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Education Excellence

Our yardsticks for student success

We strive to:

  • transform opportunities for our students
  • bring about a substantial change in each student’s level of success
  • ensure students are highly employable, and able to make a difference locally and globally.

Our approach to learning

To achieve these aims, we:

  • use the most contemporary approaches to learning
  • work closely with schools and colleges to help students transfer smoothly to UWS
  • provide student-centred routes to learning achievement, where an honours degree is the norm for undergraduates
  • run student recruitment and admissions efficiently
  • invest in our learning and teaching
  • build partnerships with business
  • make sure all our programmes are based on employability and citizenship.

Our Education Enabling Plan sets out our approach to teaching and learning.

Education Enabling Plan 2018

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Our Education Enabling Plan exemplifies our ambitions to produce work-ready, globally-skilled graduates by taking responsibility for all levels, locations and modes of student engagement within UWS and by providing students with an innovative, personalised and transformative higher education experience and by encouraging participation in extra-curricular activities to widen proficiencies.

Download our Education Enabling Plan 2018 (pdf)
Last updated: 03/08/2017