How unplugging from tech can make you a better student

In the craze of the tech-charged 21st century, no wonder we are wired! Bombarded by 24/7 streams of content – from never-ending news cycles to social media platforms constantly flushed with posts all vying for our attention, our poor brains barely have a moment to relax. Technology induced fatigue is an all-too familiar phenomenon of […]

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Student Story – Pursuing a dream career

In life we are blessed with the opportunity to constantly enrich our minds through learning. Everyone deserves the opportunity to fulfil their academic and professional potential without barriers to entry. TANZ eCampus student Natalie Nairn has a story that speaks to the great adventure of education. She explains that she is currently pursuing her professional […]

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Student story – a new challenge

When offered the opportunity to upskill through online study as an employee of the New Zealand Defence Force – Lynette Bokany jumped at the chance. “I wanted to broaden my knowledge in something outside of my current skill base.  I was also motivated by the need for a new challenge,” says Lynette. Studying project management […]

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Student story – studying for my family

With three kids already and another on the way, Tane Edwards, felt stuck. He knew it was time to improve his family’s lifestyle and make a change. The best way he knew how was through education. So Tane decided to study business part time through TANZ eCampus. “Im hoping to be able to start my […]

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Five keys to finding and following your passion

“Follow your passion!” they say. Yeah right. I mean, how many Richard Bransons can there be in the world? We can’t all pay our bills by owning record companies and airlines. And besides, chances are you don’t even know what your passion is. All around us are people of all ages struggling to find a […]

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Walking the tightrope – achieving work life balance

‘Work life balance’ is a phrase we hear bandied about a lot. Apparently it’s important! Grizzly stories of ‘burn out’ abound, and we’re told prevention is better than cure. So, what exactly is work life balance and how can we achieve it? Work life balance refers to our ability to balance our paid work responsibilities […]

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