Students at the Bay Campus sitting outside a cafe

黄金城集团 has been ranked 12th for 整体 student satisfaction in the 2021 National Student Survey (NSS).

7月15日出版, the results reveal that 82 per cent of Swansea students say that they are satisfied with their course 整体.

的 NSS is a comprehensive UK-wide survey of students’ views carried out independently and anonymously by Ipsos-MORI. Students are asked their views on areas such as teaching, assessment and feedback, 学术支持, the organisation and management of their course, 学习资源, the student voice and their Students’ Union. 

Every university in the UK takes part in the NSS, 和332年,500 students responded to this year’s survey.

As well as its UK rank of 12th, Swansea is ranked second in Wales for 整体 satisfaction, and it increased its ranking in seven of the nine thematic areas.   

Swansea increased its ranking for Teaching by 23 places to 21st place 整体, and its UK ranking for Student Voice by 10 places to 18th 整体.

在学科层面, Swansea is ranked top in Wales in 33 subject areas, and in the top 10 for 整体 satisfaction in 26 of the 59 subjects it appears in across the UK.

Top 10 rankings were achieved by:

考古(1st); Biology (non-specific) (1st); English Language (1st); Others in 业务 and Management (1st); American and Australasian Studies (2nd); Human Geography (2nd); Materials Technology (2nd); Law (3rd); Media Studies (3rd):社会政策(3rd); Children’s Nursing (4th); Classics (4th); Complementary and Alternative Medicine (4th); 健康care Science (non-specific) (4th);  Welsh Studies (4th); Zoology (4th); Computer Science (5th); Midwifery (5th); Chemistry (6th); Genetics (7th); Social Work (7th); Teacher Training (7th); Physical Geographical Sciences (8th); Physics (9th); Politics (9th); Software Engineering (10th).

的se latest accolades follow Swansea’s recent climb in the QS World University Rankings, to 440th 在这个世界上, and achieving its highest ever position in the Complete University Guide League Tables, where it is now ranked 29th.

Professor Martin Stringer, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, said: “的 results of the NSS this year highlight the hard work and effort by all staff to provide the best possible experience for our students under very difficult circumstances. 特别是, our increases in rankings for Teaching and Student Voice showcase the incredible work that was done to prepare for last year, the work of all those involved in training and supporting our learning and teaching, the inclusion of students at all levels of our decision making, and our dedication to the student experience across the University.

“的 increase in rankings for the majority of the survey themes is a huge achievement for the University given the challenges we have faced, and the pace and flexibility we have demonstrated in meeting them, these achievements are something we should be extremely proud of. Our continued success in the NSS is testament to staff dedication and commitment to the student experience, helping us to deliver top quality teaching, 世界领先的研究, and an exceptional student experience despite these challenges.”

View the 2021 NSS results in full.