Student satisfaction success in the NSS 2018 places the School in the top 3 in Russell Group

We are delighted to announce that Social Policy and Sociology at Leeds has been ranked 1st and 3rd respectively in the Russell Group, according to the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018.

The University of Leeds as a whole scored 88% for overall satisfaction, the highest score among the Russell Group institutions.

The independent annual survey is one of the key indicators of how students rate their time at university, and was completed by over 300,000 final-year students in the UK in 2018.

Professor Tom Ward, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Education said:

“Our NSS results are a testament to the hard work of our students and staff across the campus. My sincere thanks to them.

“At Leeds we offer a research-based education that emphasises the development of independent, critical thinkers. We also recognise that we need to continue to match the expectations of a hugely diverse student population and community of learners, hence our ongoing investment in digital technology and cutting-edge facilities.”

The excellent teaching and student experience at Leeds is consistently recognised, through the NSS, the Teaching Excellence Framework, and success in key rankings including 3rd in the UK for Social Policy by the Guardian University Guide 2019