Faculty of Commerce
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 2004
As a child UOW Accounting graduate Larissa Robertson wanted to be a fighter pilot. What she didn't realise is that becoming an accountant could offer just as much excitement.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 1987
Chief Financial Officer of one of Australia’s leading diversified property groups, Australand, Kieran Pryke is a decision maker by trade.
Graduate Certificate in Management 1998
Member for Campbelltown Bryan Doyle credits his time studying at UOW in 1998 with igniting a passion for study that set him on the path to senior positions in the NSW Police and, eventually, a political career.
Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting - 1990
Master of Business Administration - 1993
Master of Business Administration - 1992
Bachelor of Commerce (Management and Human Resource Management) - 2003
UOW Commerce graduate Ben Cleary has turned his love of Italian food and entrepreneurship into a successful business venture to complement his career with global accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Bachelor of Arts (Politics)/ Bachelor of Commerce - 2007When Gareth Ward took his place in the NSW Parliament as the new Liberal Member for Kiama after the March State election, he was already an experienced politician who honed his political skills while a student at UOW.
Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) – 1986
Bachelor of Arts 1990
Graduate Diploma in Commerce 1996
Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Marketing) 1990
Michael Ma sleeps from 4am to 9am each day – because that’s when he can escape the demands of his international hospitality empire.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy and Legal Studies) 2002
Gemma Fredericks found her dream job at eBay when she returned to Australia late last year.
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Graphic Design), Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) 2000
UOW graduate and current staff member Jonathan Barker won a national design competition for the extremely popular 'Girl with the Dragon tattoo" series this year.
Cassandra White, Joel Renkema and Courtney Butler work in the Consumer Market Knowledge (CMK) sector at Procter and Gamble Singapore, which is focused on understanding the way customers behave and what they want.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy and Business Systems Analysis) 1990
Two decades after graduating from the University of Wollongong, Paul Oppenheim is using his professional experience to make a significant contribution to the institution that helped him launch his life and career in Australia.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy and Industrial Relations) 1994
Lindall graduated from UOW in 1994 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy and Industrial Relations). While at University she met Sean, who also graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in the same year.
Finance Control Alumni
Mark Grimson's first staff meeting after he took the reins as CEO of Finance Control in January 2009 must have been akin to attending a UOW Faculty of Commerce alumni meeting.
Six of Finance Control's financial advisors have Commerce degrees from UOW, majoring in Finance, Financial Planning and Economics.
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) - Honours 2008
Bachelor of Commerce (Management) 2008
It didn't take Ben Withers long to return to UOW. He was back on campus just over a year after he graduated with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Commerce, majoring in management.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 1984
Peter V'landys is one of those fortunate people who are able to combine their passion with their profession.
Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) - 1981
Honours - Economics 1982
After a stellar public service career in Australia and New Zealand, James is now an Executive Director of the World Bank, based in Washington D.C.
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – Accounting and Economics 1989
Master of Commerce (Honours) – 1991
Commerce graduate Professor Alex Frino is CEO of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre.
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) 1996
I chose to study at UOW as it was close to home, offered a part-time course, and it also had a great reputation and friendly atmosphere.
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) 1993
When Paul Vella was a student at the University of Wollongong, he combined his marketing studies with a lot of surfing. Six years after graduating he decided to combine his marketing expertise with his love of the surf, and hasn't looked back.