2014 News

Victoria Business School news from 2014.

  • A capital celebration for the School of Government

    The advantages of Victoria Business School’s capital city location were underlined when Deputy Prime Minister Bill English strolled across the road from his Beehive office to present two prizes at the School of Government's end-of-year graduation ceremony.

  • Suze Wilson wins Jablin Award

    Dr Suze Wilson, who completed her PhD at the School of Management, was presented with the 2014 Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award at the International Leadership Association's 2014 global conference.

  • International graduate embraces Wellington’s public sector

    Pedro Ramirez, who is originally from Mexico, says the experience of studying towards a Master of Public Policy at the School of Government offered him a rare insight into the heart of Wellington's public sector district.

  • Twin ambitions for twin brothers

    Twin brothers Isaiah and Tré Ratahi, who are in their second year of studying for a conjoint degree in commerce and environmental studies, are getting ready to travel to Germany and follow their dream of being international entrepreneurs.

  • A modern take on an ancient tradition

    Kiwis commonly embark on an 'OE' after finishing their studies and Israelis do a long trip after military service, but there is no other form of youth travel quite like Wanderschaft in Germany.

  • Creating identity in wine tourism

    The online marketing of wine destinations differs according to what part of the world you’re in says Dr Julia Albrecht, a senior lecturer in Tourism Management at the School of Management.

  • Insights into permission-based mobile advertising

    A technology that involves users signing up to receive marketing messages from local businesses is likely to reach our shores soon, according to VBS researcher Dr James Richard.