Tag: TEF


UEA subjects make the grade in world rankings

UEA performed well in the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The university came 85th for Life Sciences, as well as making top 150 for Social Sciences and Business and Economics. The news comes on top of the UEA’s inclusion in THE’s world’s best 200 universities. All three subject areas scored well on international…


UEA’s gold ranking at risk

Jo Johnson announced significant changes to the Teaching Excellence Framework metrics at the Universities UK conference. Previously, ratings depended on students’ views of teaching, assessment and academic support from the National Student Survey, drop-out rates, and rates of employment and further study. The changes will include a halving of the NSS’s weighting within the metrics…


UEA upgraded to gold after appeal

UEA has been upgraded to gold in the government’s new ratings, making it the only university to successfully appeal their original ranking. UEA was awarded a silver ranking in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), in June. Universities chose to participate in the framework and were assessed on their undergraduate teaching, learning environment and student outcomes. Institutions were…

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UEA awarded silver in new ranking

UEA has been awarded a silver ranking in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), a new government assessment that evaluates undergraduate student experience. Participation in the TEF is voluntary and higher education providers decide whether or not they wish to take part. The new exercise ranks institutions gold, silver, or bronze. The results of the TEF…

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