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Diane Smith-Gander Joins UWA Business School Board

Friday, 1 July 2011

The UWA Business School Board is delighted to announce Diane Smith-Gander as its newest member.

Ms Smith-Gander, who is currently a Director of Wesfarmers, Transfield, CBH, the National Broadband Network, and the Chair of Basketball Australia said she is looking forward to helping shape the future of business education in Western Australia.

BDO Offers New Accounting & Finance Scholarships at UWA Business School

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School is delighted to announce that from 2012, BDO will begin offering scholarships to undergraduate accounting and finance students at UWA.

Professor Tracey Horton, Dean, UWA Business School

Message from the Dean

Monday, 27 June 2011

UWA Business School
Globalisation has brought the world to our doorstep. Trade with Australia's top five partners alone is worth almost $250 billion. International trade is vital to the Western Australian economy with Western Australia contributing 35% of total Australian exports - more than any other state.  As a world-class business school located in the growing Asia Pacific region, we must look outwards and proactively build relationships across borders to build global influence and to equip our students with the skills and experience necessary to operate internationally.

UWA Team National Champions in UBS Challenge

Monday, 13 June 2011

UWA Business School
A team of undergraduate students from The University of Western Australia has won the UBS Investment Banking Challenge for the first time in history.

Innovations in homelessness in WA

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

UWA Business School
Homelessness is on the policy agenda in Western Australia and this issue is being tackled in a collaborative, innovative and integrated way, according to the Innovations in Homelessness Policy and Services in Western Australia forum presented by the UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact and Social Innovation in Western Australia (SiiWA) in May at The University Club of Western Australia.

UWA Business School Dean, Professor Tracey Horton, Visiting Professor Tina Dacin

Making an impact in social innovation

Monday, 23 May 2011

UWA Business School
Graduates are no longer interested in making an impression, but instead in making an impact, according to UWA Business School Visiting Professor Tina Dacin who presented a number of public and academic lectures during her week at UWA as a guest of the Stan and Jean Perron Visiting Professor program.

Driving social innovation – the Canadian experience

Friday, 20 May 2011

The UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact and the Western Australian Department for Communities, welcomed Canadian social innovators Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack to Perth in May to share their experiences during a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia.

Congratulations to 2011 Scholarship and Prize Winners

Friday, 6 May 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School congratulates the 25 scholarship recipients and 57 prize winners for 2011.

The students were presented with their awards at a prizegiving ceremony held on Thursday, 5 May at the University Club of Western Australia.

Beyond Boundaries: International Week 2011

Friday, 8 April 2011

The UWA Business School's International Week 2011 concluded in style last Friday when Sweden/Norway defeated Singapore in a penalty shootout, earning first place in the School's five-a-side soccer tournament.

The exciting match capped off a week of new ideas and increased cultural awareness, in which students and staff were challenged to learn more about other cultures, think beyond generalisations and stereotypes, and expand their boundaries.

Kerrie Unsworth

UWA Researchers Ready to GROW

Thursday, 7 April 2011

UWA Business School
This May, The University of Western Australia will host the second meeting of the Greening Organisations and Work (GROW) Network.

The GROW network brings together researchers and academics from various disciplines to ask: How can we encourage individuals to act in more environmentally sustainable ways not only in the home, but also at work?