• Importance Of Attending An Open Day

    I’ve blogged before about open days and briefly mentioned how it cemented my decision to come and study at Edge Hill University. Now that open days are coming around again, with the first one of the year occurring on June 16th, I thought it time to delve into that a little bit more. Before I […]

  • Applicant Visit Days Ahoy!

    With the beginning of February comes the Applicant Visit Days, typically held between now and March/April, non-interviewing applicants will soon receive notice of these wonderful days – maybe you already have! Although I personally did not attend an applicant visit day for Biology, I have worked for the Biology Department as an Applicant Visit Day […]

  • Improving Your CV at EHU

    As I’m sure you’ve been told many times before, your CV is an important document, and making sure it is well fleshed out is part of what makes a good CV. Any volunteering or part time work will show commitment, as well as any skills you’ve picked up along the way. These could be specialised […]

  • Applicant Visit Day Advice!

    Today I’m going to be discussing applicant visit days as they can be very daunting sometimes, however, with this post I hope to show that they’re not as scary as they may seem by giving you some quick tips that might come in handy on the day! Take notes: There’s no harm in getting out a […]

  • Biological Applicant Day

    Biological Applicant Day

    From February to April 1st, applicant days are occurring here at EHU and you may be wondering what it’s like and how it will benefit you. Since Edge Hill University is so far away from my hometown, I could only make it to an Open Day, and not the applicant day (plus, I was already […]

  • Opening the Door

    Hi everyone! This week I’m going to be talking a little bit about open days and applicant visit days. They are a really great way of learning more about the university and your course. Prospectuses are great, but first-hand experiences will be pretty important in making your decision. Even if you feel like you have […]

  • Having Doubts…

    Something that sticks in my mind about the university application process is all the doubts that were constantly running through my mind. I was worrying about everything; ranging from whether or not I was ready to move out to whether I would make any friends. A lot of those doubts played on my mind right […]

  • Need a Little Help?

    As we can all be aware, University is a rollercoster of an experience. There are so many exciting things to do that sometimes you can be unaware of the additional help and guidance you can be given. Well worry not! Whatever your problem is, be it an accommodation issue or a something to do with […]

  • Meeting Prospective Students

    On Saturday I assisted Billy, my scriptwriting lecturer, with an applicant visit day. He was running a taster session for people who have been accepted to study Creative Writing at Edge Hill University, and he wanted a current student of the course to speak to the applicants. Initially I was nervous; the idea of a […]

  • Choosing a University

    Last weekend I took a trip to visit my friend Hannah who studies at the University of Lincoln. Lincoln was actually one of the universities that I was considering attending myself at one point, and being back there really reminded me of how difficult choosing a university can be. If you’re struggling to make a […]