Digital activity summary


Visits during 201415 (monthly – 522,513)

We are continually working to improve the digital services we provide to you. Examples of improvements that have been delivered in the past year include:

Website improvements

Based on your feedback, a number of enhancements have been made to to make it easier to navigate and help you to find what you’re looking for.

Responsive design

Students on IpadsThe site is now optimised for tablet, mobile and desktop devices.

Home page / Navigation

The new home page has clear user selection panels as the main focus and a more streamlined layout for key content and information.


We have merged Subjects and Qualifications into a single area so that it’s more straightforward to access all qualification information from one place.


monthly - 225,664

Page views

monthly - 1,795,848

Past Papers

downloads during 2014/15

Site personalisation

There are several options now available:

New Accreditation website

Accreditation siteA new dedicated website for Accreditation stakeholders was launched in January 2015 which included accredited qualifications and qualification structures searches and content aimed to help awarding bodies and accreditation stakeholders. This was a direct result of stakeholder feedback.

Study planner and timetable builder mobile apps

120,000 app
downloads 2014–15

1,317,534 app sessions

A new Android version of SQA’s study planner app was launched in early 2015 plus a number of improvements to the existing apps were added. These included allowing candidates to set up notifications for exams and study periods and to track their study progress. The apps have enjoyed positive reviews and record downloads in 2014–15.



App Reviews


Growth in social

Dedicated @sqasupport Twitter account set up to deal with customer queries, increased participation across social channels from LinkedIn to Twitter and Facebook.

Twitter Followers


Facebook Likes


SQA Twitter