Kortext’s 2023: our year in review

2023 review

2023 has gone in a flash! It’s been a busy – and very exciting – year at Kortext. We had the pleasure of meeting thousands of students at Freshers’ Fairs up and down the UK. Kortext colleagues attended events around the world, from Bangkok to Berlin and Rwanda to Rome, culminating in the ‘Oscars of

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Kortext Winter Webinar 2023 – our round-up

winter webinar generative AI

The Collins Dictionary named ‘AI’ as their word of the year for 2023. AI has certainly been a topic of much debate in higher education, sparked by the launch of ChatGPT on 30 November 2022. On 12th December, we held our winter webinar – ‘Generative AI: a year in’ – looking at where the sector

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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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Embrace Digital: Be Bold, Ambitious, Flexible and Adaptive!

Dame Sally Mapstone

At our recent event, Kortext Live, we were honoured to have Professor Dame Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews and President Elect of Universities UK, speaking about her vision for higher education in the next decade. Prior to this, we talked to Dame Sally about the opportunities offered by digital

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Where next for the eTextbook market?

Price rises, changes in models, changes in student demand – the textbook market is still not working well. James Gray, Libby Homer, and Rod Bristow ask what will come next “We are seeing more and more providers offering textbooks” James Gray, Kortext There’s broad agreement that the current digital textbook market is not working. It’s

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