Archive for Education

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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WHAT DOES 35,000 A-LEVEL REGISTRANTS SAY ABOUT STUDENT CONFIDENCE?

TSR HITS A RECORD HIGH FOR A-LEVEL CLEARING AND ADJUSTMENT REGISTRATIONS

University clearing and adjustment registrations

With 39% of students feeling like they don’t know enough about the clearing process, the demand for support and advice around this time of year is high. This led us to raise the bar, with a target of 30,000 registrants for clearing information by results day 2017. Continue reading

Options 2016

Download the largest student research report in TSR history for FREE!

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Each year we talk to thousands of UK students to get unique insight into their decision-making journey. This year we surveyed over 10,000 students aged 16+ on their perceptions of the options available to them after school or college.

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Top tips for Official Reps over results

We've put together some advice on approaching Clearing as one of our Uni Official Reps

Here’s our great tips on how to make the most out of The Student Room’s University Official Rep product over the results and Clearing period

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