Students will finally be receiving feedback on their exams after a long campaign to the University Teaching Committee.
Its taken lots of campaigning from education officers, course reps and academic board reps but guidelines have finally been given to the schools as follows:
All students should receive satisfactory feedback on their examinations. Where no other suitable mechanisms exist for providing feedback, the module convenor should supply on the Web a generic feedback report (no more than one side of A4) for each module to the relevant group of students which:
(a) highlights examination questions on which students’ performance could be improved,
(b) suggests strategies for improving performance in those questions,
(c) gives general comments about technique…
So far this new system has been met positively by students and departments but this is surely not the end of the issue as calls for individual student feedback are already being raised.