Victoria Business School

Victoria Business School

Victoria Business School (Faculty of Commerce) is one of New Zealand's leading providers of quality knowledge and expertise in business related studies.

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Jul30SeminarsThe Cost of Market vs. Regulatory Discipline in Banking
Date: 30 July 2014
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Old Government Building, Lecture Theatre 3 (GBLT3)
S T Lee Visiting Fellow seminar, presented by Professor Jon Garfinkel, University of Iowa. Read more
Jul30Information EventsState Your Case: Business Case Competition Info Session
Date: 30 July 2014
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: Rutherford House, Level 12 Boardroom
Come along to the Information Session & find out more about the Business Case Competition. Open to all students, registrations close Thursday 31 July. Read more
Aug4ConferencesBanking Regulation: Taking Stock and Looking Forward
Date: 4 August 2014
Time: 8.30 am
Venue: RBNZ Museum & Education Centre, 2 The Terrace, Wellington
A half-day conference organised by the Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation. Read more

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29 July 2014 Insights into Wellington’s knowledge economy
Material gathered by Victoria Business School students through interviews with 113 businesses forms the basis of a major new report looking at the strengths, challenges and opportunities of Wellington’s knowledge economy. Read more
29 July 2014 Capital gains in the capital city
Victoria University hosted a public debate on the merits of more comprehensive capital gains tax this week – a step which taxation expert Associate Professor Dr David White considers would be beneficial for New Zealand. Read more
29 July 2014 Bright future for shadowing students
Eight top Victoria Business School accounting and commercial law students will each spend a day in the office with a senior public sector finance executive following an initiative by global accounting body CPA Australia. Read more

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Professor Bob Buckle, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Victoria Business School

Meet the VBS Dean

Victoria Business School is proud to be shaping a new generation of business and public sector leaders, and business entrepreneurs.

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VBS Excellence Award winners

VBS Excellence Awards

Victoria Business School's annual Excellence Awards celebrate our ‘best and brightest’ graduates across all business disciplines: Accounting, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, Management, Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Tourism, Marketing, International Business, e-Commerce, Information Systems, and Public Policy. Read more »


State Your Case

The final of the VBS Business Case Competitions is on 2 August 2014. You can enter as a team or an individual, and students from all disciplines are welcome. Come to the Info Session on Wednesday 30 July to find out more.

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Study Tour

MBA Study Tour 2014

Our MBA students travelled from Hong Kong to Guangzhou, investigating New Zealand’s place with respect to trade, culture, connectedness and foreign opportunities along the Pearl River Delta, one of China’s Special Economic Zones. Read more »