The “tough Aussie” who reinvented the English National Opera

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

When she's travelling to work on a particularly cold London morning, Loretta Tomasi sometimes wonders what she's doing there.

Mentors share experiences with postgraduate business students

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

UWA Business School

Postgraduate business students met their mentors, including senior executives from government and industry, at the launch of the inaugural Postgraduate Business Mentoring Program.

Thomas Murrell, UWA MBA graduate

GMA elects new president, vice-president

Monday, 20 February 2012

The Graduate Management Association (GMA) is readying itself for an exciting year ahead with the election of a new president and vice-president.

Thomas Murrell, UWA MBA graduate and CEO of 8M Media and Communications, was elected President of the GMA, with Tracy Deveugle-Frink, a fellow UWA MBA graduate and Senior Consultant with Ernst & Young, elected as Vice-President.

A golden ‘Nugget’ from UWA’s history

Friday, 18 November 2011

UWA Business School
Herbert Cole ‘Nugget' Coombs is a golden example of an Economics graduate.

Nugget, who gained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from The University of Western Australia, not only became the first Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, but also led a full life as a rural teacher, student, economist, Aboriginal rights activist, Chancellor of the Australian National University, Governor of the Commonwealth Bank and adviser to prime ministers from Ben Chifley through to Gough Whitlam.

UWA Business School Welcomes demèter wealth management to Corporate Circle

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School is delighted to announce demèter wealth management (dwm) as the newest member of its Silver Corporate Circle.

The partnership was formalised in an agreement signed on 22 December 2010 between Acting Dean of the Business School, Winthrop Professor Izan, and Ms Geraldine Scott, Principal of demèter wealth management.

Yes We Can: The Let's Can Hunger Challenge at UWA

Monday, 31 May 2010

UWA Business School
Every day, one million Australian children do not get enough food. The WHO estimates that, world-wide, one billion people are ‘food insecure.' Yet despite the enormity of the problem, Foodbank Australia, which feeds 50,000 people per day, says hunger still has a social stigma.

That's where SIFE UWA comes in.

Edward Altman: The Man Who Loves Bankruptcy

Friday, 28 May 2010

UWA Business School
Every time the world encounters another bankruptcy, 2010 NWQ Visiting at the UWA Business School Professor Edward Altman sits back with his wife and pops open another champagne bottle. At least, that's what he told audience members at his recent public lecture at the UWA Business School.

But no, it's not because he thrives on other people's misery. Rather, bankruptcy gives him more data to feed into his research: bankruptcy analysis and prediction; credit and lending policies; and risk management.

Opportunities abound for BHP Billiton and UWA Business School scholarship winners

Monday, 24 May 2010

UWA Business School
Timothy Ballard has always wanted to know why people behave in irrational ways. That's why the 2010 BHP Billiton Postgraduate Research Scholarship winner is investigating workplace behaviour by undertaking a PhD at the UWA Business School.

Theory Turns to Practice in Google Challenge

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

UWA Business School
When Professor Jamie Murphy offered his students the chance to participate in the Google Online Marketing Challenge, Rike Fitrianidian jumped at the chance to test her skills.

Business School Alumnus Links Social Consequences with Economic Problems

Sunday, 3 January 2010

UWA Business School alumnus Jean-Paul Carvalho (BEc, PhD, Corporate Finance) always dreamed of studying at the University of Oxford and, after being one of eight Australian recipients of the 2004 General Sir John Monash Award, his dream has become a reality.