Soon after Facebook rolled out it’s latest layout it was hit by the inevitable backlash that has become traditional whenever they make changes to the site. Again privacy was the main concern, particularly amongst young people who shared their thoughts on The Student Room.
With Christmas just days away The Student Room’s ‘Christmas Grotto’ forum has been busier than ever with festive discussion. We thought we’d take a look and find out what’s top of students’ Christmas list this year, there favourite part of Christmas dinner and what they’re buying others.
Due to high demand from the users of The Student Room and in some cases the universities themselves we have created four new forums specifically for discussion about these institutions.
The standard of school-leavers in the workplace is said to highlight the concern displayed by many at the state of the UK’s education system and the shocking 1 in 5 ‘Neets’ in the 16-24 age group in Great Britain.
For many students, going away to university can be an interesting and tough experience. But sometimes students have other more significant issues to deal with and as a result need support, so some go through counselling via the university they are studying at.
With the festive party season fast approaching, TSR members open up their make-up bags and compare notes on their favourite cosmetics.
Young people want the professional perks technology can offer such as the potential for flexible and remote working arrangements without having to forfeit their personal privacy by feeling obliged to allow their employers and colleagues into their online lives.
As National Novel Writing Month has drawn to a close for this year, discussions on the The Student Room suggest that this pursuit of ‘literary abandon’ is not just a journey of creative development, but also an opportunity to demonstrate some valuable transferrable skills.
A new strategy offers massive financial incentive for graduates with 1st degrees to pursue teaching in the subject areas (Maths, Science and MFL) needed most, the scheme also calls for tighter rules on the testing for those pursuing PGCE qualifications.