• New Television Studio

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC6B5g5oLPI Today’s event was Peter Salmon, Director of BBC North, visiting the campus to open the new television studio in the LINC. I managed to catch the second half of his talk to media and PR students about the move to Media City in Salford that happens next year and some of the opportunities that […]

  • A Vision of Learning

    Last night I attended the launch of a new book about the history of Edge Hill University. It was co-authored by Fiona Montgomery – author of the last two books published in 1985 and 1997 – and Mark Flinn who retired as Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic) last year. Coinciding with the launch of the book […]

  • Jonathan Pryce Q&A

    Next Tuesday 19th there is a Question & Answers event with former Edge Hill student and Hollywood actor Jonathan Pryce. Book your place by emailing [email protected].

  • Lancashire Hall

    An interesting article about the old Lancashire Hall from an issue of Edgeways: ONE of Edge Hill’s best-known buildings has been demolished to make way for a multi-million pound new development. Lancashire Hall, home to thousands of students since it was built in 1962, has been pulled down, to be replaced by an exciting new […]

  • Edge Hill Metal

    In a previous post I visited Edge Hill station and mentioned that the arts and culture space Metal was housed in one of the buildings but since I visited at 7pm on a Sunday night it was unsurprisingly closed! The other day BBC Breakfast visited Metal in a feature about old railway buildings: What happens […]

  • Alumni and Staff Weekend

    Apologies it’s taken a couple of weeks but here’s the “official” (i.e. good) photos from the Alumni and Staff Celebration Weekend: View the full albums on Flickr: Alumni Weekend 125 Staff Celebration Day

  • Who you calling a mug?

    I got back into the office this morning to find this Edge Hill University College branded mug on my desk: It’s quite likely that someone is trying to tell me something, but I think it’s great!  I really like how the old logo’s “waves” have been turned on their side. In the background you can […]

  • 125th Anniversary Photosynth

    At Sunday’s staff anniversary celebration I took a set of photos with the intention of creating a Photosynth: Sorry, requires Silverlight!

  • Weekend Slideshows

    A couple of slideshows from the Saturday’s alumni day and the anniversary celebration from Sunday. See if you can spot yourself:

  • Staff Anniversary Celebration

    Today I’m at the staff anniversary celebration and subject to being able to upload them, I’ll post a few photos from the day.