If you walked into a room of young people and asked them to help you with snapchat, change your notifications or set up an account for TikTok, there would be no questions about whether they’d be able to do this for you. Despite this form of digital literacy, there’s a growing trend in digital illiteracy amongst students; this is supported by
Back in April, we announced that Kortext were the proud sponsor of the Times Higher Education Award for the Outstanding Library Team. Widely known as the “Oscars of higher education”, this year marks the 17th annual THE Awards, with 20 categories in total, covering a wide range of university activity. Once the nomination window opened, an incredible flurry of nominations flew in,
Why textbooks should be included in tuition fees By Taylor Williams Picture this: you’re just about to begin your first year of university. You’re moving away from home, living independently, it’s the beginning of the rest of your life… and you find out your loan barely covers your rent. Then you get an email with
Brace yourselves! September is coming … And guess what that means? Uni is right around the corner! We’re sure that you’re going to have the best time of your life being a student, however, sometimes, especially if it is your first year being at university, things may not go as you’d always envisioned them. We
I can remember opening my A-Level results as if it was yesterday. By the time I arrived at sixth form, UCAS had already emailed me to alert me I secured my place at my chosen university, but I was still full of both excitement and trepidation to find out whether all the stress was worth it. It was… kind
The third guest in our ‘An audience with…’ line-up is University of East London’s Krishna Roy Chowdhury. At present, Krishna is UEL’s Head of Content and Digital Environments. Her role includes overseeing archives, the digital and academic services team, as well as the scholarly communications team, which looks after research and Open Access data and publications.