The Student Room site statistics – February 2011

3.8 million unique users visited The Student Room in February as the site continues to grow as the world’s largest student site and the place that students come to discuss anything and everything about student life.

The top ten most popular forums of the month had over 180,000 posts between them:

  1. Health and Relationships – 68,867
  2. Chat – 18,042
  3. Medicine – 16,948
  4. Medical Schools – 15,819
  5. Current Affairs – 14,384
  6. Society Chat – 12,232
  7. Football – 11,940
  8. GCSEs – 10,785
  9. Food and Drink – 9,242
  10. Religion – 8,705

The top ten countries other than the UK that people visited The Student Room in January:

  1. United States – 461,147 visits
  2. Canada – 112,349 visits
  3. Australia – 76,201 visits
  4. India – 66,802 visits
  5. Germany – 50,653 visits
  6. Ireland – 48,600 visits
  7. Singapore – 43,046 visits
  8. France – 38,260 visits
  9. Malaysia – 36,891 visits
  10. Hong Kong – 30,503 visits

With close to 28 million page views in February discussion about all things student is as strong as ever and this widespread use of the site is great news for advertisers, graduate recruiters and universities looking to attract the next best undergrad and postgraduates.

In addition to these stats The Student Room is now monitored by the MRC accredited and IAB standard traffic measurement service, Quantcast, which recently provided us with their first results.

Additionally we are now also ranked by comScore, who are widely regarded as THE global leader in ‘measuring the digital world and the preferred source for digital marketing intelligence.’

The more students we get willing to share their opinions and attitudes with us, the more Insight we can provide to help you make the most of your marketing budget and target students more effectively.

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