UWA Marketing students win ATO video competition

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Telling the story of Sam's excellent adventure-and how Sam will benefit from taxes paid over his lifetime-has won two undergraduate Marketing students from the UWA Business School the Australian Tax Office (ATO) video competition for 2012.

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.

World food demand research earns award for Economics PhD student

Monday, 23 July 2012

UWA Business School
Recent Economics PhD graduate Grace Gao has achieved a rare feat in academic circles - having her article published in the prestigious American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

"World Food Demand" was published in the January 2012 edition of the prestigious journal, which is ranked A* by The 2010 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative.

Sir Frank Ledger’s legacy to benefit business students

Monday, 2 July 2012

A legacy from the late Sir Frank Ledger will give undergraduate students at The University of Western Australia's Business School increased access to scholarships, prizes and other support programs.

The initiatives are the result of a new five-year agreement between The University of Western Australia and the Sir Frank Ledger Trust which establishes The Sir Frank Ledger Capital Fund.

Business Leaders Honour Top UWA Students at Awards Ceremony

Friday, 22 June 2012

Senior executives and business leaders from the resources, energy, banking, finance, property, consulting and infrastructure sectors attended a prestigious awards ceremony held on 29 May for some of the state's high-achieving students from The University of Western Australia's Business School.

A total of 29 scholarships and 43 prizes worth a total of more than half a million dollars were awarded.

Ken Clements, Winthrop Professor of Economics and BHP Billiton Research Fellow

It’s an honour to study economics at UWA

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Bob Hawke, Colin Barnett and ‘Nugget' Coombs, the first Governor of Australia's Reserve Bank, are a few of the many UWA Economics graduates who have gone on to make their mark on our society.

Economics has been taught at UWA almost since the University's inception 100 years ago, when it was part of the Faculty of Arts. Economics became a Faculty in its own right in 1954 and the Economics Honours degree began producing a steady stream of outstanding graduates.

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.

UWA students partner with Oxfam, create first Fair Trade Pop Up Shop

Saturday, 5 May 2012

UWA Business School
The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team at The University of Western Australia has partnered with Oxfam Australia and the WA Fair Trade Collective to establish the first Fair Trade Pop Up Shop in Australia.