The National Student Survey (NSS)
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2014 adds to the University's running success in the National
The results from the 2014 survey, which was completed by more
than 70% of the University of Hull’s final year students, show
- The University achieved an ‘overall satisfaction’ score of
- This puts the University of Hull in joint 17th position out of
all mainstream Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in England,
Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland; and in joint 13th position
out of mainstream English HEIs.
- Of the 37 subject areas, 32 scored 85% or above, with 20 of
these scoring 90% or above.
- Hull York Medical School (HYMS) achieved an ‘overall
satisfaction’ score of 92%, placing it in joint 7th position out of
all HEIs in the sector.
For the third year in a row, 80% of students said they were
satisfied with their Students’ Union. You can read more on the Hull
University Union website.
As in previous years, the University of Hull scored particularly
highly in questions relating to the quality of teaching. Students
felt that staff were good at explaining things, and were
enthusiastic about their subject. Personal development was also
highlighted as an area of distinction, with students reporting that
their communication skills had improved, and that their course had
helped them to present themselves with confidence.
The University’s continuing good results in the NSS league table
proves that students at the University continue to be among the
happiest in the country.