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As a developing economy, South Africa has a pressing need for individuals who are equipped with sound financial skills and an ability to think laterally. Accountancy graduates who possess a strong problem-solving ability, critical thinking and a qualification from a world-leading educational institution will have a distinct competitive career advantage.

The Wits School of Accountancy programme ensures that you will receive a sound theoretical base of knowledge and practical financial skills, while also being challenged to think laterally and apply the knowledge you have gained.

Here are the Top 5 reasons why you should join us

Great career prospects: many of our graduates end up doing their traineeship with and working for the Big 4 firms – Deloitte, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG – as well as for the country’s major financial institutions and leading blue-chip corporates.

Great Career Prospects

Many of our graduates complete their traineeship with the Big 4 firms – Deloitte, PwC, Ernst & Young, and KPMG – as well as the country’s major financial institutions and leading blue-chip corporates.

Connections to Industry Leaders

We maintain close relationships with the Big 4 firms who conduct graduate recruitment programmes with us each year.

Real Business Knowledge

Our auditing firm partners collaborate with academic staff, providing them with business case study scenarios that are used during lectures. This gives you real-world business knowledge and insight.

Outstanding Lecturers

The majority of our academic teaching staff are themselves CA’s and many are contracted to mark the annual SAICA and IRBA exams. Wits is a SAICA-accredited university

Impressive Alumni

Great businesses leaders chose Wits and some of South Africa’s leading CEOs and most prominent entrepreneurs with CA qualifications began their business journey here.


Giving to Wits

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Whether you invest in a promising young student, or contribute towards vital research or new buildings and facilities – giving to Wits brings great personal satisfaction and lasting results you can be proud of for years to come.

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