• Changes to guidance in Catalyst – Keeping all students and staff safe

    Due to the 3rd national lockdown that is currently in place we have made some changes to services and facilities within Library & Learning Services and Catalyst. Borrowing books As a temporary measure we have replaced are usual reservation service with a Click and Collect Service. This allows you to place reservations on available items […]

  • Going Green

    As you may have noticed, the landscaping around Catalyst has started to progress quite rapidly with lovely block work and planting going in near the main entrance. The plans for the landscaping surrounding the building are vast and compliment the rest of the campus, incorporating lots of greenery, trees, shrubs and gardens. Below are the […]

  • Month of May

    May so far has seen the completion  of the beautiful copper cladding (minus the odd panel here and there still to be fitted) which looks fantastic. Photos below, but you really should take a wander past if you haven’t already! Plastering, interior windows and doors have been finished and fitted on most floors, the wooden cladding […]

  • Coffee, Wagtails and a spiral staircase

    Wow! What a busy few months it has been! Since our last progress update post (back in February!!!) so much has changed and progressed with the building project. The next few posts will be updates from the last few months with plenty of progress pictures! April 2018 April was an exciting month with the arrival […]

  • Marching on

    Wow! What a busy few months it has been! Since our last progress update post (back in February!!!) so much has changed and progressed with the building project. The next few posts will be updates from the last few months with plenty of progress pictures! March 2018 In March we saw fantastic progress with the […]

  • In conversation with…

    Earlier this year I had the pleasure of chatting to members of Directorate about Catalyst. We discussed the inspiration for the name ‘Catalyst’; how they thought the building would enhance the student experience at Edge Hill; and how the change to having three services (Student Services, Careers & Learning Services) all together under one roof […]

  • Hard Hat Weather

    We’ve been a little quiet on the blog for the last month or so and that’s because we’ve been busy showing our colleagues around Catalyst! That’s right, its been hard hat weather! Over the past four weeks there have been 12 site visits to Catalyst, with around 140 members of staff taking the opportunity to […]

  • Strike a pose

    Last Friday (17th November) Dan and Allistair (from our Media Team) and I went on site to get some photos of the construction team who are working hard to get Catalyst ready for Summer 2018! We timed this with a staff BBQ that was taking place for the construction team and so they were all […]

  • Learn to Fly

    We’ve been a little quiet on the blog front this month, but that does not mean things have been quiet with the EHU Big Build! Our Chair Fair was a great success with around 100 of you testing out the furniture and providing feedback, check out our Twitter and Facebook for the results! We’ve also […]

  • Everybody wants to be a cat

    The cat is out of the bag! Our new name is…. CATALYST. A catalyst for change for the Edge Hill Community, creating a reaction and inspiring change. Our new name is very fitting for our purpose within the Edge Hill Community. We are one of the first university’s in the UK to bring together the […]