Student surveys

Annual student surveys normally take place during the spring term.

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey


The Postgraduate Experience Survey (PTES) is an annual survey of postgraduate taught students across the UK. This is your main way of telling the university what it is like to be a postgraduate student at the University of Birmingham.

Take part in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2017 today 

The National Student Survey

The National Student Survey (NSS) 2017 has now ended and will next take place in spring 2018.  NSS is an annual national survey of nearly half a million final year undergraduate students across the UK. Find out more about NSS 

The Birmingham Student Survey

The Birmingham Students Survey (BSS) has closed for 2017, the next survey will be in spring 2018. BSS is the main way in which non-final year UoB undergraduate students can tell the University about their academic experience. In 2017 over 5,000 eligible UoB students took part in the survey. Find out more about BSS

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey

The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) is a survey of postgraduate research students across the UK. We are always looking for ways to enhance your learning and supervision experience. PRES is a key way you can tell us how you are engaging with your studies, what we are doing well and if there’s anything we can do better. Responses from our Postgraduate Researchers help us improve future support for all. PRES is now closed for 2017Find out more about PRES