Top in the Russell Group for student satisfaction

Thursday, 31st August, 2017

Top in the Russell Group for student satisfaction

The Welsh School of Architecture has come top in the Russell Group of the 24 leading UK universities for overall student satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS).

The National Student Survey gives final year undergraduate students the opportunity to share their experiences of life at their university with the public and is a vital source of information for prospective students when deciding where they want to study. It also gives students a powerful collective voice to help shape the future of their course and their university.

Since the last survey, conducted in 2016, the School has improved in three areas – teaching on the course, assessment and feedback, and learning resources. In the current survey, the School is above the Russell Group average in eight of the nine categories and top of the Russell Group schools offering architecture degree programmes in six categories, including teaching, learning opportunities, academic support, organisation and management, student voice and student satisfaction.

The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

Professor Chris Tweed, Head of the Welsh School of Architecture said: ”I’m delighted with the results of this year’s NSS and that we are leading the Russell Group in key areas. I would like to express my thanks to all students who completed this year’s NSS and worked with us during the year to help us make our courses even better. I also want to thank all the teaching and administrative staff who work hard to support our students and give them a good learning experience.”