The Student Room saw the end of results season last week with GCSE results. To celebrate the month of results, we’re taking a look back over the last two months to showcase some of our many achievements; from audience growth and front page headlines to our amazing UCAS trained moderators helping students.
More students than ever before have had their university places confirmed. New numbers from UCAS show that 11% more students have found places at this time compared to last year. To date 440,130 have already been accepted into uni for 2014 entry, with 27,620 finding places through Clearing.
With A-level results less than 48 hours away, student activity on The Student Room continues to increase daily. Students are flooding the forums with excitement and concerns asking questions about what to expect if they meet their requirements or miss them and head into Clearing.
On the 6th and 7th of July TSR saw a record 1.5 million page views for International Baccalaureate results day (a 28% increase on 2013, mirroring growth seen during exams). We’re now anticipating engagement on the site to be the highest ever as we lead up to SQA, A-level and GCSE results days.
Exam results are coming…finally. After stewing for the whole summer, SQA students will find out their grades in less than a week while A-level candidates now have just two weeks to wait.
Following our record breaking exam season in May and June, TSR is prepping for our most active Results Season. We’re seeing more interest in the site this year than ever – IB Results Day in July saw a 26% increase in page views across the site.
In a proposal by David Willetts, universities could soon be the ones allocating and lending the money for student loans, BBCs’ Chris Cook reports.
Michael Gove is re-allocated within the Conservative cabinet after proposals for drastic reforms in British education; but what do students think?
Members on The Student Room are uncertain about what the future holds for those wishing to do A-levels
Now that the exam period has come to a close students have begun a summer full of uncertainty and anxiety as Results Day approaches. Find out what we learned during exams 2014.