We're very excited to bring you an updated version of The Student Room. For the past 18 months, we've been working behind the scenes to upgrade the underlying software.

Watch the video below to see an overview of the new features which include Photo Albums, Social Groups and Friends:



We hope you enjoy the new features and thank you to everyone that was involved in the upgrade for the mods to the test team.

We've put together a couple of video tutorials for the new features below along with information about what this upgrade means to you and TSR...

For full visuals, please click through and watch the video in YouTube. For more information visit theVbulletin 3.8 FAQs thread


Picture albums



Watch the brief tutorial on TSR Picture albums. Following the tutorial you should be able to:

  • Navigate to Picture Albums
  • Create an album
  • Add photos to an album




For more information regarding Picture Albums, please read the FAQ (COMING SOON)


 
Social Groups


Watch the brief tutorial on TSR Social Groups. Following the tutorial you should be able to:

  • Understand what social groups are
  • Join a social group
  • Create a social group
  • Associate a thread or photo to a group.




For more information regarding Social Groups, please read the FAQ (COMING SOON)

 


Reputation


Watch the brief tutorial on the Reputation System. Following the tutorial you should be able to:

  • Give either post or personal reputation.
  • View your own reputation, given and received.
  • Understand the use of reputation gems and rep' power.




For more information regarding Reputation, please read the FAQ (COMING SOON)

 
Privacy Settings - including Friends and Contacts


Watch the brief tutorial on TSR Social Groups. Following the tutorial you should be able to:

  • Navigate to Privacy settings
  • Understand the various levels of privacy.
  • Add a Friend
  • Add a Contact




For more information regarding Picture Albums, please read the FAQ (COMING SOON)

 
What else is new? Take a look
Got a question? Think you've found a bug?

If you have a question about the site upgrade, please let us know in the discussions and questions thread, here: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1417890.

If you believe you have found a bug, please report it here: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1417897


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