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.