.3 Degrees.
  • We’ve got a great choice of hot meals too. If you have any specific dietary requirements, there is no need to worry. We have plenty of fully vegetarian, vegan and allergy conscious options giving you confidence in your choices.
  • Other tasty options include freshly prepared sandwiches, paninis, wraps and baguettes, jacket potatoes with a choice of hot and cold fillings, and a selection of pizzas, soups and salads.
  • You can also grab something to eat in the Students’ Union’s on-campus Subway, or try a hot meal from Stone Willy’s Kitchen in the SU Bar.
  • Grab a bit with EH Market. A trendy, state of the art & modern catering outlet. Whatever your dietary preference, EH Market has food to feed your appetite.
Discover the food options available on our campus


Our beautiful award-winning campus has everything you will need during your time here at Edge Hill University. Whether this be the every day essentials such as bread and milk, or possibly you’re looking to post an item. Our on-campus Morrisons convenience store with a built-in post office has everything you need.

A group of students look at items in an Ormskirk gift shop

On selected days of the week, you will regularly find popular market stalls within the Hub selling everything from crafts, decorations and gifts to cakes, crepes and savoury pastries and fresh fruit and veg.

Perhaps you’re looking to venture on a shopping trip? If so then you’ll find Ormskirk town centre only a short walk away containing a variety of stores including supermarkets, chain retailers, unique local shops and so much more. So whether you need study equipment or to do some grocery shopping, you won’t be short of options.

Shopping in Ormskirk


Whether you want a quiet drink with friends at the SU Bar right here on campus, or perhaps you are looking for a full night out, whatever it is that you desire you’ll have peace of mind in knowing that there are plenty of options for students within Ormskirk and the surrounding areas in North West England.

Gather all of your friends for a fun night out at the Student Union bar, located right here in the heart of our Ormskirk campus. The SU bar offers something for everyone, whether this be a quiet drink or a themed night out.

Why not put your brains together for the Monday quiz, or head down to one of the legendary karaoke nights to show off your singing. With so much to do, a night out at the SU is guaranteed to be fun and entertaining.

And it’s great news for all you sports fans, with live sport shown on large TV’s in the SU Bar, it’s a great environment to have a chilled drink with friends and watch football or rugby games.

Students enjoy cocktails at a bar in Ormskirk.

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