Take advantage of a range of resources to help with your studies
- Centre for Accounting and Finance Education (CAFÉ)
- Professional qualifications
- Scholarships & prizes
Read on to learn more about the range of resources available to assist you with your studies.
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:
- The Importance of Preplanning
- Make or Break Introductions
- Conquer the Paragraph
- The Essay
- The Key Elements of a Report
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.
Written Communication Officer
Tel: 64 3 479 9138
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
- New Zealand Stock Exchange
- Datex (NZ company information)
- New Zealand Futures & Options Exchange (incorporated with Sydney Futures Exchange)
- New Zealand Treasury
- New Zealand Invest: Sharemarket, shares, stock exchange