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Student Resources

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

Read on to learn more about the range of resources available to assist you with your studies.

Department resources

Centre for Accounting and Finance Education (CAFÉ)

CAFÉ offers Accounting and Finance students a wide range of opportunities to build upon their degree.

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.

Writing better essays and reports

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

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

Research resources

University of Otago resources

Otago Business School resources

National and international associations

The Department of Accountancy and Finance has associations with many businesses and organisations. These include the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Australia and the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute. Find out more about our links to various national and international associations.

Finance website links

We recommend the following websites as potentially interesting and useful for students.

New Zealand websites

International websites