Distinction for Nedbank Staff Member

… While the COVID-19 pandemic created uncertainty in the lives of many, for Ms Langa Ntuli of Umlazi township south of Durban, it meant working harder to remain relevant in the financial services sector. She enrolled for the Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management offered by UKZN’s School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Eastern Cape Academic Masters Accountancy Cum Laude

… Lecturer at Walter Sisulu University, Mr Masibulele Phesa has added a Master of Accountancy to his list of qualifications. A Chartered Accountant (CA) and registered auditor, Phesa was awarded the degree cum laude by UKZN for his study on impression management in top 40 Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) companies’ chairpersons’ statements. Companies often use persuasive tactics such as

BCom Honours Students Graduate Cum Laude

… Six Bachelor of Commerce Honours students in Human Resources Management graduated cum laude. Ms. Dhirja Singh who is currently serving a human resource internship at a contact centre said the degree not only broadened her knowledge but has opened doors for her in the world of work. ‘I am keenly interested in organisational culture, ethics, and employee

Academic Achievement for SRC Member

… Student Representative Council (SRC) member Ms Andile Sithole graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management. The College of Law and Management Studies Westville campus representative is passionate about leading by example when it comes to education as she also holds a Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Microbiology and is currently

Aspiring Academic Earns a PhD in Finance

… Aspiring academic Dr Lorraine Muguto from the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy for a thesis titled: Analysis of Stock Return Volatility and its Response to Investor Sentiment: An Examination of Emerging and Developed Markets by UKZN in May. Muguto investigated whether the volatility patterns in emerging BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India,

Gearing up for a Future in Chartered Accountancy

… Bachelor of Commerce cum laude graduates, Ms Leighann Chetty, Mr Zinedine Diplall, Ms Amanda Dube, Ms Maseeha Mahomedy and Ms Ashmika Somaroo are one step closer to becoming Chartered Accountants (CAs). ‘A BCom Accounting degree opens many opportunities. I am currently completing my articles with the goal of becoming a professional accountant,’ said Chetty. While she found

Cum Laude Graduate Ready to Conquer the Business World

… Bachelor of Business Science cum laude graduate Mr Hasan Cassim is ready and equipped for the business world. ‘I have accepted a graduate position at PwC Strategy & Consulting in Johannesburg and hope to use the knowledge I gained from my studies to help solve important problems for companies and our country,’ he said. Cassim added

Accounting Students Graduate Summa Cum Laude

… For Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduates Mr Mason Gounden, Mr Thabiso Nzuza and Mr Mikailen Naidoo receiving their degrees summa cum laude is proof that hard work and dedication are synonymous with success. ‘My three years of study were filled with stress, hard work, fun and excitement, not forgetting the early mornings and late nights. Now

Family, Hard Work and Dedication – The Recipe for Success

… Graduating summa cum laude is another feather in the cap of Bachelor of Business Science student, Mr Thavashalin Pillay. The top achiever’s long list of academic achievements includes eight Dean’s Commendations, 13 Certificates of Merits, 30 distinctions and being awarded UKZN’s Malegapuru William Makgoba Scholarship and the UKZN South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Best