Parties, £1000 in Vouchers & a Cup of Tea: the NSS Race is On!

February 6, 2017

The National Student Survey (NSS) has been running for one week now. If you’re in your final year, you will have received an email about it last week. It’s really important to the University to get feedback from students, and the NSS is the most important feedback tool.

Prizes you can win this year:

  1. If you complete the survey before 28th February, you will be entitled to a free hot drink. Vouchers are available from the Advice Zones on each campus.
  2. If you complete the survey at any point, you’ll be entered into a prize draw to win one of four £250 Amazon vouchers. The winners will be selected by Ipsos Mori and they will be informed if they have won by the end of April 2017.
  3. NEW for 2017: the University will pay the Students’ Union to organise a celebration event for students of the Schools…
    • with the highest percentage response rate by the 28th February
    • with the highest percentage response rate by the 30th April

The Race is On!

So far, Creative Industries students have taken an early lead in the response rate race, with Computing, Engineering and Science students in line for winning the wooden spoon, unless they improve:

FBS:26%, CES:21%, FCI:30%, LSE:26%

...but this isn’t a faculty race, it’s a race between the Schools. Here’s how USW’s Schools are doing at the end of week one:

Care Sciences: 38%, Art and Design: 33%, Media: 32%, Humanities and Social Sciences:27%, Computing and Mathematics: 26% the School of Care Sciences is currently in the lead for winning the Celebration Event! It’s early days yet, however.

Fill in the NSS, encourage your coursemates, and spread the word! If you want to party, help your School top the league by the end of the month!

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