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Join our welcoming and supportive community and benefit from everything Edge Hill University has to offer. You’ll study on our beautiful green campus, located near Ormskirk, in the heart of Lancashire. We’ll give you the space to grow, strong links to industry and specialist facilities, supporting you to achieve your ambitions.

Learn in a place full of opportunities

Welcoming, inspirational and supportive. That’s how we’d describe our community on campus. Opportunity is everywhere at Edge Hill and we’ll help you make the most of everything on offer. It’s one of the reasons we were crowned the Modern University of the Year (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022).

A modern university of 137 years

Five students in cap and gowns on their graduation day.

Study at Edge Hill and we’ll give you the skills and opportunities you need to thrive. We’ve created an inspirational and diverse environment. A place for you to learn, live and belong where we’ll support you to realise your ambitions.

Our recent success as Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 highlights our exceptional culture and campus. The award is rooted in our outstanding student experience, future-focused courses and quality teaching.

Teaching excellence

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Whichever course you study, our teaching will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. We’ll bring your learning to life and show you how to apply your skills and knowledge to the world of work.

Top in the North West for Lecturers and Teaching Quality
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022

An inspired student experience

Student experience - Students chat while sat around a table in the SU Bar.

It won’t take you long to find your place in our community. There’s always something happening on campus. From day one you’ll meet new friends and discover new experiences.

Top 3 in the North West for Student Satisfaction
Complete University Guide 2021

Supporting you to succeed

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Your success matters to us. We’ll support you to reach your potential and will always be there whenever you need support along the way.

Shortlisted for Outstanding Support for Students
Times Higher Education Awards 2021
Top in the North West for Student Support
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022

Transformational opportunities

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No matter what you’re studying, we have everything you need to give you the edge. So, when you’ve graduated and started out in the world of work, you’ll be setting the standard, leading the way.

Top 10 in the UK for Job Prospects
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020
95.3% of graduates are in employment or further study 15 months after graduating
Graduate Outcomes 2019/20

A stunning campus

Catalyst building

Take a look around all 160-acres of our campus and you’ll see why it’s award winning. We’ve invested over £350 million in making our campus one of outstanding study spaces, sports facilities, living quarters, collaborative hideaways and simulated work places.

One of the UK’s Best Green Spaces for 10 successive years
Green Flag Award 2021
2nd in the North West for Learning Resources
National Student Survey 2022
2nd in the UK for University Facilities
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022

Visit us and virtual events

See for yourself what sets us apart from the rest. Join us at one of our open days, tours or events, designed to give you the information you need, in the way you want to hear it.

The best place for accommodation

Three students in their university accommodation.

With accommodation to suit every budget we have the best place for you. As soon as you start unpacking, you’ll experience the supportive, sociable and welcoming buzz. Creating a home away from home where you can thrive is what we’re all about.

Top 5 in the UK for University Halls
Whatuni Student Choice Awards (2022)
Shortlisted for Best Moving in Experience
Global Student Living Awards 2022

A region with real personality

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Green spaces, nightlife and cafés. You’ll find all of this and more in Ormskirk, the Safest University Town in the North West. And with easy access to Liverpool and Manchester you’ll have everything you need on your doorstep.

Safest University Town in the North West
Complete University Guide 2022
Top 2 in the North West for Local Life
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020
Shortlisted for Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community
Times Higher Education Awards 2021

Things to do in North West England

You’ll live at the heart of a region with real character. Find out what we’ve got to offer here in the North West. And it’s a lot.