University Centre South Essex celebrates National Student Survey result 2020

University Centre South Essex is celebrating their results from the National Student Survey (NSS) for 2020. The university centre’s score for overall student satisfaction was 82.24% which is nearly 1% above the Office for Students’ Benchmark for the centre, which continues to be on an upwards trajectory since 2018.

The NSS is an annual survey aimed at final year students to gather information about their study experiences. It is made up of a range of questions covering teaching on the course, learning opportunities, assessment and feedback, academic support, organisation and management, learning resources, learning community, student voice and student union.

Other scores where the University Centre did particularly well were in the academic support it provides and the teaching on my course questions. They also had excellent results in learning opportunities provided.

Colin Bladen-Kopacz, Dean of Higher Education at the University Centre said: “I am delighted that the University Centre has continued to see improvements in student satisfaction. This is an excellent accomplishment and is down to the hard work and dedication of my team.

“Our Higher Education offer is unique in that we support a range of different students, many of whom live locally or have returned to study to pursue a new career. What they find with us is smaller class sizes and a great deal of tutor time which they don’t get at some larger universities, hence our continued increases in student satisfaction.”

For more information about the University Centre, visit https://www.southessex.ac.uk/he/