This week in comms: to December 6th

The December Graduations provided us with several stories about graduates’ achievements:

December graduations 2018

We made a public statement about our approach to offer-making…

Why conditional offers are better for students

…and produced more stories about scholarship winners:

Scholarships 2018

A visit by screenwriter and Honorary Doctor Heidi Thomas was a highlight of the week, with her generous comments widely seen on social media:

Screenwriter Heidi Thomas returns to Edge Hill

and our burgeoning work with SMEs provided some excellent regional PR:

SMEs flourishing in county thanks to Edge Hill’s expert support

Professor Geoff Beattie was once again featured extensively in the media, interviewed on BBC Breakfast and several BBC radio stations concerning nonverbal communication.

Robert Noonan’s Conversation story about the links between childhood obesity and poverty was was adapted for the Liverpool Echo were it has 1.09m readers, a great example of research entering public discourse and at the same time raising institutional profile.


Finally, Edge Hill is part of a #MadeAtUni, a national campaign highlighting the positive impact universities have on people – our Everton in the Community work was the example they chose.