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The Business School is proud of both the depth and breadth of our community. Our students, academics, alumni and industry partners are all integral in helping to shape the principles we believe in, and the successes we achieve.

That is why the Business School encourages our entire community to make their voices heard. Whether it is students taking part in our Exchange or Industry Placement programs, or a member of staff with something to say in their area of expertise, we believe that every opinion counts.

The Sydney Business blogs exist to give all of members of the Business School community the opportunity and space to voice those opinions, report their experiences and share their thoughts on what's happening at the Business School, and beyond.

We are always looking for bloggers to write for us. Whether you are a student, an academic, alumni or a representative of the industry, if you would like to blog for the Business School, please contact us for more information.


The Big Opportunity Blog

The Big Opportunity Blog explores current conversations and ideas from the world of business. These are insights into the thoughts of tomorrow's agents of change - our leading academics, business leaders and students. Shape your opinion on what matters.

Latest Posts

  • Where will postgraduate study in international business lead you? 11 Sep 2017

    Master of International Business graduate Jiaqi Qin shares his journey to undertaking postgraduate study, where he is now and why he chose to study international business at the University of Sydney Business School. Jiaqi Qin Master of International Business Where has your postgraduate study led you? I am currently working as an analyst and sales manager trainee in a trading company. The More

  • Job Smart: A Success Story 8 Sep 2017

    Name: Haoxiang (Victor) Gu Degree and majors: Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) Position and company: Marketing Coordinator at St John Ambulance Australia (NSW) Why did you decide to participate in Job Smart? What attracted you to the program? I first met Job Smart when it just started in my first semester. As a brand-new student, I had no clue about this, also, brand-new program. The More

  • HPAIR, you've been wonderful! 25 Aug 2017

    Imagine this: you’re in a room full of 600 other delegates from over 70 countries around the world, listening to renowned academics, industry professionals and political leaders impart their knowledge, experience and advice to you. Well that’s what I was able to experience this past week at the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations 2017 Asia Conference held at the Sydney More

  • GRIT: The essential approach to living a meaningful University life 28 Jul 2017

    High school to University has been one of the biggest transitions in my life. In my first few days at University, I faced a dilemma. On one hand, I had the freedom to design my schedule, with an infinite amount of available choices; but on the other hand, it was my first time thinking about my unpredictable future, so I wasn't sure about my first step. In face of uncertainty, I was More

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MBA Blog

Latest Posts

  • Calling the shots 19 Jul 2017

    By Peter Giurissevich, 2017 recipient of the BOSS Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship. Can I do it? How will I juggle everything? How can I afford it? What am I doing it for? Is the University of Sydney Business School MBA … Continue reading

  • Strategizing for Tomorrow – CSIRO/MBA Project evolution 5 Jul 2017

    By Therese Juda, current student of the University of Sydney Business School MBA program. The opportunity to engage with CSIRO researchers through the MBA program has given me glimpses into a better tomorrow. My initial project was as part of … Continue reading

  • The Solution to VUCA in Business 1 Jun 2017

    By Lee Murray, current student of the University of Sydney Business School MBA program and Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. On the 15th of May, I had the opportunity to attend an event by the Australian Financial Review’s (AFR) Boss … Continue reading

  • Closing the gap – a commitment to gender equality 14 May 2017

    Our partnership with UN Women National Committee (NC) Australia has made it possible for six inspiring women to undertake the MBA through a full scholarship since we launched the collaboration in 2014. The calibre of our recipients is a true … Continue reading

  • Do algorithms make better decisions? 8 May 2017

    By Professor Kai Riemer, Unit Coordinator, Managing with Technology, The University of Sydney Business School MBA program Recently, we have heard a lot about algorithms, machine learning and artificial “intelligence” (AI), and the promise these technologies hold for improving decision-making. … Continue reading

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Marketing Matters

Latest Posts

  • Neuromarketing: Where Science Meets Art 22 Sep 2017

    When we think of brands, if they are well positioned, the first thing that comes to mind is a logo or a unique message. Strong brands occupy a single place in our minds and their message is always consistent. Even more so, they evoke a feeling. Sounds pretty simple right? But in fact it’s a lot more complicated than that. Without much effort, most people are able to identify a brand’s ... Read More

  • Why We Should All Pay Attention To Blockchain 20 Sep 2017

    If you haven’t already heard of Blockchain or how it’s disrupting technology and industries, then it’s time to take note. With promises of increased accountability and transparent record keeping, smart contracts, secure decentralised payment systems, and token-based communities, Blockchain is set to bring about change, whether you like it or not. At the University of Sydney’s Business School, ... Read More

  • Why I Chose The Master Of Marketing 15 Sep 2017

    As a student at the University of Sydney Business School's Master of Marketing program, I’m confident that at the completion of my degree, I will have developed skills to take on a central role in helping to resolve marketing issues and critical business decisions head-on. The University of Sydney Business School, in collaboration with esteemed business leaders, developed the program to ... Read More

  • Top 5 Social Media Platforms of 2017 11 Sep 2017

    Jo Nash-Clulow, University of Sydney Business School (2017) While social media marketing only ranks #5 on Smart Insight’s top rated digital marketing techniques of 2017, it continues to be one of the most valuable tools for brands to connect with their audiences. But with so many different platforms available, whether you are a MoM student at the University of Sydney, an entrepreneur, small ... Read More

  • The Value of Unlearning For The Future 8 Sep 2017

    Unlearn criminal. Unlearn love. Unlearn truth. Unlearn medicine. Unlearn threat. Unlearn drought. Unlearn classroom. Unlearn career path. University of Sydney ‘Unlearn’ campaign image (2017) The University of Sydney’s undergraduate campaign’s message, ‘Unlearn’, is as bold as it is different. In the past, the leading university’s more moderate message was to simply, ‘think outside the ... Read More

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ITLS Thinking outside the box

These short pieces focus on transport and logistics topics of currency that are likely to be challenging and controversial – hence the titling of the series Thinking outside the box. It has all the elements of critical thinking and the challenge of change.

Professor David Hensher, Director, ITLS

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