Kortext’s 25 top tips for surviving university – as told by students!

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In our new survey, students and graduates have revealed their tips for surviving university – including learning three simple recipes, avoiding snogging housemates and going digital with textbooks. Kortext’s poll of 1,000 18 to 24-year-olds – including current and former students – found 61 per cent were not prepared for the rigors of university life,

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Kortext heads to fresher’s fairs to help students save money on textbooks


The people in purple are coming to a campus near you! As university fresher’s fairs around the UK get underway, keep your eyes peeled for a flash of purple because Kortext is hitting the road to help students across the country to save money on textbooks. Supporting student cost of living The student cost of

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10 student money saving tips

Stating the obvious, we know, but uni can be expensive and the cost of living crisis isn’t doing anyone any favours, which is why it helps to be savvy with your spending! In an ideal world, no one should have to choose between heating and eating, but with 1 in 4 students reportedly living off

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From ‘cost of living’ to ‘cost of learning’ crisis

Image shows student struggling with cost of living

The NUS has this week revealed the true extent of student hardship in its latest survey which highlights how learning is yet another casualty of the ongoing cost of living crisis. Students struggling financially, says NUS A survey of 3,500 university students, college students and apprentices across the UK paints a concerning picture, with 3

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The challenges of textbook access, affordability and creating an inclusive learning environment

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In the last 10 years, the cost of higher education has increased substantially in many countries. Whilst institutions are doing more to widen access and create a culture of diversity and inclusion by breaking down barriers to education, affordability is still a considerable challenge recognised by university applicants and current students, with many affected by

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Unpicking the student cost of living crisis 

Stressed student

The last few weeks have been tough.  If you’ve switched on the news, you’ll know that positivity is in short supply, and unfortunately it seems like it’s going to get a lot worse for those residing in England.  We are all facing rising energy, petrol and food costs, which rose by 6.2% in the year

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