In the late 20th century, civil servants, entrepreneurs, educators and politicians who had studied in Australia under what was known as the Colombo Plan, populated the boardrooms, classrooms and cabinet rooms of Asia.
Business School alumna, Jackie Trad, has been sworn in as Deputy Premier in Annastacia Palaszczuk's new Queensland Government.
The University of Sydney's Global Executive MBA graduation ceremony has seen 17 students emerge with one of academia's most prestigious degrees.
A celebratory atmosphere filled the foyer of the New Law School Building for the annual Business School Academic and Professional Staff Awards.
The prestigious Deloitte FASTRACK Innovation Challenge has been won this semester by a Business School team with a strategy to develop and market a GPS tracking bracelet for carers of dementia patients.
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
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Read about three people who “lead by example”. One is at the cutting edge of digital commerce. Another is a teacher with an innovative approach to management education. The third is an entrepreneur who is demonstrating by example that doing good can be profitable.
Also in this issue:
- The University of Sydney is home to not only the best and brightest minds, but also a strong cohort of elite athletes. Is there a link between the two?
- Prominent entrepreneurs share what worked – and what didn’t – as they built their businesses
- The upside and pitfalls of non-executive directorship