Edge Hill University


  • Location: Town, Rural

About us

At Edge Hill University we’ve been inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, creating access to knowledge and openeing up new possibilties. We help our students to embark on inspirational journeys, creating new oppurtunties and lifelong freindships. Whatver you study, we invest in your future and give you the tools you need to succeed. 

Located in Lancashire, close to Liverpool and Manchester, we’ve created an inspirational and diverse environment where our students can live, learn and belong. Our ecture halls are kitted out with everything you need and our high-quality teaching brings subjects to life. Our on campus accommodation provides a home away from home within easy reach of study and social spaces. 

Our support goes beyond the classroom to ensure you reach your potential. That’s why we have been named a UK Top 35 University in the Guardian University Guide 2024.

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What makes us different

What makes us different is our purpose. For us, our purpose has always been about much more than education. It’s about creating access to knowledge, because we know out of knowledge comes opportunity.  The kind of opportunity that opens doors to change, empowering you to imagine a different future. Not just for yourself, but for wider society too. That's why we've recently been named an Outstanding provider by Ofsted for Initial Teacher Education.

A future in which you can go out into the world sharing new ideas with energy and integrity to inspire those around you and make a difference. That’s why we challenge ourselves to deliver the highest quality teaching and learning resources. Expanding knowledge through exceptional research and scholarship opportunities to enhance lives and unlock potential. So when you’ve graduated with us you won’t just go on to do great things. You’ll go on to inspire others.

“I’ve had an amazing time socially at university as there is always something to do on campus. There’s a variety of social teams and clubs to get involved in as well as events like Wednesday Social run by the Students' Union, which is a great campus night out and a good way to meet new people.”

Eve Davies, BSc (Hons) Biology

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Course locations

St James’ Manchester

St James', 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6EG

Wrightington Hospital

Hall Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9EP

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Thomas Drive, Liverpool, L14 3PE

Ormskirk (Main Campus)

St Helens Road, Ormskirk, L39 4QP

Main Site

St Helens Road, Ormskirk, L39 4QP

Holy Cross College

Manchester Road, Bury, BL9 9BB