• Enriching the student experience

    Including students in professional networks, conferences and field trips What happened? Students are provided with the opportunity to engage in networking with a diverse group of nutrition and food professionals. It enables them to link the taught theory with practical applications in academia and industry. It helps them recognise the relevance of their learning on […]

  • Enterprise Awards

    The nomination of students for Enterprise Awards What happened? Students have learned a number of transferable skills through the development of new business innovations such as networking, communication with external bodies, budgeting, costing and producing a business plan. It gives the students an opportunity to be creative within an otherwise very scientific subject area. What […]

  • Students become research assistants!

    Providing opportunities to encourage students to become research assistants What happens? It is more typical for students to be taught the theory of research, rather than taking part in the actual live research process. Students are given the opportunity and encouraged to take part in actual research activities led by lecturers on the programme. This […]

  • Supporting students on work placement

    The Department’s implementation of the academic post of Practice Education Lecturer to support the management of placements and the student experience What happens? This provides a physical FoHSC academic presence in the work-based learning area that facilitates open communication between placement, student and programme team. This enables effective and timely potential for problem solving/ information […]

  • Getting Started student support package

    The development of the ‘Getting Started’ pre-entry support package for students What happens? The Getting Started support package is designed to offer students a seamless transition and a preview into the process of learning at Edge Hill and specifically on their chosen programmes. This is beyond simply pre-course reading, engaging students in becoming familiar with […]

  • ‘Transition Days’

    The format and content of ‘Transition Days’ at Levels 4 to 5, and 5 to 6 What happens? The transition days offer students the opportunity to attend sessions, outside of semester one and two, to learn and be informed about the transition they will be making, academically and also personally, between either levels 4-5 or […]

  • Personal Development Planning (PDP) ‘Steps to Success’

    The approach to Personal Development Planning (PDP) via the ‘Steps to Success’ model What happens? This model offers a theoretical representation of the PDP when aligned to the University’s employability themes, and the development of the student in relation to their research knowledge and capacity. The PDP is designed to align to the student journey […]