Latest news & releases

for our Study Together Community

⏲️ Level Countdown

March 6, 2023

We know that many of you closely follow your study progress, and we want to provide even more motivation to keep you on track! That’s why we brought back an old feature that displays an hour countdown until your next study level, helping you stay focused and driven to keep rocking your studies! This countdown can be found on your ‘Study Stats’ page.

👋 Friends room indicator

March 6, 2023

Ever wondered what your online Study Together friends were up to? Great. We’ve just rolled out a new feature called the “Friend Room Indicator”! You can quickly check their profile and find out in which room they’re currently using all their brainpower (and you can join them!).

⭐ New Kudo Leaderboard

March 6, 2023

Have you been receiving a lot of Kudos lately? We’re thrilled to see how you’re inspiring and motivating one another! Now, you can keep track of who’s earned the most Kudos from you on a daily or weekly basis. See who’s been racking up the most Kudos and keep the positive energy flowing.

🤝 Room Invites

February 1, 2023

We've made it way easier to invite friends into study rooms: you can now send invitations directly via our app, instead of having to share a link!

⏳ Break game

February 1, 2023

Everyone needs a break from learning to start fresh again. We've added a break game to all our group rooms! Meet Sketchful: a drawing and guessing game that you can play against other students while you take a break from your studies. The game ends automatically when the group break is over.

📯 Notification Dropdown

February 1, 2023

We've created a dedicated notification centre, so now you can see all of your friend requests, Kudos, study levels, study badges, and room invites in one place.

⭐ Send your study buddies a Kudo

November 18, 2022

Positive feedback is motivating, and that's a fact! You can now give and receive 'kudos' to show your study buddies that their hard work is noticed! 🙌

🖊️ Get Personal - Update your profile

November 18, 2022

You can now add specific data, like location, university/highschool, and graduation year, to your profile!

🔒 Password-protected Custom Rooms

November 18, 2022

You can now add passwords to your custom study rooms, to make sure only invited members join. This is especially useful for gorup projects or private study sessions!

🆕 Updated Dashboard

November 14, 2022

We've added new study room categories and restructured our dashboard, to make it more intuitive and accessible for you! Here's what you'll see now:

✨ Last visited rooms
✨ Community favourites
✨ Sort rooms by size

🎮 Collect Badges While You Study 

October 24, 2022

Your study rank might reset every month, but badges are forever 💌 Over the next months, we’ll be launching more new badges - keep an eye out to catch them all! Curious which badges you’ve snagged already? Visit your profile to check.

🤭 Unlimited Background Customisation

October 24, 2022

Creating your perfect study environment just got better! Photos are so last season: you can now set YouTube videos as backgrounds in your study rooms✨ Just click the background widget and enter any YouTube link to set the mood.

🌳📚 Plant Trees While You Study

October 14, 2022

We’ve partnered up with Tree Nation to make your study sessions as impactful as they are productive! How does it work? It’s simple. While you tackle your goals, Tree Nation tackles their goal: plant trees! The longer you study, the more trees are planted (we’re talking real trees, by the way).

💌 🤝 Group Messages are Here

October 14, 2022

Since we launched DMs two months ago, you’ve sent over 50,000 messages to each other! 🤩 To help you stay even more connected, we’ve just launched group messages - ideally useful for group study sessions.

🖥️ Screen Sharing in Rooms

September 21, 2022

A lot of you have been sharing your screens on Discord to stay accountable while studying. We’ve just introduced this feature on our platform too, so you can choose whatever way works best for you: cam on, cam off, or screen sharing.

🏅 Introducing Community Challenges

September 19, 2022

Every month, we’ll be introducing new sets of goals for you to tackle together with users from all over the world - as they say, “a problem shared is a problem halved”! The best part: you can win real prizes!

🎓 Study Together Academy

September 16, 2022

Say hello to our recently launched blog - Study Together Academy - your new go-to resource for all things productivity, study techniques, mental health, and more! You can expect a mix of bite-sized posts and in-depth articles to help you be your best self both in and outside of class!

🎯 Real-time study stats

September 8, 2022

You asked for access to your study stats inside our study rooms, and we listened. You can now track your progress in real time using our newly integrated study stats widget - without interrupting your study session! We hope this will allow you to be more focused and motivated.

🎊 Let’s celebrate together

August 22, 2022

Whenever you reach a new role, you should be celebrated for your hard work! That’s why we are now throwing tons of confetti at you, and also share your achievement in the group chats. We also enabled emoji reactions in the chats, so others can celebrate together with you.

💌 Send private messages

August 22, 2022

It is now possible to send private chat messages to your friends and study buddies. Simply click on another user’s name or head to the chat rooms page to get the conversation started. We will also introduce group chats soon, so stay tuned.

🎵+ 🖼️ Group Rooms Backgrounds and Music

July 25, 2022

Custom sounds and backgrounds are now available in group rooms, so you can create your perfect study environment in any room. In case you want to switch between group and solo study, it is now also possible to hide all other users with just one click.

👋 Preview User Profiles

July 25, 2022

We’ve made it even easier to get to know your fellow students. Just click on a username in any study room to see a preview of their profile.

✏️ Community Room Admins and Editing

July 25, 2022

Community rooms can now be edited after they have been created. This allows you to adjust the number of participants, and to change the description without having to create a new room. On top of that, room creators can now assign multiple admins who are able to edit rooms, and to kick out disturbing users.

✨New: Custom Study Rooms!

June 10, 2022

50min or 25min, heavy metal or sounds of silence… create a room on your terms! If none of our existing study rooms suits your needs, create one from scratch. All you have to do is set a name, choose a colour, and share the link with your study buddies. This is perfect for anyone struggling with end-of-year exams or those of you who want to workshop specific subjects in a group. Your room will automatically close when the last participant leaves the room.

🫶 New: Invite Friends in 3,2,1…

June 8, 2022

No more texting, calling, waiting… Just click “Invite Friends” when you’re in a study room and you can copy-paste a magic link to invite them. The more the merrier - your friends are our friends!

🎵 New: Study Music player in solo study room!

May 9, 2022

You asked, we listened 🙌. From today on, you can listen to community-curated study music in the solo study room! You are able to mix your favourite study music/sounds for even more productive studying. Fancy LoFi music? You got it. In the mood for relaxing nature sounds? Bet. Try it out today! ✨

✨ New: Camera background chooser!

April 27, 2022

To help privacy, limit distractions and make group study calls even more fun, you can now blur or replace your background with an image while studying with your camera on! You can choose from 9 different cool backgrounds, try it out today!

🖼️ New: 18 new Solo Study backgrounds!

April 25, 2022

100% focus? Set the scene with atmospheric backgrounds, use timer and goal setting and study in your solo study room, now with 18 new cute community-submitted backgrounds! ✨

🎯 New: Study Goals page!

April 19, 2022

Your very own to-do list, all synced within the Study Together app! You probably have a lot of work to do and sometimes it’s easy to get overwhelmed when there seems to be no end in sight. The Study Goals page will help you tackle just that! Break down your work for the day into smaller goals and work on them one by one. Remember to keep your goals realistic and achievable and see how that mountain of work becomes smaller and smaller. Good luck! 💃

🎨 New: Suggest your favourite Solo Study background!

April 13, 2022

You can now suggest your favourite Solo Study backgrounds to us, to create the perfect study atmosphere! Check it out below!

Exactly what you where looking for? Join now and happy studying!