Student Evaluation of Course and Teacher (SECaT)

SECaT evaluations give students the opportunity to provide feedback on their experience of courses and teaching at UQ.

Each time a course is offered, students enrolled in that course will be invited to evaluate their course and teacher(s) via an online SECaT evaluation.

SECaT results for Summer Semester will be emailed to staff according to data reporting guidelines on 25 February 2021.

Key dates: Semester 1 2021

Action Date
Evaluation Unit imports data from the order forms and ECPs to the evaluation system, and schedules SECaT evaluations Monday 3 May 2021
Students receive the initial email invitation for SECaT evaluations

Monday 17 May 2021

SECaT evaluations close Friday 4 June 2021 (11.59 pm)
Survey reports sent to Course Coordinator and listed teaching staff  emailed to staff Wednesday 30 June 2021

What is the SECaT?

SECaT evaluations provide students with the opportunity to provide feedback on their experience of course and teaching at UQ. Each time a course is offered, students enrolled in that course will be invited to evaluate their course and teacher(s) via an online SECaT evaluation.

For the majority of courses at UQ, the first email invitation will be sent to students at the beginning of Week 12 each semester. Students can access the SECaT via the link contained in the email invitation, the ‘Have Your Say’ module on the Blackboard welcome page (PDF, 203.7 KB) or via the Evaluations Portal.

All SECaTs remain open for at least two full weeks. Students are sent up to three reminders, usually five days apart.