Camosun Student Experience Survey
In Fall 2017, we asked Camosun students about their college experiences. Why did they choose Camosun? What did they think about Camosun? What services did they use? What technology were they using in class? How can we help them?
Over 2,200 students shared their thoughts. Here's what they had to say:
of students were satisfied or very satisifed with their overall educational experience at Camosun.
Where are students from?
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Top 5 reasons students chose Camosun
The types of programs and courses offered
Cost of tuition (relative to other institutions)
Future job prospects
Opportunities for real-world, hands-on learning
of students said securing a good job, or changing careers and gaining a quality education topped their educational goals
of students said sustainability on campus was important to them
would want to live in on- or off-campus residences
use a laptop or a smartphone to do their classwork
Focus on the Future
We asked students five open-ended questions requesting written feedback. Many provided insightful ideas on how the college could evolve. Responses under two major themes are summarised here. For each theme we received at least 100 written responses from students.
Student spaces for study and social activities
Use of technology
There were varied comments made by students in the open-ended questions related to technology. Camosun has made a commitment to improving the student experience with respect to technology including software offerings, source system enhancements and also physical hardware upgrades.
Camosun’s Student Experience Survey will become an annual research tool carried out by Institutional Resesarch and Planning to help the college gather information on current student needs and ensure students receive a positive and supportive educational experience.