Chester students are loving their student experience
Caption: Students in the Seabourne Library on the Parkgate Road Campus.
The University of Chester has ranked joint 15th
overall out of 122 higher education institutions in the annual Times Higher
Education Student Experience Survey. Our top 10 performances in academic
experience and student welfare have resulted in the University of Chester
out-ranking the University of Cambridge in the highly-regarded national league
table. Chester has risen 14 places since its last assessment.
Chester is ninth in the country for Academic Experience
across a range of criteria, including: high quality staff/lectures;
helpful/interested staff; well-structured courses; effective relationship with
teaching staff; tuition in small groups and workload. In 10th place
for Student Welfare, the University has been acknowledged in terms of how
personal requirements are catered for and its award-winning support/welfare.
High levels of safety and security mean Chester is 18th in the
country in that category. The University’s facilities are judged to be in 30th
place in the country and accommodation in 40th position.
Dr Chris Haslam, the University’s Senior Pro
Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Development and the Student Experience) said: “The
opinions of our students are of the utmost importance and we not only hear what
they have to say, but we also listen and respond. It is extremely gratifying to
see how highly our students rate the University as a whole and that their
honest appraisal sees us among the very best of universities nationally.”
We would love to hear about what made our your experience
at the University of Chester great, so please get in touch and tell us your
Don’t forget to use the #mychesterstory on social media.
For more information about the survey, please visit: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/news/student-experience-survey-2017-results