The outcome was announced today as the results of the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) were published. These revealed that the University of Brighton has been awarded a Silver rating.
The TEF was introduced by the government to build evidence about the performance of the UK’s world-class higher education sector, complementing the existing Research Excellence Framework with an analysis of teaching and learning outcomes.
The TEF awards were decided by an independent panel of experts including academics, students and employer representatives. Drawing on national data, and evidence submitted by each university or college, the TEF measures excellence in three areas: teaching quality, the learning environment and the educational and professional outcomes achieved by students.
Commenting on the results, Professor Stephen Denyer, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education and Student Experience said: “Our students are at the heart of everything we do. It is therefore excellent news to see that the teaching, learning and outcomes we provide for our students not only meet, but consistently exceed, the rigorous standards set down for all Higher Education providers in the UK.