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Accounting and Finance student resources

Take advantage of a range of resources to help with your studies

Check out recommended library resources, read advice for writing an 'A+' essay – or explore the wealth of assistance provided by the University. The Department of Accountancy and Finance and the University of Otago are on hand to assist with your studies.

Department of Accountancy and Finance: resources for students

Mentoring Progamme

Our Accounting Mentoring Programme is available to all students majoring in Accounting. The programme helps familiarise you with the wide range of Accounting career opportunities, and also helps you understand what it means to become a member of a professional body.

Dunedin Community Accounting

Dunedin Community Accounting is a voluntary service organisation in which Otago accounting students provide accounting advice to not-for-profit organisations.  Being involved in this programme is a great way to meet members of the local community, put your accounting skills to good use, plus volunteering looks great on your CV and something to talk about during job interviews.  For more information please contact Dr Ros Whiting.

Writing and writing resources

We offer a range of study resources – including individual assistance – to help you get it right. Accounting and Finance are about more than just analysing numerical information. You will also be required to write reports, and to communicate information in a way that meets the needs of technical and non-technical audiences. Increasingly, employers are seeking graduates who have a skill-set that combines a high level of analytical and communication skills.

Visit the Student Learning Centre for assistance with managing assignment and exams, study tips and more.

Take a look at study resources for writing better essays and reports below:

Research resources

Search databases and library resources of interest to Accounting and Finance students:

Individual assistance from the Written Communication Officer

Need help with your written work? The Written Communication Officer in the Department of Accountancy and Finance provides individual assistance and information about resources on academic writing skills.

Marianne Lown
Written Communication Officer
Room: 3.09
Tel: 64 3 479 9138
Email marianne.lown@otago.ac.nz

University of Otago and School of Business: resources for students

Take a look at study resources provided by the University and School of Business below: