Enhancing the Student Experience


News from the Student Experience Project including updates about our initiatives, case studies of our work, details of forthcoming events, and copies of our newsletter.

Moving into the Mainstream.

Those elements of the Project which were judged by the Student Enhancement Programme Board to have made a significant impact were taken into the 2014/15 planning round and additional investment has been secured to mainstream some but not all project work streams.

Peer Support Project

Peer Support started at Edinburgh as a joint venture between EUSA and the University of Edinburgh in 2012/13 and is an established strand of the Student Experience Project.

Employ.ed for PhDs programme

The Careers Service and Student Experience Project have been working together to offer work experience projects to PhD students at the University.

Gearing Up for Transitions Conference

Looking at student transitions into, through and out of university.

New student videos

The Applicant Experience strand of the Student Experience Project is pleased to announce the development of two new student video resources.

Newsletter: February 2015

Read and download the Student Experience Project newsletter.

Induction team update

Autumn 2014 was extremely busy for the Induction team with a lot of enhancements being implemented and evaluated.

Student Experience Project Interim report

The interim report on the Student Experience Project was launched last month and is now available to view below or download. The report highlights achievements and impact to date as well as outlining future plans, as the project moves towards its conclusion.

Engaging creatively with students at the University of Edinburgh

The Healthy University project at Edinburgh employed its first two members of in May 2014. Helen Ryall and Louise Gourmelen are committed to ensuring that the student voice is central to everything that develops in Edinburgh.

Big White Wall is highly commended

The Big White Wall was Highly Commended at the Scottish Government GO Awards in the Best Service category on 21 October.

Student video competition

The Perfect Match student video campaign runs from 13 October to 10 November.

Learning from student survey results

The responses of thousands of University of Edinburgh students to the 2014 students’ surveys are now in and have been closely analysed.

SEP supports online tool to help students plan course options

Almost 10,000 people have logged in to use an online tool designed to help students chose their course options throughout their degrees.

Student Communications wins Heist Award

The Student Communications team has won a 2014 Heist Award for its student communications campaign.

June 2014: Interview with SEP manager Mark Wilkinson

Read an interview with Student Experience Project Manager, Mark Wilkinson, about the focus for his work, in the Spring edition of the University's staff magazine.

UK and Ireland National PASS/PALS leader conference

100 students and staff from institutions across the country will attend this national peer support event, which is being hosted by EUSA and the University.