Supermarkets and shops in Ormskirk
Grocery shopping and more! I hope this post is useful to students living on campus of Edge Hill University, especially who self-cater (cook for themselves), or need a break from the university catering people who consider living in Ormskirk The range of shops in Ormskirk can cater to your needs of: everyday grocery shopping, cosmetics/skincare/health […]
Southport trip in the spring
Southport is a 45-minute drive from Edge Hill and it’s a beautiful, appropriately busy seaside town! From Ormskirk you can take the 375 or 385 bus to get to Southport and pay around £5.5 for a return ticket. Or, if you’re in luck, (which is very likely thanks to our Edge Hill Students Union and […]
From Lancashire to Derbyshire, my past two months in England
COVID-19 has taken the world by storm and we international students definitely ‘ve had our share of turbulence. Hello there! Today is 23 May 2020 and it’s officially been two months since the UK went into lockdown. In today’s blog, I’d like to capture a little story from the day I parted with my Edge […]
Lake District – a green oasis and a great escape
Last October (2019) we had a coach trip to Lake District with the Students Union (SU), and it was a lovely memory. This green haven doesn’t disappoint! What you need to do to get on a free trip like this is to go on the Give it a Go page by the SU, choose the […]
O Briens Tea Room in Ormskirk
Dear those who love a chilled afternoon, Today I recommend a nice place near campus for a (quality & cheap!) cup of tea: O Briens Tea Room. Location: Opposite Morrisons, same side as Aldi and McDonald’s. What’s on their menu A wide range of tea, ice cream, cafe and toast, sandwiches, or Afternoon Tea. Their […]
A guide to washing your clothes at Edge Hill
All students living on campus are advised to use Circuit Launderette (Laundromat, if you’re more familiar with this word). It is located inside the Students Union building, which means you’ll do laundry near Subway and SU Bar. This also means that it is quite near the Hub in the main building (where Starbucks, Mccoll’s and […]
London trip – a must when you’re at Edge Hill!
I’ve been to Liverpool, Manchester, Chester, Southport, all beautiful cities in their own ways, also with that “difference” I was yearning for, but London seems just another level of impressiveness for me.
Halloween at Edge Hill University
I didn’t ever celebrate Halloween when I was in Vietnam (except for that one year in high school where my English teacher organised a costume party as a class activity for us all to enjoy), but I got the very first and special Halloween here at Edge Hill. Below are three events I partook in […]
Discover Ormskirk EP.01: cafe MANDRAKE’S A Magical Experience
Edge Hill has a great campus but that wouldn’t stop you from looking for other gems in Ormskirk would it? Good news for you! Today we’ll discover a haven for those fond of the peace, the quiet and the mystique: cafe MANDRAKE’S A Magical Experience. 1. Few facts about Mandrakes Address: 4 St Helens Rd, […]
‘New Beginning’: My first week at Edge Hill
What does it feel like to actually be in another country? If you’ve ever been abroad I guess you have some ideas for the answer. But for me, I only knew what it feels like when I officially arrived at Manchester Airport, to begin my first year at Edge Hill University.