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Student Satisfaction Puts Surrey In UK’s Top Eight

Published on: 13 Aug, 2014
Updated on: 15 Aug, 2014

The University of Surrey has been ranked eighth out of 135 institutions in the latest National Student Survey (NSS), achieving an overall satisfaction rating of 91%.

University of Surrey 1 470This compares with an overall satisfaction rate of 86% for UK higher education institutions.

Subjects at Surrey including management, law, electronic and electrical engineering and drama, achieved more than 90% satisfaction, with politics and psychology achieving 97%.

The university overall achieved higher scores in five out of the seven criteria compared to last year, including assessment and feedback, academic support and learning resources.

Professor Gill Nicholls, vice-president and deputy vice-chancellor of academic affairs at the University of Surrey, said.”We are pleased to see that students still rate their experience at Surrey very highly. Providing a high-quality student experience is at the very heart of the university and we continuously strive to ensure that every student gets the most out of their time here.

“We have recently put significant investment into our six-storey library and learning centre, home to more than 500,000 books and printed journals.

“The Library also works closely with the University’s department of technology enhanced learning to ensure that innovative teaching is supported through the online virtual learning environment. This environment offers a rich set of curriculum-based activities and interactive materials which enable students to study and learn flexibly and effectively.”

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