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UWA launches online short courses to meet need for skills

Thursday, 4 June 2020

In response to the challenges many Australians may face finding work in the coming months, The University of Western Australia has launched new online short courses that offer practical skills and experiences across a range of industries.

Geoff Soutar

UWA marketing gurus say farewell

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Two of our most senior and respected marketing professors have said farewell to UWA, after many years of dedicated service. Luckily, they will be staying around to share their wisdom as Emeritus Professors.

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How will a $214 billion war on two fronts be paid for?

Thursday, 9 April 2020

This opinion piece by Professor Peter Robertson and Rod Tyers, from UWA's Business School, is reprinted with the permission of The Australian Financial Review newspaper. It was published on Wednesday 1 April 2020. 

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Keeping big business accountable for financial misconduct

Monday, 10 February 2020

Benjamin Franklin once wrote in a letter that nothing in this world is certain except death and taxes. In corporate Australia, sometimes it feels like the only certain thing is financial misconduct.

Investigative journalist Tom Ravlic will be speaking at the UWA Business School about exactly this, casting his forensic eye over the financial wreckage of the misconduct resulting in the recent Banking Royal Commission, and explaining why some people choose to behave badly, enrich themselves, and hurt others in the process.

Emeritus Professor André Morkel

Vale Emeritus Professor André Morkel

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Emeritus Professor André Morkel played an important, formative part of the UWA Business School. We share below an excerpt from Professor Geoff Soutar’s eulogy for Emeritus Professor Morkel:

André joined UWA in 1976 as Professor of Commerce but soon became the first Head of the Management Department and Director of the MBA program, which was the love of his academic life. He also began UWA’s executive development program that is still contributing. Few people have left two programs that still impact so positively after so many years.

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UWA Law School ranked 75th in world

Thursday, 7 November 2019

The University of Western Australia has improved in the international Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings in the fields of Law and Business and Economics.

UWA project awarded over half a million dollars for India research

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

A University of Western Australia research project has been awarded a grant for over half a million $AUD to investigate social identities – in particular, gender, ethnicity, and religion – in India.

The project “Social Identities and the Labour Market: What Can Household Surveys Reveal?” is a joint venture with the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Azim Premji University.

The research is expected to have a far-reaching impact on education, employment and policymaking.

The End of Normal in Politics and Economics

Lecture to examine: The End of Normal in Politics and Economics

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

The impact of international issues such as Brexit, China’s military belligerence, political unrest in Hong Kong and the lack of US leadership will be the focus of this week’s Shann Memorial Lecture at The University of Western Australia.

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New book on co-operatives history highlights ‘more than rugged individuals’

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

​Co-operation has the backbone of building community bonds across Western Australia, and could provide valuable insights for us as we watch economies fundamentally change.

Dr Bruce Baskerville, Historian and Associate Director of the Centre for Western Australian History at UWA, launched a new book this week exploring a centenary of co-operatives in Western Australia.

The book, Let Our Co-operative Spirit Stand, centres on the community and society around co-operation in WA, described as a ‘neglected history’ and ‘a history worth knowing’.

Ben Wyatt

UWA appoints state treasurer to business school board

Monday, 24 June 2019

This article is reprinted with the permission of The Australian Financial Review newspaper. It was published online on Monday 24 June 2019.

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Your MBA questions answered

Thursday, 20 June 2019

In professional working life, sometimes you need further leadership education to take you to the next step in your career progression. You might be seeking promotion, or vying for an executive role for which you’re not yet qualified. Or perhaps you just really want to make your start-up dream a reality and don’t have the skills to know how to manage a business.

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Growth of 'Big Data' brings new course to UWA

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

One of the most in-demand skills in business is the ability to analyse data to make strategic decisions. With more professionals having more data at their fingertips, there is a need for more specialists who understand exactly what to do with that data.

Melinda Boss with her award

Awards and Achievements - March 2019

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, an article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of great awards or achievements across the University please email uwamedia@uwa.edu.au

Banking Royal Commissioner Kenneth Hayne

What's next after the banking royal commission

Monday, 1 April 2019

The implications of the Banking Royal Commission will be the topic of a breakfast panel discussion to be hosted by The University of Western Australia’s Business School this Friday 5 April.

Dirk Baur

Monopoly reflects real-life housing crisis

Monday, 4 September 2017

Australia’s housing affordability crisis has been likened to the board game Monopoly, with a researcher from The University of Western Australia demonstrating striking comparisons between current trends in house prices and disposable income with the game’s probable outcomes.

Zoe Yujnovich

Shell, Wesfarmers, CBH executives join UWA Business School Board

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Three high profile WA business leaders have been appointed to the UWA Business School Board.

The MBA Mindset

UWA MBA alumni launch book of management insights

Monday, 31 July 2017

The future of work, organisational culture, diversity and strategy: no topic is off limits for the UWA MBA Full Time 2016 cohort.

Professor Peter Klinken

Graduates earn Queen's Birthday Honours

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Western Australia’s Chief Scientist, one of Australia’s most highly cited astronomers and one of the State’s top public servants are among 12 graduates and a staff member of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Linda Nguyen

Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

A second-year Law student with a strong commitment to achieving social justice has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Tracey Horton

Australia Day honours for former Dean

Friday, 17 February 2017

Emeritus Professor Tracey Horton, former Dean of the UWA Business School, has been made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia.