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 achieving students at the annual UKZN – SAICA Students’ Awards Ceremony. ‘Accountants play an important role in society because we rely on financial statements prepared by accountants for every financial decision that we make. At

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 Investment to Rejuvenate Growth in Africa at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership. The lecture was the first in a series to be hosted by the Macroeconomics Working Group (MWG), a body of economists

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 the Top 10 student researchers at UKZN for 2016 indicating he has performed consistently with his research papers published over the past few years in journals recognised and accredited by the Department of Higher Education

Guest speaker Mr Faisal Mkhize, Managing Principal of Absa Group in KwaZulu-Natal, addressing Commerce graduates.

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 in one of UKZN Graduation ceremonies. In his opening remarks Mkhize reminded the graduates of the remarkable example set by the late statesman Dr Nelson Mandela on ethical, selfless and visionary leadership and encouraged them

Mr Ahmed Ally graduated with a distinction for his Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting.

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 distinction but was also ranked third in South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)’s Initial test of competence (ITC). Passing the ITC, a requirement for graduates aiming to become chartered accountants with special honours, is just

Master of Commerce in Economics graduate and scholarship recipient, Mr Doctor Sangweni with his mom, Ms Basho Sangweni.

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 future in academia. The scholarship is awarded to 10 students annually to pursue a master’s degree and do research in the field of economics. ‘Recently there has been growing concern regarding the increasing public debt/GDP

Summa cum laude Bachelor of Commerce graduates Mr Arjun Nandlal and Ms Suwayfa Abdul Karrim.

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 of their class as just fruits for all the hard work they put into their studies. Nandlal, who received the Malegapuru William Makgoba Scholarship awarded to the five top-ranked undergraduates proceeding from first-year to second-year

Ms Serena Gobindlall being awarded a BCom Accounting degree cum laude.

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 says she got a taste of what lies ahead in the career when she received an award in the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Students Awards ceremony, an annual awards ceremony held in

BCom Accounting summa cum laude graduate, Mr Dean Adams.

BCom Graduate Dedicates Distinction to his Mom and Dad

Bachelor of Commerce graduate Mr Dean Adams says being awarded his degree summa cum laude is payback in part for his parents who supported him and his twin brother, Dale, who is in his last year of a Law degree through thick and thin. Adams, who aims to become a Chartered Accountant, said his mother, Evet being in housekeeping

Dr Kerry McCullough surrounded by her family, from left, Ms Jes Green (sister), Mr Peter Green (father), Ms Gail Green (mother) and Mr Craig McCullough (husband).

Doctoral Graduate Now Aims to Focus on Her Key Research Interests

Finance lecturer and PhD graduate Dr Kerry McCullough is looking forward to being able to focus on her key research interests now that her doctorate is complete. McCullough’s doctoral research titled: Information Transmission on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), explores information transmission in the context of price discovery and risk transference between FTSE/JSE Top40 securities