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The truth about Year 13

What is Year 13 really like? Are there any perks or disadvantages of being in your final year of high school?


Small Business: Teen entrepreneurs launch Manuka skincare brand, Clearfree

Rangitoto College student and JETmags very own resident blogger William Cole, 17, co-founder of skincare brand Clearfree discusses starting a business in his enterprise class and a future in business.

How to get your CV in front of the pack

These days, more and more large companies are relying on technology to screen job candidates. Are you ready?



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.

What’s the fuss about STEM?

ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY looks at why graduates in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are in such hot demand.

Sector Profiles



Bringing coffee and convenience to commuters

After eight years of managing the London Underground’s retail properties for Transport for London, Mark Hitchcock wasn’t sure what he’d do job-wise upon returning to Auckland after his extended OE.

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