Feedback Champions

Fostering a Supportive Feedback Culture


How to Become a Graphic Designer in 48 hours

Posted on July 16, 2015 by in Blog

It’s the third week of my internship working with Laurence Georgin on the Southampton Feedback Champions project. Last week constituted days of plugging away at Excel spreadsheets full of qualitative interview data for both Laurence and me. The purpose of this exercise was to extract and compile examples of good feedback practice recorded in interviews […]

The Other Side: Changing from Student to Staff

Posted on July 8, 2015 by in Blog

After many applications, several challenging interviews and an anxious period in limbo, I have been fortunate enough to be selected for one of the University of Southampton’s Excel internships. I am now a part of the Southampton Feedback Champions, which is the latest generation of a series of projects run by Laurence Georgin that have […]

A Word to the Wise: How being a Feedback Champion can change your frame of mind (by Laura Rusu)

Posted on September 22, 2014 by in Blog

I embarked on this project with much enthusiasm. I love my university and enjoyed every moment spent here but there is always room for improvement. To me, it wasn’t just about students’ views on feedback. It was the opportunity to change students’ experience at Southampton for the better and encourage academics, scholars and people across […]

A busy summer for the Feedback Champions team

Posted on August 31, 2014 by in Blog

With 5 different teams working on different areas of the Southampton Feedback Champions project, it has been a busy summer! The Data Analysis Team analysed 100 interviews with staff and students across all faculties. The interviews were transcribed and analysed by a team managed Kristina Stuart. Kristina also produced the final report and recommendations from the […]

Being a Southampton Feedback Champion: Impressions from a student representative (by Giles Howard)

Posted on August 22, 2014 by in Blog

When I first received the email about Feedback Champions, I knew immediately I wanted to do it – I represent the students of the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering in countless meetings, and if there’s one topic that invariably comes up, it is feedback and “what students think about feedback” – a question that […]

Being a Southampton Feedback Champion: impressions from a post-graduate student (by Kristina Stuart)

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I must confess, I applied to be a Southampton Feedback Champion initially because it offered the practical experience I needed to complement a master’s qualification in Sociology and Social Policy; and it was some extra shoe-shopping money.  However, after the first meeting I realised the importance of this program’s mandate. Feedback Champions offered students the […]

The Southampton Feedback Champions project has now started!

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Back in February, we received loads of very interesting applications from over 50 students across the University. Sadly, we couldn’t take everybody on board but 24 lucky students, undergraduate and postgraduate, were chosen to be part of the Southampton Feedback Champions project. The first briefing session was an overview of the project and students had […]

Recruiting: Southampton Feedback Champions

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Help us find good feedback! To all undergraduate and postgraduate students: Take part in an exciting new project, develop your employability skills and get paid for your work! Southampton Feedback Champions is a new University initiative which aims to discover and share good practice in the delivery and use of feedback by staff and students. We […]