More than one in two students and graduates, who responded to GRB’s latest poll, believe that the media does not provide a fair representation of the graduate job market at the moment. This alarming revelation flies in the face about what has been widely reported about graduate unemployment!
Word of mouth and social media specialists, 1000heads utilised The Student Room’s extensive online community to find the students they needed for a study of teenagers’ own learning initiatives and motivations. This case study shows how The Student Room worked with them to help meet their objectives.
Kindles, iPads, Tablets, Smartphones, E-Readers. It’s safe to say that we are dominated by mobile technology and no-one adopts and embraces it more than the digital loving Generation Y.
A poll on The Student Room shows that the study of computer science is dominated by men as their female counterparts make up only 29.31% of computer science students and applicants.
3.8 million unique users visited The Student Room in January as the site continues to attract more students each month for the sixth consecutive month.
As a nation we have become increasingly aware of ‘healthy foods’, dieting and exercise and many food and drink manufacturers have had to adapt their product line or recipes to meet these new expectations. But members of The Student Room have spotted the changes and they want the old stuff back!
In December the Welsh education minister, Leighton Andrews, challenged universities to “adapt or die” when the changes to tuition fees come into place in 2012. Talks are currently planned between the members of the University of Wales alliance,
With over 45% of young welsh graduates working in the public sector compared to 15% in London, the cuts to public sector jobs has had a much greater affect, causing graduates to look to London and the South East in the fight against graduate unemployment.
A recent report from the Guardian has revealed a survey by Leeds University that shows that one in three lap dancers were working to fund their education.
Just last month we reported that The Student Room’s personal statement service has now helped over 10,000 students write their personal statement. And it’s great to now be able to follow this up with details of a user who has directly benefited as a result of the service.