Edge Hill University Varsity

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Edge Hill University Varsity

Edge Hill University Varsity


Varsity is an annual sporting competition between Edge Hill University and the University of Central Lancashire.This year it will be on home solid and the first varsity event to use our brand new sports centre. It is the one competition that everyone at Edge Hill can get involved in, whether you’re playing or supporting it’s a great opportunity to get behind your University.

About Us

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Where your wellbeing is our business

Edge Hill Sport is the university sports service run on behalf of Edge Hill University. Working in close partnership with the Students’ Union and the Academic Sport Department its aim is to deliver a programme of activities in high quality facilities for the benefit of a wide range of stakeholders including students, staff, community, local schools and National Governing Bodies of Sport. We aim to offer an excellent service to all our users and have set out our standards in our Customer Charter.

It provides a focus for all sports and leisure activities on campus. It supports the competitive sports teams in the national BUCS competitions and provides recreational activities for the students living on-site. It promotes health and well-being amongst staff and students and is also working to create routes for work placements and work experience for academic sports students and also to bring together elements of sports volunteering, sports scholarships and TASS ( Talented Athletes Scholarship Scheme ).

The aims of Edge Hill Sport are to:

  • Provide the University community with a first-class sporting experience that is readily adaptable and responsive to new ideas.
  • Support and invest in the competitive student sports teams with the aim to enable students to compete in their chosen sports at the highest standard
  • Provide a recreation / social programme for staff and students
  • Operate a Sports Development Programme which actively encourages increased participation at all levels in sport and physical activity.
  • Support the expansion of Edge Hill sports clubs in terms of their key objective of providing opportunity for all members of the University to compete.
  • Support and endorse the preparation of Strategic Plans for sport at the University.

Contact Us

01695 584745

01695 584710  (fax)