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OPTIONS 2017 – FREE ANNUAL REPORT

INSIGHTS AND TRENDS FROM OVER 11,000 STUDENTS

Each year we survey thousands of students to discover their perceptions of the options available to them after school, college or university to give you a unique insight into their decision-making journey. Continue reading

GCSE RESULTS DAY – INFOGRAPHIC

CATCH UP ON ALL THE ACTION

It was our biggest GCSE results day ever, with over 490,000 users and 1.2 million page views. Check out all the action on site including the most popular forums, top searches and press coverage featuring TSR this GCSE results day.  Continue reading

A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY – INFOGRAPHIC

THE STATS YOU NEED TO KNOW

With over 550,000 users and 1.5 million page views it’s safe to say it’s been our biggest A-Level results day ever. Check out all the action and key stats you need to know from this years results day. Continue reading

TSR ON THE BBC

THE COST OF ATTENDING UNIVERSITY IS RISING; IS A DEGREE A GOOD INVESTMENT?

Is university a good investment?

The BBC turned to The Student Room to get an insight into the sector and how students are feeling about rising tuition fees. Hannah Morrish, our Student Choice and Higher Education Lead, featured on BBC news where she was interviewed by Simon McCoy on the topic of rising university fees and student debt. Continue reading

ERRORS IN EXAM QUESTIONS AND THE EFFECT IT HAS ON STUDENTS

ARE THERE MORE MISTAKES IN EXAM PAPERS OR IS SOCIAL MEDIA INCREASING DISCUSSION?

Mistakes in exam papers have always been a cause for concern for teachers and students alike, but in recent years the discussion of them has increased. High-profile mistakes have been discussed through the recent exam season, with students venting their frustrations on sites like The Student Room and Twitter in their thousands.

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