UPSU Research

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

Insights consults on, delivers, and reports on a range of projects, 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

Ongoing Projects?

  • Democracy Review - ongoing in 2023/24. 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.

How to get involved?

There are a lot of ways you can get involved in participating in our research gathering, and you might even get rewarded for doing it! Here are a few ways you can get involved:

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