With GCSE results day now behind us, TSR takes a look at this year’s results season
With GCSE results day behind us, a nation of hopeful students have opened their results and received their grades, and are now planning their next move. Whether they’re celebrating good results or worrying over where they’re going next, GCSE students have been coming to The Student Room by the hundreds of thousands.
With record numbers of students being accepted into university, The Student Room saw massive activity on our biggest day of the year
Amongst recent changes in higher education, and most importantly the removal of admissions caps for universities, record breaking numbers of students have received their results and taken the next steps into university and clearing.
With only two more days to go, here’s what happened last year and how we’re gearing up to break even more records this year.
Last year’s A-Level results week was a record breaker for us, with more than 1.7 million users visiting the site and over 11 million page views. We had over 395,000 daily visitors, and 145,000 visits just to the UCAS application forum.
The University of Bradford & The Student Room teamed up to find out what students are finding stressful before their all-important results are released.
With results day on the horizon and only 5 days to go, students are feeling the pressure from their parents. Research by The University of Bradford and The Student Room found that over thirty percent of students say their parents are piling on the pressure and making them feel worse about results day.
With SQA results now released, Scottish university hopefuls have been voicing their responses here on TSR
Although A-Level results are still a week away, the big day has already been and gone for Scottish Qualification students. The forums on The Student Room were alive with discussion as SQA students received their results, with many hopeful university applicants now planning their next steps in their academic careers.
As university approaches, members on The Student Room are planning ahead on what gadgets and items they’re taking with them
With A-Level results day only two weeks away, students across the UK are planning ahead for their move to university. With many expecting to move into halls, shared houses, and various university accommodation, one major topic is being discussed: what do they need to take to university?
Two-thirds of international students value UK work opportunities, despite recent changes to non-EU student laws
At this year’s BUILA conference, The Student Room was invited to present data we’ve collected about our international audience. With over a quarter of our traffic coming from outside of UK, plus the recent changes to international student laws, this was an important opportunity to share what we’ve found out.
With only a few weeks until Clearing, students have been debating and discussing on TSR in anticipation of results day
It’s official: we have just over three weeks until A-Level results are released, and the stampede of Clearing 2015 begins. The forums here at The Student Room have been busy in anticipation, with thousands of students debating and asking about university choices, grade requirements, and of course, the possibility of entering Clearing.
In a recent survey at The Student Room, one in five students claim they can no longer afford to go to university
After a recent survey of over 5000 students here at The Student Room, it was revealed that as a result of maintenance grants being scrapped in this summer’s budget, almost a fifth of students will not be able to afford university.
With the winners of the Heist Awards’ 25th Anniversary now revealed, here’s what happened at the biggest Higher Education event of the year
Last Thursday, The Student Room sponsored the largest Higher Education Marketing awards ceremony in the UK, with over 650 people attending this prestigious event. However, this year’s Heist Awards ceremony was made extra special with the launch of a brand new category: our very own Student Voice Award.