Universities UK response to the National Student Survey 2019

3 July 2019

Commenting on the results of the 2019 National Student Survey (NSS) published today, Alistair Jarvis, Chief Executive of Universities UK, said:

 

“Student satisfaction is important to universities and it is heartening to see satisfaction scores increase, continuing at a level which would be the envy of many other sectors. The results across the UK are testament to both the contribution of university staff and to the investment that is being made in improvements to teaching, facilities and support services.

“The recognition from students of the quality of their experience underlines the importance of sustained and long-term university funding, to allow our world-leading universities to continue to be environments in which students can succeed and flourish.”

ENDS

Notes

  1. The full NSS published by the Office for Students can be accessed here. 

  2. Universities UK is the collective voice of 136 universities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Its mission is to create the conditions for UK universities to be the best in the world; maximising their positive impact locally, nationally and globally. Universities UK acts on behalf of universities, represented by their heads of institution. Visit: www.universitiesuk.ac.uk

 


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