• What is UCAS? Why do I have to use it?

    So you’re all probably familiar with the idea of UCAS, whether this is UCAS points, the application itself or even just the website. UCAS hosts the application process for universities, meaning that you will have to only fill out one application instead of one for each university you apply to – isn’t this a life […]

  • 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! […]

  • Results Day!

    Hey everyone! Hope you are all doing extremely well today. For those of you who want to go to uni this year then a very important day is on it’s way. Many of you will be looking forward to (or slightly dreading) results day and now the waiting is almost over! Good luck to all […]

  • Last Minute Guide… Choosing the Right Course!

    Oh how depressing that Christmas is over and there’s only a few days until the new year! This means it’s nearly the year of intense revision, exams and results- but boy is it worth it! Hopefully you’ve submitted your UCAS application, but if not and you’re unsure of what course to choose I’ve decided to […]

  • ‘Twas the Night Before Results Day…

    …When all through the house, not a student was sleeping…because they were all far too nervous! So tomorrow is the big day. In less than 24 hours Edge Hill University will have a brand new set of students ready to start in September. This is so incredibly exciting! Although I imagine the butterflies are starting […]


    So the time has finally come that you will receive your A-level results (Thursday)! As much as you might have wanted summer to drag out, it’s time to face the music and your fate (slightly dramatic? I think so). But listen… obviously you want amazing grades, but it’s not the end of the world if you […]

  • A Level Results Day: What to Expect

    It’s just over a week until A Level results day and so I imagine that for a lot of you the nerves are well and truly setting in. I won’t lie to you: it’s a big day, and if you’re waiting to hear whether you’ve got a place at university, it could be a day […]

  • Exams are approaching… STAY CALM!

    So exams are fast approaching (like scary fast if we’re being honest) and it’s time to focus. Some of you might have already finished a few of your exams and others are just beginning, but I bet everyone is nervous/scared/anxious about not only the exams themselves, but also the results. Everyone has different goals and targets… and that’s […]

  • Other Courses and why Psychology was the right one for me.

    With the UCAS deadline rapidly approaching (January 15th is the deadline for applications for the majority of courses) I thought I’d reflect on the other courses I considered when applying to university. History My 1st choice of degree course for a long time (right the way through high school) was history. I’ve always been a […]

  • Christmas is coming but so are deadlines!

    So it seems to be that everyone is slowing down on the run up for Christmas, getting all their shopping done and going out for staff parties, but not me! This is one of my busiest times of the year! Being a student studying a coursework heavy degree, Christmas time is all about getting a […]