Value for money: the student perspective

Earlier this year, the OfS and a consortium of Students' Unions partnered with trendence to analyse students' perception of value for money in higher education.

Do students feel they are receiving value for money? Do student perceptions of value for money evolve as they go from school to higher education, and then into the world of work? What can higher education providers – and the OfS – do to help improve the value students perceive they are getting from the considerable investment they have made in higher education?

Students split over support for USS pensions strike, poll reveals

Earlier this year, trendence conducted a survey to measure students' response to the industrial action planned to start with a two-day strike on 22 and 23 February.

Teaching excellence: the student perspective

As the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) moves into its third year, universities and students are becoming more familiar with the government’s new university rating system. With the year 2 ratings released in June 2017, the majority of HE providers in the UK now have a Gold, Silver, or Bronze TEF rating.