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Student satisfaction on the rise

Press release   •   Apr 29, 2013 00:00 BST

Northumbria University has climbed eight places to 23rd position in the latest Student Experience Survey carried out by the Times Higher Education, with students rating its facilities among the best in the UK.

The University’s library service and opening hours were ranked joint third and its sports facilities were placed in the top ten.

Students rated Northumbria highly for its centralised, convenient facilities, good security and good campus environment. They also commended the University’s high quality staff and its connections with industry were also recognised.

Now in its eighth year, the Student Experience Survey ranks 102 universities and is based on responses from 12,000 students on issues ranging from accommodation to staff and extra-curricular activities.

Professor Andrew Wathey, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Northumbria University, said: “Investment in the student experience is delivering positive and visible benefits at Northumbria. We will strive to make our student experience, and the contribution it makes to the lives and employment of our graduates, as good as it possibly can be.”

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