Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University is a dynamic institution with a clear sense of direction, a forward-thinking culture and significant resources to invest in its future. Edge Hill was named University of the Year in the 10th annual Times Higher Education Awards, the most prestigious accolade in the Higher Education sector. The University had previously been shortlisted three times in 2007/8, 2010/11 and 2011/12, making it the only university to be shortlisted four times in seven years. It was also named by the same publication as the Best University Workplace in its 2015 survey of staff across UK universities.

Edge Hill came top in the North West in the National Student Survey for Overall Student Satisfaction, boasts strong levels of graduate employment and is one of the top two universities in the UK for Social Mobility. The University seeks exceptional individuals to join our intellectually stimulating, creative and inclusive community set on the outskirts of a pleasant market town, with easy access to the nearby cities of Liverpool and Manchester.

Mission Statement
Edge Hill University will provide an intellectually-stimulating, creative and inclusive environment for its community. Teaching and learning of the highest standard, supported by pure and applied research of international significance, will provide a firm foundation for its graduates, and other stakeholders in a rapidly changing world. An international perspective, knowledge and understanding, and a life-long capacity to learn and adapt, is the surest way of securing an individual’s and the nation’s future.

Our core values lie in our wholehearted commitment to our staff, students and partners, and our constant efforts to improve in all we do. Our approach is inclusive; we celebrate diversity, and will tirelessly strive to enhance the life opportunities that a good education provides for our students. The University will be both financially and environmentally sustainable, seeking always to reinvest its resources to enhance the student experience, its research capacity, and its engagement with the public and third sectors, business and the region, as well as its local community. We will be decisive and focused in all we do, and plan with a realistic ambition founded on our strong progress to date.

The Edge Hill community will:

  • embrace challenge and seize opportunity
  • expect and celebrate creativity and excellence
  • act responsibly and with integrity
  • show determination, resilience, ambition and adaptability
  • work together to deliver our Vision