19 October 2021

Philosophy at the University of Sheffield ranked number one in the Russell Group for student voice

The Department of Philosophy has been ranked number one in the Russell Group for student voice according to the latest National Student Survey.


We are delighted to share the results of the latest National Student Survey which ranked The Department of Philosophy number one in the Russell Group for student voice and third in the Russell Group for overall student satisfaction. 

The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities who are committed to world-class research and education.  

Despite the challenges of Covid-19 and the limitations of online learning, the overall satisfaction of students in the Department increased from 86 to 89 percent. Head of Department, Professor Chris Bennett said: 

As Head of Department I am very proud of the commitment shown by our staff to providing our students with an excellent experience, despite the challenging conditions we all faced last year. Staff showed over and over again that they were prepared to go the extra mile for their students and make a difference. I would also like to say that students were also fantastic across the course of the year, and they also showed tremendous commitment: we cannot do it without them.’

We would like to thank our students for their patience and support throughout the previous academic year.

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