The University of Queensland’s prestigious Business School is providing students with outstanding opportunities.
UQ Business School is one of only 117 schools in the world to hold dual accreditation from the world’s top accreditation bodies – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB) International and European Foundation for Management development EFMd (EQUIS accreditation).
In the ‘Top 50 Financial Times Executive Education 2011 Open Rankings’ UQ Business School was ranked 47th. The previous year its MBA programme was ranked among the top 100 in the world by the Economist magazine.
The School’s award winning lecturers bring the business world to their students through work placements and entrepreneurship courses that allow students to build real companies from the ground up.
UQ’s vast network of industry contacts means students can undertake internships in the executive offices of some of the world’s biggest companies.
Abhishek Sodhani graduate of the Master of Business Administration/Bachelor of Commerce programmes currently works as a consultant for international organisation Ernst & Young.He attributes his success to the hands on experience he gained through various placements and internships.
“I was fortunate to get hands-on experience with UQ Business School – affiliated business consulting firm Tuscon and UQBS’sEnterprize competition”.“I worked 20 hours a week as a financial analyst for Brisbane Housing Company through Tuscon’s “iexchange” – a postgraduate placement programme offering project-based work in Australian businesses – and was part of the winning team in 2007 Enterprize Competition, which was awarded a no-strings-attached $100,000 prize. “I have not stopped since then and have got experience in construction, education and mining and am currently in the consultancy industry.”
In addition to lectures and tutorials, UQ Business School offers academic and employment advice, and peer assisted study sessions.
The active student body and student associations organise professional development and social networking opportunities.
To find out more about the University of Queensland go to www.uq.edu.au/international. To enquire online go to www.uq.edu.au/international/enquire-online.
Article published with the assistance from: Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), Colombo-Sri Lanka.
Contact: David Samuel, Business Development Manager, Email: David.Samuel@austrade.gov.au