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New year, new career: an MBA for change

Jim Whalley

An MBA is more than a degree to create leaders; it can also create change. As the New Year comes into full swing, many professionals are considering using this time to pivot careers, turning to the broad business skills and networks gained during MBA studies to help facilitate this change.

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Backing the Bachelor of Commerce

Christopher Hughes

Christopher Hughes reflects fondly on his time studying business in the heart of Adelaide’s central business district.

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Paying it forward with the Industry Project

Vanessa Hao

The Industry Project helped Vanessa gain a better understanding of the possibilities that come with a strong entrepreneurial mindset and real-world, practical skills for the workplace.

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Making a difference in the Top End with the Industry Project

Nikolas Baric

The opportunity to apply critical thinking and the rigours of research in the workplace, via the Industry Project, was instrumental in helping Nikolas Baric choose the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Adelaide. 
 

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Award winning Wine Business student Haylee Butler on turning her passion into a career

Haylee Butler

Winner of the WCA Best Wine Student award, Haylee Butler share’s how her passion for wine paved the way for a career change. By studying a Graduate Diploma in Wine Business, Haylee was introduced to the industry and the many opportunities afforded by a career in wine business.

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Adelaide Economics alumni Adam Marley delivers us coffee with a conscience

Adam Marley

Graduating with a degree in economics from the University of Adelaide, Adam Marley never could have dreamed where his career would take him, making a difference in the lives of others through his coffee importing business, Intersection Traders.

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Entrepreneur, CEO and University of Adelaide alumni Tom Welsby, shares his career journey

Tom Welsby

University of Adelaide alumni Tom Welsby shares how he used his success in the Australian eChallenge and passion for innovation to create meaningful change in the real-estate industry.

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Undergraduate Finance to Graduate Banker: Brett Baguley's reflections on the honours program

Brett Baguley

​​​​​Brett’s undergraduate studies and his honours year put him on track to secure a coveted role as a Graduate Analyst with Commonwealth Bank Australia, commencing in 2021. These are the in-depth skills that Brett believes were critical in helping him develop confidence in the competitive graduate job market.

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From Broken Hill to Nexus10: Ellysia Oldsen has a passion for all things Accounting

Ellysia Oldsen

Swapping physiology lectures for Introductory Accounting, Ellysia was once again inspired by her studies. This time, her lecturers ignited her passion for balancing debits with credits and confirmed her future aspirations. It was in her second year that Ellysia decided to major in Accounting and Corporate Finance.

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Teaching innovation: Steven Hansen shares his experiences studying a Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Steven Hansen

Alumni Steven Hansen shares how he was able to use his Master’s degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and previous experience in hospitality and business ownership, to pursue a rewarding career path as a university lecturer.

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