An evaluation of students' satisfaction with university hall of residence

C. O. Aigbavboa, W. D. Thwala, C. C. Eke

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Abstract

This paper present the findings of post occupancy survey of Sophiatown residence; one of the residence and presently the largest residence in University of Johannesburg Auckland pack campus in Johannesburg, South Africa. The purpose of the paper is to evaluate the extent to which the building is satisfactory to the students. The data were collected during October and November 2012. The primary data for the study was collected through a structured questionnaire survey. A total of 150 questionnaires were distributed and 135 were received back from the occupants of the residence. The survey results revealed that a majority of the occupants (students) of the residence were satisfied with most qualities in the residence which makes the residence satisfactory to the students.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Pages703-711
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9783642449154
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event18th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, CRIOCM 2013 - Xi'an, China
Duration: 19 Oct 201320 Oct 2013

Publication series

NameProceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate

Conference

Conference18th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, CRIOCM 2013
Country/TerritoryChina
CityXi'an
Period19/10/1320/10/13

Keywords

  • Post occupancy evaluation
  • Residential satisfaction
  • South africa
  • Student residents'
  • University building

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering

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