• How I got to University: A Non-Sixth Form Route.

    After a month of blogging I thought it was an apt time to post a blog about how I got to university as it may inspire some of you reading this. My path to Edge Hill differs from the norm, to the point I didn’t actually know it was a viable path until I moved […]

  • Summer Biology Internship

    As I mentioned a few weeks ago, it’s been over 12 months since I’ve been properly on campus – with an ERASMUS+ internship in Sweden and a placement year in the USA, it’s weird to be back! However, there’s no rest for the wicked so I’m back on another internship, this time a lot closer […]

  • Maintaining Old Friendships in New Places

    If you decide to attend university quite far away from where you were previously based, you might be worried about how the distance will affect your current friendships. Even if you do stay “close to home,” your friends might be going off to uni and be the ones who are far away. But being physically […]

  • What’s the Difference Between Uni and College/Sixth Form?

    If you’re in sixth form or college and you’re considering starting university you might wonder how different it will be once you get there, right? I’ve found that there are a lot of differences between sixth form and university and I’d like to tell you about some of them. This way you can get your […]

  • Studying over Christmas

    Studying over Christmas

    Whether you’re a student at university, or a student in sixth form or college, you most likely have some work you should be doing right now: essays, assignments, coursework, reports, or the dreaded revision. But let’s be honest, with Christmas fast approaching and winter beginning in earnest on the 21st (the winter solstice), work is probably […]

  • For all you thinking about Uni!

    So welcome to Edge Hill’s blog for prospective students, in four years time you will have finished college… and your degree! As you will probably agree, time flies even faster the older you get so it won’t be long before you’re in a cap and gown! You will be the class of 2020.. how futuristic! […]

  • The Jump from A-Levels!

    So you’re probably excited to come to uni for a variety of reasons, like having freedom to dictate what you do and when, and obviously the course! Hopefully the course is the main reason you’ve chosen to come to uni, but you’re probably wondering what to expect and how it’s different from A-Levels. I can […]

  • It’s beginning to look a lot like CHRISTMAS…

    So, hi guys. How’s things? it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, with trees starting to go up and Christmas markets left, right and center. BUT even though I’m super excited for Christmas and to stop thinking about uni for a few days, it’s the last big push to get all my assignments in […]

  • Faye’s Blog – Home

    Yesterday I travelled back to Blackpool from Ormskirk so that I can see my family etc. I went to go and visit my nanna and her new puppy! It’s a Chihuahua crossed with a Yorkie, she’s called Sally and is so cute s although she is a bit of a bully to other dogs! Here’s […]

  • Faye’s Blog – Life Plans.

    The question that everyone student constantly gets asked by other students  family and friends is: “So, what do you want to do after university?” And from personal experience and from talking to my friends we have all agreed that it is extremely irritating as for most of the part we don’t know exactly what we want […]