The 2011 survey attracted over 15,000 responses from more than 120 universities and colleges across the UK
Nationwide student survey reveals top performing universities and private accommodation providers
London, 4th July 2011, Independent market research agency Red Brick Research today announced the winners of the National Student Housing Survey Awards for 2011.
The National Student Housing Survey (NSHS) is an annual survey of students in higher education across the UK. The survey measures satisfaction levels in all types of accommodation and allows participating institutions to measure their performance against national and regional benchmarks. The 2011 survey attracted over 15,000 responses from more than 120 universities and colleges across the UK.
The three headline award winners for 2011 are:
Best University Halls: Lancaster University (retained)
Awarded to the institution demonstrating the highest levels of student satisfaction amongst residents.
Best Private Halls Provider: Victoria Hall Limited
Awarded to the private halls provider achieving the highest levels of satisfaction amongst residents.
Best Student Living Experience: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Awarded to the town, city or locality achieving the highest levels of student satisfaction in the private rented housing sector.
The following awards were also made:
Best Learning Environment: Lancaster University - Grizedale Townhouses
Best Individual Accommodation: Lancaster University - Grizedale Townhouses
Best Student Broadband: Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Best Booking Experience: Lancaster University
Best Moving In Experience: Liberty Living / BRANDEAUX
The National Student Housing Survey also licenses an International Accommodation Quality Mark which recognises organisations achieving at least 90% satisfaction among international students.
The following universities and private hall providers achieved this threshold:
Victoria Hall Limited
iQ Student Accommodation
University of Sheffield
Notes to Editors:
Full press release available at www.nshs.co.uk/awards2011.html
This project is managed by Red Brick Research, an independent market research agency specialising in Higher Education. For further information and for lists of previous award winners, please visit http://www.nshs.co.uk/ or http://www.redbrickresearch.co.uk/ .
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