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A (Broke) Student’s Guide to Ethical Fashion

Quitting fast fashion doesn’t have to mean spending thousands. Anyone can do it - and it doesn’t need to cost a cent.

Jobs

She rose to the challenge: Former florist becomes frontline cop

From florist to frontline cop, Whanganui police constable Nadine Staples is one of the new recruits reflecting the diversity police are aiming for.

Former nurse finds true calling as a builder

As a builder, Amy Avison is outnumbered 50 to one and is used to sexism in her new industry.

Education

NCEA English students ‘stressed out’ by online computer glitch

More than 3000 students have been hit by a computer glitch which left many "stressed out" in their first big external exam.

Training

Apprenticeships and training a tertiary education success story

A new study uncovering the real cost of tertiary education clearly demonstrates New Zealand's industry training and apprenticeship system is the education sector's hidden gem.

Driver shortage being addressed

Efforts to ease the driver shortage in the road transport industry has attracted significant numbers of female students to a Commercial Road Transport Programme being held at Manukau Institute of Technology.

Apprenticeship vs degree – who earns more in a lifetime?

An apprenticeship and career in the trades is just as financially lucrative across a lifetime as a university degree, according to a new report by economic think tank BERL.

Fees-free: from famine to feast?

Jody Hopkinson weighs opinion on the Government’s new fees-free tertiary education policy.

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NCEA English students ‘stressed out’ by online computer glitch

More than 3000 students have been hit by a computer glitch which left many "stressed out" in their first big external exam.
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