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Student Satisfaction in Line With Sector Average

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The University of Reading has achieved an overall student satisfaction score for final year students of 83%, according to the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS).

The NSS provides a comprehensive and independent view of what final year students think about their time at Reading, with 2,145 final-year students taking part in 2018.

Overall student satisfaction across the university remains in line with the sector average of 83% and last year's result of 84%.

Commenting on the results, Sir David Bell KCB, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Reading, said: "I am extremely grateful to all those who took the time to complete the NSS, and our other important student surveys. While we are pleased that our overall student satisfaction remains strong in what has been a challenging year for higher education, the results highlight several areas for improvement. Students are right to have high expectations of their university and survey feedback is very valuable to help us identify where we need to take action."

This year also marked the first time the university introduced surveys for non-finalist undergraduate students about their experiences, which ran alongside NSS. The university aims to use feedback to make improvements that those students will see during their studies.