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4.2 / 5

Edge Hill University

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#44 out of 126 UK Universities


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Amazing campus, probably the prettiest one, and enough societies for everyone! There will always be help if you need it!

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By mollrosey
On 22nd March 16

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 in 2100 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.


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 22nd March 16

Amazing campus, probably the prettiest one, and enough societies for everyone! There will always be help if you need it!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st November 15

Could not have had a better uni experience so far! The campus uni is definitely a bonus as everything is at your door and you make so many friends. Edge hill is the place to be!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th October 15

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.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 25th October 16

DO NOT ATTEND EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY. YOU WILL PAY EVERY RED PENNY YOU AND YOUR PARENTS HAVE TO YOUR NAME.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 30th June 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 20th June 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th May 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th May 16

Amazing and beautiful university

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th May 16

everything is so close together and fairly easy to find. you meet a wide variety of people and everyone is so sociable!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 14th May 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th April 16

Best university ever!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th April 16

Real helpful but not sure how careers our

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th April 16

Made some good friends, had some good times living on campus

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th March 16

Thinking of starting a society due to them not having it but thanks to the SU for the help

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd March 16

The only problem with my uni is the wifi, at high points during the day can be slow

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd March 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd March 16
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 27th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th November 15

Amazing place and beautiful campus

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th November 15

Edge hill has a good student union,where you can go for support and the talks at the beginning of the year were very helpful and informative.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 23rd November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 23rd November 15

Overall great university!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd November 15

Good uni

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th November 15

Back halls is a no go area on campus

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th November 15

Campus makes it feel like a community and everything you need is within a 10 minute walk

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 18th November 15

Absolutely amazing except the fact the wifi dislikes certain apps & websites!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th November 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th November 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th November 15

only real issue its in the middle of nowhere

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th November 15

Brilliant campus

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th November 15

The wifi is dreadful

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th November 15

Loved edge hill since coming here, feel like there could be a wider range of societies though

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th November 15

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

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th November 15

Decent place.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 18th November 15

Edge Hill is a warm welcoming and fun university.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th November 15

Campus and its facilities are great, its a beautiful campus, with many sporting societies. EDUROAM wifi is torturous.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 18th November 15

i love this university

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th November 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th November 15

A very nice campus and lovely to live on

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th November 15

Excellent uni in a nice location!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th November 15

The most communal and family based education system that I have been a part of. Couldn't imagine doing my degree elsewhere.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th November 15

Excellent University, Well deserved the Times University of the Year award.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th November 15

Absolutely amazing! I love it

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 27th October 15

Such a lovely welcoming university that offers a wide range of courses and such a good nightlife

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th October 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th October 15

The best university I have ever visited, no where could beat the facilities and opportunities provided.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th October 15

Brilliant and friendly university. The WiFi can sometimes be a bit temperamental but otherwise a great place to study.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 1st October 15

wifi is a bit slow and the freshers wasn't as good as other freshers but the parties and things that are organised are great

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 1st October 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 30th September 15

Love uni

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 30th September 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th September 15

Love it here. Glad I chose it

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 30th September 15

Exciting

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th September 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 25th September 15

Enrolment was well organised and went smoothly. Lots of guidance given with finding accommodation and moving in. All halls staff very friendly, warm and welcoming.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th September 15

Fantastic University with brilliant nightlife, great lectures and a lovely atmosphere

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th September 15

Experience is good. There's something to do for everyone. There's plenty going on too.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 22nd September 15

Rest university. It's difficult to connect to the Internet on a regular basis though.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th September 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th September 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th July 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 20th July 15

The university is great. Great tutors, campus is beautiful and there's more work being done to improve it

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th July 15

The reason for the low score on Internet / Wifi is that it is so slow and hard to even watch a 5 minute clip without the video needing to buffer.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th July 15

LI've the University

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th July 15

Class university with a class lifestyle

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd July 15

Great setting, lovely staff and amazing people

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

Lovely campus and overall a very good university. Location isn't great though.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd April 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 22nd April 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 20th April 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 18th April 15

Beautiful campus. Great staff. Amazing experience. Best years of your life.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 17th April 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th March 15
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