More than 8 out of 10 of students in Wales are satisfied with their overall higher education experience according to the latest survey of universities and further education colleges.
The National Student Survey (NSS) is in its eleventh year.
It is positive that student satisfaction remains high and we are seeing improvements across many areas of the NSS - and particularly that students are increasingly satisfied with the work their students’ unions are doing in Wales, with Welsh unions now outperforming the UK as a whole.
But we remain acutely aware Wales continues to lag behind the rest of the UK in many areas. Genuine partnership between institutions and their students is the route to improved student satisfaction.
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Wales captain Sam Warburton added yet another cap to his collection today, but this time it was off the field.
The 25 year old picked up an Honorary Fellowship from Cardiff University in recognition of his 'outstanding sporting achievements.'
I hope I can be seen as proof to other young people that if you work hard and remain committed, you can achieve your goals. It's been great to soak up the graduation atmosphere with hundreds of students who've worked hard to achieve theirs.
The Cardiff Blues star attended the university as a student after finishing his A-Levels, but left to pursue his rugby career after a year. He now holds the record for most caps for Wales as captain, having led the side on 35 occasions.