Edge Hill University is a public, campus-based university in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, founded in 1885 and home to 15,000 students. Motto of the university in Latin is "In Scientia Opportunitas" , which means "In knowledge there is opportunity". John Carter is the vice chancellor of the institution .
The University is noted for the exceptional quality of its Computing, Business, and Teacher Training courses, and was named 'University of the Year' by Times Higher Education in 2014, following nominations in 2008, 2011, and 2012, and most recently in 2020.
Edge Hill University is located in Ormskirk, West Lancashire's administrative centre, on a 160-acre (650,000-m2) campus. It is located halfway between Liverpool and Preston, the county town. The university also has a campus in Manchester City Centre, which is mostly used for medical science studies and is located in the St. James Buildings.
A variety of honours and high rankings for teaching, student experience, housing, and other areas attest to the institution's great accomplishment in attaining its objective. The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the government's examination of excellence in teaching quality, learning environment, and student results, has Edge Hill ranked Gold. The University has also been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022, making it one of the elite few to have received the coveted UK University of the Year title from Times Higher Education (2014/15).
Edge Hill has a dedicated foreign education centre that can assist with visas, employment, and housing while at the university. For new arrivals, there is a meet and greet service at Manchester and Liverpool airports, followed by University orientation.
Students can join the Global Friends programme once they've established in at the institution, which connects current foreign students with newcomers to provide support at the start of their academic careers.
Pre-sessional English courses, as well as foreign foundation programmes, are available for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
In halls of residence, international students are guaranteed a room. Because all Edge Hill residences are located on the same campus, all study and recreational opportunities are easily accessible. There are five housing sections with a total capacity of 1,700 students. More than two-thirds of the rooms have en suite bathrooms, and 300 rooms can be catered.
The Accommodation Team can assist students in locating private housing close to the main campus. Ormskirk boasts a lot of shared houses and a free bus service, and Liverpool is only a half-hour train ride away.
Edge Hill University is located in the north-western English town of Ormskirk. Natural wonders like the Lake District and Peak District are nearby, while international airports in Manchester and Liverpool make international travel simple.
The following dates of the session of 2021-22 have been reported by the official academic calendar uploaded on Edge Hill university's website.
|UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE TERMS DATE|
|Induction week||September 27 to October 01, 2021|
|Start of Autumn Term||October 04, 2021|
|End of Autumn Term||December 17, 2021|
|Christmas Break||December 20, 2021 to January 03, 2022|
|Start of Spring Term||January 04, 2022|
|Assessment||January 11 to 21, 2022|
|End of Spring Term||April 08, 2022|
|Easter Break||April 15 to 19, 2022|
|Start of Summer Term||April 25, 2022|
|Assessment||May 02 to 13, 2022|
|End of Summer Term||June 03, 2022|
|Graduation Week||July 18 to 22 , 2022|
|Reassessment Week||August 15 to 19, 2022|
Any student who is currently enrolled on a full-time programme at Edge Hill is eligible to be considered for this award in academic year 2020/21