Useful Information

Normal Opening Times

The University Centre is open 52 hours per week, 51 weeks per year. It only closes over the Christmas period due to bank holidays and the rest of Holy Cross College being closed. The opening hours are:

  • 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday (except Bank holidays)
  • 8.30am - 8.30pm Tuesday to Thursday
  • 8.30am - 2.30pm Friday

Holy Cross Holiday Dates

Christmas Holidays

  • 16 December 2022 – 02 January 2023

Easter holidays

  • 03 April 2023 – 14 April 2023

Library and IT Facilities

As a Holy Cross student you will have full access to our Library and IT facilities. For more information please see the Library page or the IT Facilities page.


We do not offer living accommodation facilities for any of our students. Although we do not offer a service to find accommodation, many companies, both online and locally, may be able to help.


The University Centre handbooks provide you with the essential information you need for studying at Holy Cross. These are available below to download.

Finding your way around Holy Cross College

To help you find your way around the College, a site plan is available to download here.


The Office for Students (OfS) are the independent regulator of higher education in England.  They aim to ensure that every student, whatever their background, has a fulfilling experience of higher education that enriches their lives and careers.  Individual courses offered by Liverpool Hope University are regulated by a validation and review process which is explained here.  The Access and Participation Statement can be found here.

Transparency Review 

This give a summary of applications, offers, acceptances and registrations for 2018-19 entrants. There is also a table giving the percentage of first degrees at grade 2:1 or above by characteristic for 2017-18 qualifiers. You can download the PDF document below.

Contact the University Centre:

Holy Cross University Centre
Manchester Road
Greater Manchester
Call: 0161 762 4513 or 0161 762 4529


Page Downloads Date  
Guide to Parking 2021 2022 22nd Sep 2022 Download
Printing Charges 2022 2023 22nd Sep 2022 Download
Student Charter 22nd Sep 2022 Download
LH Student Handbook 2022 2023 22nd Sep 2022 Download
LH Declaration of Engagement 22nd Sep 2022 Download
LH Application Learning Support Fund 22nd Sep 2022 Download
LH Academic Year Calendar 2022 2023 22nd Sep 2022 Download
QAA Initial Review 2015 22nd Sep 2022 Download
QAA Quality Review Visit 2018 22nd Sep 2022 Download
EH Staff Handbook 2022 2023 22nd Sep 2022 Download
Health Safety Handbook 2022 2023 22nd Sep 2022 Download
LH Staff Handbook 2022 2023 22nd Sep 2022 Download
EH Student Handbook 2022 2023 14th Nov 2022 Download
Transparency 2022 10th Nov 2022 Download