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Nirimba program gives high school students first foray into university
With the HSC just around the corner, 19 Western Sydney high school students have taken the chance to secure their university entrance before they even sit an exam.
Take heart, charity stunts can make CEOs better people
Thousands of CEOs across the country will sleep “rough” tonight to raise money for homelessness. But is one night of sleeping rough enough to truly empathise with those who do it every night? And are CEOs who take part in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout just doing it as a self-serving PR stunt?
Refugee Week student profile: Biruk dreams of using his education to help others
Biruk Bagole is a talented sportsman, Arsenal fan, and hopes one day be a physiotherapist so he can work in an Ethiopian hospital and make a difference – he also happens to be a refugee.
Explainer: why do people get haemorrhoids and how do you get rid of them?
You may think of piles as those dreaded things your mum said you’d get if you kept sitting on cold concrete. But actually, every healthy person has piles, or haemorrhoids.
Could playing Fortnite lead to video game addiction? The World Health Organisation says yes, but others disagree
Could your child be addicted to playing video games? Maybe. If you’re a parent looking for tips on moderating your child’s gaming habits, read on.
Refugee Week student profile: Resilience and persistence the key to success for asylum seeker student
Daniel Bennet can speak three languages, volunteers at the Royal North Shore Hospital, is studying for his second degree and has more than a decade experience in the banking sector – he also happens to be an asylum seeker.