Research Centre
       
       
Student Activities Impact Survey 2017   View Report

Our Activities Officer, Kara-Jane, is investigating the impact that being part of a student group has on individuals. Click the link to the right to help her out by filling in our short survey!

 

 

Student Group Exec Impact Survey 2017   Survey closed, results coming soon

Our Activities Officer, Kara-Jane, is investigating the impact that student groups have on the wider community around them. If you are a STUDENT GROUP EXEC MEMBER - click the link to the right to help her out by filling in our short survey!

 

 

Student Survey 2017   Survey closed, results coming soon

We are gathering information from our UNDERGRADUATES about their degrees and their views of the University in general. Click the link to the right to take part in our short survey. You could win one of FIVE £10.00 Amazon vouchers for your time!

 

 

Academic Timetable Changes - Student Consulation Jan 2017   View Report

In January 2017 the University announced proposed changes to their academic timetable. We gathered student feedback on the proposed changes and presented this information to the University to aid in their decision-making.

 

 

Accommodation Fees - Collaboration of College Findings May 2016   View Report

Via our fantastic College Execs, we collected information from students on the accommodation fee increases in 2016 by the University.Individual College data was collated and presented to the University.

 

 

Advice Service Review by Durham Students' Union Jan 2017   View Report

Our amazing Advice Service at Durham SU is just one of many student Advice Services across the UK. We conducted some research, using a cross-section of Advice Services nationwide, to compare our provision with our counterparts on a national scale.

 

 

Course Rep System Review Feb 2016   View Report
In 2016 we conducted a brief review of our course representative system in order to improve processes for the following academic year.

 

 

Dunelm House - Ideas for Improvements to Building March 2016   View Report

In 2016 the SU was looking to make improvements to our building.We asked students for their ideas and views as to what we should do. In summer 2016 we implemented many changes suggested by our students!

 

 

Kara's Student Group Participation Project - Stage 1 Jan 2017   View Report

Our Activities Officer, Kara-Jane, is investigating the impact that student groups have.This is the first stage of her 2-stage research project.

 

 

Moving of Ustinov College - Student Views 2016   View Report

In summer 2016, the University announced that Ustinov College was set to move to a new site. Ustinov students were given the chance to have a say on this decision and the SU collected their opinions and presented them to the University.

 

 

Review of Assembly April 2016   View Report

Assembly is the highest democratic body of students with in the SU structure. In 2016 we conducted a review of Assembly with a view to making the process more streamlined and efficient for future years of students.

 

 

Review of Officer Elections April 2016   View Report

We are continually looking for ways to improve on everything that we do. Our Student Officer elections in 2016 were reviewed in order to make them even better for 2017!

 

 

Student Written Submission Nov 2015   View Report

In 2015 we were required to submit a written submission to an independent body.In order to support this report, we conducted some original research investigating some key areas of student experience.

 

 

Study Space Report June 2016   View Report

Our 2016 Academic Affairs Officer, Ben Frost, conducted some research into study spaces around the University.The information was presented to the University to aid them in their decision-making surrounding study space provision on campus.

 

 

Trustee Board Review April 2016   View Report
Durham SU is run by a board of trustees and in 2016 we were due a review of our trustee board and the way it runs.

 

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