It would seem that the fears expressed by campus unions that successive rounds of restructuring would directly and adversely impact upon the student experience are proved entirely justified.
Bradford’s recent record reads like this:
2013 – 85th
2014 – 83rd
2015 – 90th
2016 – 116th
2017 – 119th
2018 – 125th
StAAR is the most recent iteration to have a direct and unequivocally detrimental impact, and management are beginning to concede that failures in the StAAR process have directly contributed to the decline. This latest round of cuts can only serve to exacerbate this worrying and damaging downwards trend.