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QS Stars audit

University of Wolverhampton has been awarded four stars in the latest QS Stars international rating system.

QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at higher education institutions across the world, focusing on specific topics such as teaching strength, graduate employability, research strength, inclusiveness and innovation.

We received a perfect five stars in four key areas:

  • 5 stars for Teaching
    Measures student satisfaction with teaching, overall student satisfaction, and the ratio of teaching staff to students
  • 5 stars for Employability
    Measures graduate employment rate, links with employers through employer presence on campus, and the level of support offered to students through careers service staff
  • 3 stars for Innovation
    Measures the number of registered patents, the number of spin-off companies, and the volume of industrial research relating to the University
  • 4 stars for Facilities
    Measures the volume and quality of sports, medical, IT, accommodation and library facilities, in addition to the number of student societies available to students
  • 5 stars for Inclusiveness
    Measures the amount of money spent by the University on scholarships and bursaries for students, the gender balance of students, proportion of students from low income backgrounds, and the accessibility of the campus for disabled students
  • 5 stars for Internationalisation  
    Measures proportion of international students, proportion of international staff, international diversity in terms of the number of different nationalities represented on campus, academic exchange opportunities, and religious facilities.