StudyPortals, which introduces study programs all over the world, conducted a feedback survey among international students that evaluated the level of universities all over the world from the perspective of international students. Excellent reviews earned the University of Tartu the StudyPortals International Student Satisfaction Award.
Based on the reviews left on the biggest student experience website SteXX.eu, international students rated the University of Tartu with 9+ out of 10.
University of Tartu’s Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Mart Noorma said that feedback and its analysis is important for the university because it will enable to improve quality.
“The International Student Satisfaction Award shows that within international competition, the University of Tartu is moving in the right direction with developing the study environment, including study methods and curricula, and the town of Tartu is moving in the right direction with developing the living environment," Noorma said. "But we must not get complacent. On the contrary, the international higher education field is developing rapidly which is why it is important that we consistently introduce new practices in our studies, offer international students a modern living environment and a socializing program which are unique in student town Tartu,” he added.
StudyPortals International Student Satisfaction Awards 2015 are based on over 133,000 reviews by international students from all over the world. These reviews provide rare insights into universities’ performance from a student’s perspective. The universities included in the award had to have received more than 15 reviews since the last academic year. Institutions were awarded an outstanding student satisfaction award if their average rating was 9.5 or higher out of 10.
Editor: S. Tambur