UBSS Online

UBSS commenced delivering online learning to address the COVID 19 situation in March 2020. UBSS has implemented its online learning in a short period of time and can now compare favorably with any online Business School. Below are the Learning Resources in place to support students at UBSS.

UBSS Online

UBSS commenced delivering online learning to address the COVID 19 situation in March 2020. UBSS has implemented its online learning in a short period of time and can now compare favorably with any online Business School. Below are the Learning Resources in place to support students at UBSS.

Why Study at UBSS

Universal Business School Sydney (UBSS) is a member of Group Colleges Australia, a consortium of educational institutions. UBSS is the non-self accrediting, higher education provider of GCA.  Read more

Australian education 
Australian tertiary education ranks amongst the best in the world. Read more

Entrepreneurial focus 
With an entrepreneurial focus, UBSS provides a learning environment for the entrepreneurs of the future.  Read more

Experienced lecturers 
Our passionate and experienced teaching staff have internationally recognised academic qualifications, professional memberships and recent commercial experience that provide a real-world focus for learning.  Read more

eLibrary -
In keeping with best practice at major universities in Australia and overseas, UBSS students have access to online databases such as Proquest, EBSCO Host, Emerald , Oxford Reference Online, Informit  and Gale.

An elearning platform used internationally in 229 countries. Moodle is used for all subjects offered by UBSS. All subject materials are placed on Moodle and it is used as a learning resource by lecturing staff. Read more

Interactive whiteboards 
Interactive whiteboards allow active student participation both in class and later, at home.  Read more

myGCA Connect
International standard student management system. It allows students to access their academic details 24x7 via the internet. Read more

Blackboard Collaborate -
Listen to the live lectures with learning content simultaneously. Blackboard offers a simple and reliable virtual classroom solution to power online teaching. Read more

World-class facilities
Why Study Online

Management Skills
Knowledge imparted in our MBA program extends out in developing managerial skills for students. These skills provide the essentials for dealing with real-time situations pertaining to management and problem resolution. You are not only equipped in enacting a managerial role but also facilitated in grasping core responsibilities of your organisation. "The MBA introduces students to the various business disciplines and prepares them for general management roles"*. Read more

Developing business expertise
Our MBA provides an additional advantage for students from nonbusiness backgrounds. By earning an MBA degree, you increase your practical knowledge in the field of business administration. Even after completing your MBA, you can continue your doctorate in any other discipline. An MBA will give you the "chance to develop a wide range of general business knowledge and a broad base of technical skills in a relatively short period of time".  Read more

Starting your own business
An ideal MBA program helps you in becoming business savvy. The skill-set taught in MBA provides you with the hands-on training for dealing with real work business problems. Eventually, you can branch out as an independent entrepreneur: running your very own successful business. "Research has shown that the failure rate for small businesses started by MBAs is about 50 percent less than the standard failure rate’.  Read more

Competitive advantage
Our MBA program prepares students as highly qualified leaders. The specialized skills and leadership qualities taught in MBA programs, provides you with a competitive advantage over others. Most of the leading business organisations prefer to hire MBAs for higher management positions. "Employers report that people who have undertaken an MBA tend to be more confident in the workplace, as well as more able to influence other workers, due to their high level of credibility." Read more

Career Advancement
An MBA degree helps you in quickly climbing up the corporate ladder with a handsome salary package alongside a respectable designation.  High performing successful MBAs are more likely to reach top management levels of Fortune 500 companies and other corporate areas. "It is estimated that 70% of the MBA graduates worldwide are senior managers or board directors". Read more

Job Security

An MBA degree provides a combination of elective and specialized courses that train candidates to handle complex business situations. Thus, having an MBA degree assures sustainability of your job in the organisation. The demand for MBAs rides high even during global economic recession. "MBA grads are desirable in any job market; an MBA will give you the opportunities you need to advance in the business world".  Read more

Career Change
An MBA provides you with the cushion of switching your career.  An MBA with particular specialization makes it easier for you to move across industries. "Many, if not most applicants to full-time MBA programs plan to make significant career changes, which is one of the reasons they are applying to business schools in the first place".  Read more

Business Connections and Networking
Social networking during the MBA academic term helps in establishing business contacts and referrals.  In the long run, you can avail these contacts in improving your business position in the market.  "There are large opportunities for networking, especially if you choose to study on-campus, due to the wide range of lecturers and fellow students you will encounter".  Read more

World-class facilities
Learning Resources

Delivering and evolving Information Technology services for students, faculty, staff, and administrators throughout the world.

