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By Ellie Parker

5 essential study tools that students need this semester

January 25, 2023

Between balancing coursework, exams, finances, mental health, and social life, every student can understand the pressure and stress university can bring! Thankfully, we live in the world of the internet and students can access millions of online resources like eBooks and videos, and study tools to help them get through university life that little bit

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By Ellie Parker

Artificial intelligence, publishers and the translation of research

January 24, 2023

A reflection on making research accessible outside of academia This blog on accessible research was kindly contributed to the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) by Philip Carpenter, Pro-Chancellor at the University of York and an Advisory Board Director of Kortext, and originally published on the HEPI blog. Philip offers some reflections on the recent HEPI and

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By Ellie Parker

Will digital solutions dominate as student numbers rise?

January 19, 2023

Student numbers are rising. The latest UCAS end of cycle data has revealed a record level of interest in full-time undergraduate programmes, with 767,000 applicants and circa 560,000 acceptances, putting real weight in the UCAS prediction of one million applicants by 2026. Perceived value of higher education remains strong Despite the cost of living crisis

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By Amber Lovell

Higher Education forecast for 2023

January 4, 2023

With the door to 2022 shut firmly behind us, it’s time to step off the doorstep, out into the open that is 2023 and explore four things that we think will be on the horizon for higher education in 2023. Augar Report In February 2022 (we know, ages ago) the government finally published their highly

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By Amber Lovell

Eight goals for greatness this semester!

January 4, 2023

Often, when we hear the word ‘goals’, our minds automatically travel up the pitch to football, but what if we told you there were other goals that were, *ahem*, more important? Brace yourselves, because we have compiled a list of eight goals that will help you on your way to greatness this semester.

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By Amber Lovell

2022 – a year in review. 

December 19, 2022

Dear reader,  We’re sure you’ll agree that 2022 has been quite the whirlwind of a year and has flown by at tremendous speed.   For us, 2022 has provided an excellent opportunity to gain more insight into the life of students, including their background, their aspirations and how best to support them throughout and beyond their

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