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The Spotted History of the NSS

Started in 2005, the National Student Survey (NSS) is a yearly national study aimed at final year undergraduate students with the aim to gather students’ views on their courses. Whilst…

University league tables are not perfect guides for students

The 2018 league tables are out and Edinburgh ranks 30th in the UK (The Guardian) and 29th in the world (The Times Higher Education). Confused? Me too. The tables vary…

League tables are inappropriate for the complexity of choosing a university

Each year millions of university hopefuls are plagued with the same question: which university will be the best fit for their character, calibre, and aspirations? The majority will scour the…

University league tables are a valid marker of credibility

The yearly ritual of analysing university league tables is shared between past, prospective, and current students alike. Each year a series of rankings are released, quantifying our university’s merits and…