School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

School of Accounting,
Economics and Finance

The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance ensures that our students receive quality education in both the skills and the conceptual understandings necessary to flourish in professional careers. 

Long-term success requires the ability to think both strategically and critically, and we build these talents for our students through creative and innovative teaching practices and curricula

Because we combine three disciplines that are closely related – accounting, economics and finance – our students enter the world of business and economics with a breadth of education that employers cherish.

Latest Research

Expert reaction: #BUDGET2018

University of Wollongong business academics provide expert reaction to the 2018-19 Federal Budget.


Academics analyse the outcomes of the 2018 Budget regarding the upcoming election, infrastructure spending, taxation and retirement choices and incentives.

Schooling for success might depend on the company you keep

Study investigates whether having smart classmates makes students smarter.

Slivia Mendolia and Alfredo Paloyo

Dr Silvia Mendolia and Dr Alfredo Paloyo, with Professor Ian Walker from Lancaster University, set out to study how the performance of classmates affected students' test score performances at the end of high school and whether they went on to higher education.