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Professor Phil Hancock

New project to ensure excellence in accounting standards

Monday, 3 October 2011

A project led by UWA Business School Professor Phil Hancock has received a $183,000 Innovation and Development Grant from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC).

Centre for Social Impact update: September 2011

Thursday, 15 September 2011

UWA Business School
The Centre for Social Impact (UWA) continues to be a hive of activity, with preparations well underway for an upcoming conference on Indigenous business.

Winthrop Professor Phillip Dolan

New Dean, Phillip Dolan, welcomed to UWA Business School

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Winthrop Professor Phillip Dolan has officially taken up the position of Dean at The University of Western Australia Business School.

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson welcomed Professor Dolan and said the University looked forward to working with Professor Dolan to build on the excellent foundation established under outgoing Dean, Winthrop Professor Tracey Horton.

Prestigious Teaching Awards for Business School Professors

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Winthrop Professor Izan and Associate Professor Abu Siddique, both from the UWA Business School, have won two of six Excellence in Teaching Awards presented by the University in 2011.

Diane Smith-Gander

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.