Open Days

Our 2021 open day dates have been announced and are open for booking. You can also continue to access our virtual open day pages.

Virtual Open Day

An empty campus looking from Palatine Court towards the front entrance to the Main Building.

Our virtual open day pages offer the chance to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest through a series of online activities.

The pages provide the opportunity to view exclusive video content, including pre-recorded presentations about the University and our courses. You can also take a virtual tour of the campus and find out more about student life, accommodation and student support.

View our virtual open day pages 

Campus Tours

If you would like to see our stunning campus for yourself before our next open day, pre-booked private campus tours, led by a student guide, are available on a variety of dates. Pre-booking is essential.

View campus tour dates and book your place 

Future Open Days

You can book your place to attend an open day at Edge Hill University on the following dates in 2021:

Book your place at an open day

A prospective student and her mother speak to a student guide near the Catalyst building during an open day.Open days are suitable whether you are looking to study an undergraduate programme or postgraduate course. Attending an open day provides an opportunity for you, and your family, to see our beautiful campus.

Student guides will take you on a tour of the halls of residence and faculty buildings, highlighting the wide range of impressive facilities and resources we offer.

You will discover why the campus has been ranked best in the North West and in the top five in the UK for university facilities (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2020) and been recognised as one of the world’s best green spaces for nine successive years (Green Flag Award 2020).

During the day, you can speak personally with course tutors, attend subject presentations, take tours of subject-based facilities and engage in practical activities. You will discover everything you need to know about the student experience at Edge Hill.

Staff will also be on hand to advise about the application process, accommodation, understanding fees and finance, and planning for your future career.

If you have any queries about open days or how to book, please contact Course Enquiries on 01695 657000 or complete our online enquiry form.

Tips on How to Plan Your Day

Student blogger Lauren FitzsimmonsOne of our student bloggers, Lauren, has written a guide to making the most of an open day.

Lauren is a Primary Education student who attended an Edge Hill open day prior to choosing to study with us.

You can read Lauren’s tips on how to plan your day and what to see on campus to gain a student’s perspective on the open day experience.

Read Lauren’s open day tips on our Inside Edge blog

Open Day Gallery

Gain an insight into what to expect at future events with our Open Day Gallery 

Share Your Experience

Follow us on Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, using #DiscoverEHU to share your experiences and get involved on the day.

Meet Some of Our Student Guides

  • Luke Mythen

    BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS
    I enjoy speaking in front of large or small groups, so being able to share my experiences and enjoyment of Edge Hill at open days really excited me.
  • Sam Barker

    BA (Hons) Film and Television Production
    It is especially satisfying when I work at open days and events and have the opportunity to help prospective students and their families.
  • Tamar Rafferty

    BA (Hons) Secondary English Education with QTS
    An aspect of the role I particularly enjoy is providing campus tours and speaking to visitors at open days.
  • Megan Dunlop

    BA (Hons) English Language
    I enjoy meeting potential students and advising them about what Edge Hill University is like from the perspective of a student.
  • Fabrina Benhamada-Lasborg

    LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology
    It's amazing meeting people of all ages and cultures from across the country at open days and events.

How to Find Us

Edge Hill University is located in the heart of North West England, close to the thriving market town of Ormskirk and the vibrant cities of Liverpool and Manchester.

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