Edge Hill University - EHU • Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Edge Hill University is an award-winning campus-based public university in Ormskirk, in Lancashire, which is close to Liverpool and Manchester. It's roots can be traced back to 1885 when Edge Hill College first opened its doors to the all-women student body. In 1959, male students were admitted for the first time. It was granted “Taught Degree Awarding Powers” in 2005 and thus became Edge Hill University in 2016. The institution's mission is to “create opportunity from knowledge” and it has been doing just that ever since its foundation. Nowadays, the university is renowned and is recognized by a variety of awards and high rankings (for teaching, students experience, accommodation, among other things). It was ranked as “Gold” in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The campus is made up of three faculties, Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health and Social Care. Programmes are taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Edge Hill University earned a top reputation by delivering outstanding courses and supporting its students. Speaking of its students: in the 2015/16 academic year there were 11,995 undergraduate students and 3,545 postgraduate students enrolled in programmes at Edge Hill University. On top of excellent courses, the university has many global opportunities to offer its students.