Accounting and Information Systems - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Student entrepreneur crowdfunds yak-wool clothing

28 November 2016 UC student Stefan Warnaar is the founder of Peak to Plateau - a startup company making outdoor clothing using yak wool from the Tibetan Plateau. (read article)

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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.

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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.

‘The motivation for doing the MBA is to widen my knowledge of leadership and to develop into a well-rounded businessman...’

Jeremy Sullivan Studying towards an MBA
Investment Advisor (AFA) and NZX Advisor, Hamilton Hindin Greene Ltd
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MYOB IT Challenge Regionals

The inaugural UCE Regional MYOB IT Challenge involved four teams of undergraduate and postgraduate students from business and information technology backgrounds. Teams were given five days to build an IT based solution relating to Payroll and/or People Management. The regional winners were Team Blue whose solution was a task management system. Team Blue headed to Auckland in July to compete with teams from around New Zealand (read more)

Global changes to taxation laws

Professor Adrian Sawyer, Department of Accounting and Information Systems, appeared on Radio NZ discussing how multi-national companies are paying their taxes under the UK and other countries' tax systems (listen to the podcast)

Interactive BCom major degree plans

Accounting, Taxation and Accounting, NZICA and Accounting, NZICA and Taxation and Accounting, Information Systems.

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