|Target population||All graduating undergraduate (UG) students of each academic year|
|Response mode||Voluntary, with lucky draw to encourage students' participation|
|Response rate||40% to 50%|
|Period of data collection||Annually from April to June|
|Survey results||Results of Stakeholder Surveys|
The SESQ is an exit survey firstly proposed in 2006 and launched in 2007 to collect feedback from final year students. During its development, consultation was made with relevant stakeholders which included representatives of Schools/IPO and support units. Efforts were also made to review relevant research literature, in particular overseas studies on student engagement (e.g. NSSE).
The questionnaire used has undergone a revamp in structure in 2013. Since then, it comprises of a core set and a special focus set of questions. The core set covers broader areas that are common to all years of study, whereas the special focus one addresses areas specific to final year students. In 2017, the SESQ was further revised to align with the experience surveys of other years, for the purpose of cross year comparisons. As one in the series of Annual UG Student Surveys Note, the SESQ now covers the following aspects:
A. Core set