The Student Room is a UK-based community that helps students face the most common challenges of student life while enjoying the process.

The community offers help and resources both in the academic and personal fields. Regardless of your academic background or interests, there is a place for you in The Student Room. From applying to any university to getting support for your mental health, the community is ready to help.

The Student Room is free and you can register by using your Facebook or Google accounts. On the website, you can find lots of information on different categories:

  • Studying in the UK
  • Applying to uni
  • University
  • Careers & Jobs
  • Relationships & Health
  • Student Finance

The Student Room offers many forums on different topics where you can interact with other students, ask questions and find answers. Some of the forums discuss personal growth topics, while others focus on student life, like how to apply for scholarships or jobs.

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  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 1999
  • Founders:

    Charles Delingpole

  • Amount of members: 3,840,000
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Find relevant content:
The Student Room allows you to access articles and forums to help you with many aspects of student life and to provide academic guidance. Additionally, there is a section with news and entertainment.

Participate in online forums:
The community's online forum allows you to find answers to your questions and help others by sharing your knowledge. Additionally, they are an awesome opportunity to connect and network with other students.

Find apprenticeship opportunities:
If you are based in the United Kingdom, The Student Room allows you to browse a list of apprenticeship vacancies available all across the country.


No requirements.


Networking Events

Members of The Student Room have free access to open forums. "Chat" is one of the most used forums. Inside, members socialize and ask questions. There are many different forums, and some of them are used to discuss specific topics, such as "Careers and Jobs" or "Study Help".

Content Library

The community offers direct access to university portals with key information about the admission process and the benefits of studying in a determined university. You can search the university by the first letter of its name to find relevant data that will help you make an informed decision.

The community's Learning section is full of material to study and prepare before class and exams. The platform gives you the option to create your own learning tools. For example, study planners, crosswords, mindmaps, quizzes, and revision notes. There are thousands of resources available for you to continue learning.

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