Student Survey Season

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  • Top in the UK - 100 percent for overall student satisfaction

    UWS rated top in the UK in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016*

    *UWS was rated as top in the UK for a number of undergraduate degree courses in terms of Overall Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016. The following undergraduate courses were rated at 100% for Overall Student Satisfaction:

    • Aircraft Engineering
    • Community Education
    • Forensic Science
    • Midwifery
    • Sport & Exercise Science

    In addition, our Chemical Engineering course was rated top in Scotland and 3rd in the UK, and our Education, Psychology and our Drama-related courses were rated top in Scotland for Overall Student Satisfaction. Other highly rated courses were Politics which was rated 2nd in Scotland, as well as our Applied Biosciences, Chemistry and Civil Engineering courses.

    The results of the NSS 2016 (87.1% Overall Satisfaction) places UWS 48th out of 119 UK HE insitutions for student satisfaction which is a significant rise of 16 places from the previous year.

  •  Why are surveys important?

    • Excellence in the student experience is at the heart of our mission
    • Surveys let the student voice be heard – so speak up! 
    • Surveys aim to gather information from current students relating to their teaching and learning experiences at UWS and use the results to enhance the student experience
  • Please note...

    All survey results are confidential and have the full support of the Students' Association.

    The UWS survey season runs from February to June and we would urge you to complete any survey you are invited to participate in. The results from the National Student Survey 2015 survey ranked UWS's Childhood Studies, Civil Engineering, Computer-adied Design, Contemporary Screen Acting, Education, Integrated Health and Social Care, and Social Policy top in the UK for overall student satisfaction which is fantastic news for the students who graduated from those degrees. Participating in these suveys can have a positive effect on the value of your degree.

  • Your opinion matters: you said - we did

    • Survey results are an important element for students and the University seeks to respond to feedback collected in various forms
    • Results are disseminated to relevant Schools and fed in to action plans to enhance the student experience
    • Check out our I've had my say: you said - we did report for what has been accomplished this year on the result of feedback from last years' surveys