Business network

The Business Network is the front door to business education at the University of Tasmania.

Welcome to the Business Network, a resource and information hub for business education and research at the University of Tasmania.

Use the Business Network to help develop your workforce, find talent, access free business resources and networking opportunities, and stay connected through our newsletter. The Network aims to bring the University and the business community closer together and help shape the future of business education in Tasmania.

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The Network connects you with the people and the expertise you need to support your organisation

Showcase your organisation to prospective employees and read about student success stories in the Network newsletter

Access resources and services to develop your organisation and your workforce

Find talent

The Network can help you or your organisation find the right talent. Perhaps you are looking for a student intern to assist with a short-term project or problem through our Corporate Internship Program? Or perhaps you are looking to hire a student or recent graduate? Maybe you need to verify if an applicant or staff member does in fact have a UTAS qualification. Or you’d like expert advice from one of our talented academic team. The Network can connect you with the right people to help you achieve your objectives.

How can we help? Get in touch at business.network@utas.edu.au. For student and graduate recruitment please contact Penny Stringer at Leap.Connect@utas.edu.au or 0409 803 582, or go to www.utas.edu.au/careerconnect to register and post a job.

About business education at the University of Tasmania

We offer business study options from short courses to PhDs at the University of Tasmania. Follow the links to find out more about the type of business study you’re interested in

Help shape business education

We understand that business education doesn’t just happen in a classroom, and we are always looking for new ways to give our students the hands-on experience and skills they need to be job-ready.

Can you help us shape the future of business education? We’re always after:

  • Guest speakers for workshops or masterclasses
  • Stories from Tasmanian organisations to showcase in workshops
  • Student site visits to your organisation
  • Corporate intern placements

If you can help, get in touch at business.network@utas.edu.au or contact the relevant study area lead directly.

Update your alumni details

If you are a graduate of the University of Tasmania you can stay connected and receive alumni news and opportunities by filling in the Alumni contact details form. Or if you are looking to give back you can sign up to volunteer your time. You can also browse the range of benefits provided to our Alumni.

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Corporate Internship Spotlight: Incat

While studying an economics degree at the University of Tasmania, Alec realised that this wasn’t where his interests lay. Instead, his future was in human resource management. He had the opportunity through the Corporate Internship Program to intern at Incat with their HR team.

Read more about Alec's internship at Incat

Industry Advisory Board

The Tasmanian School of Business and Economics works with an Industry Advisory Board to gather feedback on our teaching, graduate skill requirements and research that matters to the business community. Current Board members are:

  • Kim Seagram, Chair (fermentasmania)
  • Brad Hilder (SRT Logistics)
  • Daniel Leesong (Coal River Farm)
  • Daniel Hanna (Federal Group)
  • Mike Brindley (Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing & Energy Council)
  • Bob Ruddick (Ruddicks Chartered Accountants)
  • Gina Gunn (CPA Australia)
  • Carol Harding (Fearless Problem-Solving)
  • Vicki Mackrill (Launceston College)

Member Organisations

Coal River Farm CPA AustraliaFederal GroupOsare: Liquori della TasmaniaRuddicks Chartered AccountantsSRT LogisticsTasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing and Energy Council

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