How to study with Kortext – The Feynman Technique

Exam season is approaching faster than the end of the DFS sale, meaning you really need to get a move on with revising before exams begin.  Dependent on your course, exams may not even be your only worry. You may have coursework due too, which really emphasises the need for you to get studying sooner

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5 Tips to Overcome Procrastination 

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By Vasile Boico – University of Birmingham student and Kortext Student Ambassador. Your room is tidy, your bookshelf is sorted by genre, your wardrobe is organised by colour and season, but you have not started working on your assignments yet.  Does this sound like you?  Procrastination means putting off tasks until the last minute. You know

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Stress: What is it, and how to overcome it

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University can be quite a whirlwind. It can be fun, exciting, and amazing, but it can equally be busy, stressful, and overwhelming.  Sometimes, stress is a bit of a buzzword, but if that’s how you feel, then that’s perfectly ok.  Despite the fact it can make you feel terrible, stress is a natural feeling, designed to

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Stress Awareness Month 2021

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Every April since 1992 has been earmarked Stress Awareness Month to increase public awareness about both causes and cures for stress.   According to the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of the adult population in the UK have felt stressed at some point in the last year. This is an overwhelming figure, but it appears that stress isn’t

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