 # Online Learning Resource What UBSS has to Offer
1 Established
  • 20 Years plus
  • Incorporated in 1998
2 TEQSA Registered Yes
3 AQF Compliant Yes
4 Approved for overseas students
5 Fee Help Yes, Available
6 iHEA
industry body
7 Student Learning Portal A Learning Portal – Moodle which has all digital resources including;
  • Subject Introduction and Outline.
  • Student Leaning Notes
  • Topic wise power point packs.
  • Textbook information and recommended reading list
  • Reading materials, including journal articles.
  • Range of videos
  • Recorded Webinars
  • Online library access
  • Full details on assessment and guides
  • Subject planners and schedules
  • free subscription to Microsoft Office 365
8 Digital Library
  • Yes, UBSS online Library access, which includes
    • EBSCO
    • JSTOR
    • ProQuest
    • Sage
    • Emerald
    • Oxford reference
    • Informit Search
    • Gale Cengage Learning
9 Technology for webinars/ meetings
  • Microsoft Teams
    Teams is part of the Office 365 suite used for collaborating with others in channels and groups.
10 Lecture Delivery
  • Blackboard Collaborate
  • An online virtual classroom where you can engage in lectures and tutorials with your lecturers and tutors, from anywhere via the internet.
  • Used by many unis.
11 Lecture Studios
  • Lecture Studios live broadcast of a lecture room.
12 Text Books
  • FREE - included in course fee.
  • The digitised online content is drawn from the prescribed text book containing all learning materials including;
    • Detailed Student Leaning Notes
    • Topic wise power point packs.
    • Range of quizzes for each topics
    • Range of case studies and supplementary reading.
  • This content is available free to students and is sufficient for student to learn subject and achieve its learning outcome without procuring a textbook from the market.
13 Student Mobile App
  • Yes
  • To access key resources and communication with classmates and lecturers
  • UBSS Mobile app is a complete mobile solution that allows you to quickly and easily stay connected to the things that matter. Access popular features of myGCA, quickly connect to your online timetable, check your important notifications, or schedule an appointment with your lecturer
14 Student Management System
  • Yes,
  • MYGCA Student Management uses CQ Connect
  • This technology is the secret to UBSS efficiency that allows it to offer a better student experience and also pass on the efficiencies in the form of lower costs to students.
  • Our cloud-based Student Management System (SMS) is specifically designed to provide a powerful student-centred service that manages the entire student lifecycle from enrolment through to graduation.
15 Flexible study Option
  • Yes,
  • UBSS can offer flexible study options including Online, to classroom and blended sessions.
16 Industry connect
  • Yes
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship (CFE) - disrupting the higher education agenda. Where students have an immediate exposure to highly acclaimed entrepreneurs and organisations, directly involved in business in Australia
  • Partnership with the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML)
17 Courses Accredited by Professional bodies
  • Yes
  • Professional Accreditation by CPA/CA (Accounting Stream)
18 Campus experience
  • Yes
  • Student can experience our CBD campus if they wish to
19 Fees
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GCBA)
    4 Subjects: = $1,995 x 4 = $7,980
    Text books free
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA)
    8 Subjects: $1,995 x 8 = $15,960
    Text books free

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    – 16 Subjects: $31,920
    Text books free
20 Credit transfer from other institutions
Lecture Studio Demos

Lecture Studio Demo - Assistant Prof. Harry Tse

Master of Adult Education, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business,
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (Teaching & Learning), Basic Methods of Instruction (BMI)


Lecture Studio Demo - Dr. Frank Alafaci

PhD, Doctor of Letters, MA (Hons), BA (Hons),
Certificate IV TAE (LLN) in Assessment and Workplace Training,
Certificate in Developing, Using and Reviewing Training and Assessment Strategies,
Certificate in Advanced Moodle Training, Certificate IV TAE in Assessment and Workplace Training,
Certificate IV BSK in Assessment and Workplace Training For Small Groups,
Certificate IV (BSK in Planning, Conduct and Review of Assessment Procedures,
Certificate in Tertiary Teaching Skills.


