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.

We pursue and share knowledge of accounting and commercial law within a dynamic and inclusive learning environment while actively engaging our stakeholders and the wider community.

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Jul25Measuring and Reporting Service Performance of New Zealand Local Governments - Dr Prae Keeransuntonpong (Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand)
Date: 25 July 2014
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: RWW315
In the public sector, financial results are only one aspect of demonstrating accountability with non-financial… Read more
Aug27Not for Profit Seminar 3 - Accounting, governance and charities' registration issues
Date: 27 August 2014
Time: 8.15 am
Venue: VUW, Government Buildings, Lecture Theatre 1, 15 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Registered Charities must comply with the new reporting requirements under the Charities Act from 1… Read more

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17 June 2014 SACL Prize and Sponsorship winners celebrated
The annual function to celebrate the School of Accounting and Commercial Law prize and scholarship… Read more
28 May 2014 Understanding issues faced by low income families
A new joint project by Victoria and Canterbury Universities is focused on raising awareness of… Read more
30 April 2014 SACL Accounting student profiled by CPA Australia
One of SACL's accounting students, Evelyn Elisara, has been profiled on CPA Australia's global Naked… Read more

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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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