National Student Survey: Procedures for investigating allegations of inappropriate influence

This document outlines the Office for Students’ (OfS’s) procedures for the reporting, handling and resolution of allegations of inappropriate influence in the promotion and running of the National Student Survey (NSS).

The OfS is responsible for managing this process on behalf of all the UK higher education funding bodies (Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, Scottish Funding Council and Department for the Economy Northern Ireland). 

OfS 2021.61
21 December 2021
All universities, colleges and other higher education providers that participate in the NSS; all students, student organisations and other parties involved in the survey.
Published 29 January 2020
Last updated 21 December 2021
21 December 2021
Annual update of guidance for NSS 2022 - English and Welsh language versions
29 January 2021
The NSS allegations procedure was updated in January 2021 to reflect the results of a data impact assessment
13 November 2020
Annual update for NSS 2021: promotion of the NSS for 2021 for English providers will be optional rather than a requirement

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