Archive for Student Life

STUDENTS EXPERIENCE OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE – NEW REPORT

62% OF STUDENTS SURVEYED HAVE EXPERIENCED SEXUAL VIOLENCE

TSR Revolt Report

TSR has been working with Revolt Sexual Assault, a campaign that aims to give power back to students, to consult thousands of young people about their experiences of sexual assault and harassment while at university.

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PARTNERING UP WITH REVOLT SEXUAL ASSAULT TO SUPPORT THE STUDENT VOICE

WE'RE RUNNING A NATIONAL SURVEY TO HIGHLIGHT THE DIFFICULT SITUATIONS YOUNG PEOPLE FACE

Supporting the student voice with Revolt Sexual Assault

Revolt Sexual Assault was set up by a recent graduate, Hannah Price, as a national campaign to reveal the nature and extent of sexual violence occurring across UK university campuses. After experiencing it first hand, she realised many students needed a safe way to comfortably talk about what had happened to them. Continue reading

HOW WIDENING PARTICIPATION STUDENTS THINK, FEEL AND BEHAVE

INSIGHTS TO INFORM TAILORED COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH PROGRAMMES

HOW WIDENING PARTICIPATION STUDENTS THINK FEEL AND BEHAVE

Widening Participation (WP) students are three times more likely to be put off going to university due to the cost of university fees. We carried out qualitative and quantitative research investigating how WP students think, feel and behave when making decisions about higher education. Continue reading

OPTIONS 2017 – FREE ANNUAL REPORT

INSIGHTS AND TRENDS FROM OVER 11,000 STUDENTS

Each year we survey thousands of students to discover their perceptions of the options available to them after school, college or university to give you a unique insight into their decision-making journey. 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

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

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