Information for all Students:

“Building Brands in China” – SECOND NIGHT ADDED!

The Marketing in Asia Speaker Series is a forum where academic experts and industry leaders can meet and exchange ideas on the most pressing and exciting marketing issues in the Asia-Pacific region.

On Tuesday, November 22nd, the School of Marketing of UNSW presents for the Marketing in Asia Speaker Series, Achal Agarwal, President of North Asia Region for Kimberly-Clark’s consumer business in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan.

Achal will be discussing “Building Brands in China” and provide insights on how Chinese consumers are evolving and the need for marketers to adapt their strategies to these changes.

Speaker: Achal Agarwal, President of North Asia Region for Kimberly-Clark’s consumer business in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan

Date: Tuesday 22nd November 2011

Time : 6.30 – 8.30pm (refreshments and light snacks will be provided)

Location : Level 6, 1 O’Connell Street Sydney, UNSW CBD Campus

Title : “Building Brands in China”


Veronica Bona

M: 04 26 25 2712

**Seats are limited.

Australian School of Business – Annual Alumni cocktail event

Each November alumni and Sydney’s business elite gather for an evening of fine food and networking at the Annual Alumni Cocktail Event.

This year’s guest speaker is Ann Sherry, AO is one of Australia’s most respected business leaders. She is also a member of the Australian School of Business Advisory Council.

Ann has had an extensive career in banking and is now successfully running Australasia’s largest cruise ship operation, Carnival Australia.

Ann will speak on the Topic: Managing risk in a risky world.

Please click here for more information and how to book tickets.

Perth: Twilight Sailing Race and Dinner, 14 Dec

Save the date! The ASB alumni and current students end-of-year Twilight Sailing Race and Dinner is fast approaching!

When: 5:30pm Wednesday 14 December 2011

Where: Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, Keane’s Point, Hobb’s Place, Peppermint Grove WA

Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club is kindly providing us with three boats and three captains to enter the twilight race – what an opportunity! All we need to do is sit back, enjoy a glass of champagne with a few canapés and hopefully finish 1, 2 and 3!

Please note:

–          Dinner and drinks at the Club will follow (pay as you go).

–          $20 per person upon registration – to cover drinks and nibbles on the boat.

Invitations including details on how to register will be sent to all WA alumni and students soon.

Hands Across the Water charity event

In January 2012, one of our Exec MBA Alumni, Daniel Murray, will be cycling more than 1,600 km across Thailand in just 16 days to help support Hands Across The Water, a small charity that supports several orphanages in Thailand.

On top of the bike riding, Daniel has made a commitment to raise $20,000 to donate directly to the charity to continue developing the orphanage projects. To raise this money, Daniel is holding a charity cocktail event on

Thursday 10th November, at the Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel.

The night will include:

– Live Skype to the orphanage so we can speak to the kids we are supporting

– Michaela A K Baranov performing live

– Over $5,000 worth of prizes to give away:

·     Accommodation & cruise in Hervey Bay

·     $300 sailing cruise on Sydney Harbour

·     Signed cricket bats from Michael Clarke & Michael Hussey

– Win great prizes with Pluck-a-Platy & your chance pick a wish to come true for the kids

Financially, the charity has ensured $50 from every ticket & 100% of funds on the night will go directly to the charity. This is in line with Hands Across The Water’s ongoing commitment to ensuring 100% of donors money goes to helping the children.

So what are you waiting for, click here to book your ticket today!

Alumni Events

November 2011

The Annual Alumni Cocktail Event

9 November 2011

The Ivy, 320 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2034

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AGSM Careers Networking Event – Canberra

17 November 2011

Let’s Connect

Level 2, 8 Brindabella Circuit, Canberra, ACT, 2609, Australia

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Meet the CEO – Alan Joyce, CEO, Qantas Airways Ltd

22 November 2011

Meet the CEO – Alan Joyce, CEO, Qantas Airways Ltd

2-12 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Information for Session 3 Students:

Operations Management – Workshop 2

The OM workshop 2 schedule is now up on our website under ‘Workshop Schedules’.

We encourage students to visit our website on a regular basis in order to obtain the most up-to-date information.

Session 1, 2012 Online Enrolment opens next week!

The Session 1, 2012 online enrolment period will open at 9.30am, Monday 14th November and will close at 5pm, Monday 28th November.

For a list of courses running next session, please click here.  If you are unable to view this link, you can view the calendar via our website, underneath ‘annual course calendars’.

Please note, the class dates and times will be available online on our website by the end of this week. An email will go out to all students also.

You may also want to review our Enrolment information & the GDM Program Planning advice.

AGSM End of Year celebrations for Interstate students

The AGSM has organised for End of Year celebrations to be held at all Interstate venues.

Students are encouraged to attend, and an email with further information including dates and times was sent out last week.

Please contact Student Experience if you are based outside NSW and did not receive an email.

Online Course Materials

Electronic copies of the course materials for GDM & GCCM will are now available via Blackboard 9.

To Access Blackboard 9:

1.  Go to

2.  Enter your Username and Password, click the Login button

Your username is your UNSW zNumber (can be found on your Student card)

Your password is your zPass

If you have not yet created, or forgotten, your zPass, please visit and log in with your Unipass, or contact IT on (02) 9385 1333.