Professor Mabutho Sibanda

Dean and Head of School

Contact Details

PA / Secretary Ms Xolile Mathe
Phone: 27 31 260 2675
Mathec@ukzn.ac.za
(Building & Room)
J Block - J224, 2nd Floor, University Road, Durban
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Welcome Message from the Dean and Head of School

Welcome to the School of Accounting, Economics & Finance that offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses. 

The School offers programmes in wide range of disciplines namely:

  • Applied Economics 
  • Auditing; Economics
  • Finance
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Managerial Accounting and Finance
  • Taxation.

Disciplines

Latest News

July 11, 2018

Helping Pupils Succeed

This Youth Day, 1 064 grade 12 pupils from Durban high schools benefitted from an Accounting examination workshop run by…
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June 21, 2018

No Stopping UKZN’s Dr Bargate’s Leap to Greatness

Not many people have the stamina to pull off a 1.9km surf swim, 90.1km cycle and 21.1km run. Not only…
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June 4, 2018

Pupils at the youth activation programme at Durban’s Playhouse Theatre.

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance academic Dr Msizi Mkhize inspired thousands of Durban school learners to enjoy Maths during a…
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May 25, 2018

Accounting Students Recognised and Rewarded for their Academic Excellence at UKZN – SAICA Students’ Awards Ceremony

The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance in partnership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) celebrated top…
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May 25, 2018

IMF Representative Delivers Lecture on Africa’s Growth Prospects

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Senior Resident Representative in South Africa, Dr Montfort Mlachila, recently presented a public lecture titled Private…
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May 10, 2018

Love for Commerce Earns Graduate a Cum Laude Pass

Choosing to pursue a commerce degree was a no-brainer for Ms Nadia Bana.  The Westville resident who hails from a…
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May 10, 2018

UKZN’s Top 10 Student Researcher Graduates with PhD

Doctoral graduate Dr Adebayo Kutu’s academic journey has been studded with outstanding academic achievements. Kutu’s awards include being named among…
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May 10, 2018

Learning is for Life, says PhD Graduate

A firmly held belief that learning is a life-long process is what motivates PhD graduate and Management Accounting lecturer Dr Patricia Shewell….
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May 10, 2018

Masters Degree for Health Economics Researcher

Raised by parents who are both academics at UKZN, Ms Taruna Chetty who graduated with a Masters degree in Commerce (Economics) attributes…
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May 10, 2018

Future Looks Bright for BCom Accounting Cum Laude Graduates

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) cum laude graduates Ms Yadika Dhaniram and Mr Kerwin Marais are excited about being chartered accountants. For Dhaniram…
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May 10, 2018

Local Banking Executive Motivates Commerce Graduates

UKZN alumnus and Managing Principal of Absa Group in KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Faisal Mkhize, delivered an inspirational address to commerce graduates…
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May 10, 2018

Top Honours for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Graduate

It was a double celebration for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) graduate Mr Ahmed Ally as not only did he graduate with…
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May 10, 2018

Growing the Next Generation of Academics a Priority for Masters Graduate

UKZN’s Talent Excellence and Equity Scholarship recipient, Master of Commerce in Economics graduate Mr Doctor Sangweni, is excited about his…
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May 10, 2018

CA Hopefuls Graduate Top of Their Class

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) summa cum laude graduates Mr Arjun Nandlal and Ms Suwayfa Abdul Karrim consider the honour of being top…
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May 10, 2018

Cum Laude Graduate on the Path Towards Becoming a Chartered Accountant

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting cum laude graduate Ms Serena Gobindlall is on the path to becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA). Gobindlall…
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