Redefine Business
at UC

What will Business mean to you?

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Business is…

Independence

to pursue an idea not on gut feeling but deep insight

Sarah McDougall

Founder of Lake George Wines

With a passion for business and wine, pairing the two together was a match made in heaven for UC alumna Sarah. After buying a winery with her husband, Sarah knew her great business and marketing background would be the key to her success. Armed with well-rounded skills, Sarah’s confidence paid off, and her award-winning winery is thriving.

Business is…

Confidence

that you can adapt as challenges arise

Zoe Piper

Founder of Ethitrade International, Ecolour, and Allaran

For UC alumna Zoe, the sky’s the limit. Drawn towards innovation and sustainability, Zoe’s multiple successful businesses focus on creating impact. Enjoying the challenge of being adaptable and responsive, Zoe values the practical education she was given at UC. Now, she’s a sought-after advisor, investor, director, and mentor, and was appointed Chair of the Board for Young Change Agents in November 2021.

Business is…

Understanding

the world around us to make life better for others

Francis Owusu

Founder of Kulture Break

Finance and dancing generally don’t go together, but for Kulture Break founder Francis, it was the perfect move. Looking to empower others and give back to his community, Francis used his UC degree in banking and finance as a springboard into business. Today, his not-for-profit dance studio Kulture Break is a social enterprise powerhouse.

Business is…

Freedom

to have choice on where I work, how I work

Shooby Kandel

Founder of Mude

Ambitious and driven, Shooby knew early on that he wanted to be an entrepreneur, valuing flexibility and freedom in his career path. With a Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation from UC, Shooby utilised his business skills and experience to become a founder of creative agency Mude, developing brands through impactful creative.

Business is…

Creating

and seeing opportunities others can’t see

Ben Faulks

Founder of Ray White Canberra, Director of Zango

For business leader Ben, success was found through the connection of ambitious people with new business opportunities in the property sector. With a degree in business administration from UC, Ben co-founded Ray White Canberra in 2010. Now, his multiple businesses are booming, with Ray White Canberra winning countless awards and employing a team of over 100 people.

Business is…

Responding

and moving quickly in a changing world

Emily Coates

Founder of Ivy Social

Seeing a business opportunity to help brands with their digital presence, Emily turned her love for social media into an empire, founding the boutique social media agency Ivy Social. With a degree in advertising and marketing from UC, Emily used the foundational knowledge from her studies to help her clients achieve their business goals.

Dive deeper with our podcasts

Business at UC Podcast Ep 1

A quick chat with Zoe Piper, Emily Coates and Sarah McDougal about the essential skills they picked up during their degrees, how they manage their successful and very different businesses and what the future for Business graduates looks like.

Business at UC Podcast Ep 2

A quick chat with Ben Faulks, Francis Owusu and Shooby Kandel about the their businesses, how UC prepared them for the what’s ahead and how Business studies offered the necessary grounding for adapting to a changing world that’s filled with opportunity.

Start your business story with these degrees

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Bachelor of Business (Management) (MGB105.1)

Duration: 3.0 years
Selection rank: 60

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Bachelor of Business (Marketing) (MGB106.1)

Duration: 3.0 years
Selection rank: 60

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Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) (MGB305.1)

Duration: 3.0 years
Selection rank: 65

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Master of Business Administration (723AA.5)

Duration: 1.5 years
Selection rank: PG

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Master of Business Administration (Plus) (MGM102.1)

Duration: 1.5 years
Selection rank:

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Graduate Certificate in Business (299JA.2)

Duration: 1.5 years
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