Keele ranked among UK best for staff and lectures

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Posted on 16 May 2014

Keele ranked 6th in the UK for high quality staff and lectures, 13th for student experience in Times Higher Student Experience Survey 2014

Academic staff were rewarded today for their high quality teaching after being ranked 6th out of 111 UK universities in this year’s Times Higher Student Experience Survey. The annual survey, which polled 14,300 students, also ranked Keele 13th overall for student experience, a significant rise from 31st in 2013.

Professor Nick Foskett Vice-Chancellor said: “I am delighted to see our academic staff recognised for their teaching expertise and high quality work with students. Providing a rich, varied student experience is at the heart of Keele’s ethos and our academic staff should be proud of their contribution to these impressive survey results.”
Full survey results can be found here:

About the Times Higher Student Experience Survey:

All respondents were members of YouthSight’s student panel – who are recruited via Ucas – and their views were gathered between October 2012 and June 2013.

The survey is broken down into 21 attributes of universities, chosen by students as key indicators. Participants were asked to rate how their university performed in each of the areas using a seven-point scale. Each attribute was assigned a weight reflecting its importance within the overall student experience.