How environmental sustainability influences the university
choices of prospective undergraduates
TSR Asks omnibus survey of The Student Room community members, aged 16+.
Download our latest summary findings
By TSR Insight (part of The Student Room)
Base: 421 responses (5th – 7th November 2022)
Some of the key insights from the data include:
- When making day‐to‐day purchases, price and convenience were considered the
most important factors for prospective undergraduate respondents.
- Nearly half of respondents (46%) said that environmental sustainability was
important to them when making their university choices, including almost one in
ten (9%) who said it was very important.
- The majority of respondents (85%) would look into the university’s environmental
sustainability practices when choosing where to apply, each considering an average of 3 factors relating to sustainability in their decision.