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Towards open online financial education

In her inaugural lecture, Prof Bernadene de Clercq from the Department of Taxation discussed an online initiative that will provide free financial education to those that need it the most – the youth of South Africa. Read more

CAS academic’s articles on clean governance trend internationally

Bafo Khanyeza, senior lecturer in the College of Accounting Sciences, has written extensively on clean governance as a means to solve the current jobs bloodbath, and his articles are being read around the globe. Read more

Employment boost for aspiring Unisa accountants

Unisa’s College of Accounting Sciences is joining forces with multinational giant PricewaterhouseCoopers to create opportunities for its accountancy students. Read more

Unisan’s contribution to the clean governance public discourse grabbing world’s attention

An opinion piece penned by Unisan Bafo Khanyeza on the topic of clean governance has gone viral and was featured on a number of prestigious international news channels. Read more

Unisans perform well in accountancy competence examination

The College of Accounting Science has lauded the performance of its former students who participated in the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants' Initial Test of Competence examinations. Read more

Accountants can reduce the environmental impact of mining: pointers for South Africa

Writing in The Conversation, Unisa’s Professor Huibrecht Margaretha (Breggie) van der Poll examines the environmental impact of mining in South Africa Read more

Academically Resilient

Unisa’s 2021 Teaching and Learning e-Festival reaffirmed that the institution is a committed student-centric university that partners with the state, society and the continent – by ensuring that through knowledge, societies can become transformed for the better. Read more

Are South Africa’s biggest looters within the public sector?

Unisan Bafo Khanyeza writes in News24 of the widespread corruption at all levels of government in the country and which will remain long after SA has overcome the ramifications of the recent violent riots. Read more

Refusing to accept the status quo

Speaking at the CAS 2021 T&L Festival, the Chairman of the SAICA Board lauded the college for its resilience. “Your student performance was impressive, as from the 983 African candidates that passed the 2021 ITC exams, 315 were from Unisa. This is by far the highest contribution by a university and shows its commitment to the transformation of the accounting profession.” Read more

Unisa makes a significant contribution to transforming the chartered accounting profession

Almost a third of the African candidates who recently passed the professional assessment examination of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants are alumni of Unisa's College of Accounting Sciences. Read more