The University of Western Australia Business School will become one of the most influential business education institutions across Asia and Australia.
In achieving this aim, the school will:
The School delivers undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree by research courses to over 5,700 students. Our academic staff conduct rigorous and relevant research across the four disciplines of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management and Organisations and Marketing.
We are the only business school in Western Australia – and one of six institutions in Australia – to be internationally accredited through EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System, and AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. These accreditations recognise the high standards of the School’s mission, operations, faculty qualifications and contributions, courses, research, community outreach and other critical areas.
The Good Universities Guide to MBA and Management Courses 2013 awarded the UWA Business School five-star ratings in four categories— more than any other business school in Western Australia or the Group of Eight. The School received five stars for corporate links, size of management faculty, academic qualifications, and graduate salaries.
The School is guided by a Business School Board that includes some of the School’s most successful alumni, along with prominent members of the business community. The Board provides advice on the Business School’s strategic direction, promotes the Business School, and assists in attracting resources and high profile staff to the School.
The School’s Ambassadorial Council, with chapters in Western Australia, the United Kingdom and North America, helps the School forge stronger global links and acts as a focal point for alumni.
We house the Centre for Social Impact (UWA), which has sister centres at three other leading Australian universities and conducts teaching, research and community outreach activities in the areas of social impact and investment.
5,700 students come from more than 60 countries around the world.
Our enrolments comprise:
Our talented and resourceful students regularly demonstrate their ability to compete with the world’s best. We were winners of the Google Online Marketing Challenge in 2008 and again in 2010, and national winners of the Students in Free Enterprise competition in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
In 2011, UWA Business School students won the following prizes and competitions:
The UWA Business School’s 160 academic staff attract significant grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and other funding bodies
Among our staff:
UWA Business School graduates have successful careers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Some of our most notable graduates include:
Our graduates are highly regarded in the workplace and are employed by leading organisations in Australia and globally. These include:
The Graduate Management Association, formed in 1976, provides postgraduate alumni of the UWA Business School with networking and professional development opportunities.
The UWA Business School has 30 leading corporate partners spanning across industries including mining and resources, professional services and infrastructure.
These partners have invested in 27 scholarships, 10 prizes, two professorial chairs and four visiting professor programs.
The UWA Business School’s research partners include the Infosys Leadership Institute, World Bank, London School of Economics, and University of California.
The UWA Business School has exchange agreements with leading universities from around the world.
Our Tomorrow Starts Here fundraising campaign successfully raised $25 million to create a Futures Fund for investment in new physical and intellectual infrastructure to benefit current and future generations of business leaders.
Our courses are delivered in a $A50 million state-of-the-art building that provides a collaborative learning environment bringing together our students, staff, alumni and industry.
The UWA Business School is situated in Perth – an economic powerhouse and the eighth most liveable city in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit, 2011).
The UWA Business School is located in a state-of-the-art building located at the southern end of the UWA campus. The campus is just ten minutes from the Perth CBD, and was recently named one of the 50 most beautiful business school campuses in the world by MBAPrograms.org, making it the most beautiful business school in the southern hemisphere.
Perth’s time zone is GMT +8 hours, making it the same as parts of East and South-East Asia including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan.