Leeds top five for student experience

Leeds has moved into the top five in this year’s Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, from sixth position last year.

The University’s facilities, activities and societies, and student welfare and support all feature particularly strongly.

In a new measure for 2017 asking how likely students were to recommend their university to friends, Leeds was in the top ten, in ninth position.

Fourth place builds on The Times/The Sunday Times University of the Year 2017 award, in which the student experience at Leeds was singled out for praise. The Faculty of Engineering also achieved fantastic results in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.

It also reflects National Student Survey results, where a record 90% of final year students at Leeds said they were either satisfied or very satisfied with the overall quality of their course in 2016. In addition, the Faculty of Engineering achieved excellent student satisfaction results in the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS).

The University works in close partnership with Leeds University Union to ensure students are involved in and shape decision-making at all levels, a defining feature of education at Leeds.

Further information

This is the 10th annual Times Higher Education’s Student Experience Survey. The results are based on the responses of more than 15,000 undergraduates rating their university. For more information about the 2017 Student Experience Survey, visit the Times Higher website.

For further information, view the University of Leeds website.