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DBS international news update – June 2016

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Deakin Business School (DBS) actively engages with a range of international academic institutions, as well as collaborative partnerships, in a number of countries across the globe. These engagements allow DBS to develop sustainable, multi-faceted opportunities that deliver quality learning, research and community engagement.

Here are some international updates from DBS:

Sporting a new partnership with Ohio University – 6 June 2016

Deakin is proud to be a leader in sport management education and our Master of Business (Sport Management) has been ranked in the top ten in the world and 5th for graduate salaries*. A further recognition of the program’s strength is a recently forged partnership between DBS and Ohio University.  The multi-faceted partnership will foster student mobility, staff exchange, research and possible joint degrees. It also gives our students the opportunity to gain simulated consulting business experience with the San Diego Padres – thus completing the triangulation of industry, academia and practice. 

*Source: Sport Business International 2015 Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings.

DBS academics strengthen ties with overseas partners – 7 May 2016

A delegation of DBS academics recently visited partnering institutions and agents in China, to share information about DBS and its course strengths, as well as speaking to potential students.

Professor Richard Reed, Dr William Yeoh, Associate Professor Kerrie Bridson and Associate Professor VG Sridharan, visited various cities including Wenhua College, Wuhan University, Beijing Canvard College, CUEB, Jincheng College and SWUFE.

A number of workshops, which were carried out with agents and students, provided a general overview of DBS courses and disciplines, information on department specialities, as well as the content and teaching methods used at DBS.

A representative from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) was also in attendance to assist with the introduction of the new Master of International Accounting.

DBS prides itself on international relationships for strategic industry engagement and continues to develop deeper, more meaningful partnerships aligned to our mission.

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