perfectionism mindset beliefs

How does perfectionism and mindset affect students beliefs?

Accounting students have strong similarities The personality traits of all students pre-disposes them to certain thought processes, beliefs, strengths and weaknesses. We often find ourselves saying that ‘students generally…’ or ‘most students…’ and a lot of lecturers indicate that students behave in similar ways.   This is not intended to box all students into the same…


are you too old with gareth olivier ca connect

Yvonne chats to: Gareth Olivier CA(SA) “Should older people start their CA qualification journey?”

“Am I too old to start?” I get emails from students all the time asking me “Am I too old to start my CA(SA) qualification journey?”. I answer this question all the time, I wrote a short article on it before as well, and I thought I’d chat to someone else for their perspective, on…


pgda bridging

Yvonne chats to: CA Connect about their July 2020 PGDA Registration

Why did I chat to Milpark, CA Connect? Milpark, CA Connect offers an online, SAICA-accredited PGDA (CTA) and Bridging programme. They’re currently taking applications for their July 2020 programmes, so I chatted to them about their programme, and some advice on how any student can put themselves in the best position to pass. PGDA /…


Yvonne chats to: Vincent Motholo CA(SA) about his journey and part time studying

Why did I chat to Vincent? Vincent Motholo CA(SA), RA was a UNISA Auditing lecturer, and is now at SNG-Grant Thornton. His experience as an academic and in practice is really valuable for students. I wanted him to share his qualification journey with us and take us through some of his post-qualification career decisions. We…


Are you too old to study?

Are you too old to pursue that goal? I get this question all the time. “Am I too old to study?”; “Am I too old to get this qualification?” Here’s what I want to say to you: I chatted to Gareth from CA Connect about this I thought I’d get someone else’s input for you…