Three full years of the HEA UK Engagement Survey data shed light on encouraging trends in how students are engaging in different learning activities.
In particular, there have been clear year-on-year increases in students spending time interacting (increasing from 33% to 36%) or partnering with staff (40% to 42%) – areas in which engagement levels have traditionally been low.
Thank you for requesting the toolkit. Click on the UKES resource toolkit zip file below to access the pack which includes logos, posters and other resources. You'll also see that we've included an updated 2017 manual. Finally, we've produced a short introductory screencast which provides an overview of the new HEA Surveys Reporting portal. You can view it here.
Results from UKES 2016, the HEA’s undergraduate engagement survey, released today, show that while overall 88% of undergraduates say they find their course challenging, just 51% reported that they have strongly developed the skills that ready them for the world of work and will help them get a job.
The UKES 2016 survey of over 23,000 undergraduates is the only major undergraduate survey in the UK higher education sector that measures students’ engagement with their studies.
This year’s survey highlights strong levels of engagement through course challenge:
Over 150 delegates from HEIs from across the UK are at the HEA Surveys conference in Birmingham today.
Ben Marks, Managing, Director of YouthSight, delivered the keynote address and emphasised that student feedback is key to HEI improvement – “institutions need to know themselves to know how to improve.”