Graduate School

Complete your postgraduate student survey

Your opinion is important to us. Each year we collect the views of taught postgraduate students via the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) to help shape the way we do things. (Published 5 June 2014)

The Graduate School of History, Classics and Archaeology currently has the joint third highest response rate within the College of Humanities and Social Science for the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 2014. To date 47.5% of students in the School have participated, comfortably above the University average response rate of 34.3%.

Gathering opinions from as wide a cross section of the student cohort is, however, valuable and those who have yet to fill out the survey are encouraged to do so.

Why complete the survey?

Student views are essential to help the School and University understand what has been good about studying here and what students would change. Feedback helps to shape the way things are done now and in the future.

Professor Ian Ralston, Head of School, encourages students to take part:

Completing this important survey allows taught postgraduates to tell us about their experience of being a student in our School and at this University. Although our response rate to date is very good, it's important that we hear from as many students as possible so feedback is representative of the highest possible proportion of our postgraduate community. Student comments and feedback are considered carefully; although it's not always in our power to change the things our students are unhappy about, student feedback has directly brought about a number of changes detailed on the University web pages.

Professor Ian RalstonHead of School

Complete your survey today

Visit the surveys website to share your views. The deadline for responses is 16 June 2014.

How the findings are used

Examples of how student feedback can make a difference can be found on the College of Humanities and Social Science website.