Gustavson news

Internationally recognized MBA for TELUS program lauded by QS’ Reimagine Education Awards

December 11, 2018 - Earning its third international award of 2018, the innovative MBA for TELUS program received bronze in the Best University-Employer Partnership category from the QS Reimagine Education Awards. The customized MBA for TELUS program is the result of an ongoing collaboration between the Gustavson School of Business and TELUS.

Carbon offset recommendations by students adopted by the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at University of Victoria

December 4, 2018, Victoria, BC: University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business will be investing in carbon offset projects that have been chosen by its students; emphasizing once again, that it is a leader in environmental sustainability. With this investment, the School will be offsetting its Scope 3 travel and commuting emissions – which make up the vast majority of its carbon footprint.

The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business’ Applied Portfolio Management Program leads the way in providing students hands-on investment experience.

November 27, 2018, Victoria, BC – Gaining real-world experience is crucial in the rapidly-changing world of management education, and the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria is leading the way with its student-run Applied Portfolio Management Program, with over $1 million in investment funds.

The Whistler Chamber of Commerce and Peter B. Gustavson School of Business’ “Whistler Experience” wins First Place among medium sized Chambers in North America

Nov. 1, 2018, Victoria, BC: The “Whistler Experience”, a service excellence program developed in partnership between the Whistler Chamber of Commerce and the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria, has won First Place among medium sized Chambers in North America at the 2018 Chamber Innovation Awards Competition.

Corporate Knights’ Better World MBA Ranking places the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business on top among Western Canada business schools

Nov. 09, 2018, Victoria, BC – The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business has ranked First among business schools in Western Canada in the annual Corporate Knights Better World ranking of MBA programs, which assesses the integration of sustainability practices, research, and teaching among the world’s leading business schools.

Sardul S. Gill Graduate School programs continue to climb on diversity in QS World University Rankings

September 25, 2018 – The Sardul S. Gill Graduate School at the University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business has continued to lead globally on diversity in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

Gustavson's Masters of Global Business program continues to rise in Financial Times’ ranking of the top 100 Masters in Management programs worldwide

Sept. 10, 2018, Victoria, BC – The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria has not only been named for a second year in a row to the top 100 Masters in Management Programs worldwide by Financial Times (FT) for its Master of Global Business (MGB) program, the school has moved up on the list with the program’s international mobility (12th) and international course experience (21st) being rated at the top of the list of the world’s best.

Innovative MBA for TELUS garners global recognition at Excellence in Practice Awards

May 16, 2018 – The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business’ award-winning partnership with TELUS has continued its streak of global recognition by winning the Silver Award for Talent Development at the Excellence in Practice Awards.

Fourth annual Gustavson Brand Trust Index reveals trends among Canada’s most trusted brands

May 1, 2018 - Gustavson has unveiled the fourth annual analysis of the brands most trusted by Canadians, highlighting how shared values, relationship management and customer experience influence consumer trust.

Gustavson achieves carbon neutrality for frequent air travel

April 17, 2018 - As a way to offset the frequent airplane travel that comes with being an internationally focused business school, Gustavson is going carbon neutral—believed to be the first business school in the world to do so. Gustavson is investing in three carbon offset projects that will improve living conditions in communities in Uganda, Honduras and Thailand, and two environmental projects in BC.