Accommodation satisfaction survey

Tell us what you think about living in halls

 Results and information about our annual student accommodation satisfaction survey

Each Lent Term, we run a survey to ask student residents what they think about living in halls. The feedback helps us to shape and improve our services.

Accommodation satisfaction survey 2017-18

Key results

  • Response rate: 55 per cent
  • Rosebery Hall won the prize for achieving the most improved participation rate
  • 91 per cent of residents are enjoying their stay in residences (up by 1.2 percentage points on previous year)
  • 87 per cent of residents would recommend their residence to other LSE students (up by two percentage points on previous year)
  • 79 per cent of residents felt that their residence offers good value for money (down by one percentage point from previous year)

 

Results of previous surveys

Accommodation satisfaction survey 2016-17

 Key results and hall by hall analysis

  • Response rate: 53 per cent
  • Butler’s Wharf Residence won the prize for achieving the most improved participation rate.
  • 90 per cent of residents are enjoying their stay in residences (the same as in 2015/16)
  • 85 per cent of residents would recommend their residence to other LSE students (up from 83 per cent in 2015/16)
  • 80 per cent of residents felt that their residence offers good value for money (up from 75 per cent in 2015/16)

For more information, download the Hall by hall analysis table. There are two formats available.

Accommodation satisfaction survey 2015-16

Key results and hall by hall analysis

  • Response rate: 58.97 per cent
  • Carr-Saunders Hall and Passfield Hall both won the prize for achieving the highest survey participation. Both achieved a record breaking 100 per cent participation.
  • 83 per cent of residents would recommend their residence to other LSE students
  • 75 per cent of residents felt that their residence offers good value for money
  • 90 per cent of residents are enjoying their stay in residences

For more information, download the Hall by hall analysis table. There are two formats available.

Accommodation satisfaction survey 2014-15

Key results and hall by hall analysis

  • Response rate: 59.38 per cent
  • Carr-Saunders Hall won the prize for achieving the highest survey participation.
  • 86 per cent of residents would recommend their residence to other LSE students
  • 79 per cent of residents felt that their residence offers good value for money

The results are available in two formats:

 

Accommodation satisfacion survey 2013-14

Key results and hall by hall analysis

  • Response rate: 56.79 per cent
  • Bankside House won the prize for achieving the highest survey participation.
  • 86 per cent of residents would recommend their residence to other LSE students
  • 74 per cent of residents felt that their residence offers good value for money

The results are available in two formats:

Full Student accommodation survey 2013-14 report [PDF]
Appendix: hall-by-hall analysis table 2013-14 [PDF]

Accommodation satisfaction survey 2012-13

 Key results and hall by hall analysis

  • Response rate: 33.56 per cent
  • Passfield Hall won the prize for achieving the highest survey participation.
  • 82 per cent of residents would recommend their residence to other LSE students
  • 73 per cent of residents felt that their residence offers good value for money

Full Annual student satisfaction survey 2012-13 report [PDF]

Accommodation satisfaction survey 2011-12

Key results and hall by hall analysis

  • Response rate: 21 per cent
  • 80 per cent of residents would recommend their residence to other LSE students
  • 72 per cent of residents felt that their residence offers good value for money
  • 66 per cent of residents felt above average or better about their pre-arrival experience

For more information, download the 2011-12 survey results overview [PDF]