Awards 2016

Based purely on the direct ratings of more than 33,000 students across the UK, the NSHS Awards are the definitive mark of excellence in student accommodation.

Best University Halls Award

Best University Halls

Awarded to the university achieving the highest overall satisfaction ratings in its halls.

Edge Hill
University

Shortlisted:

  • Lancaster University
  • Northumbria University
Best Private Halls Award

Best Private Halls

Awarded to the private hall provider achieving the highest overall satisfaction ratings in its halls.

The Student Housing Company

Shortlisted:

  • Liberty Living
  • Prodigy Living
Best Customer Service Award

Best Customer Service

Awarded to the university or private halls provider achieving the best combined ratings for key customer satisfaction measures.

The Student Housing Company

Shortlisted:

  • Code Students
  • Lancaster University
Best Value For Money Award

Best Value For Money

Awarded to the university or private halls provider achieving the best ratings for Value for Money.

Victoria
Hall

Shortlisted:

  • The Student Housing Company
  • Edge Hill University
Best Learning Environment Award

Best Learning Environment

Awarded to the individual university or private hall achieving the best ratings for the Overall Learning Environment.

Grizedale Townhouses
(Lancaster University)

Shortlisted:

  • Liberty Court, Preston
    (Liberty Living)
  • Neuadd Kyffin, Bangor
    (Fresh Student Living)
Best Individual Accommodation Award

Best Individual Accommodation

Awarded to the individual university or private hall achieving the best ratings for Overall Satisfaction.

Liberty Works, Sheffield
(Liberty Living)

Shortlisted:

  • Grizedale Townhouses
    (Lancaster University)
  • Astor House, Plymouth
    (Prodigy Living)
Best Student Broadband Award

Best Student Broadband

Awarded to the university or private halls provider achiving the best ratings for broadband satisfaction.

Swansea
University

Shortlisted:

  • The Student Housing Company
  • Liberty Living
Best Booking Experience

Best Booking Experience

Awarded to the university or private halls provider achiving the best ratings for the Overall Booking Experience.

Lancaster
University

Shortlisted:

  • The Student Housing Company
  • University of Derby
Best Moving In Experience Award

Best Moving In Experience

Awarded to the university or private halls provider achiving the best ratings for the Overall Moving In Experience.

Lancaster
University

Shortlisted:

  • The Student Housing Company
  • Northumbria University
Best Student Community Award

Best Student Community

Awarded to the university or private halls provider achiving the most positive ratings for Strong Sense of Community in accommodation.

Manchester Metropolitan University

Shortlisted:

  • University of Sheffield
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
Best Specialist Accommodation

Best Specialist Accommodation

Awarded to the highest rated specialist, unusual or selective student accommodation.

Goodenough College, London

Shortlisted:

  • Graduate Residences
    (Lancaster University)
  • Grand Hotel
    (Newcastle University)
Best Environmental Management Award

Best Environmental Management

Awarded to the university or private halls provider achiving the best ratings for recycling and environmental facilities.

University of the West of England

Shortlisted:

  • Lancaster University
  • Edge Hill University
Best Small Provider Award

Best Small Provider

Awarded to the operator of 1,500 or fewer beds achieving the highest overall satisfaction rating.

CODE Student Accommodation

Shortlisted:

  • CityBlock
  • Kaplan Residences
International Accommodation Quality Mark

International Accommodation Quality Mark

Awarded annually and licensed for 12 months, the IAQM is awarded to the select group of institutions and private hall providers who achieve greater than 90% satisfaction amongst international students.

Lancaster University
Northumbria University
iQ Student Accommodation
Prodigy Living
Victoria Hall
Sulets
Liberty Living
The Student Housing Company
Goodenough College
CityBlock