The University of Gloucestershire’s response rate in the 2011 survey was 71% significantly higher than the sector rate of 65%.
Trends by section
The figures in the table below show the percentage of students who responded either ‘agree’ or ‘definitely agree’ to questions in the following topics.
- Overall satisfaction increased by 5% in 2011, whilst the overall sector score only rose by 1%.
- With the exception of Learning resources which has remained static, all other section scores have improved since 2010 and show a steady increase over the past five years. Learning Resources fell 2% in 2008 and a further 5% in 2010 and remains lower than the sector score of 81%.
- The University of Gloucestershire is placed in the top quartile of participating Higher Education institutions for Assessment & feedback and Personal Development. It also scores better than the sector for Academic Support.
- We score the same as the sector for Course teaching and Organisation and management..
Faculty of Applied Sciences (AS):
• School of Sport and Exercise
• School of Natural and Social Sciences
• School of Leisure
Faculty of Business, Education and Professional Studies (BEPS):
• School of Accounting & Law
• School of Business & Management
• The Institute of Education & Public Services
Faculty of Media, Arts and Technology (MAT):
• School of Computing and Technology
• School of Media
• School of Art and Design
• School of Humanities
- The Faculty of Applied Sciences (AS) had the highest score for Overall satisfaction, beating the sector score by 5%. The only area where it fell below the sector was Learning resources.
- Multi Faculty courses routinely had lower scores than other faculties.
- The Faculty of Business, Education and Professional Studies (BEPS) had the highest score for Personal development, beating the sector score.
- The Faculty of Media, Arts and Technology (MAT) had the highest scores in Course teaching (same score as AS), Assessment and feedback, Academic support and Learning resources. With the exception of Learning resources, all scores were higher than the sector, as much as 10% higher for Assessment and feedback.