Amy Darby and Wayne Stensby

ATCO Australia scholarship helps Amy pursue Accounting dream

Friday, 12 June 2015

UWA Business School student Amy Darby has been presented with the 2015 ATCO Australia Undergraduate Scholarship in recognition and support of her ongoing efforts to complete a Bachelor of Commerce.

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Entrepreneurial protégés shine in Microsoft competition

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Four teams of Entrepreneurship students from the UWA Business School have reached the semi-final stage of Microsoft’s Protégé 2015 Competition and will complete with 12 other teams from across Australia.

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New report highlights important role of teachers and counsellors in tackling teenage homelessness

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

A new study has found that community service groups and schools need to work more closely together to assist and prevent homelessness in secondary school youth.

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Experts to explore role of school and early childhood programs in overcoming entrenched disadvantage

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

The Smith Family’s Anne Hampshire and the Fogarty Foundation’s Annie Fogarty will discuss the importance of early intervention and innovation in childhood education at a UWA-hosted lunch tomorrow.

Winners Kirsty Marshall and Anouska Freedman

UWA Marketing students win inaugural Dukbill Quack Awards

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Two UWA Marketing students have won the Inaugural Dukbill Quack Awards with a quirky video spoof of Australia’s cricketing culture.

Ben Stephens

Economics graduate awarded Harvard fellowship

Friday, 22 May 2015

UWA Arts and Economics graduate Ben Stephens has been awarded a Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship to study a Master in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School.

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Social impact festival hits WA

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

International social impact experts have converged at the UWA Business School for the WA Social Impact Festival 2015.

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UWA CSI and Mustard Seed bring impact investing to Australia

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Perth’s social entrepreneurs will pitch their proposals for equity investment at a world-leading impact investing event hosted by The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Social Impact (UWA CSI).

Elizabeth Ooi

Super fund performance linked to directors’ connections

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Superannuation funds perform better when their directors have fewer ties to other superannuation funds.

Establishment of the Australia Consensus Centre at UWA

Monday, 20 April 2015

The University of Western Australia and the Copenhagen Consensus Center have agreed to establish a new policy research centre, the Australia Consensus Centre (ACC) at the UWA Business School.

Dave Webb

Moving beyond poverty

Thursday, 16 April 2015

How can we address social injustice in a global marketplace?

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New Innovation Hub for UWA’s budding entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

A new Innovation Hub at The University of Western Australia will provide students with a space to start-up and grow their own business ventures.

Indigenous year 12s get leading edge at UWA

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Fifty Indigenous Year 12 students from around metropolitan Perth and from as far north as Kununurra and as far south as Albany will come to The University of Western Australia next week for a leadership seminar.

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UWA graduate challenges men to fight for gender equality

Thursday, 2 April 2015

UWA MBA alumnus Fadzi Whande has challenged more men to join women in fighting for gender equality.

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson (left) and Dr Bjorn Lomborg

New economic prioritisation research centre at UWA

Thursday, 2 April 2015

The University of Western Australia and the Copenhagen Consensus Center today announced the establishment of a new policy research centre at the UWA Business School.

Emma Tearne

Emerging business leaders to raise money for PMH Foundation

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Rising business philanthropist Emma Tearne is leading a team of young professionals as they raise much needed funds for the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Foundation.

Emma Tearne

Emerging business leaders to raise money for PMH Foundation

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Rising business philanthropist Emma Tearne is leading a team of young professionals as they raise much needed funds for the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Foundation.

Student Managed Investment Fund event

Big returns for investment-savvy students

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Students at The University of Western Australia will soon be managing a $20,000 investment portfolio on behalf of Viburnum Funds.

Professor Paul Flatau

Making a difference: How do you measure social impact?

Friday, 6 March 2015

The UWA Business School Centre for Social Impact (UWA CSI) and Bankwest Foundation have partnered to produce a long-term series of research projects that will transform the way that social impact is assessed in the WA community sector.

Paul Flatau

Study on homeless youth reveals majority spent time in out of home care

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

A new report and the first national study of its kind, The Cost of Youth Homelessness in Australia, has revealed the extreme difficulties faced by homeless young people.