Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015 Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015. (read article)

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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.

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Commerce at UC

Commerce at UC

Marliese Liyanage describes what she loves about studying towards a commerce degree at University of Canterbury.

‘I enjoy the exposure to a diverse range of business disciplines and networking opportunities...’

Shannon Goldsmith Studying towards an MBA
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Announcements and Events

International Accounting Scandals

Accounting scandals, creative accounting and fraud are perennial issues. The Department of Accounting and Information Systems invites you to hear one of the leading academics in the field of financial reporting, Professor Michael Jones, University of Bristol, discuss the business environments and motivations behind accounting scams and scandals across time, and their long-term impact (read more)

When: 5:30pm-6:30pm, Tuesday 13 October 2015
Where: LAWS 108 Lecture Theatre, Business and Law Building

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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2014 NZICA Academic Requirements

2014 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