You can access Speak Week here: Speak Week (November 2023)


Here is what we mean by these key words:


Talk about what you are taught: course content, placements, study abroad, and the different modules available. It also includes handbooks, aims and objectives of your course, and how your course is put together.

Learning resources

Talk about the resources available to support your learning. This includes physical spaces like the library, study spaces, and flexible learning spaces, as well as digital resources like Moodle, VLE, and IT support. Also included here are other classroom resources like apparatus and equipment needed for your course and reading lists.

Learning & teaching process

Talk about how you are taught: contact time with teaching staff, independent and group work, the size of classes, different teaching styles, and how staff continue to develop to ensure you are provided with the most up-to-date skills and knowledge to support your learning.

Assessment & feedback

Talk about the types of assessment available to you (exams, essays, presentations etc.), the choice and variety of assessment, as well as how assessments are structured and scheduled. Also included here is marking criteria, consistency of marking, and how promptly you receive feedback.

Guidance & support

Talk about available careers advice and employability guidance, personal support (e.g., counselling), and academic support (AGTs and support from other teaching staff). Also included here is how students are encouraged to foster a supportive university community.

Student progression & achievement

This is about your whole learner journey. Talk about what your entry to Roehampton was like, induction to the links between academic years, how you transition between and in and out of study (e.g., work placements), and your continued personal development and progression to achieve your qualification.

Quality enhancement & assurance

Roehampton University is required to ensure certain quality standards. Talk about the opportunities afforded to you to ensure your learning is of the highest quality (e.g., Programme Boards and survey developments).

Other themes to discuss include:

  • Housing 

  • Student rights 

  • Access to high quality education  

  • Education funding 

  • Mental health 

  • Jobs 

  • Climate 

You can submit as many responses to the above question as you would like.