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Studying at Edge Hill University
Edge Hill University consists of three faculties; Education, Health and Social Care and Arts and Sciences. Its main 160 acre campus is in Ormskirk, Lancashire where the university has placed a large emphasis on sustainability and was awarded a commendation in the Green Gown Awards. The second campus, 'The Woodlands' in Chorley caters for part-time students and offers programmes for professional development.
In the past few years many new buildings and facilities have been created, including halls of residence, the LINC (Learning Innovation Centre) giving students high-speed internet, a TV studio, multimedia production and digital design facilities and a new gymnasium which is fitted-out with basketball, badminton courts plus a gym and a Starbucks. You will also find a newly developed Arts Centre on campus that gives concessions to students who want to enjoy the literature, dance, theatre, comedy and music that is showcased throughout the year.
Reasons to study at Edge Hill University include rankings of top 4 in England for employment after graduation, top 2 in NW England for student satisfaction and personal development, a Grade 1 from Ofstead for initial teacher training plus University of the Year 2007, 2010 and 2011.
On offer to enhance your social life at Edge Hill University are cafés, coffee bars, a diner and restaurant plus the University Club, the home of the on-campus bar, nightclub, pool tables, theme nights and Sky TV.
Employing around 4,000 staff the university is West Lancashire's third largest employer and as well as investing more than £130m in its grounds it has also contributed £880m to the local economy in the past five years.
The university is well equipped to host foreign students with its Centre for International Education. Here students can get help with accommodation, language, finance and finding out more about the facilities on offer. There are a variety of degrees on offer for undergraduates, postgraduates and Masters students which are well suited to international students, several of which also offer placements and work experience to help gain vital skills for career progression.
Edge Hill is proud of the fact that its research is directly applicable and works with local and national government and organisations to collaborate on both research and knowledge from the studies undertaken by small groups, PhD students and individual scholars. The university also works with these organisations and businesses to provide them with graduates and work-experience students.
CoursesAcademic studies in educationAccountingAgricultureBiologyBusiness studiesCinematics & photographyComputer scienceCreative writingEnglish studiesGeneticsGeologyHistoryHuman & social geographyInitial teacher trainingLawManagementMarketingMedia studiesMusicNursingNutritionOcean sciencesPhysical geography & environmental sciencePhysical sciencesPsychologyPublic relationsSocial policySocial workSociologySports scienceTourism, transport & travelVeterinary sciences
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Edge Hill so far has been a great experience. Meeting new people and engaging in a course I thoroughly enjoy. Only downfall is the SU is fairly s**t for a night out and the wifi is as effective as a condom with a pin hole in it but whatever
I'm a first year and I am having the best time at Edge Hill. The campus is beautiful and I haven't met a member of staff who isn't lovely. The accommodation is amazing and I couldn't fault a thing about it. We have the best nights at the student union bar every Monday.