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Student Insights

Listening and acting on the student voice

Listening and acting on the student voice

The Union's Insights Team actively listens to the rights, needs and wants of students.

The insights function utilises up-to-date information, key data sets and feedback from students to provide effective insights that drive our charitable work.

Contact the team by emailing: insights@upsu.net.

How we can help

The Students' Union Insights Team facilitates a range of research activity on behalf of UPSU, the University of Portsmouth and key partners.

  • Focus Groups
  • Interactive Surveys
  • Market Research
  • Data Set Analysis

If you are a member of staff at the University of Portsmouth and are looking for support with a research project, please complete this form.

Upcoming Projects

Representation

Sexual Harassment

Student Group Funding

Groups Participation

Consultation reviewing what participation opportunities the Union offers.

Under Analysis

Advice Service Awareness

Trustee Board Review

To review all aspects of the Union's Board of Trustees.

This focus group will look at the Union's Board of Trustees, particularly the expertise, composition, and makeup, to ensure that it is reflective of good governance and charity law.

UoP Wellbeing Charter Consultation

This survey is looking for feedback on a drafted version of the University's Wellbeing charter. Throughout you will be shown some principles and commitments of this University wide approach to Wellbeing. Responses from both staff and students will be used to help define the final version.

Complete Projects

StART Talking Week January 20

StART is the Student and Academic Representation Tool which is designed to capture the conversations, thoughts and opinions that student have on various areas of the Union and the University.

Timetabling

Research was conducted to gather student feedback on timetabling, in order to identify how we could improve it to better suit students.

Waterhole Space

These focus groups are regarding changes to the space previously used for the Waterhole Bar in the Student Union. The focus group will give you the opportunity to express new ideas on what the space can be made into and feedback will be shared with the working group to review and action as appropriate

Sports Delivery

Review of the new structure of sports delivery to ensure it is fit for purpose and suits the needs of students.

Great Big Student Survey

We're running this survey to find out what your priorities are and to make sure we're focusing on them.

StArt Talking Week October 19

StART is the Student and Academic Representation Tool which is designed to capture the conversations, thoughts and opinions that student have on various areas of the Union and the University.

National Student Survey 2019

A national independent survey that gathers honest opinions from third (or final) year undergraduate students about their educational experience.

Sabbatical Officer Review

This survey has been created to explore student perceptions of our current Sabbatical Officer (Sabbs) structure and our proposals to review and alter this for the 2020/21 academic year.

Purple Wednesday

A focus group to understand student perceptions of Purple Wednesday.

Shop Services Focus Groups

Student feedback on existing and potential for products and services offered by the Union Shop and Reception.

Content Capture

An online survey collating feedback from students and staff on the implementation of content capture at the University of Portsmouth.

Stressless Focus Group

Student feedback on the provision of the Union's Stressless campaign, supporting students throughout exam periods.

StART 2018/19

StART is the Student and Academic Representation Tool which is designed to capture the conversations, thoughts and opinions that student have on various areas of the Union and the University.

Remote Studying Students

Online survey investigating the rights, wants and needs of remote studying students.

Student Groups

Feedback from student focus groups on how the groups are run and how the Union can offer further support.

Bus Service

Consultation with students to collect their feedback on changes to the University bus service.

Use of Technology

Consultation to explore how the Union use technology to improve students’ experience

National Student Survey 2018

A national independent survey that gathers honest opinions from third (or final) year undergraduate students about their educational experience.

Sports Flooring

Feedback on the proposed sports hall flooring in the new Sports Centre opening September 2020

Contact us

The University of Portsmouth Students’ Union has a vision of creating a positive impact with every Portsmouth student during their time at University.

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