We’re delighted to welcome you to our Open Day, where you’ll have the chance to find out everything you need to know about Edge Hill University.
Meet out friendly and helpful staff and students. Explore our beautiful, vibrant campus. Attend subject presentations, visit our accommodation, and ask questions at our student experience and support fair.
Whether you’re interested in undergraduate or postgraduate study, make sure you include our information talks as part of your Open Day visit.
Information on the day
Information desks are available in each building with staff on hand to answer any questions.
If you have a question or you need some directions, speak to staff and students. They’re easy to spot in bright purple vests and purple polo shirts. Or visit our Information Points, available in each Open Day building.
Please note: although we do our best to ensure all details in our programme are accurate, due to the dynamic nature of events information, the guide is subject to change. We may be filming or taking photographs during your visit. If you have any concerns about this, please talk to a member of staff at an Information Point or in Registration.
UCAS is now open. It’s time to start thinking about submitting your application. And we’re sure you want it to be perfect. Need some guidance on your personal statement? Want more information about entry requirements and interviews? We’re hosting specialist drop-in sessions and personal statement talks during your Open Day. To help you to get the most out of your application. And to make sure you’re selecting the right course for you. Don’t forget, the UCAS deadline for applications is Wednesday 31 January 2024.
Welcome and general information talks
Key Information Session for Undergraduate Study
The perfect introduction to undergraduate study at Edge Hill. This session is full of helpful guidance on fees, finance, accommodation options and the support we offer our students. And it’s a great way to find out more about the Edge Hill experience. We recommend you include this talk as part of your visit.
Postgraduate Study Welcome Talk
Interested in a Masters, PGCE or postgraduate research? Attend our welcome talk and find out more about postgraduate study at Edge Hill.
One to one drop-in sessions are also available for you to discuss your postgraduate study and research degree options, 10am – 11am and 12.30pm – 3pm.
And we’re hosting presentations on how to make an impact with your personal statement. See our personal statement talks.
Key Information Session for mature students
Our bespoke session for mature students, who plan to commute to campus, offers you practical advice, specific student finance information and an introduction to Edge Hill.
Introduction to Widening Access and Participation Talk
At Edge Hill we believe in equal opportunity for all, and in this talk you’ll be able to learn about the dedicated support we offer to particular student groups at different points on the journey to and through university. To find out which groups we support, visit the Widening Access and Participation webpage.
And on the day, our Inclusion Team are happy to help with any questions or requests you have. This extra support, information and advice will hopefully make the day as comfortable and informative for you as possible.
PGCE Finance Talk
If you’re a graduate wanting to train as a teacher, our PGCE finance talk will explain the funding options available.
Your route to Edge Hill
There are different study routes available at Edge Hill. Talk to our staff to find out more including information on how to apply.
Access programmes drop-in
Find out more about our Fastrack course, designed for those who don’t hold the entry qualifications for a degree at Edge Hill. We also offer equivalency programmes and tests if you don’t have the GCSEs of Level 2 qualifications you need.
Do you have questions about applying to Edge Hill? Speak to our Admissions staff about entry requirements, interviews, qualifications, and DBS checks.
Undergraduate personal statements talk
Listen to our top tips to enhance your personal statement. Learn about structure, the best information to include and how to use the STAR technique to demonstrate your skills and abilities. And attend a one to one drop-in session for advice and guidance on your personal statement.
Postgraduate personal statements talk
Looking to apply for a postgraduate taught degree and need advice to make an impact with your personal statement? Join us for tips on how to make an impact with your postgraduate personal statement. If you’re interested in a postgraduate research degree, speak to a member of staff who’ll take you to a different session.
If you’re thinking of studying two subjects on a joint honours course, we recommend you attend the subject presentations for both subjects.
Take a look around
Student experience and support fair
Student experience and support fair
We provide a range of services to help every Edge Hill student make the most out of their time here. The fair is your chance to find out about what’s on offer and put your questions to our expert support teams.
Student advice and wellbeing
Find out about:
- living on campus
- how to apply
- finding private sector housing
- life on campus
Find out what financial awards are available for prospective and current students and how you can apply. Ask about our Student Opportunity Fund to see where it might take you.
- tuition fees
- student loans
- applying for student finance
- money advice and budgeting
Visit Hub 1, upstairs in the Hub, to ask about:
- your university application
- entry requirements
- equivalency qualifications
- Access and Fastrack programmes
- events and performances
- The Red Bar
- free student membership and tickets
- finding a part-time job
- getting a graduate job
- where your degree could take you in your career
- building work experience
- social events, clubs and societies
- getting to know the local area
- activities organised by our Campus Connectors
- what students love most about student life at Edge Hill
- food and drink on campus
- 24-hour security
- free Edge Link bus
- support while living on campus
- self-guided tours of The Sports Centre facilities, including the fitness suite and swimming pool
- Exercise classes on offer
- Edge Hill’s sports teams
- our free student trial membership
- discounted student memberships
- our exciting programme of events
- academic support
- welfare support and Advice Team
- getting involved
Ask our Global Opportunities Team about exciting opportunities to study overseas at one of our partner universities around the world. Opportunities range from one week to a full academic year.
- advice and support available
- wellbeing and mental health
- counselling services
- staying fit and healthy
- learning a language as part of your degree (Faculty of Arts and Sciences only)
- learning a language through free extracurricular classes
- free English language support classes if English isn’t your first language
- support with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
- library services
- Learning Technology Development
- academic study skills (UniSkills)
Find out how a year working in industry as part of your degree can set you up for your graduate career – and how we can help you secure one.
Lots of students take on work placements during their second year, with compulsory or optional. Find out how we can help you secure one, and how it could help kickstart your career.
- The detailed support we offer to particular student groups. To find out which groups we support visit: ehu.ac.uk/wideningparticipation
Student support and services
Confidential space is available to ask about support with a range of additional needs, such as medical conditions, visual/hearing/mobility impairments, Autism and mental health. The team will be available throughout the day to answer any questions you have and to offer support. And we want you to feel as comfortable as possible. You might like to bring comforting items, such as noise-cancelling headphones, a fidget toy or similar.
Planning to attend alone? Keep an eye on your email inbox to find out how you can find a buddy to spend the day with (subject to availability).
Subject presentations are your opportunity to learn more about your subject area and meet staff and current students. Most subject hold one to one drop in session throughout the day. The full timetable is available to view online.View the presentation timetable