Gustavson news

Funding helps school’s mission to prepare socially responsible business leaders

Nov. 17, 2017 - You don’t have to dig deep into the Gustavson School of Business’s commitment to sustainability and social responsibility before finding the transformative work of the Centre for Social and Sustainable Innovation (CSSI) at the University of Victoria’s internationally recognized business school.

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business ranks fourth in Canada on global Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking

Oct. 17, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business has ranked fourth in Canada and 21st in the world on the annual Corporate Knights Better World MBA ranking, which evaluates the integration of sustainability practices, research, and teaching among the world’s leading business schools.

The Whistler Chamber of Commerce and Gustavson School of Business’ “Whistler Experience” named a finalist for World Chamber Award

Sept. 21, 2017, Victoria, BC – The “Whistler Experience” community-wide customer service training program was a finalist for a World Chamber Award for Best Education and Training project at the International Chamber of Commerce Congress held in Sydney Australia this week. It was the only Canadian contender among the eighteen finalists.

Dr. Alan Winter appointed as new Adjunct Faculty member at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria

Sept. 19, 2017, Victoria, BC – Adding to its prestigious faculty roster, the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria has appointed Dr. Alan Winter as an Adjunct Faculty member.

MGB program makes the grade for the worldwide FT ranking of the top 95 Master in Management programs

Sept. 11, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria has for the first time been named to the top 95 Master in Management programs by FT (the Financial Times) for its Master of Global Business (MGB) program.

The Whistler Experience reaches finals for global education award

-July 24, 2017 The Whistler Experience, developed by the Whistler Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, has reached the finals of the 2017 World Chambers Competition.

MBAs make international impact in Nespresso case competition

July 5, 2017 - UVic MBA students stood tall on the international stage once again this summer, reaching the semi-finals of the 2017 Nespresso Sustainability MBA Challenge.

Miles Richardson, NCIED Director, presents to Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples

On May 31, 2017, Miles Richardson, Director of the National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development (NCIED), and a citizen of the Haida Nation, spoke at the Senate of Canada’s Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples.

Gustavson spirit and ambition celebrated at 2017 Festival of Distinction awards

The Peter B. Gusavson School of Business’ annual Festival of Distinction awards recognize the efforts, achievements and excellence of the school’s faculty and staff. On May 3, the school gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2017 award recipients; individuals whose passion and professionalism embody Gustavson’s values as a school, and help drive Gustavson’s ambition to be the best.

International Advisory Board honours Dr. Brock Smith

On April 4, the Gustavson School of Business International Advisory Board presented Dr. Brock Smith with its third annual Community Engagement Award.

Distinguished Alumni Award 2017 – Lenora Lee, BCom ‘02

Gustavson’s Distinguished Alumni Award is our top honour for alumni. This year, we are pleased to name Lenora Lee, BCom ’02, as our 2017 Distinguished Alumna. Lenora is a Partner with KPMG’s assurance practice in Victoria. Being named partner – the first female to be promoted to partner in Victoria’s office in 2011 – is just the latest in a string of achievements for this talented, young professional.

Inaugural Victoria Forum celebrates diversity and inclusion

The University of Victoria, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada and working with several prominent partners, is launching the inaugural Victoria Forum to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Gustavson recognized by AACSB International for driving innovation in business education worldwide

The successful Whistler Experience program developed in partnership with the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria joins 34 innovations representing critical work being done by business schools to better their communities and society at large.