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National Indigenous Business Summer School WA

NIBSSWA is an initiative of the Australian Business Deans Council, and a collaboration between Business Schools in Western Australia. The goal of the program is to provide a transformative experience, connecting First Nations students in Years 11 and 12, with Business Schools. In Year 2021 Curtin proudly hosted NIBSWA, with the hosting of the program rotating between Business Schools in WA. The program attracts around 30 high school students who are curious about university and a career in business and includes a range of activities such as guest speakers, case study presentations, networking, and social programs.

Year 2020 Host Organisation: UWA

Year 2021 Host Organisation: Curtin University

Year 2022 Host Organisation: Murdoch

Year 2023 Host Organisation: ECU

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Program recap

At NIBSSWA 2022, students:

  • Met like-minded new friends
  • Learned about business from leading Indigenous entrepreneurs
  • Participated in a dynamic social and cultural program
  • Engaged in a fun and creative business learning program with industry professionals and mentors
  • Explored the range of options available through a business degree

NIBSSWA is an initiative of the Australian Business Deans Council in collaboration with Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, The University of Notre Dame Australia and The University of Western Australia. All universities respectfully acknowledge the lands on which this program is run, that of the Whadjuk people of the Nyungar nation and to all the nations that are part of the program across WA.