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8 Feb 2018

The National Student Survey: your chance to win LSU Grad Ball tickets

If you’re eligible* to do the National Student Survey (NSS) and you complete it by Monday 19th February, you could be in with a chance to win a ticket for this year’s LSU Grad Ball!

If your School gets a response rate of 70% or above by that date, the University will enter all NSS-eligible students in that School into a draw for two LSU Grad Ball tickets. The two winners in each qualifying School will be drawn at random.

The NSS is an annual, independent and anonymous survey that offers final year undergraduates the chance to give feedback on their time at Loughborough. If you are eligible to take part in this year’s survey, you will be contacted by Ipsos MORI, an external market research company. We recommend you complete the survey as soon as it opens, as Ipsos MORI will continue to send you reminders you until you’ve completed it.

At the launch of the NSS this week, the Vice-Chancellor gave a timely reminder of why the survey is important.

“It’s an opportunity for you, our finalists, to give your feedback on your student experience at Loughborough,” the VC explained. “No one knows the University better than you, so your opinions about being a student here are really important.

“By taking part in the survey, you’ll be helping future students make the right choices about where and what to study. It will also give us information about what you have valued the most about your experience and what you’d like us to change at the University so that we can carry on developing and improving the student experience.”

There are 27 questions in the survey, which will ask you to rate your course, the facilities at the University, and the Students’ Union. You’ll be asked to score them on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest rating.

When answering the questions, consider your whole experience at Loughborough, from your time as a fresher right until now.

More information on the survey is available on our dedicated web page or the official the NSS website.

The survey will run until 30th April.

* You are eligible for the NSS if you are a final year undergraduate or are on a flexible part-time programme. If your final year cannot be easily predicted, you will be surveyed after you are expected to have undertaken one full-time equivalent, and not before your fourth year of study. You are only invited to be surveyed once.

** Alternative prizes are available.