College of Accounting Sciences

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

International collaboration examines a 21st century auditing philosophy

CAS academics recently engaged with their Turkish counterparts to survey the rapidly evolving auditing landscape and its related tech tools. Read more

Going beyond the call of duty – CAS reaches out to ITC Board Exam candidates

Unisa ITC Board Exam Technique Workshop, a stepping stone to becoming a CA(SA) Read more

Lifelong learning opportunities for accountancy professionals

More than 7 million citizens will join the ranks of unemployment and more than 2.5 million jobs are at risk (currently the unemployment rate is already 29% and can thus jump to 48%), according to Hilary Joffe (Sunday Times, 2020) Read more

The ineffectiveness of South Africa’s anti-corruption strategy

Bafo Khanyeza, Senior Lecturer at Unisa, features prominently in the March issue of Accountancy SA, a monthly magazine published by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, with his special report on audit reform. Read more

Stretching the public purse

Looting of public resources continues unabated, despite the public outcry. Daily news reports tell of food parcels being diverted or used for political leverage and contract prices being inflated to ridiculous levels – all while the perpetrators openly flaunt their ill-gotten gains Read more