Student Surveys

Module Evaluation Questionnaires (MEQs) 

ForAll students excluding those on placement or taking dissertation modules
Survey DatesEnd of each Semester

Students are contacted by email and asked to complete MEQs for each of their modules. The anonymous online evaluation form covers key areas such as module design, assessment and feedback, and academic support. MEQs provide Schools/Departments with important module-by-module feedback and a better understanding of a student’s learning experience. Results are reviewed at Boards of Studies and Staff/Student Liaison Committees.

The Surrey Student Survey

ForAll students
Survey Dates20 November to 15 December 2017

The Surrey Student Survey gives every student the opportunity to give their feedback on all aspects of life at Surrey. This includes everything from the campus environment and social facilities to accommodation services and student advice. By completing the survey, Surrey students can play their part in helping the University to improve the student experience.

The National Student Survey (NSS)

ForFinal-year undergraduates
Survey Dates5 February to 30 April 2018

The NSS is an annual survey of mainly final-year undergraduates in the UK. It provides invaluable feedback to the University and to future students who may wish to study at Surrey. Students are invited to reflect on their course experience including assessment and feedback, organisation and management, and learning resources. 

To view last year’s NSS results, visit https://www.surrey.ac.uk/nss#about

The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES)

ForPostgraduate taught students
Survey Dates9 April to 18 May 2018

PTES is a national survey designed specifically for postgraduate taught students and the results are benchmarked against other universities. Known as ‘The Postgraduate Voice’ at Surrey, the survey gives students the opportunity to share their views on their learning experience including quality of teaching, assessment and feedback, and skills development.

The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES)

ForPostgraduate taught students
Survey Dates9 April to 18 May 2018

PRES is a national survey of postgraduate research students in the UK which gives students the opportunity to share their experiences of doing a research degree. It is the UK’s primary national survey of postgraduate research students and the only way for the University to benchmark how we are doing against other universities. The survey has led to changes and improvements in the postgraduate research student experience at Surrey so it is important that you make your voice heard.