Edge Hill University provides a comprehensive student support service.
We can help with almost any aspect of student life, ensuring that you have a rewarding and enjoyable student experience, achieve your full potential, and go on to further success in your future career.
Whether you need advice on managing your finances, help finding somewhere to live, or a confidential one-to-one with a qualified counsellor, our Student Services team are here to assist you.
- Accommodation – get help and guidance with any accommodation queries, whether you are living on-campus or in private accommodation;
- Campus Life – the Campus Life team are here to help you settle in, make friends and feel part of the Edge Hill community. Connect with the team on social media at facebook.com/EHUCampusLife;
- Care Leavers – a range of support is available to care leavers, including a dedicated contact person to provide advice and guidance;
- Counselling – benefit from one-to-one sessions and small group workshops. A range of counselling services are available if you find yourself going through personal difficulties or just need a safe place to talk;
- Health and Wellbeing – access support to improve your mental health and wellbeing, receive advice on sexual health or diet and exercise, and access information about drugs and alcohol awareness;
- Inclusion – individually tailored support for students with disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions, and physical or sensory impairments is available from our Inclusion team;
- Money Advice – receive guidance on student funding and managing your money from the Money Advice Team. Financial health checks, as well as support to students who are struggling financially, are also available;
- Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Service – pastoral guidance, support and encouragement is available through our multi-faith chaplaincy service. The service is available to students of all faiths and none.
You can contact the Student Information Desk on 01695 584554, email email@example.com or visit the Student Information Centre. Further details are available at www.edgehill.ac.uk/studentservices.
From Summer 2018, Student Services will be based in the £26 million Catalyst Building, part of an exciting campus development which will provide the entire Edge Hill community with an inspiring 24/7 destination where welcoming, knowledgeable, professional staff are on hand to support student life, research, learning and career development.
SpLD Support Team
Additional support and software for students with Specific Learning Difficultiies (SpLD) is available through the SpLD Support Team based in the University Library.
An Assistive Technology room provides text to speech tools, magnification and mind-mapping software, as well as multi-sensory study skills packages, large screen monitors, ergonomic keyboards and height-adjustable desks.
You can contact the SpLD Support Team on 01695 584372, email SpLD@edgehill.ac.uk, or visit the Ask Desk on the first floor of the University Library.
Competing in the graduate job market means being prepared. Our award-winning Careers Centre will ensure that you are planning your career and enhancing your employability from the moment you start your degree.
The Careers Centre can help you:
- Find a part-time job – earn extra cash and gain essential transferable skills alongside your studies by securing part-time work with support from our Edge Hill Works team;
- Volunteer – enhance your CV, make friends, improve your confidence and give something back to the community through volunteering. Our Volunteering Advisors can help you to find a suitable opportunity whether you want to commit to a couple of hours per month or a couple of days each week;
- Make the most of your summer – work at some of the UKs biggest events, such as V Festival, Glastonbury and Wimbledon, or spend your summer in the USA or Australia. We can help you identify and apply for exciting summer work opportunities;
- Prepare for your future career – our Careers Advisors can assist you in researching and planning for your future career and finding suitable graduate vacancies. They can also provide support in writing successful job applications and performing well in interviews.
Career fairs, recruitment events and workshops on campus enable you to meet and network with prospective employers, including representatives from some of the world’s leading brands.
These initiatives provide an ideal opportunity to get the latest information and ideas about different career paths, graduate job opportunities and training schemes, as well as sandwich year placements and work experience. You can make vital links to enhance your employability and boost your career prospects.
The Careers Centre also organises an annual Employability Awards Evening. This event celebrates the progress and achievement that students have made in developing their ability to stand out from the crowd, as well as acknowledging the vital support the University receives from employers in enhancing employment opportunities and skills.
You can contact the Careers Centre on 01695 584866, book an appointment with an advisor at www.edgehill.ac.uk/careers, or visit the Student Information Centre.