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University of Northampton achieves highest ever student satisfaction rate in latest survey

The 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) figures reveal the university of Northamptons overall student satisfaction rate is 89 per cent. NNL-141108-173857001

The 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) figures reveal the university of Northamptons overall student satisfaction rate is 89 per cent. NNL-141108-173857001

The University of Northampton has achieved its highest ever student satisfaction rate of 89 per cent in the latest National Student Survey (NSS).

The university is ranked 34th out of all Higher Education Institutions in the country and has a student satisfaction rate three percentage points above the national average of 86 per cent.

The town’s niversity is one of only nine UK universities rated in the top 30 for both student satisfaction and employability.

Last month latest data from the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE) revealed that 95.5 per cent of University of Northampton students are in employment or further study within six months of completing their course.

University of Northampton Vice Chancellor Nick Petford said: “At the University of Northampton, we strive to offer all our students an outstanding academic and student experience, and so I am delighted that this is reflected in this year’s NSS and in our placing in the top 30 of UK universities for both student satisfaction and employability.”

More than 1,800 students from the University of Northampton completed the survey this year, out of potential population of 2,608 students.

Will Boyce of the University of Northampton Students’ Union said: “This is a result of the dedication and passion of staff, and the high level of student services and resources at the University of Northampton.

“The union is committed to the student experience, with inclusion and engagement a top priority: the union provides free sports membership for over 1,300 students, with free societies and opportunities for volunteering and work. We hope for an even better satisfaction rate in 2014/15.”

 

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