Innovative challenge to reduce carbon emissions

Friday, 30 July 2010

UWA Business School
People often say that the solution to climate change has to start with governments and corporations taking decisive action. However, a team of university students believe that change starts with the individual.

Students in Free Enterprise at The University of Western Australia (SIFE UWA) have launched Carbon Futures, an online interactive programme which encourages individuals to reduce their carbon footprint.

UWA Students Global Winners in Google Online Marketing Challenge

Thursday, 29 July 2010

UWA Business School
A team of students from The University of Western Australia Business School has been named the 2010 global winners of the Google Online Marketing Challenge. The team of postgraduate marketing students beat 3,033 other teams from 60 countries.

Message from the Dean

Thursday, 15 July 2010

The Business School is currently readying itself for the biggest academic changes in UWA's 100-year history. In 2012, we will be introducing a program of new courses that will balance breadth and depth of knowledge to equip our students with a holistic global outlook and provide exposure to different disciplinary approaches.

SIFE Students Help Family Businesses

Friday, 9 July 2010

UWA Business School
Five family businesses that were assisted by The University of Western Australia SIFE students won or finished as finalists in their categories at the WA Family Business Australia (FBA) Awards in May.

UWA Business School Team Face Real-Life Investment Banking Challenge

Friday, 9 July 2010

UWA Business School
Four UWA Business School students recently got a taste of life in investment banking when they were flown to UBS' Sydney offices to compete in the national finals of the UBS Investment Banking Challenge.

Lincoln Tan, Alexandra Clarke, Jonathon Burrows and Andrew Gale performed extraordinarily well, competing against hundreds of other teams for cash prizes and the opportunity to interview for summer internships at UBS.

UWA Business School Offers New Graduate Certificate in Social Impact

Friday, 9 July 2010

UWA Business School
From 2011, the Centre for Social Impact and the UWA Business School will be offering a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact.

Dean of the UWA Business School, Professor Tracey Horton, said that the new Graduate Certificate was an exciting addition to the School's course offerings. ‘We are moving into a new business environment in which social and environmental innovation will be more highly valued than ever before. UWA is proud to be fostering the social entrepreneurs of the future.'

Students raise 8000 Cans for the Hungry

Monday, 21 June 2010

UWA Business School

PERTH, Australia, 21 June 2010
A group of university students have just raised over 8000 non-perishable goods for the hungry and homeless of Western Australian with the help of Thornlie Supa IGA.

Opportunities abound for BHP Billiton and UWA Business School scholarship winners

Monday, 24 May 2010

UWA Business School
Timothy Ballard has always wanted to know why people behave in irrational ways. That's why the 2010 BHP Billiton Postgraduate Research Scholarship winner is investigating workplace behaviour by undertaking a PhD at the UWA Business School.

UWA Business School Faculty Teaching and Learning Awards

Friday, 14 May 2010

UWA Business School
It was a night of celebration on 29 April when the prestigious UWA Business School Faculty Teaching and Learning Awards ceremony was held.

There were many nominees for the six Excellence in Teaching categories, reflecting the high quality of teaching staff within the Faculty.

Theory Turns to Practice in Google Challenge

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

UWA Business School
When Professor Jamie Murphy offered his students the chance to participate in the Google Online Marketing Challenge, Rike Fitrianidian jumped at the chance to test her skills.