G20 adds to Brisbane ambassador role

Department of Business Strategy and Innovation
Master of International Business student Ka Po Lee is both honoured and excited to be among the 2014 cohort of Brisbane International Student Ambassadors. She is one of 36 new ambassadors from 34 countries announced by Mayor Graham Quirk. “With the G20 Summit set to focus the eyes of the world on Brisbane later this […]

Attack at market in China kills 31

Griffith Asia Institute
The recent pattern of violence “suggests an escalation both in attacks and the conflict in a societal sense between the Uighur and the Han, which in some ways is unprecedented in scale,” said Dr Michael Clarke. While Xinjiang is home to the Uighur minority, a Turkic-speaking, mostly Muslim people, most residents of Urumqi are Han […]

Commerce student lands dream opportunity

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Valuable career advice will be on Min Jun Kim’s list when the Master of Commerce student has a priceless mentoring session with the Chief Executive of CPA Australia in July. Min Jun is one of only 24 students nationwide to have this opportunity with Alex Malley, the ‘Naked CEO’, after CPA Australia identified him as […]

How federal budget has failed the G20

News articles
Professor of Economics, Fabrizio Carmignani, says a $7.5 billion cut to foreign aid proposed in Joe Hockey’s first federal budget is “a blatant moral failure for the country chairing the G20”. He argues that G20 countries must not lose sight of inclusiveness in their pursuit of economic growth. “And while this budget completely fails to […]