BEcon Guide 2014 Semester One Released! 

The UQES is proud to unveil the fourth annual edition of the BEcon Guide (affectionately known as 'the Beacon')!

The BEcon Guide gives you rational expectations about the future path of your degree. It contains a summary of almost every subject offered by the School of Economics, and many more from outside the school that are a part of the different majors. If you're not sure about what subjects to take next semester, are curious about more advanced subjects the school offers, or just want an insight into how other students feel, take a look inside! 

Check it out here, or download it from the attachment below.

Creative Distraction Issue 17 

The UQ Economics Society is proud to announce that the 17th edition of Creative Distraction is now available in our publications section.

Creative Distraction is the UQES's premier publication, showcasing the work of high achieving students. With an academic focus, the magazine aims to promote excellence in writing, and to give students a chance to have their works published.

This edition features the following student contributions:

  • 'Valuing Endangered Species' - Trudi Saul
  • 'Telecom Industry of India' - Ayush Singhal
  • 'Is a General Glut Possible?' - Liam Reynolds

Lecturers interviewed in this edition:

  • James Laurenceson
  • Maxine Darnell

If you have a paper of publishable quality and would like to help contribute to future releases of Creative Distraction please visit our publications section for more information.

Creative Distraction Issue 16 

The UQ Economics Society is proud to announce that the 16th edition of Creative Distraction is now available in our publications section.

Creative Distraction is the UQES's premier publication, showcasing the work of high achieving students. With an academic focus, the magazine aims to promote excellence in writing, and to give students a chance to have their works published.

This edition features the following student contributions:

  • 'If Markets Are So Perfect, Why Do We Have Traffic Accidents?' - Daniel Quiggin
  • 'Contraceptive Use - An integral part of economic growth in Ghana' - Hoang Oanh Do
  • 'Medial tourism - Market drivers, determinants of demand, and its effects on public health of destination countries.' - Nhut Tan Doan

Lecturers interviewed in this edition:

  • Dr Bruce Littleboy
  • Dr Fabrizio Carmignani

If you have a paper of publishable quality and would like to help contribute to future releases of Creative Distraction please visit our publications section for more information.

UQES on board the HMAS Sydney 

Two of our executive, Karl Stacey and Gordon Owens, were lucky enough to be invited on board the HMAS Sydney last week, courtesy of the Australian Defence Force. The ADF, one of our Gold sponsors, has been very supportive of the UQES this year and currently have positions available relating to finance and other fields. Check our the opportunities available here: www.defencejobs.gov.au.