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Edge Leadership Series with David Carter, CEO Banking & Wealth, Suncorp

Fri, 05 May 2017 02:00:00 +0000

BEL Student Employability Team (SET) will be welcoming to UQ, our final Guest Speaker for the Edge Leadership Series, Mr. David Carter, CEO Banking & Wealth, Suncorp. EVENT DETAILS: Date: Friday 5th May 2017 Time: 12pm – 1pm Venue: Level 4, Innes Room Register here: GUEST SPEAKER PROFILE: * B.Com, GDipAppFin, GDipFinPlan, FCPA, FINSIA (fellow), GAICD * Appointed Chief Executive Officer, Banking & Wealth at Suncorp in September 2016. * Since joining Suncorp in 2006, he has held a number of senior roles including Chief Financial Officer, Banking & Wealth. In this position, David had functional responsibility for finance, Treasury, strategy and planning, and capital and risk modelling. He has also held other senior positions including Executive General Manager (EGM) for Customer Development in Suncorp Bank, EGM of Suncorp Life in New Zealand and EGM for Direct Distribution in Suncorp Life. * 25+ years` experience in banking, wealth management and life insurance, and prior to joining Suncorp, spent much of his career at ANZ in banking and wealth management positions. ABOUT THE EDGE LEADERSHIP SERIES: The Edge Student Leadership Series connects BEL students with inspirational leaders including CEOs, managing directors, partners, general managers and entrepreneurs from a range of industries. Our guest speakers share their personal and career journeys, giving you invaluable first-hand insight into how business leaders get to the top of their game and how they overcome challenges. By attending you will: • Learn key success principles outside of the classroom • Learn how others navigate the corporate world • Hear from an industry leader about their career path • Be motivated and inspired to build a successful career in your field as well. The UQ Advantage Employability Award: The Edge Leadership Series is an activity that counts towards the UQ Advantage Employability Award, in particular the supplementary activity. The UQ Advantage Employability Award program encourages undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students to further develop skills beyond the classroom and to produce well-rounded, highly sought-after graduates. Attending 3 Edge Leadership Series can be counted towards the supplementary activities of the UQ Advantage Employability Award.

IMB Student Open Day

Mon, 08 May 2017 02:00:00 +0000

The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) is one of Asia-Pacific’s leading life sciences research institutes. Established in 2000 as UQ’s first research institute, IMB is a multidisciplinary scientific research institute committed to improving quality of life through research. IMB’s 460 researchers, postgraduate students and support staff work in partnership with their academic, industry and clinical colleagues around the world to advance knowledge in areas including pain, rare diseases, inflammation and superbug infection. Please come to the IMB Open Day to: * Hear about our exciting research programs * Tour our world-class facilities * Meet our scientists * Explore available honours and PhD projects * Find out about IMB scholarships including our Research Advancement Award Travel funding is available to cover an economy airfare, accommodation and local transport costs. To apply, please contact

Graduate Centre in Governance and International Affairs Information session

Tue, 09 May 2017 02:00:00 +0000

Now is a fascinating time to be studying politics and international relations. The world is changing around us. This is demanding new tools for understanding world politics and new kinds of graduates who have the knowledge and creativity to be able to respond to this world of complex and dramatic challenges. Our School is one of the world’s leading centres for research and education in world politics. In 2016 we created a new Graduate Centre in Governance and International Affairs which is at the cutting edge of research and teaching on contemporary issues in politics and governance at the national, regional and international levels. The Centre offers postgraduate programs in: Governance and Public Policy International Relations Peace and Conflict Studies Mediation and Conflict Resolution These allow you to explore some of the most important issues in policy and international affairs in today’s fast changing world. Our programs are carefully designed to provide you with the foundations and skills you need whether you are embarking on a new career or seeking to expand and deepen your knowledge to enhance your current career. You will acquire both practical and analytical skills crucial for succeeding in a range of occupations concerned with governance, policy and international affairs. Interested? Come along and meet our program coordinators - enjoy pizza on us - and learn more about the opportunities available to you in our centre.

Prestigious Scholarships Day

Thu, 11 May 2017 23:00:00 +0000

Representatives from six prestigious scholarship and fellowship providers will be at UQ to discuss overseas opportunities. In attendance will be: -Australian-American Fulbright Commission -Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships -Gates Cambridge -General Sir John Monash Foundation -Rhodes Scholarships -Schwarzman Scholars Current students, staff and alumni are invited to attend the sessions relevant to them and learn about funding opportunities and available programs.

UQ Gatton Open Day

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 23:30:00 +0000

Description: Learn about careers in agriculture, agribusiness, animal studies, veterinary science, plant science, food and the environment at our Gatton Open Day. Hear from leading researchers and current students about the diverse and exciting opportunities available to UQ Gatton students and graduates. Check the program for more information on scheduled tour times.

Postgrad Advice Night

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Have your coursework and research questions answered, at UQ`s Postgraduate Advice Night. Discuss your study options, attend seminars, explore the campus and find out how UQ`s world-class postgraduate qualifications can help advance your career.