Navigating your first week at university 

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Welcome to the exciting world of university life!   We know the first day can feel like a rollercoaster of emotions, but fear not! We’ve got your back with some tremendous tips to help you make your way through your first week of lectures and seminars.   Early bird catches the… knowledge! Set your alarm clock a

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Artificial intelligence, ChatGPT and ‘AIgiarism’ – what are the implications for higher education?


In advance of Kortext Live, we spoke to Andrew Bates (Chief Product Officer at Kortext) about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in higher education, and how it can enhance the student learning experience. What is artificial intelligence? The definition of AI has changed over time, but put simply it is “a system’s ability to

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Deadline season: how to ace your coursework

Deadline season is coming up once again and while coursework can seem like an overwhelming task, in the end, it does have its benefits believe it or not. Coursework can allow you to gain a deeper knowledge of the topic you’re exploring – making the topic much more digestible for you. On top of this,

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5 essential study tools that students need this semester

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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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Getting ready for January exams!

Look, we know it’s not even something you want to think about until you’ve stuffed yourself silly with Quality Street and festive feasts, but the sad news is… the longer you ignore your January exams, the worse they’ll be. So let’s tackle them head-on. Calm down, it’s not that bad, we’ve got a step-by-step guide

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Kortext’s guide to academic reading

You’re possibly wondering why you’re here. You may have learnt to read back in primary school with a Biff and Chip classic but, now you’re in higher education, what you’re reading is an entirely different calibre to what you have been exposed to before.   What is academic reading? We all approach different texts differently. For

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