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.
Richard Millington is the founder of FeverBee Limited, an online community consultancy, and here he discusses why The Student Room is one of his favourite examples of a successful online community.
On Monday this week UCAS published the November 2012 university application stats and they showed an overall drop of 12% compared with this time last year.
Is this something universities need to be concerned about or part of a predicted pattern? Is it certain subjects that are suffering? Are students from low income backgrounds being discouraged from applying?
Under new proposals, students may be expected to apply to university after receiving their A Level results. Under the current system, universities make offers based on predicted grades, which can leave many students at a disadvantage as fewer than
The Student Room appeals to all types of students discussing all varieties of topics. More and more students than ever before are using the Disabled Students Forum on The Student Room as a means of getting advice and information.
Students are not known for being fussy when it comes to alcohol, usually the cheapest or most alcoholic goes and if it can be mixed into a snakebite or the infamous dirty pint then even better. However discussion on The Student Room has found that some are more educated about their favourite tipple than you might think.
In a first for a community of this size the world’s largest student site has announced plans to take students from all over the country on a trip to The Alpes. It’s not everyday that a web community gets together for a holiday but members are excited about the
This week The Student Room sent out the first issue of it’s new monthly newsletter, the TSR TIMES, to around 600,000 registered members.