Who is responsible for the survey?
MORI, an independent research agency, conducts
The survey has been commissioned by the Higher
Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
on behalf of the Higher
Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW),
the Department for Employment and
Learning, Northern Ireland (DEL), Health
Education Englandand National
College for Teaching and Leadership. These
bodies have a statutory role in ensuring the quality
of teaching in Higher Education is assessed, and
believe that students' views should form an
important part of the assessment. Institutions in
Scotland and some private providers are responsible
for their own involvement.
The project is overseen by the Higher Education
Public information Steering Group (HEPISG), which is
chaired by Professor Janet Beer, Vice-Chancellor of
Oxford Brookes University.
The survey is fully supported by the National
Union of Students (NUS), NUS-Wales,
All work undertaken by Ipsos
MORI is carried out in accordance with the
Data Protection Act and the Market
Research Society Code of Conduct.
The Ipsos MORI research team is led by Sami
Benyahia, Director of Higher Education Research.