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100% Student Satisfaction at NCH

NCH London | July 4, 2019

NCH student satisfaction increases to 100%

NSS results show NCH outperformed sector by 16% in 2019

100% of students report they are satisfied with their course

The College achieved better results than participating Russell Group universities in 24 out of 27 questions

98% feel they are challenged to achieve their best work at NCH  

New College of the Humanities, London (NCH), has outperformed the higher education sector by 16 percentage points in the National Student Survey, in results published today by the Office for Students. The university-level college reported 100% overall student satisfaction against an average in England of 84% for 2019.

Better than the Russell Group

The survey, published annually, asked 330,000 UK students to rate their experience at college and university. The survey covers areas including teaching, academic support, sense of community, and overall course satisfaction. NCH’s results exceeded every individual Russell Group institution in overall satisfaction, where it is 11.5 percentage points above the best performing institution in this group. 98% of students at NCH also felt they are challenged to achieve their best work, 17 percentage points ahead of the best performing Russell Group university. The College also achieved better results than every member of the Russell Group in 24 out of 27 questions.

Best in UK & London for Teaching

NCH scored first in the UK for quality of teaching in Economics and Philosophy. In London, NCH has the most satisfied History, Law, Philosophy and Politics undergraduate students. NCH also topped the London list for teaching in Law and Politics at the undergraduate level.

Launched 2012, the College offers a bespoke liberal arts-inspired undergraduate programme, small class sizes and personal tuition from world-class academics in central London.  Since its first cohort graduated in 2015, at least 80% of students have consistently achieved grades of 2:1 or above.

A C Grayling, Master of New College of the Humanities, said: ‘New College of the Humanities (NCH) has achieved outstanding results in the National Students Survey, outperforming the Russell Group universities with a remarkable 100% of students satisfied and a string of ‘best in London’ and ‘best in the UK’ subject ratings.’

The full results of the National Student Survey can be found on the Office for Students website.

It’s not too late to apply for entry this September!

The College is still accepting applications for all of its degree programmes for students wishing to start this September. Details about how to apply can be found here.