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ABOUT YOU! - This section is about you!

We want to know as much as we can about students at Middlesex University so we can make sure we are open and accessible for you!

Please fill this in with as much detail as you can as this information will be used to find trends and understand more about you and the experience of students here at Middlesex.

Feel free to leave anything you don’t feel comfortable answering!
 
Which school are you in?


 
Which level of study are you?


 
Which year of study are you?


 
Are you a Full Time or Part Time student?


 
Which of the following age categories do you fall into?


 
Please State your ethnicity

 
Which of the following describes your gender?


 
Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

     
 
Which of the following best describes you?


 
Are you involved with MDXSU?


 
YOU & MDXSU - In this section we want to understand a little bit about what you already know about us.

Your Students' Union is essentially here to support you throughout your studies and help you make the most of your time at university. We represent student views in university decisions and campaign on issues that students care about, as well as providing lots of opportunities for you to meet new people, develop your skills, campaign for change and try something new.
 
Do you already know about MDXSU and the services and activity it provides? *


 
Would you say you were involved with MDXSU? *

     
 
Why did you get involved? *

 
Why didn't you get involved with MDXSU? *

 
To what extent do you agree that you have had a positive experience with MDXSU? *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
To what extent do you agree that MDXSU has had a positive impact on your academic studies? *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
To what extent do you agree that MDXSU has had a positive impact on your personal development including employability? *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
To what extent do you agree that MDXSU has had a positive experience on your social life, like making friends for example? *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
To what extent do you agree that MDXSU has had an impact on your overall experience at Middlesex? *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
Do you follow MDXSU on any of the following platforms? *


 
How do you find out about what's happening on campus? *


 
How would you like us to communicate with you? *


 
GETTING INVOLVED & HAVING YOUR SAY- your students' union is run for students and by students.

Students are represented at every level of the organisation and we are a democratic organisation. Each year we host an election where you choose your next leaders!
 
Have you ever voted in a students' union election? *

     
 
Have you ever attended a Student Leaders Conference? *

     
 
To what extent do you agree with the following statement-
"The students' union is student led" *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
To what extent do you agree with the following-
"I am able to make change within the students' union" *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
To what extent do you agree with the following-
"The students' union is representative of the students at Middlesex University" *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
To what extent do you agree with the following-
"The students' union campaigns on issues that matter to students" *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
THINGS WE DO -

The students' union provide services & activities to improve your time while you study at Middlesex University.
 
MERCHANDISE -

MDXSU sell a range of Middlesex University branded items from our welcome desk and merchandise stall around the campus. This includes hoodies, mugs, tracksuit bottoms & graduation items.

Have you ever purchased MDX Merchandise? *

     
 
How satisfied were you with the quality of the product(s)? *

1- Not satisfied
2- Somewhat satisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
What was it about the product that you liked/did not like? *

 
Did you feel like the product(s) you bought was good value for money? *

 
What would impact on your decision to buy something from MDXSU Merchandise? *


 
MDXSU Freewheelers Bike Scheme -

MDXSU have run projects throughout the year aimed at improving the lives of students. One of the schemes we have worked on this year is the Freewheelers Bike Scheme. This scheme allows students to hire a bike for free.

Are you aware of the Freewheelers Bike scheme? *

     
 
Have you ever used one of the bikes? *

     
 
To what extent do you agree with the following statement 'I feel safe do you feel cycling around the local area (Hendon, London)' *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
How can we improve the scheme? *


 
How can we make the scheme more appealing to you so that you might take out a bike? *


 
YOUR VOICE - In this section we want to know a little bit about how you study and your current experience on your course.

MDXSU elects over 500 Student Voice Leaders across the university. Student Voice Leaders are there to relay any feedback students have to the staff who run your course and work with the staff to resolve issues faced by you! These issues could be things to do with placements, assessment feedback, timetabling, the university facilities or anything to do with experience of studying at Middlesex University.
 
Do you know what the role of a voice leader is? (Please state) *

 
Are you aware of the Student Voice Leader on your course? *

     
 
Have you ever given them feedback about your course? *

     
 
Was the issue(s) that you provided feedback on resolved/acted on? *

     
 
How satisfied were you with your interactions with your Student Voice Leader? *

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
Do you feel like you are able to make things change for the better on your course? *

     
 
Did you have any issues on your course? *

     
 
Who did you seek advice from in dealing with your issues? *

 
How satisfied were you with the ability of this person to deal with your issues? *

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
Do you feel like you are able to make things change for the better on your course? *

     
 
Were you a Student Voice Leader? *

     
 
Overall, how satisfied were you with the training and induction for the role? *

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
How satisfied were you with your ability to change things on your course? *

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
Do you feel like you've had an impact on your course? *

     
 
ADVICE -

MDXSU runs an independent and free advice service for students to access while they study here at Middlesex University. Students can get support on a number of issues like Academic Appeals, Plagiarism Offences & Health Issues


Have you heard of the MDXSU Advice Service? *

     
 
Have you ever used the MDXSU Advice service? *

     
 
How satisfied were you with the time it took to handle your case? *

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
Would you recommend the Advice Service to a friend if they had an issue? *

     
 
Did you have any of the following issues during your course? *


 
YOU & THE LOCAL COMMUNITY - In this section we want to explore how we can build more links between students both on campus and in the community.

