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Loughborough College bucks national trend for Higher Education student satisfaction

Posted: 15th July 2021 - 5:27pm

Student satisfaction with Loughborough College’s higher education programmes increased in 2021 placing the college just 1% behind the highest ranked University in the country, new data has revealed.

The results of the National Student Survey 2021 showed ‘overall satisfaction with the quality of courses’ at College rose by 2% to 85%, a full 10% higher than the national average.

Students were asked 27 questions as part of the in-depth research by the Office for Students (OfS), with Loughborough College outperforming the national benchmark in 25 areas.

Chris Cockerton, Dean of Higher Education at the college, said: “We are absolutely delighted and extremely proud of these results.

“To achieve a 2% increase in student satisfaction is a testament to our student-centred approach and the dedication of our teaching staff who have worked so hard to keep students engaged during the pandemic.

“Creating a great experience for students drives everything we do at Loughborough College and the 2021 results create a fantastic foundation for us to continue building upon.”

The results of the National Student Survey helps to:

  • inform prospective students’ choices
  • provide data that supports universities and colleges to improve the student experience
  • support public accountability.

Every university in the UK takes part in the NSS, as do many colleges. This year’s response rate was 67% (332,500 students) from 397 universities and colleges around the country.