Find out what our international students think about life at Teesside
The International Student Barometer Survey is an annual survey conducted by i-graduate.
i-graduate work with universities around the world to track and benchmark student opinions across the entire student journey, from prospective students to alumni.
The International Student Barometer Survey specifically provides universities with an understanding of the motivations, expectations and experience of international students.
At Teesside University, we use the Survey to gain insights into the experience we offer to our international students, to identify the things we are doing well and to understand where we need to make improvements.
It is divided into four sections learning, living, support and arrival with a series of specific categories within each section.
In the most recent survey, 120 universities around the world were benchmarked in the survey. 409 international students at Teesside University responded, and below is a selection of the results.
|LEARNING CATEGORY||% SATISFACTION|
|Average satisfaction with our learning experience||93.3|
|Technology in the learning environment||96.6|
|LIVING CATEGORY||% SATISFACTION|
|Overall satisfaction with the living experience||90.0|
|SUPPORT CATEGORY||% SATISFACTION|
|Average satisfaction with support||95.6|
|IT support (ITACS)||98.9|
|International Student Advisers||96.8|
|Halls Welfare Wardens||94.9|
|Catering (on campus eating outlets)||94.8|
|ARRIVAL CATEGORY||% SATISFACTION|
|Overall satisfaction with arrival||91.9|
|Accommodation office on arrival||100|
|Social activities on arrival||94.7|
|Meeting staff on arrival||94.6|
How we used the results of the International Student Barometer Survey 2016
The feedback we received in 2016 resulted in the following developments at the University.
They would like more opportunities to make friends with UK students and better signposting to things to do in the local area.
Appointed an Events Co-ordinator in the Department of International Development, to
They wanted to know what we are doing to ensure they feel happy, healthy and safe at Teesside.
They thought our accommodation needed updating.
Refurbished and redecorated our university-owned housing. New student accommodation is part of our £300m campus development master plan.
For more information about International Student Barometer and Teesside's results, please contact Sam Bull, Account Executive, Continuous Surveys, i-graduate, Sam.Bull@i-graduate.org