University of York tops amongst the Russell Group Universities in the NSS 2022 for Overall Satisfaction category in Academic Experience
We all know that the results published by the NSS (National Student Survey) are highly authentic & helps prospective students in finding the right university abroad as per their preference. Those students who look forward to studying in the UK can go through NSS results to find out which university stands best in terms of academics, accommodation, extracurricular activities and much more. These results have clarity and showcase the real values of UK universities. In today’s blog we’re here to talk about one such leading UK university which has made its mark globally & it’s none other than the ‘University of York’ who has also been awarded with (TEF) Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award for constantly delivering beneficial teaching and learning facilities to its students.
Talking about the ‘University of York’ , well it’s a highly renowned UK university which needs no introduction at all. All the international students who study here get to study valuable course content which is synchronised with their course curriculum. In NSS 2021, 7 of its subjects secured No.1 position in the ‘Overall Satisfaction’ category amongst the other Russell Group UK universities which ultimately stated that all the subjects taught here are informative for the students & boost their knowledge about the particular domain.
|Knowledge Hour: NSS asks for honest feedback only from the final year students who have been studying at the university under which various factors such as student assessment, effective teaching methods, generous feedback, and help from the student community are taken into consideration for the evaluation purposes. All these factors are pertinent to the academic experience witnessed by the students and once the results are published the response is welcomed by the University & Student Union for reinforcing better facilities for the students.
Talking about York’s achievement, for the last 6 years consecutively it has been awarded by the NSS for offering remarkable facilities to the students. If we talk about this year then approximately 3,25,500 students participated in the survey and shared their feedback which resulted in one of the largest sets of feedback received by the NSS Team. Out of all Russell Group of UK universities the ‘University of York’ has been ranked 7th in the UK and has scored 80% for the “Overall Satisfaction” category which is a 2% rise as compared to the percentage achieved by York last year. It also secured 3rd rank in the “Learning Resources, Organisation & Management” category amongst the other Russell Group Universities which is a glorious moment for them.
If we talk about department-wise achievement this year then there are 9 leading departments (Natural, Sciences, Biosciences, French, Marketing, Genetics, Biology, Psychology, Philosophy, Physical Geographical Sciences) which secured 90% and above in the “Overall Satisfaction” category in the results published by NSS 2022. Apart from this other subjects such as Law, English, Music, Forensic & Archaeological Sciences, Genetics, Mental Health Nursing, and Environmental Sciences also made it to the list & all of them attained different rankings in the results published by NSS 2022.
On this achievement secured by the University of York; Professor Tracy Lightfoot (Vice-chancellor ~ Teaching, Learning & Students) stated that the NSS results are proof of how hard academic professionals work at the university to provide the best education to the students studying here at York. From advanced learning methods, and optimized laboratories to spacious classrooms there are so many facilities students get to access easily at the university. He also said that the university has been continuously providing fantastic academic facilities to all its students & will continue doing the same.
In addition, he further said that due to lockdown education had taken a backseat but even then the ‘University of York’ was sincerely committed to providing a supportive learning environment to the students for strengthening their proficiency in different subjects. Apart from this, the university had also pledged to resume all the offline classes with a bang post the lockdown was uplifted with promising facilities whilst maintaining all the necessary social distancing & covid precautions. With the resume of the offline classes, it was seen that the academic graph of the students accelerated rapidly as they focused more during the classroom lectures. As a result, grades were improvised & maximum percentage of the undergraduate (UG) & postgraduate (PG) students exhibited outstanding results.
As per his accounts, the teaching & learning methods implemented by the university are remarkable. All the students who are currently studying at ‘University of York’ have praised the academic services and have found them very effective. With this accomplishment, he has stated that the university will enforce more investments for upgrading the student experience whilst providing additional resources, mental health support, financial aid and other necessary amenities to the students.
Though the major significance will be put on mental health to promote the enthusiasm amongst the students. It’s because throughout the entire lockdown students have shown enough patience and acted calmly amidst that ruckus which hampered their education to a huge extent. So to improvise the well-being of the students the university management decided that prominent focus would be given to mental health & creating awareness about it whilst listening to the student feedback continuously for building up a lovely community for the students as per their requirements so that they love to roam around & spend their time within the university campus during their study duration.
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