Life as an international student at EHU – Exploring and learning!


For this article, we have our very own Indian student ambassadors sharing their individual experiences of their life as an international student at EHU. We hope their stories help you get a deeper international perspective.

Ambassador 1
It is strange how life can put you through various adventures and challenges, but I believe that the right mindset can get through any course. Over the 2 years that I have lived in the UK as a student, I have learned to have an open mind with a positive approach towards every situation I face on the daily. This could be going to class or meeting friends, assignments or part-time employment.

Living abroad can be intimidating but having the right support system around you can play a big role and enhance your international student experience. I live in a private accommodation in Liverpool, so for me it’s a train to catch in the morning at 7:40AM from Liverpool Central to Ormskirk and make it to class at 9:00AM. This simple act may introduce you to some intricate time management skills.

My most exciting moment at EdgeHill was the first day of orientation as I was able to meet so many students from different backgrounds and cultures. It was also a delight meeting with the university faculty and making new friends. It was a challenge to socialize out of my comfort zone. But again, I thought to myself that it’s now or never, I need to have a positive mindset and go beyond my comfort zone in order to make friends. As an international student it is very important to have a good social circle around you. I was able to explore a new identity which made me feel very confident and made every experience at EHU enjoyable 🙂

Ambassador 2
Our life as an international student is one most exciting journey one goes through , apart from your academic life it’s an  incredible mix of cultures and contemporary thinking .Especially if this is your first time in the UK you will be encountering new people, their  culture, tradition and living lifestyle.

The most exciting part for any international student is after a couple of  months of hard work ie -the day to start your application to the day you arrive in university is itself a journey that one goes through . Once you arrive at the campus it has such a vibrant atmosphere and positive environment that it will motivate you to bring out the best in

you. Meeting with new people learning their culture tradition and making friend globally drives you to think out of the box 

For any international student the biggest challenge anyone will have to face is being far away from home and missing your family ,friends and loved ones .But as the time goes one needs to learn and move on , also you will be making a lot of new friends here as well .

Also as  I stay on campus. I would like to share a picture of my accommodation 


Fancy Indian Food? We have got you covered :)

When it comes to food, We would like all students to make the most of Ormskirk and Liverpool. For your immediate cravings or reminiscing of Indian flavors within a 5 mile radius , you will be surprised to find a variety of options which can fix your appetite. However, being a 35 min train journey away from Liverpool, a multicultural hub for food, fashion and lifestyle; it is impossible to miss out on Indian restaurants in the city center . In this article, we present to you our favorite list of Indian restaurants in Ormskirk and Liverpool which will make it easier for you to navigate your way to your favorite food spot .

Please share this with your friends as well and be sure to attend any of the options for an authentic Indian cuisine 🙂

Let’s have a look at your options in Ormskirk:

The Shamraat
https://theshamraat.co.uk/order-now
48A Moor St, Ormskirk L39 2AQ, United Kingdom

Passage to india
http://www.passagetoindiaormskirk.co.uk/
40A Moor St, Ormskirk L39 2AQ, United Kingdom

Anukha Indian takeaway
https://anukha.co.uk/online-ordering/
101 County Rd, Ormskirk L39 1NL, United Kingdom

Spice House
https://spicehouse-ormskirk.co.uk/
38 Church St, Ormskirk L39 3AW, United Kingdom

Nellie Indian Restaurant
http://www.mynellie.co.uk/
560 Southport Rd, Scarisbrick, Ormskirk L40 8HQ, United Kingdom

Banglish
https://www.quandoo.co.uk/place/banglish-38290?aid=63
63 Liverpool Rd N, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 0SA, United Kingdom

Your options in Liverpool:

Bandobust
http://bundobust.com/liverpool
First Floor, 17-19 Bold St, Liverpool L1 4DN, United Kingdom

Mowgli Street Food
http://www.mowglistreetfood.com/
69 Bold St, Liverpool L1 4EZ, United Kingdom

Sultans Palace
https://www.sultans-palace.co.uk/
75-77 Victoria St, Liverpool L1 6DE, United Kingdom

Spice City
https://spicecity.co.uk/
Ground Floor, 18 Stanley St, Liverpool L1 6AF, United Kingdom

Spice Lounge Bar & Grill
https://spiceloungebarandgrill.com/
130 Duke St, Liverpool L1 5AG, United Kingdom

Yukti Indian Street Fusion
http://www.yukti.co.uk/
73 Renshaw St, Liverpool L1 2SJ, United Kingdom

eastZeast
https://www.eastzeastlvp.com/storemenu
King’s Dock, Port of Liverpool, Keel Wharf, Liverpool L3 4BX, United Kingdom

Rumi
https://www.rumi.rest/
46-48 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5SD, United Kingdom

Meet the Indian Student Ambassadors at Edge Hill University :)

Hello everyone! We are Indian student ambassadors at Edge Hill University (EHU). We are very excited and would be happy to assist you with all your enquires about EHU. We would be posting weekly blogs about things we feel that are important to student life and make your international student experience memorable!

You can ask us anything about life at EHU, sports, favorite food restaurants, academics, social events and more. You can use the TAP Ambassador Phone App to get in touch with us. We look forward to attending your queries.

Meanwhile, you can read our bios to get to know us a bit better which may help you reach out to any of us with specific enquiries

Farhan

Hello everyone, My name is Farhan Shaikh, I am a postgraduate student studying psychology at EHU. I am originally from Mumbai, India and have been living in the UK for the past 2 years. My academic and professional backgrounds cover a wide spectrum of industries such as: sport sciences, psychology, education, business and administration. I certainly have a passion for sport and adventure and love to be in nature. Having moved to the UK, I have travelled most of the country and participated in adventures such as hiking, trekking and also actively engaging in fitness and sports. I am really excited to be an ambassador and share knowledge based on my experiences and about life at Edge Hill University.

Annanya

Hello, I am Annanya. I am a first year student studying BA Criminology and Sociology at EHU. This is my first time in the UK and I moved here from Kerala, in India. My interests are mostly politics and learning about society in general. I am a communist so critical analysis is a big priority for me. I am honored to be an ambassador for Edge Hill University and I look forward to share my experiences here, positive and negative, to be as honest and useful as I can be.

Jishnu

Hey guys , I’m Jishnu from Mumbai ,India and I am studying Masters in Business Administration at Edge Hill University . Its my first time in the UK as well but I am very excited to share my experiences with you all. Please do get in touch!