• Designation: Academic Team
  • Company: Australian School of Accounting

Team Information

Patricia Vakafua

Patricia is an academia with over 15 years of experience as a Higher Education lecturer. With experience from the different auditoriums in Australian School of Accounting, Kings Own Institute, Norte Dame University, Curtin University and The University of the South Pacific.

Her previous role with Kings Own Institute was Head of Program, Accounting undergraduate and postgraduate, member of the Accounting Course Advisory Committee and current academic staff member. She was also Head of Program Accounting at Curtin University Sydney campus, academic manager and academic lecturer.

Prior to moving to Australia Patricia was Chief Accountant, Head of Treasury for the Government of Tuvalu for almost 10 years. She taught at the University of the South Pacific, Tuvalu campus in the undergraduate accounting programs through distant learning courses.

Patricia has worked as an accountant in Sydney for a number of years before moving into the academic world. She is a CPA and currently pursing research towards her PhD. She is passionate about teaching students and engaging with them to learn lifelong skills and knowledge in the field.

Her evaluate feedback from students over the years speak volumes of the interactive deliveries and encouraging environment she cultivates in her classes from online to on-campus.