Professor Oludayo, O. Olugbara

Proff OlugbaraPosition: Executive Dean:
Faculty of Accounting and Informatics
Tel: 031 373 5597


Professor Olugbara graduated from the University of Ilorin in 1991, achieving a first class Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Mathematics. He was thereafter retained by the University of Ilorin to work as a junior research fellow in 1992, after completing the national youth service corps. As a junior research fellow, he registered for a Master’s Degree in Mathematics with specialization in Computer Science at the University of Ilorin and completed the degree in 1995. He holds a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Zululand in South Africa. Being a retained junior research fellow at the University of Ilorin marked the commencement of his academic career. Read more

Contact Information

Ms Lebogang Phasha (Secretary to Executive Dean)
Tel: 031 373 5597

Faculty Office
East Wing, Hotel School Building, Ritson Campus

Mrs Nitasha Singh-Sakichand (Faculty Officer)
Tel: 031 373 5149

Ms Simlindele Cele (Acting Faculty Assistant)
Auditing and Taxation
Cost and Management Accounting
Tel: 031 373 5520

Mr Lwandile Chiya  (Faculty Assistant)
Financial Accounting
Business and Information Management
Tel: 031 373 5152

Mr Khulekani Mjwara (Acting Faculty Assistant)
Information Technology
Information Systems
Tel: 031 373 5418

Ms Sinenhlanhla Masinga (Administration Assistant)
General Student Queries
Tel: 031 373 5826

Ms Zethu Mnguni  (Administration Assistant)General Student QueriesTel: 031 373 5670Email:

Ms Loreal Naidoo (Administration Assistant)
General Student Queries
Tel: 031 373 5670







Welcome to the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics at the Durban University of Technology.


A globally recognised faculty for academic excellence.


“Developing Leaders for the Information Society”

  • Excellence in teaching and learning
  • Relevant research and creative innovation
  • Social entrepreneurship




We treat people equitably with respect. Our decisions are impartial. We embrace diversity and inclusion.


We accept responsibility for activities, decisions, actions and disclose outcomes in a transparent way.


We enhance our reputation with consistent trustworthy conduct.

The Faculty of Accounting and Informatics is a diverse, dynamic faculty made up of departments in Information Technology and Accounting. These departments are: Auditing and Taxation, Finance and Information Management (PMB), Financial Accounting, Information and Corporate Management, Information Technology and Management Accounting. The faculty has departments on the Ritson, ML Sultan and Riverside campuses. The programs offered by the departments are also varied. They include; Internal Auditing, Taxation, Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Office Management and Technology, Library and Information Studies, Financial Information Systems and Information Technology. In addition, the Department of Information Technology services other departments within the faculty and other departments in the other faculties within the University.

Our qualifications range from the under graduate National Diplomas, to post graduate Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Technology.

Our faculty is at the forefront with the production of dynamic graduates, increasing research output, increasing academic aptitude with industry related focus, and developing sound teaching methods. We succeed by attracting the top students and students with the ability to be visionaries. This is further achieved by ensuring a theoretical as well as the experiential component are encompassed in our qualifications.The qualifications are highly rated in industry. Together with the academic achievement and increasing analytical and cognitive development comes the students’ awakening potential of their own capabilities, from social skills to progressive leadership’s styles.

Each student opens for themselves new horizons as they progress from strength to strength towards success.

We look forward to welcoming you into this Faculty.







Auditing and Taxation: 031 373 5610
Finance and Information Management: 033 845 8862
Financial Accounting: 031 373 5621
Information and Corporate Management: 031 373 5655
031 373 6808
Information Technology: 031 373 5596
Management Accounting: 031 373 5664