Student Support

Edge Hill University provides a comprehensive student support service through a number of teams based in our £26m Catalyst building.

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.

Student Services

A student about to enter an appointment room in the Catalyst building.Whether you’re looking for advice on managing your money, support with your wellbeing or you want to find out what’s happening on campus, our Student Services team are here to assist you.

  • Accommodation – get help and guidance with any queries about accommodation, whether you are living on-campus or in private accommodation;
  • Campus Life – Campus Life staff and a team of current students are here to help you settle in, keep in touch with what’s happening on campus, and feel part of the Edge Hill community;
  • Care Leavers – a range of support is available to care leavers, including a dedicated contact person who can provide advice and guidance;
  • Chaplaincy – pastoral guidance and support is available from our volunteer chaplains. Students of all faiths and none can find a welcoming community on campus;
  • Disability Support – individually tailored support for students with disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, and physical or sensory impairments is available from our Inclusion team;
  • A student and her parents receive money advice and discuss student funding while attending an open day.Money Advice – financial health checks and advice on budgeting and student funding are available through the Money Advice Team;
  • Transitions – the Transitions team are here to help you to succeed and stay on track at University. If you’re feeling unsure about anything, either personally or academically, then the team can offer tailored support to help you make positive next steps;
  • Wellbeing and Counselling – if you’re feeling anxious or finding university difficult, the Wellbeing team can offer advice and support to help you stay on top of student life, as well as providing access to GP services and on-site counselling.

To access any of these services, you can visit the Catalyst Helpdesk, call 01695 650800 or email Further information is available on the Student Services website.

Please note, Counselling and GP services are based in Milton House and not Catalyst.

SpLD Support Team

Four students chat while sitting round a table in the Catalyst building.Advice, guidance, support and assessments for students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are available through the SpLD Support Team based in the University Library.

The University offers a range of assistive technologies, including Mindmapping and Text to Speech software, which are available for all students to use across the campus.

You can contact the SpLD Support Team on 01695 584372, email, or visit the Cataylst Building. Further information about disability support is available on the Learning Services website.


A student reads through a file while sat in the Catalyst building.Competing in the graduate job market means being prepared. Our award-winning Careers team will ensure that you are planning your career and enhancing your employability from the moment you start your degree.

Careers can help you:

Students attend a Careers Fair in the Tech Hub.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.

You can contact Careers using our Ask a Question service, book an appointment with an adviser at, or visit the Helpdesk in the Catalyst building.

Careers Awards

Winners of Student Enterprise of the Year awards celebrate their success at the 2019 Careers Awards Evening.An annual Careers Awards Evening celebrates the progress and achievement of students and alumni in enhancing their employability.

The awards recognise the progress made by students in developing their ability to stand out from the crowd, from showing dedication volunteering or working part-time, to undertaking student opportunities, or demonstrating entrepreneurial skills by setting up their own business.

A Graduate Employer Award also provides the opportunity to acknowledge the contribution made by employers to students’ development.