 
MDXSU run a community placement scheme where we provide opportunities for Middlesex students to work with local community organisations.

Have you heard of the community placement scheme? *

     
 
Have you ever undertaken any of the MDXSU Community placements? *

     
 
How satisfied were you with your placement? *

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
How do you think we can improve the community placement scheme? *

 
What opportunities would you look for from the scheme? *

 
STUDENT GROUPS- Now we want to look at different student groups here on campus. Student groups are different Societies (cultural, faith, recreational, academic) or Liberation groups.  Liberation Groups focus on students who face oppression and discrimin

 
Do you think MDXSU run effective Liberation campaigns that are reflective of the diverse community here at Middlesex University? *

     
 
Are you involved with any MDXSU student groups or societies *

     
 
Please state

 
Why did you get involved with a student group? *


 
Were you involved in running the society? *

     
 
How satisfied were you with the training and support throughout the year? *

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
What do you feel like you could have had more support on? *

 
As a member of a society, do you feel like you can influence change within the Students' Union? *

     
 
What do you feel would make you a better leader? *

 
Why did you want to lead an MDXSU Society or Student Group? *

 
Were you happy with how your society was run? *

     
 
How do you feel it could be run better? *

 
What would help you take up a leadership position? *

 
Do you feel like you're able to influence activity within the society? *

     
 
Why didnt you join a Society or Student Group? *


 
POW! Media is the hub of student media here at Middlesex University. From magazine to radio, there are plenty of ways to shocase your skills and talents!

POW -Have you heard of POW! Media? *

     
 
If Yes, Which platforms are you aware of? *


 
Do you think that POW! Media is an effective form of student media/entertainment? *

     
 
Explain your answer. *

 
What would you want from your Student Media? *


 
EVENTS - MDXSU host a number of events throughout the year to make sure you have the best possible time while you study here! Our events include things like the MDXSU House Party, Welcome Month activities, careers fayres, society events and more).

How aware are you of events that are run by MDXSU? *

1- Don't know at all
2- Don't really know
3- Know a bit
4- Know about some
5- Know a lot





 
Which MDXSU events have you attended? *


 
Thinking about the events you attended, how satisfied were you with the price of the event(s)? *

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
Thinking about the events you attended, how satisfied were you with the location and venue of the event(s)?
*

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
Thinking about the events you attended, how satisfied were you with the timing of the event(s) and how long they ran for?
*

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
Thinking about the events you attended, how satisfied were you with the range of events on offer?
*

1- Extremely dissatisfied
2- Dissatisfied
3- Neither satisfied or dissatisfied
4- Satisfied
5- Extremely satisfied





 
If No, Why not? *


 
What events would you like to see? *

 
YOUR LIFESTYLE - We would like to know a little bit about you so we can make your experience even better. Middlesex University is made up of lots of different types of students and we want to be as representative as we can of our students.

 
If you come onto campus, how do you get here? *


 
How long does it take for you to get to University? *


 
Where do you live during term time? *


 
Which Halls? *


 
Does your Student Loan cover your Rent *


 
How do you support yourself at Uni? *


 
Are you registered with a GP? *

     
 
YOUR CAMPUS - we want to hear about your time on campus

How often do you buy food on campus? *


 
Why do you buy food on campus? *


 
To what extent do you agree with the following? - The University Campus is accessible *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
There is enough social space on campus *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
I feel safe on campus *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
There are regular security patrols around the campus *

1- Definitely disagree
2- Somewhat disagree
3- Neither agree or disagree
4- Somewhat agree
5- Definitely agree





 
COST OF BEING A STUDENT-

 
Students currently pay £9000 a year to attend university. On top of this fee, were there any costs related to your course that you had to pay that you weren't aware of before starting at Middlesex University? These could be related to field trips, extra materials, equipment. Please state below how much you have spent on the following THIS academic year.

Trips?

 
Books?

 
Software?

 
Materials?

 
Equipment?

 
Other (please state)

 
How much do you pay rent a month? *


 
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