UNSW Business Society Presents: BSOC Bulletin
by the BSOC Publications Team
Welcome to the BSOC Bulletin! We are the UNSW Business Society's Publications team, and this podcast is all about chatting to a bunch of (super cool!) past and current UNSW business alumni, to provide advice and insight for current undergraduate business students. Give us a listen if you want some unique insights into industries such as marketing, start-ups, technology, and many more.
Episodes will be released fortnightly, each featuring a brand new guest and new advice!
If you're using a mobile/tablet, you can scroll down on each podcast card for the timestamps.
S2 Episode 5:
The BSOC Bulletin: Jenson Tang & Aimie Phu
Our Publications team complete a GYG Mukbang with Jenson Tang and Aimie Phu. Watch along to see their advice and learnings about University Life, Leadership, Success, Stress Management all while reviewing some fan favourites from the beloved UNSW GYG.
S2 Episode 4:
The BSOC Bulletin: Thulaisi Sivapalan
Our Publications team sit down with Dr Thulaisi Sivapalan, a business academic who also tutors at UNSW Business School. Listen to a fascinating discussion about being an academic, the appeal of working in academia vs corporate, the goals of the integrated first-year program and more. All while finding out about UNSW myths and folklore!
S2 Episode 3:
The BSOC Bulletin: Kevin Dao and Sashank Bandi
Our Publications Team discuss controversial hot takes with two 2nd year students, Sashank and Kevin. Get ready for some heated conversations, and general chat about internships, university life and all things uni related!
S2 Episode 2:
The BSOC Bulletin: Hot Ones with Co-Presidents Sarah & Will
Our Publications Team complete spicy challenges and talk with 2022’s Co-Presidents about all things University, professional development and personal growth.
S2 Episode 1:
The BSOC Bulletin: Intro
UNSW BSOC's Publications Directors introduce the BSOC Bulletin for this year!
The BSOC Bulletin: Startup Insights and Virtual Work Experiences with Pasha Rayan
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Varun and Shreya explore the start-up journey of Forage co-founder and CEO: Pasha Rayan. Previously known as Inside Sherpa, the company has grown significantly with over one million students registered in programs and over 70 programs in diverse industries and roles. Pasha imparts his advice and experiences to students looking to build their own startups.
Visit Forage here: https://www.theforage.com/
Connect with Pasha here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pasharayan/
The BSOC Bulletin: An Introduction to Marketing with Victor Ikeda
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Britney and Adrian explore the experiences of Victor Ikeda who has a range of professional experience, from MSD, American Express and currently Adobe! Victor provides his valuable insight on what a major in marketing entails, what skills are necessary to be involved in marketing as a career, how university students can reach out to professionals for advice and much more.
Connect with Victor here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/victorikeda/
The BSOC Bulletin: Diving into consulting with Karrie Chen
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Adrian talks with Karrie Chen about the diverse range of careers available to students who have an interest in consulting. Karrie provides insight into how the skills she acquired during university case competitions has allowed her to work across large and boutique consulting firms.
Connect with Karrie here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/-karriechen/
The BSOC Bulletin: How to balance work and studies with Abie & Bryan
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Britney and Shreya have a chat with the 2021 BSOC Co-Presidents Abie and Bryan about their life, work and university life. Abie and Bryan give insight into some of the benefits and challenges of handling these commitments while also emphasising the importance of making the most of your time at university.
Connect with Abie here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abielau/
Connect with Bryan here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-herijanto/
The BSOC Bulletin: Product Management with Jenny Chu
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Britney and Adrian explore the experiences that Jenny Chu has had as a Product Manager across start-ups and Atlassian. Along this journey, she provides insight into some of the key skills required to become a PM as well as how to adapt to changing business and customer needs. Highly recommended for those interested in the intersection between business and technology.
Connect with Jenny here:
The BSOC Bulletin: Freelancing and consulting with Will Zhang
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Britney and Adrian explore William Zhang’s journey in freelancing and consulting. Will provides insight into the challenges that have come with founding his own photography business ‘Hypothetical’ and how the skills he learnt has been beneficial in his consulting career at Deloitte Digital.
Connect with William here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamzhangone/
The BSOC Bulletin: Internships and Software Engineering with Will Chen
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Adrian and Shreya explore the experience of William Chen’s software engineering journey. William shares his thoughts and advice stemming from a range of unique experiences of building personal projects, acquiring diverse internship positions and understanding technical roles within the business environment.
Connect with William here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/williambchen/
The BSOC Bulletin: Engaging students in university and careers with Vicky Simao
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Adrian has a chat with Vicky Simao about the relationship between university and careers along with the importance of developing skills outside the classroom. If you want to know more about the new Commerce degree at UNSW or other initiatives that are available, be sure to take a listen!
Connect with Vicky here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vicky-simao/
The BSOC Bulletin: Personal Branding with Hillary Lee
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Britney and Adrian have a chat with Hillary Lee and some of the various projects that she’s undertaken. If you have an interest in starting a YouTube channel or learning more about how to turn a hobby into a revenue-earning side hustle, this episode is for you!
The BSOC Bulletin: Growth Marketing with Anna Cheng
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Britney and Shreya have a chat with Anna Cheng, exploring the wide range of professional experiences under her belt, from Spaceship, Brighte, and currently HealthMatch! Anna provides her valuable insights on what growth marketing is, what skills are necessary to go into growth marketing as a career, how university students can reach out to professionals for advice, and more.
Connect with Anna here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annaqcheng/
The BSOC Bulletin: Startup and Corporate Insights with Jim Ji
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Adrian and Shreya explore the journey of Tapit co-founder: Jim Ji. From previous internship experiences at Amazon and Macquarie Bank, Jim provides his perspective on the relationship between working in corporate and co-founding a start-up, while also managing university studies on the side.
Connect with Jim here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jijim/
Startup Insights and Accelerator Programs with Ho Jun Tang
On this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Adrian and Britney explore the start-up journey of Yellowbox co-founder: Ho Jun Tang. From brainstorming the idea of a smartlocker system with UNSW’s Peter Farrel Cup, exploring other startup accelerator programs, and the mindset required to run a successful startup, Ho Jun offers a world of advice to any UNSW students looking to build their own startups from scratch.
Connect with Ho Jun here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hojuntang/
Why the BSOC Bulletin?
In this episode of the BSOC Bulletin, Publications Directors and co-hosts Adrian, Britney and Shreya introduce themselves and explain why the podcast was created while also providing insight on what to expect from this podcast series. We hope you all are excited to see what’s to come in future episodes!