25th Annual PhD Conference in Economics and Business

Monday, 17 December 2012

More than thirty students from Australia and New Zealand gathered at The University of Western Australia's Business School for the 25th Annual PhD Conference in Economics and Business.

The annual Conference is a joint venture between UWA, the Australian National University, The University of Queensland and Monash University which gives PhD students the opportunity to meet their peers and senior academics with similar interests, engage in high level debate and discussion, and network with prospective employers.

Upcoming forum: Habits of High Performing Boards

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

An upcoming forum convened by the UWA Business School's Graduate Management Association (GMA), in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Company Directors, will feature Dr Michael Chaney AO, Margaret Sears AO and Michael Smith discussing board leadership, culture and performance.

Female business leaders share career wisdom with UWA finance students

Friday, 26 October 2012

UWA Business School
Female business leaders and executives have shared their experience and wisdom with high achieving business students at The University of Western Australia.

The Finance Association of Western Australia (FAWA)'s annual Women In Finance Cocktail Evening encourages undergraduate women students to pursue a career in business and finance.

UWA team wins The Amazing Case

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

UWA Business School
A team of undergraduate students from The University of Western Australia has impressed an expert judging panel to win The Amazing Case, a management consulting competition run by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

UBS Investment Banking Challenge takes UWA students to Sydney

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Reaching the national finals of the UBS Investment Banking Challenge has given a team of UWA Business School students the opportunity to work on a real-life mergers and acquisitions (M&A) case, meet UBS executives, and be invited to interview for internships at UBS.

Undergraduate students Dylan Jensen (Commerce), Julian Rebelo (Engineering/Commerce), Jeremy Tan (Law/Commerce) and Lucas Tan (Law/Commerce) won the UWA Campus Final, and were one of seven teams from across Australia to compete in the National Finals.

Honorary Doctorate for UWA Accounting Professor

Friday, 10 August 2012

The UWA Business School's Emeritus Professor Philip Brown has been awarded a Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, from The University of Lancaster.

The honorary degree recognises Professor Brown's outstanding contributions to the field of accounting, which include a seminal research paper and many decades of university involvement.

Challenges in social entrepreneurship

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

UWA Business School
True social entrepreneurship requires co-operation between the public, private and community sectors, social entrepreneurship expert Dr Alex Nicholls told an audience at The University of Western Australia's Business School.

Business ethics: What have we learnt from the global financial crisis?

Friday, 30 March 2012

Speaking at a panel discussion on business ethics and the global financial crisis at The University of Western Australia’s Business School, Dr Michael Chaney AO, UWA Chancellor and Chairman of NAB and Woodside, said that openness and transparency in companies were key pre-requisites for preventing further shocks like the global financial crisis.

Kerry Harmanis: Miner, meditator and mandolin player

Monday, 26 March 2012

UWA Business School
Kerry Harmanis, founding director of Jubilee Mines, has told business leaders and students at The University of Western Australia how values such as humility, respect and compassion were critical to his business success.

Harmanis was sharing his career and insights into leadership and management at a recent Up Close and Personal Lunch, presented in association with the Graduate Management Association.

Graduates’ Walk leaves legacy for future students

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

UWA Business School
Graduates from The University of Western Australia are raising significant funds to assist current and future UWA students who are at risk of withdrawing from study due to financial or personal issues.