UCLan third in the North West for student positivity
National Student Survey results rank University above sector average in seven of ten key areas
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is third in the Northwest and 34th in the UK for its student positivity score* according to the National Student Survey 2023.
The University gained an overall positivity score of 81.0% compared to the average of 79.9% across the sector.
UCLan was also highly rated by its students on detailed questions about their courses, scoring especially strongly on ‘assessment and feedback’ with 81.4%, making the University in 25th place for this question compared to other providers.
The results of the National Student Survey provide feedback from final year students across the sector on their higher education experience.
"I’m absolutely delighted with our results. We have seen good scores across the board especially in assessment and feedback which is vital in helping students to achieve."— Vice-Chancellor Graham Baldwin
The results also mean the institution is above the higher education sector average in seven of the 10 key areas including learning opportunities, student voice, and assessment and feedback. These three areas are critical to enhancing the student experience.
Vice-Chancellor Graham Baldwin said: “I’m absolutely delighted with our results. We have seen good scores across the board especially in assessment and feedback which is vital in helping students to achieve.
“Getting this positive endorsement from our students of the hard work we have put into making improvements, is the ultimate accolade.
“Students and their experience are at the heart of everything we do, and we will continue to act on feedback to ensure we continuously improve. Thanks to our student community who took the time to share their views and to our staff who dedicate themselves to transforming people’s lives through learning.”
"Getting this positive endorsement from our students of the hard work we have put into making improvements, is the ultimate accolade."— Vice-Chancellor Graham Baldwin
For students waiting on their A-Level results and still considering their options, UCLan has a number of excellent courses available in Clearing.
More information about Clearing and how to contact UCLan is available on the University’s website.
*The positioning of results is based on the Times Higher Education National Student Survey 2023 results table.