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Why work at Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University is based on an attractive, award-winning 160-acre campus in Lancashire, close to Liverpool and Manchester. The institution has been providing higher education for more than 130 years, with a mission to create opportunity from knowledge. The University is an academic community comprising more than 11,000 full time undergraduate and postgraduate students and a further 3,200 on part time programmes.

Edge Hill is ranked as Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the government's evaluation of excellence in teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes. Gold is the highest possible TEF rating, indicating that the institution is 'of the highest quality found in the UK' and is 'delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.' The specific findings for Edge Hill University indicate that 'students from diverse backgrounds achieve consistently outstanding outcomes', and that 'very high proportions of students continue with their studies and progress to employment or further study.'

Edge Hill University has been named as the Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. The prestigious award highlights the University’s continuous investment in the student experience, its quality of teaching, outstanding facilities and courses that are designed to meet the needs of employers in a competitive jobs market.

This accolade follows on from a bumper year of awards for Edge Hill, which saw the institution crowned University of the Year in the Educate North Awards 2020/21 for its continued commitment to delivering an exceptional student experience. Earlier this month also saw the University shortlisted in two categories in the Times Higher Education (THE) awards – for its Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community and Support for Students.

Edge Hill is one of the select few universities to have held the coveted UK University of the Year title, awarded by Times Higher Education (2014/15). In 2018 Edge Hill University also was acknowledged as one of the world’s finest teaching institutions, winning a Global Teaching Excellence Spotlight Award in recognition of 'the quality of support and engagement infrastructure for students.’

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and Highly Commended for Workplace of the Year in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017.

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