Edge Hill University
Libraries and information services
How is this affected by coronavirus?Virtual and online support is provided, with individual study spaces and PCs bookable in advance. The layout has been reconfigured to ensure social distancing. A click and collect service is in operation and access to an extensive e-books range is available. *These provisions may change.
- The Catalyst building houses the library, careers and support services, and offers both virtual and in-person support.
- The library contains more than 200,000 books, journals, audiovisual items and electronic services, with a range of study spaces.
- Over 130,000 e-books are available. A click and collect service is in place, with support to help those unable to visit campus.
- IT facilities in the library include open access PCs, computer labs, bookable laptops, printing and photocopying.
Other services and facilities
How is this affected by coronavirus?An outdoor cinema experience was set up to enhance the student experience, and outdoor marquees have been used to offer activities, all in line with government guidance. *These provisions may change.
- All facilities are available but are operating in line with current government guidelines. Their use is considered on a case-by-case basis, depending on essential need and whether it will impact on overall academic performance.
Financial health checks and advice on budgeting and student funding are available through the Money Advice team, along with dedicated hardship support. The independent SU Advice Centre also offers confidential support and guidance.
Edge Hill supports students who are parents with information on childcare services. Financial support to help parents meet their childcare needs is also available through the Student Support Fund for those who are eligible.
The Arts Centre offers a varied programme and students can see several free shows. There are many food outlets across campus, including vegan options. The Student Hub also provides big-screen pods and a giant TV/movie/games screen.
There is reduced capacity, particularly for fitness, group exercise, swimming. Equipment is well-spaced and some exercise classes have moved to the sports hall. The sauna and steam room remain closed. Pre-booking is required (online), with online or cashless payments. The recreational sports programme is greatly reduced, following Covid guidelines. One-to-one personal training is now virtual.
Enhanced cleaning in key areas, with early closing of the sports centre as a result. Student sport sessions are being prioritised, with reduced community access. Student sports clubs are following Covid guidelines. Virtual and on-demand group exercise classes are being run.
See a summary of sports and activities offered below, or search the Sports Table to discover which exercise and facilities are available at each university.