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The Unique Student Voice Award Returns

After its inaugural year in 2015, this category returns to look more closely at the relationship between marketing and student experience


The unique Student Voice category returns for a second year at the prestigious Heist Awards after a successful debut in 2015. The Heist Awards recognise the marketing achievements of universities and are a key fixture in the education industry calendar. Continue reading

Students and Finance – Student Loans

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With the increase of student tuition fees in recent years to £9,000 a year, many officials are worrying about the repayment of these loans by students.

The BBC is reporting that around 45% of university graduates do not earn enough to repay their loans. The current system has the students not paying any fees upfront and need only to start repaying their loans when they earn £21,000 a year. Continue reading

Students and Finance – The questions being asked


Banks, loans and credit cards is what students are talking about now on The Student Room. With the beginning of a new year, students are eager to learn how they will finance their time away from home.

For many fresher’s this is their first time away from home and the first time they will need to buy many of the essentials for themselves. But these fresher’s are not alone, as last year’s students went through the same thing and are offering advice on The Student Room. Continue reading

Find out the tech brands students can’t stop talking about


With only a few weeks until the new uni year, students are filling their bags with brand-new laptops, phones, tablets and other much-needed gadgets. A recent report by the BBC showed that laptop sales rose 50% in the week following A-level results.

This fresher-fuelled surge in sales is “mini-Christmas” for tech retailers; it’s become the second biggest peak in annual demand. Continue reading

Merry Christmas from The Student Room

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Tis the season to be jolly and we at The Student Room have lots to be jolly about after a fantastic year, which has seen us unveil this Insight website, our new free resource loaded with useful information for businesses that want to target the student market. And in keeping with the festive season we’ve got some Christmas Insight to share with you. Continue reading