The annual Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCAs) highlight the incredible work carried out by institutions for their students. Due to Covid restrictions, this year’s awards were not collected on uni campuses as usual, but instead based on submissions from institutions, which were then judged by our special student panel.
2021 WUSCA winners
Good, I enjoyed my classes in the first year and I am enjoying my placement now. I am well supported by my placement officer and can access further help if i needed it. Wish the money situation was better.
Employability skills class, placements in practices with support via email when needed
Like the organisation of classes. Dislike unpaid placement for an entire year which leads to only 2.7k from student finance to live from. If if wasn't a sandwich year then I could have full maintenance loan instead of a full time unpaid placement and no money to live from
I have had everything I need
Tutors are willing to help outside of classes and lectures and offer a lot of support. It is easy to access mental health support and counselling
Good, I have not stayed for a whole academic year as our course has placement weeks. Although the time I have been at uni it was great, made really good friends and learned so much. The facilities are great, the library is good although it could be bigger.
Help is offered at any time. Always available and if any questions always happy to help
I like the teachers and how the lessons are taught. I do not like that we do not have many practical lessons
They are very good
The support is very good, tutors are always helping and supporting us.
Enjoyable and learning plenty. Staff are helpful. Lessons can be long but a lot of information is given. The amount of learning resources provided are excellent! Lots of work to learn off in your own time and use for revision. Any problems someone is always there to help. Enjoyable course and something I’m really enjoying!
Apply’s applications and apply for jobs in studies
The amount of information provided in lessons
Good, plenty of Variety
It's been really good. There have been really interesting lectures. As well as this the social evenings and extra curricular activities make fpr a great balance between work and downtime.
They assist with getting work pracements for students, ensuring that the practice is equiped. In addition to this, practical knowledge is taught , aiding in our ability and understanding in practice.
I love the support amd helpful references and class aid. I am not a fan of the hand out notes, however that is due to my learning preferences, which are accomodated for in practical sessions
Excellent. With oppourtunity to discuss amd reflect with tutors
So far my university experiences have been amazing. I’ve met lots of friends for life and enjoyed learning at Myerscough. The staff and accommodation is lovely.
Myerscough makes efforts to increase our employability chances by allowing us to have work placements. If we are unable to find work placements ourselves, we have placements officers who help us find the most efficient placements (ones near where we live). Our 2nd year of university consists of full time placements, which enables us to develop important transferable skills and physical knowledge that we may not develop in a classroom.
I enjoy that we have work placements throughout our time at Myerscough as we are able to implement the knowledge that we have learnt at university , in the workplace, which prepares us for working life. I wish that our second year was a block placement instead of full time work placement.
We have a new vet nursing building at Myerscough with good equipment which will be useful to use when preparing for our year 3 OSCE’s. There is a higher education cafe/library which is useful and a large variety of books available. We are also able to use UCLAN facilities which is great.!
The support offered at Myerscough is top notch. Feedback I gained on my year 1 assignments left no room for question and I was always sure on what to add to achieve a higher mark. Tutors are very supportive, offering their help always whether it be through email or setting up a meeting.
Experience was great, fantastic 2 years, course was really good and relevant to career path, friendly helpful staff made it all more positive and great atmosphere around campus
Friendly lecturers Good content Interesting relevant assignments
Very good. Good course. Great laugh. Love the stumble. Opportunity to train at old Trafford was a stand out. Also the amount of games and practice time afforded.
Cv writing sessions. Placements.
Playing cricket and hands on coaching practice
Slightly dated but very useable
Very good. I was offered help through my heavy drinking period
My experience on the whole was very positive, it allowed me room to grow and I had the support of staff members to help. It had numerous opportunities to get involved running events. It had a lot of social sports groups that people of all skill level would get involved in. It had an onsite bar for socialising in which went a long way to improve relationships outside of the sports groups.
The course supported me with qualifications needed to get a job in this department, it also encouraged me to do hundreds of hours of coaching which went really far towards getting a job. It taught me a lot about leadership, teamwork and communication which has helped me in any area of work I went into. I had no experience of coaching before I started this course.
What I liked least about the course is that the transferable skills I learnt were very generic, which is helpful if you want to get a job. However I think it could go a little more in depth about how to learn these skills. The part I liked most is the vast opportunities to gain qualifications and take part in coaching sessions to improve my experience.
The university facilities were good, the indoor nets for cricket had 2 lanes and were very consistent. We also went to old Trafford to train every week and their facilities are fantastic. The 3G football pitch was really good, I would play on there 3 times a week. I never went on the golf course so I couldn't comment on that.
The support I got was great, my tutor always had time for me if I had any questions. He really went out of his way to ensure I developed, but never pressured me into anything. As long as I wanted the help and was committed to me growth the support was always their. The feedback from my tutors were clear and concise, every bit of feedback helped me with future assignments and coaching sessions.
So far the uni experience has been great, getting loads of support from tutors who are always there to help is really refreshing and the assignments we have to do are hard but also rewarding
There is a lot of support especially from the tutors that provide excellent knowledge and information on these areas, which overall help massively when looking to get a job in the future
Most is that it's really enjoyable and the lecturers are really nice and supportive, this helps me feel comfortable on my course and helped me settle into the uni life well All modules were also really fun to complete, especially the oractical side which is the best one being a sports student Nothing really for least, however I feel more variety could come into modules, allowing for possibly more practical elements but apart from that it's great
Exceptional. We have 2 big sports halls which allows for better training and practice, there is also plenty of room in classrooms and sports equipment is also provided to us which is great
Academic wise the feedback we get from tutors is amazing, they help us massively with how to look to set up our assignments which is something I struggled with at the start. As I mentioned before hand the tutors are also very friendly and easy to get on with which is another big plus
Working with the Lancashire Cricket Board (LCB), to create future contacts when leaving university.
Very relaxing atmosphere, yet hard working.
Excellent facilities, couldn’t ask for anything more
Support from the college is great, when even I had a problem, I was able to easily ask and revive the help I needed.