School of Accounting and Commercial Law

School of Accounting and Commercial Law

The School of Accounting and Commercial Law is part of the Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington.

SACL pursues and shares knowledge of accounting, commercial law and taxation within a dynamic and inclusive learning environment while actively engaging our stakeholders and the wider community.

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Feb18-19PhD Colloquium 2015
Date: 18 February - 19 February
Time: 8.00 am
Venue: Pipitea Campus, Railway West Wing Following successful biennial colloquia at Victoria University of Wellington,… Read more

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16 October 2014 'Shadow a CFO' experience at NZTA
A Victoria Business School student shares his experience of a day spent 'shadowing' Paul Helm, CFO of the New Zealand Transport Agency. Read more
24 September 2014 Prof John Creedy chairs judging panel for Treasury Schools Challenge
(L to R): Gabriel Makhlouf, Secretary of The Treasury, the winning team from James Hargest… Read more
27 August 2014 Unique computer games may be lost
Associate Professor Susan Corbett says a little known part of New Zealand’s cultural and computing heritage is under threat due to the passage of time. Read more

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Apply now for Trimester Three

See what courses are on offer and get your application in by 1 November to study over summer.

Dr Lisa Marriott, Senior Lecturer

Courts More Lenient on White Collar Criminals

New Zealanders take welfare fraud more seriously than tax evasion, according to new research by Dr Lisa Marriott.
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Matt Sorola, PhD student at SACL

Matt Sorola-
Current PhD Student

Matt comes from Texas, and knew within a week he'd made the right decision to study in Wellington.
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Chair in Public Finance

The School’s externally sponsored Chair in Public Finance (CPF) aims to bring academic research and public finance debate together.
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Sarah Zhang
MPA Graduate

Sarah reached a point in her career where she felt she needed formal education in finance and accounting to progress further.
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