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Accounting pundit appointed to lead Unisa's College of Accounting Sciences

To bolster its pursuit of academic excellence, Unisa recently appointed Dr Moses Thabang Hlongoane as the Executive Dean of the College of Accounting Sciences. He is a distinguished scholar with an outstanding career, a leading expert and a highly valued contributor to teaching and research in accounting. Read more

Taking the College of Accounting Sciences to greater heights

In pursuit of academic excellence, Unisa appoints distinguished academics in various positions, including management roles, to assist the university towards its goal of reclaiming Africa's intellectual futures and its place at the top tier of tertiary education institutions on the continent. Prof Cameron Modisane was recently appointed Deputy Executive Dean of the College of Accounting Sciences. Read more

TikTok sensation thanks Unisa for enabling access to higher education for the marginalised

As an African university committed to shaping futures in the service of humanity and redressing societal imbalances, Unisa has, for decades, made access to education possible for all. Its open-distance eLearning modality addresses geographical mobility, while its affordable tuition fees have allowed previously disadvantaged people to gain access to a university system for generations. @TheAccountingGirl shares how she got access to study for a BCom Accounting Sciences degree at Unisa. Read more

Promoting financial education in a tight economy

Unisa's Colleges of Accounting Sciences and Economic and Management Sciences hosted the 6th Annual Budget Breakfast, themed "Financial literacy and how to stretch the rand for ordinary citizens", which aimed to analyse South African Minister Enoch Godongwana's 2024 budget speech and provide financial literacy for consumers. Read more

Unisa's College of Accounting Sciences breaking boundaries

Breaking barriers and fostering diversity, Unisa's Deputy Dean of the College of Accounting Sciences, Prof Cameron Modisane, is collaborating with academics of the University of Eswatini in a trailblazing study on financial sustainability. Read more

College of Accounting Sciences' stature authenticated by leadership award

At the first-ever Chartered Global Management Accountant Professional Awards Africa, Unisa's College of Accounting Sciences received the prestigious Leadership Award: University Partner, which recognises that the institution exceeds expectations of shaping the future to advance the accounting and finance professions. Read more

College of Accounting Sciences celebrates esteemed awards

The College of Accounting Sciences is celebrating a remarkable academic year, which several awards from esteemed organisations have affirmed. This year alone, the college received more than five awards. Read more

College of Accounting Sciences successfully conducts hybrid exams

The College of Accounting Sciences has successfully completed hybrid exams. More than 1,500 students from 23 regions sat for the first hybrid CTA exam sessions, setting a new standard for academic excellence. Read more

Dr Sedzani Musundwa scoops Academic of the Year at ABASA Awards

The Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants in South Africa recently hosted its annual convention gala dinner and Recognition Awards, where one of Unisa's academics extraordinaire, Dr Sedzani Musundwa, received the Private and Public Sector Academic of the Year Award for her dedication to accounting education and her work in promoting women in accountancy. Read more

A journey towards inclusive 4IR in CODeL

Unisa's 8th Teaching and Learning Festival aimed to spotlight the importance of teaching excellence and inclusive 4IR. Prof Meahabo Magano said the university must secure its place in the rapidly evolving landscape of education by harnessing the power of technology to revolutionise teaching, learning and student support. Read more