Top 4 ways to engage parents to maximise conversions

Parents are a key part of a students’ decision making process with 64% taking them to Open Days

91% of students said their parents were helpful during their Open Day experience highlighting an opportunity to better prepare and engage parents in supporting their son or daughter. Continue reading

The perennial problem of the Open Day no-shows

What to say to the applicants who stayed at home

They’ve clicked on an ad, leafed through a prospectus, browsed your site and booked onto an Open Day. You’ve kept them warm with emails, sent a reminder text and sent them an itinerary. And they still don’t turn up.  Continue reading

Students reveal what makes a great Open Day

We surveyed over 1,200 students about their Open Day experiences and found interesting insights for the sector

As you might expect applicants did their homework and put in the miles with 86% of students attending two or more Open Days during their university decision-making process, and 41% attending four or more. 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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We’re hiring! Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Competitive salary, 26 days holiday (including birthday), private healthcare, contributory pension

The Student Room are undertaking a significant technical change, we’re taking our existing application and redeveloping it into a micro-service architecture. Along with this we’re also rebuilding our entire infrastructure from the ground up, so it’s an exciting time to join us on this journey.

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