Category: Macquarie Business School

From the Macquarie Business School.

Spotlight on practice: speed dating, electric guitars and goosebumps in accounting – Nandini Krishna Kumar

Nandini Kumar set out to bust the myth that accounting is a boring subject. Here’s how she connects with her students to make learning fun.

/ 23 February, 2024

From confusion to confidence – mapping the journey for first-year students.

Lisa Rohanek (MQBS) outlines how she nurtures the students in her first-year units and then teaches them to be self-reliant. Is it mothering or just good teaching practice? Read on – and then judge for yourself.

/ 31 October, 2023

Where’s Hector? And why has he been popping up all over campus?

Dr Hector Viveros Tapia (MQBS) is using our beautiful campus to foster connections with, and between, students – and they’re all having a great time in the process!

/ 20 September, 2023

A faculty-wide approach to improving first-year student experience boosts retention in MQBS

Lisa Rohanek (MQBS) explains how support from the top and right across the faculty is really driving a shared strategic approach to student success – and it’s working!

/ 8 September, 2023

Celebrating award-winning educational leadership – Macquarie Business School / Faculty of Science & Engineering

A unique cross-faculty initiative between Macquarie Business School and Faculty of Science and Engineering has developed innovative capstone units that aim to prepare business and science students for post-pandemic ways of working.

/ 5 May, 2023

Celebrating award-winning teaching – Helen Siuki

Hands-on experience with digital marketing and social media management tools, industry-recognised certifications, and mentoring with industry heavyweights have all been part of Dr Helen Siuki's innovative redesign of the Master of Marketing.

/ 20 April, 2023

Celebrating award-winning teaching: Maggie Lee

Maggie Lee is dedicated to building a learning community where actuarial students and industry professionals work together to co-create the future of the profession.

/ 23 March, 2023

Teach Them the Art of Fishing: a metacognitive learning approach to teaching technology

Dr Ali Amrollahi (Macquarie Business School) reflects on how he meets the challenge of teaching rapidly-emerging technologies to business students.

/ 20 March, 2023