Research Fellowships awarded to UC academics

18 September 2015 Two of the four new James Cook Research Fellowships have been awarded to University of Canterbury (UC) academics this year, it has been announced. (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
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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)

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