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Eligibility criteria

To complete the survey please check your eligibility below.

The following students are eligible:

Final year students and equivalent:

  • Students expected to be in their final year.
  • Students on flexible programmes where the final year cannot be predicted, after they are expected to have undertaken more than one full-time equivalent (FTE) and not before their fourth academic year of study.

Students with the following funding arrangements:

  • Students on Initial Teacher Training courses.
  • Students studying NHS subject courses.
  • All students studying on directly funded, prescribed higher education courses at further education colleges/further education institutions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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However, the following are not eligible:

  • Students on programmes that do not lead to undergraduate qualifications or credits.
  • Students on a course lasting one year or one FTE or less.
  • Any students who were eligible in the NSS 2022 (whether or not they responded) and who remain at the same provider.
  • Students under the age of 16.

Students are included in the 2023 survey population if they are expected to complete their course between 1 February 2023 and 31 January 2024 inclusive.

The eligibility criteria for the NSS pilot 2022 are the same as the NSS outlined above.