England: Edge Hill University, Ormskirk
Edge Hill University is a liberal arts institution offering a diverse curriculum. Students take courses alongside local students from the United Kingdom allowing for a unique and culturally diverse classroom experience. Student life at Edge Hill is dynamic and social, and students can join the Students' Union giving them access to many activities, clubs, and events. There is a wide range of sports offered with top quality facilities. The college club, The Venue, is the hub of student social life on campus; theme nights, karaoke, live bands, satellite TV, and a bar are all under one roof. The student traveler will be able to experience England through the diverse destinations it offers: bustling cities rich in history and culture, beautiful green countryside, grand castles, magnificent cathedrals, and much more.
Additional features: a field experience in education is available for students who wish to explore first-hand the British education system and teaching methods.
Edge Hill University, situated in northwest England in the historic market town of Ormskirk, is only a short distance away from seaside towns and major cities and ideally located to allow travel to other parts of the world.
The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a partnership of colleges and universities—two and four year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign—encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.
Edge Hill's home is Ormskirk, a small and friendly 12th century market town, close to the cities of Liverpool and Manchester - well placed for students to take full advantage of all that the region has to offer. Whatever your interests the region offers opportunities for a wide range of cultural and leisure pursuits: live music, theater, sports, cinema, walking, the arts or shopping. Visit the beautiful Lake District, moody Yorkshire moors or traditional seaside towns in North Wales.
Edge Hill has been enabling people to achieve their ambitions for 120 years, and today offers high quality programs and facilities to over 12,000 students. Based on a beautiful, well-equipped campus, Edge Hill provides a student with an experience to remember.