Data is collected through an online survey platform. 41 Institutions took part in the 2017 QILT SES Survey. The Survey is run in August each year.
The in-scope population for the SES across all institutions includes commencing and final year undergraduate, and postgraduate coursework higher education students who are onshore in Australia. UNSW also survey middle year students.
The 2018 SES survey will be open to all students at UNSW from August 1 - 31.
The Student Experience Questionnaire (SEQ) focuses on measurable aspects of students’ higher education course experiences linked to five quality indicators and an overall satisfaction indicator:
- Overall Satisfaction
- Teaching Quality
- Learner Engagement
- Learning Resources
- Skills Development; and
- Student Support
Each indicator consists of a number of survey questions.
As part of the Teaching Quality indicator; students are also asked to rate their overall satisfaction with their educational experience and with the quality of teaching they experienced:
Thinking about your course:
- overall how would you rate the quality of your entire educational experience this year?
- how would you rate the quality of the teaching you have experienced?
The 2017 SES report, available on the QILT website; the report shows results by:
- Undergraduate student experience by university
- Postgraduate coursework student experience by university