“Capturing and reporting on the student voice”

What do we do?

Insights as a department aims to inform Union activity through research and support. We do this through:

  • The collection of student feedback
  • The analysis and reporting of external data sets
  • Managing student data and dashboards

How can we help?

Insights consults on, delivers, and reports on a range of projects, both internal and external. This includes:

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

How to get in touch with us?

Very easily! If you would like to chat to Insights about your data needs; or simply would like to learn more about our role within UPSU, please email us at

Upcoming / Ongoing Projects?

  • Democracy Review - ongoing in 2023. The aim of this is to review UPSU's democratic structures and design new processes to help us represent you.
  • Annual Survey - The Union's Annual Survey gathers student opinions on a wide range of topics to help us inform the work we do.
  • Student Academic Representation Tool (StART) - open all year round, promoted during "StART Talking Weeks". This is your chance to give feedback on your academic experience this year.
  • NSS (National Student Survey) - This captures final year undergraduates’ thoughts and opinions on the university, which Insights analyse over the summer to give recommendations to the University and UPSU.

22/23 Academic Year - Insights Reports

Have a look at these report if you're interested in learning about faculty specific feedback from students. 

Have a look at this report if you're interested in student satisfaction / priorities or the new UPSU Strategy.

The report below details the feedback UPSU received on it's current democratic processes, which have informed our ongoing evaluation of such processes. 

  • Democracy Review 2023 - This survey details responses surrounding student views of UPSU's current democratic processes.

Archived Reports

As a reminder, if you’re interested in learning more about how Insights can support you, or what we do within UPSU, please email We look forward to hearing from you!

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