For UWA Business School graduate Chris Bradshaw, the decision to enrol in an MBA seven years ago has more than paid off. After a change in career direction, Chris gained a dream job in the United States and recently played a major role in closing a Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) deal worth over US$500 million.
Eu Dee, a third year Commerce student completing majors in Finance (Corporate), Finance (Investment) and Money and Banking, applied for the position while on exchange at HAAS School of Business, University of California Berkeley (UCB).
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.
The University of Western Australia EMBA student Ann Maree O'Callaghan has won the inaugural AICD Prize. The prize, awarded by the Australian Institute of Company Directors, recognises the academic, professional and community achievements of a UWA Business School postgraduate student.
Late last year, UWA Business School graduate Wadzi Katsidzira gave up her job at the WA Department of Treasury and Finance to move to Kenya. Now, Wadzi is facing whole new challenges at Kwetu Training Centre for Sustainable Development (Kwetu), where she is working as part of AusAid's Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development Program (AYAD).