The TCNJ Center for Global Engagement
and Edge Hill University
, have established a semester-long program for TCNJ students Ormskirk, England which is near the metropolitan Liverpool. Students will be able to experience a semester abroad in the smaller market town of Ormskirk and have the larger more bustling cities of Liverpool and Manchester in your backyard!
Ormskirk is a diverse market town situated near Liverpool and Manchester, two larger cities, with a range of activities and sights to see. Within the town of Ormkirk students are able to visit a multitude of shops, boutiques and restaurants in order to enhance their study abroad experience. Northwest England
cities like Liverpool and Manchester, which are both home to very strong football culture, are great places for a weekend away trip for students to attend a football (soccer) game! Seeing the cultural history and architecture present in Liverpool and Manchester is also a must for all students who are participating on this program!
Edge Hill University combines over 125 years of academic excellence with state-of-the-art facilities, set in an award-winning campus of 160 acres of landscaped grounds. With over 23,000 students, you are bound to meet like-minded people, make new friends and become a member of the Edge Hill community. Students will be able to enroll in a number of courses at Edge Hill University- please consult the Edge Hill University Study Abroad Catalogue
. Courses listed here
have already been reviewed and given course equivalents by TCNJ faculty. All course will count as one TCNJ unit and the grades will factor into your GPA.
When you aren't studying there are a variety of activities on campus to keep you occupied. Edge Hill’s state-of-the-art Sports Centre
offers some of the best sport and fitness facilities in the UK. This includes a varied fitness class timetable, 8-court sports hall, 25m 6-lane swimming pool, 80-station fitness suite with in-built entertainment technology, sauna & steam room, exercise studio, 6 outdoor pitches, 3 floodlit 3G 6-a-side courts, and a competition standard, floodlit 8-lane synthetic athletics track with 2 x 10-lane straights. The Quad, our on-campus nightclub and adjoining pub, is the hub of student social life on campus: theme nights, quizzes, karaoke, live bands, snooker, satellite TV and a typical British bar are all on offer under one roof. You can guarantee that there is always something happening there! Our on-site Rose Theatre
is a favorite of visiting professional theatre and dance companies with about 40 shows each year from Shakespeare to stand-up comedy, as well as weekly movie nights – with free popcorn!
Want more information? Have questions? Interested in applying?
Set up an advising appointment with this program's advisor or contact CGE at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-771-2596.