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
So far my overall university experience has been wonderful as I have met wonderful friends and teachers but when it comes to purchasing foods it quite difficult as there are not many halal or cheap options
When it comes to my university providing employability skills, they are highly knowledgable as they help us through societies and events by staging debates within seminars, as well as giving us advice on how to further our employability skills by networking with people that work in the sector that we currently strive to go in to.
I like the fact that my tutors are very engaging and passionate about their course. What I don’t like is that some teachers believe that we know what they are talking about in terms of the course expecting us to know when we don’t.
I think my students union is very helpful in terms of booking events that are relevant to our courses as well as events that could further our future goal
The facilities are fantastic in terms of socialising, learning and experiencing university life as a whole. The library is fantastic for group work as well as individual studying along with the dreadnought building which allows for work to be done as well as a fantastic place to meet up with friends and socialise with new people
Since I’ve been living in the city my whole life, it is not very different, however since I commute from another borough I have found that finding halal and cheap food is rather difficult.
Societies are fantastic in terms of meeting new people and learning new things about the career that you are headed for.
When it comes the support from the university, I have found that my tutors are very helpful in terms of when I need help as well as the fact that the support centre has been very helpful in trying to help me in terms of my disability.
So far it’s been kinda of a crazy journey, I’m here for about one month and I received a lot of help from the tutor, course leader and from the rest of the university team. Even if you are nervous or you don’t know what to do, they will help you and guide you. I wasn’t used to this methodology of study like the portal, the essays etc but now I can tell you that I’m very confident about it.
Greenwich University helps us with everything related to employability. Be it workshops, reunions with the career department.. We really appreciate all the effort the university put on the students
Lectures and seminars are taught in a enthusiastic manner and it makes our course easier. What I like least it’s the number of students in the class because we’re to much and there’s to much noise.
To be honest, I think the put some really great effort to make it easier for us and it really helps. But for another hand, I think they just care about the majority of the societies like Indian Society
Our library is one of the most beautiful ones, it is very modern and it has everything we need. The fact that exists silent rooms and groups rooms to study are perfect!
The city of Greenwich is beautiful, has green spaces, great people and it has many other services. Another great thing is that it’s very safe and people here are very kind to the abroad students.
I think that the clubs here in Greenwich are very good and it’s a perfect way to meet new people. Like I said from societies, sometimes they just do some party’s to the majority, but from the rest I can tell that the societies here are very supported. Even if is for a reunion, the student union and the university can arrange a room for us to meet.
The support offered it’s simple one of the bests. We have a lot of meetings/classes with our tutors, and that gives us more confidence to feel that we’re not alone. Knowing that someone is giving us a feedback and telling us what should be our main focus is very helpful. From personal view, we have a lot of help as well, the university gives us the opportunity to have help from professionals in every single different thing like counseling, mental health, finance services and everything
Good experiece overall. Learned what I was expected and enjoying all the facilities, the weak point of the university is the organisation and inefficiency but might me only for scientific fields
Employability and careers services are amazing. People are ready to help reviewing your CV and making up a mock interview. They also organise job fair and they send emails weekly with job vacancies.
The most are the ideas of case studies the least is the organisation.
Not very much involved because the events were not advertised property so sometimes I was finding out events too late
Very good besides the coach service to Medway during the summer time
Many societies. Diveded by country to know more about the world and it's incredible how various it is. Divided by sports : hokey, cheerleading, basket football ECC Divided by interest such as singing painting or helping scientific researches for health
As you can see I am so exited of my university so far. I love our beautiful campus, I can say that tutors are willing to do anything to help us get our degree. I love our Stockwell street library. When I am in library I am able to focus for hours which is in my case almost a miracle.
My uni has Career department, where we can come if we need any help with CV, for interview tips And support, or application form support. We also have Greenwich employability passport. We are getting points for attendance at extra workshops or seminars related to our course, or for getting part-time job relates to our course, internship and so on. In year one we have to get 80 points and in three years we have to get 200 points. We get rewards for getting those points and when we get 200 points university will give us GEP certificate and LinkedIn recommendation.
I like that we have both lectures in small groups and seminars in big theatres. I also like, that we have all informations on moodle. And we write only 3 tests per year which is really big difference than how it goes in my country! I am excited of our learning system at uni of Greenwich.
I have only good experiences with our SU, I am in Performing art’s society. And all student ambassadors are always kind and they try to help students as much as they can.
Our university is equipped with the best facilities it could be, our library especially and also is our school theatre.
I have always lived in a big city. Prague is not as big as London of course, but the life here is pretty same.
We have many societies. I am in PA society as I said and I want to be part of business society also. So far they are great, but we knew that before thanks to welcome fair we had in the end of welcome week.
