Year 12 Residentials

Our fully-funded Summer Residentials provide the opportunity for Year 12 and 1st year college students to experience life on campus during a four-day, three-night residential visit in August.

Year 12 ResidentialsStaying in halls of residence at Edge Hill University, you will have the opportunity to choose the subject you are most interested in pursuing in Higher Education.

You will focus on this subject during a series of academic workshops, ensuring you gain a real insight into what studying a degree in your preferred subject area would be like.

You will meet other students who are interested in joining a degree in your subject area, work with student guides, receive advice on completing a UCAS application, and participate in a variety of  social activities. You will also receive an induction in using the University library and IT facilities on campus.

Please note, the University does not cover the cost of travel to and from the summer residential.

Dates and Subjects

Two residentials are taking place in Summer 2018. The relevant date will depend on your preferred subject. Places are limited so we recommend submitting your application as soon as possible.

Monday 30th July – Thursday 2nd August 2018

Apply to join Residential Week 1 (30th July-2nd August 2018) 

  • Subjects available (depending on minimum numbers): Animation; Creative Performance; Creative Writing; Dance; Drama; English Language; English Literature; Film and TV Production; History; Music; Musical Theatre; Social Sciences; Sport and Physical Activity;
  • How to apply: Apply online at ehu.ac.uk/residentialweek1. There is a time limit of four hours to complete your application. As part of the application process, you will need to complete a supporting statement of up to 400 words (you may wish to draft this first, before starting your application). You will also need to provide the name and email address of a referee from your school or college.

Monday 6th – Thursday 9th August 2018

Apply to join Residential Week 2 (6th-9th August 2018) 

  • Subjects available (depending on minimum numbers): Applied Health and Social Care; Biology; Business (includes Accountancy, Advertising, Economics and Marketing); Computer Science; Geography; Geology; Law, Criminology and Policing; Professional Health; Psychology; Teaching and Education;
  • How to apply: Apply online at ehu.ac.uk/residentialweek2. There is a time limit of four hours to complete your application. As part of the application process, you will need to complete a supporting statement of up to 400 words (you may wish to draft this first, before starting your application). You will also need to provide the name and email address of a referee from your school or college.
  • Please note, if you are applying for the Teaching and Education residential, an additional statement of up to 300 words will be required, outlining what you understand about the role of a teacher or the educational role you are interested in (you may wish to draft this first, before starting your application).

Year 12 Residential Gallery

View a gallery of 90 images from previous Year 12 Residentials to gain a further insight into what to expect if you attend a summer residential in 2018.

Student Profiles

  • Lauren Waugh

    Year 12 Residential (Geography)
    The academic sessions were a step up from A Level but I was able to cope with them and they weren’t as hard as I thought they might be.
  • Chloe Fitzpatrick

    Year 12 Residential (Law and Criminology)
    I wanted to see what it would be like to live away from home, as well as to experience studying Law.
  • Maisie Masterman

    Year 12 Residential (Teaching and Education - Early Years and Primary)
    I came here very nervous and not knowing anyone but I put myself out there and just thought what is there to lose!
  • Gemma Darker

    Year 12 Residential (Psychology)
    It has definitely made Edge Hill stand out from other universities.
  • Tatenda Chiradza

    Year 12 Residential (Business, Accountancy, Marketing and Economics)
    I now feel that I know so much more about university, in particular the different assignments and assessment there will be.
  • Craig Booth

    Year 12 Residential (Computing)
    The academic sessions taught me how to work in a team and I enjoyed meeting new people.

Further Information

Further information, including a subject-by-subject guide to what you will study during the academic workshops, is available at ehu.ac.uk/residentialsubjects.

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