Why textbooks should be included in tuition fees

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

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Free “prescribed” etextbooks alleviate impact of university campus closures in South Africa

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With university campuses closed around the world due to Covid-19 and students unable to access their library, leading global etextbook platform provider Kortext, in conjunction with their South African partner Govtek, is enabling students to continue studying anytime anywhere by providing online access to their critical prescribed textbooks for free. Students are now able to

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Behind the scenes at Kortext: how we are supporting students at a time of global uncertainty

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The COVID-19 global pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on multiple industries worldwide and Higher Education is not an exception. The threat posed by the pandemic outside Asia has led to governments introducing strict measures to mitigate the spread of the virus. Kortext’s initial response to Coronavirus, like most other companies, was in hindsight quite

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UK tech company launch the world’s most comprehensive online student support programme allowing over 75,000 disadvantaged students across the UK to continue their learning during COVID-19 lockdown

This week Kortext, the UK’s leading learning platform and supplier of digital textbooks, in partnership with Jisc, Microsoft and a host of supporting publishers, has offered all 180+ universities in the UK and Ireland free access to critical textbook content (Free Student eTextbook Programme, FSTP). This move will enable the UK and Ireland’s 2.7m Higher

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