University of Roehampton London awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework

The University of Roehampton London has been recognised with a Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.

TEF 2023: Silver

This award underscores Roehampton's commitment to providing excellent support to enable students from a wide range of backgrounds to succeed. The University was recognised in the TEF for its evidence-based and highly effective approaches to support students during their studies. These strategies are thoughtfully tailored to accommodate students' diverse starting points, ensuring that every individual can thrive both academically and personally.

Roehampton was commended by the review panel for its dedication to fostering excellent academic practices throughout the institution and outstanding commitment to the professional development of its staff. The panel also concluded that the university excels in articulating a comprehensive range of educational objectives that are not only highly relevant to its diverse student body but also aligned with their future ambitions.

Other positive feedback included:

  • Very high rates of successful progression for the university’s students and courses.
  • Embedding very high-quality teaching, feedback and assessment practices that are effective in supporting students’ learning, progression, and attainment.
  • Use of research in relevant disciplines, innovation, scholarship, professional practice and employer engagement to contribute to a very high-quality academic experience.
  • Effective engagement with students leading to improvements to student experiences and outcomes.

Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard, Vice-Chancellor, said "We are very proud to receive this result. At Roehampton, our dedicated staff are the bedrock of our commitment to providing excellent education and tailored support to our diverse student community. Regardless of background, we empower all students to thrive throughout their higher education experience and into successful graduate careers."

The TEF awards are made against six measures including how many students continue their course from one year to the next, graduate-level employment outcomes, and students' views about their experience gathered in the annual National Student Survey.