Research challenge tests young financial analysts
11 December 2013 A team of finance students from UC recently assumed the role of research analysts and took second place in the 2013 Chartered Finance Analyst Institute Research Challenge. (read article)
I really wanted to stretch myself both personally and professionally...
Peter Floris MBA
COO, The New Zealand Merino Company Ltd
Announcements and Events
College relocation and closure over the Christmas/New Year Period 2013/2014
The Department of Accounting and Information Systems is moving back to the main campus between 13-20 December. The College main office and reception will be closed from the end of business on Thursday 19 December and will re-open on Monday, 6 January 2014. Our College Update webpage has information on enrolments, contacting student advisors and viewing exam scripts (read more)
New and revised Information Systems courses
Information Technology features in so many businesses and organisations making it a key area for job growth and employment. Whether you are specialising in Information Systems or looking for courses to complement your degree in another discipline, check out the new and revised 15-point INFO courses available in 2014 (read more)
NZICA accreditation continues
Following a periodic review of accounting programmes offered by the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) has approved the University's accreditation to deliver NZICA-recognised programmes for another five years.
What if...Men could become 'mothers'?
The debate over the struggle for parenthood-related rights highlights the tension between the demands of the career market and the needs of the family. Men could become `mothers’ in modern society and provide the child care that mothers traditionally do. University of Canterbury (UC) gender expert, Associate Professor Annick Masselot presented a 'What If...' public lecture on the issue (view Annick's interview on TV One's Breakfast show or the lecture recording online)
UC Accounting and Finance student wins Naked CEO boardroom competition
Congratulations to Nicole Van Dugteren, one of six Asia-Pacific winners in the Australian-organised Naked CEO Boardroom competition. Nicole has won a four-day trip to Melbourne to learn first-hand the day-to-day role of an accounting chief executive. (read more)
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2013 NZICA Academic Requirements
2013 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