Transformation: Playing The Long Game

Increasing the number of suitably qualified accounting professionals is key to transforming our communities, writes Levi Letsoko.

Walter Sisulu University’s First Chartered Accounting Students Graduate

It has been four years since Walter Sisulu University (WSU) embarked on a journey to regain South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) accreditation for its four-year BCompt (Accounting Sciences) degree. Last week, these efforts, supported by much-needed financial aid from the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), bore the first fruit when 27 students from WSU’s initial 2012 intake took to the stage to graduate.