We have the best support we can. Tutors are always willing to help, we have also support centre in our libraries, so we can arrange an appointment and the support team can help us with anything- personal life, school life (essays, projects, tests), they can also help us with CV and anything related to getting a job.
It’s great. I’ll be sad when I graduate and move on from undergraduate study. Even being a part-time student, I feel like studying at Greenwich has been quite transformative for me. The staff really put a lot into giving students support and there are lots of opportunities on offer outside of classes.
The Uni offer a central team for employability, but also the Business School have a great employability office that deliver workshops, help you with your CV, give students study abroad opportunities and supports you getting internships and work placements. The Uni’s right next to Canary wharf and so can pair you with a career mentor.
I like that there are modules that have been informed by a mixture of research and the professional experience of the staff working at the University whom were previously in private sector roles. A downside is that sometimes not all modules have a mix and can rely a lot on research, which is understandable as the Uni has a lot of new research talent but some more lecturers from a professional background would be great.
The SU has a lot on, and put on a lot of good events. There are cliques but every SU has that probably, and it’s not obstructive. The SU has good facilities and works will with the Uni.
The Uni has a mix of facilities in listed buildings and brand new buildings, so some facilities are state of the art, and some could do with refurbishing but overall, the Uni is well equipped for teaching.
I’m from London myself so not much has changed for me. There’s a lot to do, but i’d suggest looking around for cheap and cheerful nights out, and making use of the SU facilities which offer great discounts.
I’m not part of any but I’ve heard good things from class mates.
Excellent. I can approach staff about anything and they often take time out of their busy schedules, and are quite flexible in offering 1-2-1 meetings.
So far university has been great. I have made new friends and developed new skills, as well as stepping out of my comfort zone for once! I have learnt that it’s important to balance personal life with academic life and to give both sides an equal amount of attention. And to enjoy it!
They send us employability opportunities every day and help us find trips and events where we can engage with others in our field of study
I like that our course is easy to follow and explained thoroughly and that tutors make a lot of effort to give us any extra guidance we may need. However it would be good if the seminar groups were smaller as some people may find speaking in front of large groups intimidating or less personal.
Great! Very welcoming and offers a lot of opportunities
Great, the library is open 24/7 during exam season and everything is easy to get a hold of. The virtual learning environment is also simple to follow and in depth
London’s city life is very good, there is always something to do and new activities like concerts and events happen almost daily.
The societies are great, there are already trips planned and exciting things for the future. I would still like to join more though.
I have never used any personal support but I am aware of it existing. I use the academic support however and it is good! There are personal tutors assigned to us and they are often available for a chat when something is difficult to understand. There is also an essay writing support team which are solely meant to help us with our English skills in order to get extra marks in our assignments.
Awesome, great teaching staff, awesome people new equipment and all the effort from the university to help me succeed, 24/7 library access and people there to help
Employability office and loads of opportunities
Independence and dislike forced attendance
Great, really organized and smart
Great new equipment
Great and nice
Loving Greenwich university , Everyone is super kind and nice. Very supportive and plenty of events to attend! The facilities are great there is a gym and there is a bar on campus.
The uni sends me lots of links to other possible job prospects. Which is fab!
Love the course and lectures! Some of the lectures truly bring out their personality when teaching.
Love SU. Everyone is super friendly!
Its great, wish the kitchen was a lot cleaner due to sharing with house mates.
Very good. Everything is clean and safe.
Clubs are not really my thing. But Greenwich uni has Lower Deck which I absolutely enjoyed. Greenwich uni has plenty of uni societies incliuding #naptime
There is alot of support offered to those who attend uni especially if they have special needs.
Amazing! The staff and students are incredibly welcoming and helpful and the general environment is lovely. I know that if I feel I’m falling behind there are people to turn to that will support me and facilitate my further learning
Ppd course Careers advice/societies Lecturers and personal tutor help Placement years Help with internships
The courses and lecturers are very engaging and help any student who feels they’re falling behind :)
Since joining, I’ve found myself enjoying studying at Greenwich much more than I would have thought and it has allowed me to build more confidence. It would definitely be an ideal place to study.
Emailing prospective jobs to students, having free sessions for CV checks, explaining and utilising transferable skills from our courses.
I enjoy the catch up the seminars provide for each lecture and the inclusiveness the students partake in lectures and seminars.
I think the student union is incredibly helpful and inclusive. It provides support for students as well as activities to engage people.
The facilities provided are really good to use, particularly the library and is incredibly helpful.
The campus is located in a nice area and not too far from central which makes city life more interesting and fun
There are a diverse account of societies available to join and they are very welcoming and fun to be apart off
Student support is good at the university though I think they focus more on feedback and tutorials than on personal support which should be explained more