UC Innovators' winning ideas announced
5 February 2016 UC Innovators' Summer Start-Up Programme has announced the winning student ventures, coinciding with the official opening of the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship. (read article)
Accounting is a profession
Accountant training includes both academic qualifications and professional qualifications and experience. As a student, you will be focused on which papers meet the criteria for professional accounting and will have a keen interest in the professional paths you may look to follow.
Announcements and Events
International Accounting Scandals
Accounting scandals, creative accounting and fraud are perennial issues. One of the leading academics in the field of financial reporting, Professor Michael Jones, University of Bristol, recently spoke at UC on the business environments and motivations behind accounting scams and scandals across time, and their long-term impact (read more)
Pallot Lecture 2015
The Department of Accounting and Information Systems hosted Sue Newberry, Professor of Accounting at the University of Sydney Business School, as guest speaker for our Pallot Lecture 2015. Professor Newberry's lecture topic The EQC's Natural Disaster Fund: Myth or Reality? discussed earlier reforms of the Earthquake Commission and identify some lessons for today (read more)
Tax professor honoured
University of Canterbury tax professor Adrian Sawyer has been awarded the Australasian Tax Teachers Association Hill Medal, in recognition of outstanding contributions to tax teaching and policy in Australasia (read more)
Are New Zealand women on equal job footing with men?
Today many consider that women in New Zealand and in other industrialised countries are competing on equal footing with men on the job market. However, University of Canterbury business and economics associate professor Annick Masselot says this is not quite true. In the first What if… lecture for 2015, Associate Professor Annick Masselot argued that despite the success of some women, equality is still a very relevant concept for both women and men, in all parts of the world (read the media release and watch the lecture online)
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Chartered Accountants Academic Requirements
2015 Academic Requirements for students at University of Canterbury who wish to become a Chartered Accountant (CA), Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA), Accounting Technician (AT). Download PDF