Student voice

The views, ideas and feedback of our students are at the heart of what we do. The feedback you offer is hugely appreciated. We use it to help make improvements both to your experience as a current student, but also for Essex students of the future.


The University conducts regular surveys to listen to the voice of our undergraduate and postgraduate students.

National Student Survey

The National Student Survey (NSS) is your chance to give feedback on your student experience during your time here at university.

Your voice matters

We have made a number of changes around the University as a result of your feedback.

Making a complaint

If you feel dissatisfied with some aspect of your dealings with the University, we will deal with your complaint as quickly as possible.

Student representation

Student Representatives provide a voice for students at course or module level.

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey

PTES is the only UK higher education sector-wide survey to gain insight from taught postgraduate students about their learning and teaching experience.

UK engagement survey

UKES is a national survey for undergraduate students which invites you to reflect on your time at University so far.

Information for students at partner institutions

Student involvement and feedback is a vital part of our University's approach to quality assurance and enhancement.