Make your mark
As a final year undergraduate the National Student Survey (NSS) is your chance to make your mark on your University.
Give your opinions on what you loved about your time here, as well as how you feel we could improve the student experience.
Here you can find out where to fill in the survey, what you will be asked and how your answers will be used to benefit you, your University and future students.
A record 68% of eligible students filled in the 2013 survey. Thank you to everybody who took part.
What is the NSS?
Find out what the survey is, how and where to fill it out, what you will be asked and its potential impact, by viewing this short video.
You can now fill out the survey online.
Impact of the NSS
Or watch students Ben Hallett and Becky Catlin explain some of the changes made at Nottingham as a result of past surveys.
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As a result of your feedback
We are committed to listening to your views and as a result of answers given by past students in the National Student Survey we have made significant improvements to the teaching and facilities that we offer.
These changes include:
a University-wide minimum for the amount of scheduled teaching delivered to students
a guarantee of prompt feedback on all examinations and coursework
extended library opening hours around exam periods
redeveloped careers service, leading nottingham students becoming the 2nd most targeted by the UK's top 100 graduate employers (High Fliers 2013)
a restructured system of pastoral support in University and off-campus halls
further development of the Healthy U initiative, with increased capacity of the counselling service and improved access to specialist health services
improved computer access across the University, with wireless connectivity made available in all teaching and learning areas as well as University managed accommodation
improved sports facilities on all three campuses and a more inclusive sports programme via the Any-Body Club and Any-Buddy initiatives
a £90m redevelopment of University Park including new Maths and Humanities Buildings and improvements to the Portland Food Court
The introduction of Student Service Centres at Jubilee and Sutton Bonington campuses.
Further improvements made at the University, along with the incredible accomplishments made by staff and students can be found on the 'Proud to be' website.
Why should I take part?
With your help the 2013 National Student Survey will help:
improve the student experience at Nottingham
future students choose the right course for them
employers looking to assess the academic quality of the University.
What will I be asked?
The 10 minute survey, includes 23 questions covering:
the teaching on your course
assessment and feedback
organisation and management
and your Students' Union.
The 2011/12 National Student Survey once again saw the overall satisfaction of University of Nottingham students increase.
Now standing at 88%, the overall satisfaction score was boosted by improvements in 22 of 23 questions that were asked.