I’m Ellie and I am currently in my second year at Edge Hill studying English Literature. I thought as my first post as a student blogger I would tell you all about five of the best things about there is at Edge Hill!
1. Living on campus
When you enter your second year you will soon realise how much you miss living on campus. Campus is the best place to be, especially in your first year, the convenience of being a two minute walk from McColl’s is perfect for any midnight cravings. Also, Subway which is situated in the Students Union can be equally as tempting. Whether you live in Chancellors Court, Forest Court or Main Halls, living on campus really does mean you have everything the University has to offer at your very fingertips. Did you know that Edge Hill was voted as best value for money in the National Student Housing Survey awards 2017?
2. The Chancellors Beach
Many of you probably thought your nearest beach was Southport, well Edge Hill offers its own beach situated right in the heart of Chancellors Court. It is the perfect backdrop for some summer reading or just chilling in the sun, don’t forget SPF! You may even be visited by the campus ducks waddling round campus; they have previously been seen wandering around the Hub.
3. Student Nights
One of the best things about Edge Hill and Ormskirk in general is the night life available to its students. Whether you go to Alpine Tuesdays for £1.50 drinks or would rather stay closer to home and attend Social on a Wednesday night , you are guaranteed an excellent night out wherever you go! This year is extra special as the Students Union announced ‘Frat Party Thursdays’ cheap drinks, great music and celebrity guests, for example; Kem and Muggy Mike from Love Island! What more could you want?!
Whilst Ormskirk is a small town it has some amazing places to boast about. Cobble Coffee does the best potato wedges you will ever have in your life, we also have New Look, Dorothy Perkins and Hype for all your fashion needs! And don’t forget the famous Ormskirk markets! There is always something to do and always somewhere to go as we are only a 30 minute train journey from Liverpool. You won’t ever get the opportunity to be bored!
5. Student Support
Finally, last but not least, the support for students provided by Edge Hill is outstanding. If there are any problems you can always find someone to help whether it’s a lecturer, student assistant, or even a flatmate there will always be help right around the corner to ensure that your time at Edge Hill is a happy one.
I hope that you enjoyed reading this post and if you decide to join us at Edge Hill, then you will fall in love with it just as much as I have!