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Sustainability and kindness as business principles: Core values of the new Professor of Sustainability Practice at the School of Business and Law at ECU

Tuesday, 04 June 2024

The CEO and Chairperson of global tea brand Dilmah, Mr Dilhan C Fernando, has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Practice in Sustainability at Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) School of Business and Law (SBL).

ECU collaborates on defence grant to combat misinformation online

Monday, 20 May 2024

Researchers are collaborating to combat the intentional spread of misinformation online, by better understanding the defence analytics that are crucial to national security.

The study, Empowering the open-source intelligence (OSINT) analyst through explainable models, has received a $150,000 Defence Science Centre (DSC) Collaborative Research Grant (CRG), to enhance Western Australia's social cybersecurity capabilities.

Leading Change at ECU Law Assembly 2024

Tuesday, 30 April 2024

The drive for positive workplace culture was on full display at the ECU Law Assembly 2024, focused on ‘Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace’.

Double Delight at ECU: Careers Fair and Learning Abroad Fair Ignite Opportunities for Students

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Students at the School of Business and Law converged for not one, but two dynamic events this week: the Careers Fair and the Learning Abroad Fair. The campus buzzed with excitement as students explored opportunities for their future careers and studies.

School of Business and Law Academics Awarded Grant to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 06 March 2024

In a significant achievement, ECU School of Business and Law academics have been awarded a substantial grant of $75,000 by the Department of Communities for a pioneering project called "Empowering Women in Western Australia to Achieve Economic Independence Through Entrepreneurship."

Successful Orientation Week Sets the Tone for a Stellar Semester at ECU School of Business and Law

Tuesday, 20 February 2024

Edith Cowan University (ECU) School of Business and Law kicked off a new academic year on a high note with a successful Orientation Week setting the stage for Semester 1. With a series of engaging events tailored for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, the campus buzzed with excitement and anticipation for the semester ahead.

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Big batteries are solving a longstanding problem with solar power in California. Can they do the same for Australia?

While it sounds cute, the "duck curve" has become a significant challenge for energy utilities worldwide.

ECU strengthening Japan-Australia relationship through education exchange

ECU was delighted to welcome a delegation of Japanese media journalists, sponsored by the Australian Embassy in Tokyo at the end of May.

ECU alumni and staff recognised in King's Birthday Honours

ECU is incredibly proud to extend congratulations to alumni and staff who were recognised in the 2024 King's Birthday Honours List.

Upcoming events

WED
26
JUN

Diverse Careers in Law 2024

Achieving a work-life balance is much promoted in the legal profession but the inherent demands on lawyers in mainstream legal practice render this challenging.

Law graduates and students are often unaware of the many satisfying and fulfilling career paths that exist outside mainstream practice.

ECU’s School of Business and Law and Leo Cussen Centre for Law proudly present this panel discussion to discuss some of these career paths. Our five panellists will share with you their insights into how legal skills can underpin one’s advancement in one’s own career. Please join us!

MON
15
JUL

Undergraduate Meet & Greet ONLINE

The essential course induction for all new ONLINE students in the School of Business and Law, where you get to e-meet your fellow students and lecturers in real time online. Get familiar with our online systems, chat to reps from our student clubs, take part in a Q&A session and more – all to ensure your studies get off to a smooth start.

TUE
16
JUL

Undergraduate Orientation & Battle of the Disciplines

The essential course induction for all new students in the School of Business and Law, where you get to meet your fellow students and lecturers. Watch the “Battle of the Disciplines”, get familiar with our facilities, chat to reps from our student clubs, and much more – all while enjoying a free lunch!

WED
17
JUL

Postgraduate Orientation – Meet & Greet

The essential course induction for all new Postgraduate students in the School of Business and Law (including MBA/MBAI). 

You will get to meet your fellow students and lecturers. Become familiar with our facilities, chat to reps from our student clubs, and much more – all while enjoying a free lunch! 

** MBA/MBAI Students (J52&L94) should attend this Orientation

WED
17
JUL

Postgraduate & MBA/MBAI Meet and Greet ONLINE

The essential course induction for all new ONLINE MBA/MBAI students in the School of Business and Law, where you get to e-meet your fellow students and lecturers in real time online. Get familiar with our online systems, chat to reps from our student clubs, take part in a Q&A session and more – all to ensure your studies get off to a smooth start.

Please note: On-campus students are more than welcome to join the online session if they cannot make the Postgraduate On-campus Orientation.

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