UKZN academic, Dr Gerry Bokana, and PhD candidate, Mr Ayodeji Opeyemi Ogunlesi, met up with the University’s former Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Dr Albert van Jaarsveld, while on a business visit to Austria. Bokana’s and Ogunlesi visit aimed to strengthen research collaboration between the UKZN School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, the Southern African Systems Analysis
First-year Bachelor of Business Science students were given the opportunity to put theory into practice when they participated in the annual Integrated Business Studies (IBS) Business Proposal Presentation. IBS is a core module for the Bachelor of Business Science programme, a four-year honours programme offered by the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF). The
Team UKZN, comprising of four Accounting graduates, twins Mr Steffen Wies and Mr Rudi Wies, Ms Camira Govender and Mr Tim Siepman were crowned the 2018 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Case Study Competition winners at the finals which took place at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) recently.
Teaching students to grasp how the theory they are learning in class is practically applied in the real world is a vocation that School of Accounting, Economics and Finance academics and Master in Accountancy graduates, Ms Hlengiwe Ndlela, Ms Kerry-Lee Gurr, Ms Shazia Essa and Ms Salma Vanker, remain passionate about. As a Chartered Accountant
New oceans economy growth areas are a priority for South Africa’s Operation Phakisa, which represents a new spirit of moving faster in meeting government’s targets. It is in this light that the Leadership Studies PhD study of Dr Sanele Gumede explored the untapped opportunities in the ocean economy in which South Africa can benefit. In terms
UKZN’s Accounting Programmes have received a level 1 rating from the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) following an intensive review conducted by the accountancy body’s Academic Review Committee (ARC). This is a remarkable achievement for UKZN as level 1 is SAICA’s top rating and means that the University – through its School of
Third-year UKZN BCom student Mr Thembalethu Mahlangu has penned a motivational book titled I Believe – A Letter to the Youth. The 20-year-old first-time author, who wrote the book in under four months, was compelled to write I Believe to help young people overcome what he refers to as ‘the four monsters of life we face every day’ – dreams, obstacles, failure and success are explored in Mahlangu’s book.
Team UKZN, comprising of four Accounting graduates, has made it into the semi-finals of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Case Study Competition. The team members are Ms Camira Govender, Mr Tim Siepman as well as twins, Mr Steffen Wies and Mr Rudi Wies. The annual international multi-round business management and leadership-focused case study competition is organised by the CharterQuest
This Youth Day, 1 064 grade 12 pupils from Durban high schools benefitted from an Accounting examination workshop run by UKZN academic, Dr Msizi Mkhize, with the aim of preparing them for the upcoming mid-term Accounting exams. Mkhize is an academic within the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, and the workshop sought to equip the pupils with
Not many people have the stamina to pull off a 1.9km surf swim, 90.1km cycle and 21.1km run. Not only did School of Accounting, Economics and Finance academic, Dr Karen Bargate, manage to do all three, she came first in her age category (60-64) at the recent Durban Ironman 70.3 triathlon series. Bargate is also