Mapule Phathela dreamt of being able to put the professional and academic designations of CIMA, MBA as well as CA(SA) behind her name before she turns 35.
The shortage of financial skills in South Africa is beginning to affect business growth.
Kamogelo Ngwenya remembers when she was in grade two and her young aunt came home with a fancy new car – how did she afford it?
Zimbabwean Tafadzwa Muyambo, 22, can still hear the critical voices telling him it’s a waste of time to pursue a PGDA.
Zimbabwean born and raised Tsitsi Sharara (née Dhitima) knew at about 12 years old that she wanted to be a chartered accountant (CA).
At Milpark, we are constantly upping our offering in response to needs in the higher education sector.
As an online higher education provider in the financial services, commerce, and management space, it is an institutional imperative that our programmes and accreditations speak to our high standards of honesty, fairness, and accountability.
Amy Wood always loved numbers at school, so applying for finance studies made sense. She cruised through her matric year, but at university an unexpected event threatened to derail her academic pursuits…
After failing her postgraduate diploma in accounting (PGDA) at a traditional university, Ndivhuwo Nethononda was ready to give up on her dream of becoming a chartered accountant (CA). Then, years later, she tried again, with the help of Milpark Education.
In working with thousands of students over the years, Terri-Leigh Ryklief has come to see that there’s far more to academic success than hard work and intelligence. To achieve their goals, students need the right mindset and a dynamic ecosystem of support.
Sometimes Merilyn Hove can’t believe how much her life has changed from growing up in Bulawayo in Zimbabwe to her current apartment outside London.
Phemelo Lekale failed at her first attempt doing the postgraduate diploma in accounting at Milpark Education. When she enrolled again, she did things differently and made use of the support structures available to students – this changed everything.
For a whole year, Regina Witbooi got up every morning at 2am to study for a few hours in peace and quiet before her three kids woke up and she had to get ready for work. When she passed the PGDA in 2022 and saw her way cleared to becoming a CA – she knew it was worth it.
We are so excited to see that Milpark Education is now the biggest contributor to the CA(SA) pipeline! 14 years into the CA Connect story, this is a significant milestone for us.
Princess Stone: From Balancing Clerk to Aspiring Chartered Accountant through Milpark’s new BCom Accounting degree
Meet Princess Stone, the first-ever student to enrol in our newly launched BCom Accounting programme. Princess started her work life as a balancing clerk after matriculating.
If you have been thinking about education, maybe this is the year to commit to online study.
Despite facing many challenges, CA Connect student Miriro Mlilo from Zimbabwe not only passed her Namibian ITC exam this year, but she also received the top marks of all students taking the exam.
The SAICA Top 35 Under 35 competition is about broadening CAs’ horizons beyond just the accounting profession and appreciating young people who make ‘a meaningful contribution to society’.
South African students are now able to enrol for a comprehensive, fully online BCom Accounting degree offering not only technical academic expertise but also comprehensive student support.
How do you prepare for the big match (exam), the impact of good coaching (teaching) and how, under pressure, do you effectively put yourself in an emotional state which gets the best out of you?
There’s nothing quite like a global pandemic to make you rethink your values and reframe your priorities.
S/he who asks the questions holds the power! This couldn’t be truer in an educational environment, yet it seems to be an area of learning where so many of us hold back.
There is strength in being imperfect because you must have the courage to admit it to yourself, acknowledge your weaknesses and address them.
Starting articles is a big change, especially when it is your first real job and you don’t have anything to compare it to. Gareth Olivier gives you a few things to think about.
For aspiring and young CAs(SA), the world of chartered accounting can seem overwhelming and demoralising at times – is this normal?