Lecture Studio Demo - Associate Professor Felix Stravens

DBA, MBA, Grad Dip Fin Mgt, Grad Dip Mkt Mgt, Fellow Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK,
Fellow Australian Marketing Institute, Certified Practicing Marketer,
Fellow Institute of Managers and Leaders


Lecture Studio Demo - Assistant Professor Ajay Kumar

Master of Commerce (Majoring in Marketing, Government and Business Relations),
Bachelor of Arts (Majoring in Management, Tourism, and Public Administration),
Foundation of Teaching and Learning Certificate,
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education,
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment,
Certificate in Attainment 1V in Training and Assessment,
Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management,
Certified Practicing Marketer (CPM),
Fellow of Australian Marketing Institute


Lecture Studio Demo - Dr. Syed Uddin

PhD, Master of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours),
CERT IV in Workplace Training, Grad Cert in Education (Tertiary Education)


Lecture Studio Demo - Associate Prof. Wayne Smithson

Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Accounting,
Diploma of the Institute of Company Directors - Graduate member,
Diploma for Securities Institute of Australia (now FINSIA),
Diploma Company Secretaries Association,
Certificate IV in Mortgage Lending, Certified Practising Accountant,
Fellow Institute of Managers and Leaders (formerly Australian Institute of Management),
Graduate Member Australian Institute of Directors,
Chartered Manager – Chartered Managers Institute (London)


Lecture Studio Demo - Assistant Prof. Lu Jiao

PhD Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Accounting & Finance
Fellow of Institute of Managers and Leaders, Member of CAANZ


Lecture Studio Demo - Fadi Darazi


Lecture Studio Demo - Dr. Sudhir Lodh

PhD (Accounting), MBA (Accounting & Finance), Masters of Commerce (Accounting),
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Member of the CPA Australia at the level of FCPA,

Member of the Pacioli Society, USYD


Lecture Studio Demo - Zahra Sadeghinejad

PhD in Management, Master of Business Administration (First Class Honours),
Bachelor of Science (Statistics)


Lecture Studio Demo - Adjunct Professor Art Phillips

Master of Music Studies – Griffith University, Queensland Conservatorium of Music


Lecture Studio Demo - Nisha Dookie


Lecture Studio Demo - Dr. Nilima Paul

Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Education),
Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting, Master of Commerce in Accounting,
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting,
Member of the National Tax and Accountants Association,
Member of the Australian Institute of Training and development,
Member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers,
Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians


Lecture Studio Demo - Igor Bosma

MBA, Graduate Diploma of Management, Graduate Certificate of Corporate Management,
VELG Training / Consulting Member


Lecture Studio Demo - Dr. Jessica Chen

PhD Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) with Honours


Lecture Studio Demo - Kaneez Selim


Lecture Studio Demo - Dr. Kay Naumann

Doctor of Philosophy, Bachelor of Commerce Marketing - Honours,
Bachelor of Commerce - Marketing


Lecture Studio Demo - Nadeem Tahir

Currently undertaking PhD, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration,
CPA Australia


Lecture Studio Demo - Jim Lim


Lecture Studio Demo - Stephen Parker

Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors,
Leadership Development Program – London Business School,
Bachelor of Science with Honours


Lecture Studio Demo - Natasha Jacques

MBA, MIML, CPA Ambassador, Associate member of the Research Society of Australia


Lecture Studio Demo - Suzanne Cameron

MBA, Advanced Diploma of Human Resource Management


Lecture Studio Demo - Assistant Prof. Labibah Burki

Master of Forensic Accounting, Master of Accounting, Master of Science (Botany),
Bachelor of Science (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry), Advanced Diploma of Accounting,
Advanced Diploma of Business, Advanced Diploma of Management,
Diploma of Business Administration, Diploma of Human Resources Management,
Certificate IV in Government Investigations, Certificate IV Training and Assessment


Lecture Studio Demo - Satha Pillay


Lecture Studio Demo - Danny Bigatton

PhD (Business) proposal submitted, Masters of Commerce (Banking & Accounting),
Bachelor of Economics (Accounting / Economics / Commercial Law),
Member ISACA, Member Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand


Lecture Studio Demo - Mohammad Akbar

MBA – Professional Accounting, MBA – Marketing, Bachelor of Business Administration,
Certificate IV - Training and Education, CPA Australia - Associate Member


Lecture Studio Demo - Leanne McCoy


Lecture Studio Demo - Richard Xi

Certificate in Economics, Certificate in Business, Diploma of Business (Accounting Major),

Diploma of Interpretation (English and Chinese), Diploma of German Studies,

Bachelor of Hotel Management, Graduate Certificate in Tourism Management (Senior Executive),

Graduate Certificate in China Studies, Graduate Certificate in Business Administration,

Master of Arts (Asian Studies).


Lecture Studio Demo - Jon Temporal

Graduate Diploma in Australian Law, Bachelor of Law


Lecture Studio Demo - Dr. Mavi Glinoga

Doctor of Philosophy in Marketing, Master of Business, Bachelor of Commerce,
Member of The Australian Market and Social Research Society