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“Opportunities sprout from surprising places, so rather than focus on where you want to be in the next ten years, focus on whether what you’re doing right now is challenging and intellectually stimulating. As long as you’re learning, you’re growing.” – Jessica Oppetit, General Manager, ViaVanBachelor of Commerce
Melbourne Institute and Commonwealth Bank partnership reveals world first research into financial wellbeing.
“Undertaking a mentorship is a unique experience for each pair, my advice is to go into it open minded”. We spoke with Charlotte Hamilton, and her mentor, Daniel Begala, to find out about their experience of the Career Mentor Program.
Xiaofan Jiang completed the Global Business Practicum as an elective subject in the Master of Finance. In July 2018, she travelled to Shanghai and completed a project for the National Australia Bank.Master of Finance
How many students imagine sailing off into the sunset at the end of their degree? Whatever lies beyond the horizon, there are no shortage of ways to get there. Bachelor of Commerce graduate Anirudh Suthakar is taking the literal route, joining Ship for World Youth, a unique initiative hosted by the Japanese government.Bachelor of Commerce
Environmental economist, Dr Leslie Martin, has been awarded a prestigious Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to investigate the environmental impact of the growing number of Special Economic Zones around the world. Here she discusses what drives her to undertake research and plans for the future.
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