School members are the only Australian educators to win the honour of being YouTube Partners in Education.
Two members of the School, Dr Chris Tisdell and A/Prof Norman Wildberger, have formed educational partnerships with internet giant Google, invited to become “YouTube Partners in Education”. Such a partnership enables innovative and wide-ranging advancements in the creation and sharing of online learning videos.
Since 2005, the School has taught a second-year course on Data Management for Statistical Analysis, sponsored by SAS. SAS awarded the School a major international prize for the venture.
SAS and the CBA are sponsors of Australia's first degree program in Quantitative Risk. SAS announced an industry-linked scholarship for the QR program, which began in 2009. CBA and SAS also sponsor the School's second-year course on Quantitative Risk and the summer internship program associated with the course.
From 2007, UNSW's Master of Financial Mathematics degree has been delivering top quality education to provide students with a path to high-level careers in the financial industry.
The following industry sponsored prizes are awarded to students within the School:
In collaboration with members of the research team at Boronia Managed Funds Pty Ltd., a series of different algorithmic trading, state-space modelling and time series modelling is undertaken in the context of applied finance and econometrics. A QRSLab and Boronia Managed Funds PhD scholarship has been awarded to PhD candidate and member of the laboratory, Kylie-Anne Richards, under the supervision of Prof William Dunsmuir and Dr Gareth Peters.
Financial Risk: Joint PhD top-up scholarships are available for suitable Australian Postgraduate Award recipients to work with the supervision of members of the QRSLab and the Quantitative Risk Management in CSIRO group, supervised by Dr Gareth Peters and Dr Pavel Shevchenko.
Ecological Modelling and Monitoring: Joint PhD top-up scholarships are available for suitable Australian Postgraduate Award recipients to work with the supervision of members of the QRSLab and the Quantitative Risk Management in CSIRO group, supervised by Dr Gareth Peters and Dr Keith Hayes, Dr Geoff Hosack and Dr Jeffrey Danbacher.