York College

 The National Student Survey is organised nationally and aims to capture the feedback and opinions of undergraduate students in their final year. It is designed to allow students to give honest and impartial evaluations of their experience at their chosen institute.

 We are proud of our 2016 NSS results and as a result we have hand picked the best ones from this year:

 

York College NSS 2016 overall results

89% of students were happy with the teaching on their course

95% of students believed that the staff were good at explaining things

84% of students thought that staff members made the subject interesting

A huge 90% of students thought that staff were enthusiastic about what they were teaching

89% of students believed that their course was intellectually stimulating

84% of students were happy with the assessment and feedback they received from staff

83% of students believed that the criteria used in marking was made clear to them in advance

91% of students were confident that assessment arrangements and marking was fair

80% of students were happy that the feedback on their work was prompt

84% of students said they received detailed comments on their work from staff

81% of students declared that feedback they received on their work helped clarify things that they did not understand

83% of students were happy with the academic support they received at York College

77% students felt they had received sufficient advice and support for their studies

89% students felt they were able to contact staff when they needed to

84% students believed good advice to make study choices was available to them

78% students happy with the organisation and management of their course

84% students felt their timetable worked efficiently

73% of students thought that any changes in the course or teaching were communicated effectively to them

77% students said that their course was well organised and running smoothly

77% students were happy with the learning resources available to them

78% of students believed the library resources and services were satisfactory

82% students said they were able to access general IT services when they needed them

70% of students were happy with the access to specialised equipment, rooms and facilities when required

85% students felt York College aided their personal development throughout their course

84% students believed their course had helped them to present themselves with confidence

86% of students agreed their course helped them improve their communication skills

84% students said that as a result of their course, they felt more confident in tackling unfamiliar problems

88% overall satisfaction with their chosen course

59% satisfaction with the Student’s Union

BA (Hons) Contemporary craft

80% students felt they could contact staff when they needed to

80% students believed that they were able to access relevant library resources and services for their course

Foundation Degree Media Makeup

95% of students were happy with the teaching on their course

100% students felt staff were good at explaining things

96% students thought the staff were enthusiastic about their course

90% students were happy with feedback they received from staff

92% students received feedback on their work that helped them understand something they were struggling with

96% students were satisfied overall with their course

Arts Design & Craft

88% students thought that staff explained the course to them

84% students thought that the course was intellectually stimulating

88% students believed the library resources and services met their needs

84% of students thought their communications skills had improved as a result of the course

Child Studies

100% of students were happy with the teaching on their course

92% satisfaction rate for this course

92% students received feedback on their work that helped clarify anything that was not clear to them

100% of students received sufficient advice and support with their studies

Sport & Public Services

100% students agreed the course was well organised and had been running smoothly

92% students felt the course was helping their personal development

92% students thought as a result of the course, they felt more confident in tackling unfamiliar problems

100% of students said they had received academic support throughout their studies

 

Follow this link to view the full breakdown of York College NSS results