By Amber Lovell

How to land that that post-uni job

February 17, 2022

In an increasingly competitive economy, how do you make yourself stand out from the crowd and secure that dream job after graduation? These days, apparently having a Bachelor’s and even a Master’s degree from a top university isn’t always enough to secure you a decent job. The competition is fierce and the expectations are high,

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By Amber Lovell

Meet the Librarian – Eleri Kyffin

February 15, 2022

Within the higher education sector, we hear a lot about students, and rightly so, but nowhere near enough about the people who provide them support in many different shapes and sizes – their university librarians. To prove there’s more to librarian’s than hushing and clichés, we’ll be speaking with a different librarian each month to

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By Amber Lovell

8 things Kortext’s Student Ambassadors love about eTextbooks! 

February 14, 2022

Books are read, Pages turned too, Here’s 8 things Kortext Student Ambassadors love about eTextbooks,  Which they want to share with you!  1. “I love eTextbooks because there’s no need to carry around bulky books!” – Shakshi Deuja, Kortext Student Ambassador  This is a great point. Do you know that the average textbook weighs 4.5lbs?

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By Amber Lovell

Do you know why February is LGBTQ+ History Month?

February 14, 2022

Fear not, we’ll tell you! LGBTQ+ History Month was first observed in the US in 1994 and made its way across the Atlantic to the UK in 2005.  It is a month-long celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and non-binary history, including the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements to raise awareness

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By Amber Lovell

The challenge for HE leaders – wellbeing and inclusion in the age of blended learning

February 7, 2022

It’s self-evident that the pandemic facilitated – or accelerated – changes to learning and teaching. But what type of changes, and on what scale? – Writes Wonkhe’s Debbie McVitty in a landmark research piece published today. In the autumn, supported by our partners Kortext, we set out to capture the views of leaders of learning

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By Amber Lovell

Demand for university is high, as predicted!  

February 3, 2022

If we cast our minds back to October 2021, we wrote a piece on how to prepare for a paper shortage and the baby boom – and it turns out the time to prepare is now!  UCAS have released their End of Cycle data which reiterates the points we made in October regarding the increased

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