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Why it’s important to take STEM subjects

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Learn more about the subjects that can take your young person anywhere from building bridges to creating beauty products.


Choices if your school has limited subjects

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Discover how to access the subjects needed for your young person’s future career if their school doesn’t offer the right ones.


Use Subject Matcher to help find your ideal job

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With Subject Matcher you can see how the NCEA subjects your young person chooses can influence their possible career path.


Match subjects to jobs in demand for future success

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Our guide to choosing subjects that will give your young person the right skills to get into jobs in demand in New Zealand.


Going for a job interview? Just be yourselfie

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Applying for jobs or going for a job interview? Our advice: just be yourselfie. Find out why it's important to be courageous and true to yourself.


myGPS helping Ara students to be work-ready

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Find out how Ara Institute of Canterbury develops the employability skills of its students.


Helping people find a way through life’s difficulties

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Empathy, the ability to listen and a thick skin help psychologist Rita Csako help her clients.


Believe in yourself and you’ll get the career you want

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Sam Newman took an unusual path to become a physiotherapist, and his experience proves you needn't lose hope if you didn't do so well at school. 


My daughter is being bullied, what do I do?

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Continuing our Q & A series – answering questions from parents about their children's work and learning choices.


A health career that lets you stand tall

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Find out how far a podiatry career can take you, with AUT's podiatry clinical educator Megan Catterall.