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NTU ranked in top 5 in National Student Satisfaction Survey

Student satisfaction rates for Nottingham Trent University are among the highest in the country according to the latest national figures.

Students walking past the Pavilion
Students at Clifton Pavilion

Student satisfaction rates for Nottingham Trent University (NTU) are among the highest in the country according to the latest national figures.

NTU has achieved an 87% satisfaction score in the 2020 National Student Satisfaction Survey. This ranks the University joint 4th in England’s mainstream universities and joint 10th across the UK overall.

In addition, 92% of NTU students would recommend studying at the University.

Professor Sharon Huttly, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Development and Performance, said: “We have maintained our overall satisfaction score at 87% against a sector drop of 1%, rising to joint 10th in the UK among mainstream universities and out-performing many of our main competitors.

As we head towards the end of an exceptional and challenging academic year, these results are further testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff. Of course, we cannot be complacent and we will examine the detailed data in order to continuously improve.”

  • Notes for editors

    Nottingham Trent University was named University of the Year 2019 in the Guardian University Awards. The award was based on performance and improvement in the Guardian University Guide, retention of students from low-participation areas and attainment of BME students. NTU was also the Times Higher Education University of the Year 2017, and The Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year 2018. These awards recognise NTU for its high levels of student satisfaction, its quality of teaching, its engagement with employers, and its overall student experience. The university has been rated Gold in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – the highest ranking available.

    It is one of the largest UK universities. With nearly 32,000 students and more than 4,000 staff located across four campuses, the University contributes £900m to the UK economy every year. With an international student population of more than 3,000 from around 100 countries, the University prides itself on its global outlook. The university is passionate about creating opportunities and its extensive outreach programme is designed to enable NTU to be a vehicle for social mobility. NTU is among the UK’s top five recruiters of students from disadvantaged backgrounds and was awarded University of the Year in the UK Social Mobility Awards 2019.

    A total of 82% of its graduates go on to graduate entry employment or graduate entry education or training within six months of leaving. Student satisfaction is high: NTU achieved an 87% satisfaction score in the 2019 National Student Survey.

NTU ranked in top 5 in National Student Satisfaction Survey

Published on 9 August 2017
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