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Newcastle University ranked top 10 in the UK for student experience

The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017 places Newcastle University 8th overall in the UK, cementing it as one of the leading institutions in the country for the experience it offers to its students.

Newcastle University scored outstanding marks for the academic provision and its students placed it third overall in the recommendations category (students who would recommend it to a friend). It was also ranked third in the societal experience category, which encompasses social life, community atmosphere, extracurricular activities, societies and good environment around campus.

Student satisfaction results are high across a number of experience areas, including high quality of lecturers, helpful staff, good support and welfare, and high-quality facilities.

Professor Suzanne Cholerton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching, Newcastle University, said: “We are delighted our students continue to rank their experience so highly. This consistently outstanding performance is credit to our staff whose excellent academic and personal support ensures our students get the most from their time studying and living here.

“The positive results are underpinned by our commitment to continue to deliver outstanding student experience and excellent environment for our students’ learning, teaching and research, as well as their personal and professional development.”

Alex Holdsworth, (Computing Science student at Newcastle University), said: “The teaching quality is outstanding on my course. Each lecturer will put time and effort into answering my questions efficiently and to a good level of detail. It is evident the lecturers are enthusiastic about the material they are teaching, which makes learning a very enjoyable experience.”

Read the University Press Release here. The Survey was also mentioned at 'India Education Diary'.

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published on: 27 March 2017