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9 in 10 uni graduates are employed full time.1

Uni grads earn 15-20% more than those without a degree.2

Deakin postgraduates earn 36% more than undergraduates.3

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Quiz: is technology helping or hindering your productivity?

In a perpetually connected world it’s hard to escape the siren call of our technology. But are you using it well, or should you put it away to work harder?

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Can’t sleep? Try these practical tips to improve your slumber

Your head hits the pillow, but your brain won’t switch off. Almost 60% of people regularly experience one symptom that affects their sleep. Here’s why.

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Got a pay rise? Here’s how to budget and save some cash

After a pay rise, your first thought might be to upgrade your lifestyle. But putting more into your savings is a wiser move. Here’s why.

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Quiz: what’s your favourite food texture?

The texture of the food we eat has an impact on how much we enjoy it and why we reach for some over others. Do you prefer to crunch, suck, chew or squish?

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Confronting the reality of death and its impact on the rest of your life

Recovering from cancer is an arduous journey, both physically and mentally. Here’s how it can affect your emotions, thoughts and behaviours.

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How do our brains process a cancer diagnosis?

Being diagnosed with cancer can be life-altering, and the psychological reaction is complex and multifaceted. Here’s what happens to the mind at diagnosis.

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Love meat too much to go vego? Become a flexitarian

You don’t need to commit to a meat-free diet forever in order to make environmentally friendly changes in your life. This is how to become a flexitarian.

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How to grow vegetables in your backyard or balcony

If you’re looking to discover your green-thumb and save some cash, growing your own vegetables is a great investment. Plus: it’s easier than you think.

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Quiz: are these weird Australian laws fact or urban myth?

Ever heard a wacky law and wondered how true it was? Test your knowledge on obscure Australian laws and find out if you’re breaking some without knowing.

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presents under a Christmas tree

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Why can’t we resist consumerism at Christmas?

If you get sucked into the Christmas consumerism trap every year, you might want to consider whether piles of presents make you and the environment happy.

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