Welcome to the first edition of eBiz for 2007 - a year which is destined to be filled with memorable highlights and milestones. The visible progress of our new Business School building at the southern end of campus (where the sheep used to roam!) is a fitting symbol of the progress we are making across all aspects of our operations. For all of us at the UWA Business School it is tremendously rewarding to begin to see some of our ambitious plans translate to realities.
According to PhD student, Ms Siew Imm Ng; international tourists' perception of their own homeland cultural similarities with a destination, comparing things such as food, religion, language spoken, leisure activities and physical appearances, are key motivators when booking a holiday destination.
The Business School recently reviewed a number of applicants for new scholarships including the new Resource Capital Funds Scholarship and the Stan and Jean Perron Honours Scholarship. These scholarships offer some great opportunities for students in the Business School.
The Resource Capital Funds Scholarship, worth $10,000, is available to selected Economics and Commerce students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, who have an interest in resources and mining.
Question - Do you remember when you were a student...do you ever wish that someone helped you out when you first started your career?
Are you interested in sharing your career tips and secrets?
Have you ever thought of sharing these with a student just starting out?
Becoming a mentor is an ideal way to give back to those just starting out.
The Australian pioneering researcher who developed a vaccine to safeguard women against cervical cancer will present the Sir Wallace Kyle Oration at The University of Western Australia next week.
Professor Ian Frazer, 2006 Australian of the Year and Director of the Diamantina Institute of Cancer Immunology and Metabolic Medicine, will address the topic: ‘Cancer, and what we can do to prevent it’, at 6pm on Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at UWA’s Octagon Theatre.