Business Practicum adds value for students and local businesses

Monday, 30 April 2012

UWA Business School
Business students at The University of Western Australia are gaining practical experience while assisting local organisations to solve problems and explore new opportunities.

The Business Practicum unit, which is available to undergraduate students who have completed at least half of the units for the major relevant to their project, requires students to spend 100 hours working on an approved  project for an organisation. Upon completion, the unit provides students with one credit towards their degree.

Phillip Dolan, Dean of the Business School

Dean’s message: March 2012

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

UWA Business School
The top business schools in the world are global.  They educate students for careers which will span countries, share ideas and knowledge at the highest levels, and help create innovative ways in which businesses and organisations can make an impact both locally and internationally.

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.

Andrew Fragomeli

Trade barriers the focus as UWA student meets APEC leaders

Monday, 16 January 2012

The University of Western Australia's Business School student Andrew Fragomeli met with global leaders, including United States Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, at November's APEC Summit in Hawaii.

Reducing plagiarism among university students

Thursday, 12 January 2012

University students are more likely to plagiarise when they face unanticipated time pressures, a study conducted by Western Australian researchers has found.

The University of Western Australia's Business School PhD student Hwee Ping Koh, along with fellow researchers, presented 60 undergraduate and postgraduate business students with different scenarios around an impending assignment.

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.

Business student wins ‘think’ award at CPA Big Break Project

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School student Jennifer Payne was named the national ‘think' Merit Award winner after representing Western Australia and South Australia in the national finals of the CPA Big Break Project.

The nationwide competition required students to create a strategic business plan from scratch to improve The Big Issue, an independent magazine operating as a business enterprise to assist homeless people.

UWA students win The Amazing Case

Friday, 16 September 2011

A team of undergraduate students from The University of Western Australia Business School has won The Amazing Case, a management consulting competition run by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Sara Schaus (Commerce/Engineering), James Hastwell (Commerce/Engineering) and Phillip Christopher (Commerce/Economics) beat more than 50 undergraduate and postgraduate teams from universities across the state to win the competition.

Take Control of Home and Work

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Interested in taking control of your life in a positive way? Wondering how to motivate those around you to step up and make things happen? These and other topics will be addressed in two short courses delivered by UWA Business School Faculty in the coming weeks.

‘Positive U is our first fully-online program,' AIM UWA Business School Executive Education Director Suellen Tapsall said this week.

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.