the annual National
Student Survey (NSS) show that students are increasingly satisfied with
the overall experience of studying their degree at LSBU.
particular, LSBU scored highly for the quality of its learning resources, and
the increase in students’ sense of personal development while studying.
Shân Wareing, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education and Student Experience at LSBU,
said: “London South Bank University places great emphasis on ensuring our
students are seen as participants in their learning, and that they have access
to the knowledge, opportunities, expertise and development they need to
has invested in cutting edge technology and first-class facilities that reflect
the expectations of today’s students. Our diversity of provision, underpinned
by a standard of education that has been praised as being of the highest
quality*, is reflected by our strong performance in this year’s NSS and is a success
we intend to build upon.”
The NSS is
an annual survey of all final year undergraduate degree students at
institutions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom.
The survey is designed to assess undergraduate students' opinions of the
quality of their degree programmes, with seven different scores published
including an "overall satisfaction" mark.
questionnaire assesses the following aspects of the student learning experience.
Assessment and Feedback
Organisation and Management
in four of the six aspects – in addition to increasing its overall score from
2014’s survey. In the remaining two aspects the University’s score remained the
Wareing added: “We know that many institutions similar to LSBU have seen falls
in their overall satisfaction scores and in some aspects of the survey, and
therefore to have improved in the majority of criteria in the NSS is testament
to the ambitions of LSBU to be London’s best modern university.
The NSS also revealed that LSBU is a
top university in the capital for overall satisfaction on courses including
English Studies (96% overall satisfaction score); Media
Studies including Film Studies courses (95% - the highest score for a London university); Accounting (94%); Drama
(94%); Medical Technology (93%) Urban, Rural & Regional Planning (92%); and