National Student Survey

National Student Survey

NSS 2019 opened 7 January

A top 15 university for improving the student experience (2013-18)

The 2018 results showed that 83% of our final year students were satisfied with their time at Bedfordshire. A great result.

Highlights from the 2018 NSS

  • Top 10 most improved in teaching over the last five years - ranked 9 (2018 compared to 2013)
  • Top 15 most improved in teaching over the last two years - ranked 11 (2018 compared to 2016)
  • Top 20 most improved in assessment and feedback - ranked 19 (2018 compared to 2017)
  • Top 10 most improved in academic support over the last five years - ranked 9 (2018 compared to 2013)
  • Top 15 most improved in academic support over the last two years - ranked 12 (2018 compared to 2016)
  • Top 20 most improved in academic support - ranked 20 (2018 compared to 2017)
  • Top 10 most improved in organisation and management over five years - ranked 7 (2018 compared to 2013)
  • Top 15 most improved in learning resources over two and five years - ranked 11 and 13 respectively (2018 compared to 2016 and 2013)
  • Top 25 most improved in overall satisfaction over three and five years - ranked 22 and 21 respectively (2018 compared to 2015 and 2013)
  • Top 15 most improved for the NSS over five years - ranked 11 (2018 compared to 2013)

Course highlights from the 2018 NSS

  • 100% Overall satisfaction on all the Applied Education Studies courses with multiple delivery sites
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the Applied Social Studies course
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the PE (Secondary) leading to QTS course
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the Creative Writing course
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the Performing Arts course
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the Special Needs and Inclusive Education course
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the Psychology and Criminal Behaviour course
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the Forensic Science course
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the English Language and Linguistics course
  • 100% Overall satisfaction on the Early Years Education course

Found out more about the NSS here

We are delighted to continue to be a top 15 university in the country for improving the student experience. Students who join Bedfordshire can be assured we are wholly committed to ensuring our students have the best possible experience, as members of our University community, and this is reflected in our high quality teaching, our outstanding facilities and great student support. We offer our students a life-changing experience that will inspire them to become employable and entrepreneurial global citizens.

Bill Rammell, Vice Chancellor

Contact Us

By telephone
During office hours
(Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00)
+44 (0)1234 400 400

Outside office hours
(Campus Watch)
+44 (0)1582 74 39 89

By email
admission@beds.ac.uk
(admissions)
international@beds.ac.uk 
(international)
sid@beds.ac.uk (student support)
help@beds.ac.uk (registration)
erasmus@beds.ac.uk (exchanges)

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