Scientific research that could one day produce a superfast computer or a revolutionary way of generating energy has been given a major boost with a substantial donation from the President of the Business School's Alumni Network, Hugh Harley, and his wife, Anne.
How do Australia's leading entrepreneurs explain their success and how do they plan to disrupt the market over the next year in order to stay in front of the digital, financial, entertainment or recruitment game?
Professor Richard Hall, Associate Dean (Management Education) has congratulated alumnus Mr Mark Fraser OAM on his appointment as the Governor-General's new official secretary.
From adventure to inclusivity 18 Jun 2014
Business School alumna Charlotte Park says she has always been "curious, a risk taker, and definitely a bit crazy". She now heads up Mercer consulting in Singapore.
A Business School team has won the prestigious Deloitte Fastrack Innovation Challenge, an annual competition which tests the ability of students to develop ideas likely to succeed in a "real world" commercial environment.
Alumni in the News
24 Feb 2014
SHARJAH: Day one of the International Government Communication Forum 2014 has seen most speakers talk about effecting changes to educational models to spur economic growth, but differing on the desired type. The former president of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, said sending students abroad would help arm them with skills needed for running a diversified economy.
Publication: The Gulf Today
30 Jan 2014
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) CEO Brian Cassidy has announced he will step down as head of the competition watchdog.
30 Dec 2013
BANK of Queensland's new chairman Roger Davis is a fellow with elite banking pedigree, so it's surprising to hear about him swinging in a massive punch up.
Cory Payne reflects on the "remarkable experience" of playing sport in some of the world's most disadvantaged areas
28 Dec 2013
LIFE after League has taken former Bulldogs forward Corey Payne to some of the most confronting and inspiring corners of the world.
21 Dec 2013
SAILING and international rugby aren't on the surface the most obvious sporting companions.
Publication: The Australian
Sydney Business Connect
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Read about Business School alumna Charlotte Park's adventures which have taken her from the African desert to heading up Mercer Consulting in Singapore.
Also in this issue:
- Business School academic experts inform debate on issues shaping the nation
- Dr Elisabeth Kirkby graduates with her PhD at 93 years young
- The buzz around the Business School's work with the new state-of-the-art Charles Perkins Centre
- The Inspired by Business program
- Rising star of the BOSS Emerging Leaders MBA scholarship