Five things you should bring to uni (and five things you don’t need)

essentials for new students to take to university

Starting university can be a daunting time for many: meeting new people, living in a new environment, being completely independent! You may be thinking at this point, “what do I even bring to uni?”. Well that’s what we’re here to help with! Here are five things we think you just have to bring to university,

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Students & anxiety – Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

In a recent survey, 48% of students surveyed indicated that anxiety had affected their day-to-day life. Why are students struggling with anxiety? How can we help them? Read on to find out more. Mental Health Awareness Week Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 is taking place from 15 to 21 May. This annual event aims to

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Championing mental health with Student Minds and Kortext

Kortext and Student Minds banner

We’re excited to announce that for the second year running, Kortext has partnered with Student Minds, the UK’s leading student mental health charity, to support students as they navigate their way through university. Student mental health today With roughly 1 in 3 students suffering clinical levels of psychological distress during their time at university, and

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Take a Moment – with Dr Dom for University Mental Health Day

Today (3rd March) is University Mental Health Day, a day that brings together the university community to make mental health a university-wide priority and promote year-round changes and improvements to champion student mental health.   Research carried out recently by Kortext and Wonkhe revealed some of the biggest worries university students are struggling with across the

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

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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