Survey data is used to enhance the student experience.

Schools and student support services survey students as part of the ongoing enhancement process.

There are also a number of additional surveys that extend the scope of the student feedback. In addition, some surveys include academic and research staff.

This data is used by the University to enhance the student experience.

Student experience surveys

Further information on the Edinburgh Student Experience Survey (ESES), National Student Survey (NSS), Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) and Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) is available on the Student Experince Project website.

International Student Barometer

This survey tracks the opinions and experiences of students studying outside their home country.

Results are reported to relevant University committees.


This is an international survey across undergraduates, postgraduates, and academic and research staff. Results are reported to the University library.

Information Services Annual Libraries and Microlab Survey

This internal survey reports results to University Information Services.

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