The Student corner

Get up and running with RM Compare in super quick time!

1. Log in to RM Compare

I already have an account

Simply follow the link and fill out your Email address (the one you've used to sign up for the event/course) and Password*.

*If your account has been created for you, ask your session admin to share the password details with you.

Log In

I don't have an account yet

If you’re not registered with RM Compare yet (or you are not sure) simply follow the link to create a new free account.

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When you are in the system, navigate to your Judging tab to find any sessions you've been invited to.

2. Uploading my items

Getting my items ready

All common formats for Images, Documents, Audio, Video and webpages can be uploaded to RM Compare.

File Type Common file formats
Images JPG, PNG, GIF, TIF, TARGA, BMP
Documents Office documents (Word, Excel or PowerPoint*), PDFs
Video and Audio MP4, MP3, AVI, MPG
Webpages URL link

Please note that the maximum file size uploaded from any source is 160 MB.

You can also add links to online documents from your Google or Microsoft Drive (spreadsheets, documents, and slides) or links to YouTube videos. Remember however to check authentication settings. You can double-check that Items are viewable by using the 'eye' icon in the Items area.

Uploading my item

If you've been asked to upload your own work to the system, find your session and click through to see an option to Upload my work.

Simply drag and drop your file from your desktop. Wait to see the file status showing as 'Ready'.

3. Wait for the session to start

To get started with your judgements go to your Judging tab and wait for the Start Judging button to turn blue.

Judging will only start once the admin has pressed the start button. You'll get an email notification.

Learn more about how the judgement process works