12 alumni from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School seized Top Achievers Awards in the September 2019, December 2019 and June 2020 ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) exam sessions.
Among those awardees, eight alumni come from BBA in Professional Accountancy (PACC) programme, two from Master of Accountancy (MAcc) programme, as well as one from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy (PDPA) programme and Integrated BBA (IBBA) programme respectively. They demonstrated outstanding calibre with their outstanding performance at the ACCA exams.
It is encouraging to find many top performers from the School for specialised papers. In particular, Perveen Pui-wing Wong (MAcc 2019), Patrick Pak-fai Siu (IBBA 2015) and Yemin Ma (PDPA 2017 and MAcc 2020) were honoured the gold, silver and bronze medalists* in the September 2019, December 2019 and June 2020 exam sessions respectively. The alumni brought home the following awards of the ACCA exams:
September 2019 Session
- Gold Medalist: Perveen Pui-wing Wong (MAcc 2019)
- Top score in Advanced Performance Management: Yu-dian Liu (PACC 2019)
- Top Affiliate: Erdi Lai (MAcc 2018)
December 2019 Session
- Silver Medalist: Patrick Pak-fai Siu (IBBA 2015)
June 2020 Session
- Bronze Medalist: Yemin Ma (PDPA 2017 and MAcc 2020)
- Top score in Performance Management: Wenxing Pei (PACC 2020)
This year, ACCA also recognised students joining its fast track progamme – ACCA Conditional Exemption (CE) Programme and complete all ACCA papers in less than two years. The following six alumni were awarded the inaugural Outstanding CE Award:
- Queena Hoi-ying Chan (PACC 2019)
- Debbie Tzu-ying Chen (PACC 2019)
- Harry Hong-cheuk Cheng (PACC 2019)
- Anlan Liu (PACC 2020)
- Dongyan Yuan (PACC 2019)
- Yiqian Zhang (PACC 2020)
(From left to right) Queena Hoi-ying Chan, Dongyan Yuan; Dr. Edmund Wong, Senior Lecturer of School of Accountancy and Director of Professional Accountancy Programme at CUHK Business School; Yiqian Zhang, Debbie Tzu-ying Chen and Wenxing Pei posed for a group photo at the award presentation ceremony.
Prof. George Yang, Director and Professor of School of Accountancy at CUHK Business School, said: “We are very proud of our students’ achievements. The primary goal of CUHK School of Accountancy is to help our students’ gain more knowledge in accounting as well as in subject areas where they are likely to work in. We will keep improving the quality of our education and nurturing work and hope to see a continual elevation of success among our students.”
ACCA is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. The ACCA Qualification rigorously tests the skills, abilities and competencies demanded of a modern-day accountant, preparing students for a rewarding career as a qualified and ethical finance professional. The qualification also examines digital skills and knowledge, with enhanced digital content across many of the exams designed to keep ACCA students ahead.
*Notes: Top Affiliates are those who completed all the ACCA exams while also attaining the top aggregate marks for papers in the Strategic Professional level – essentials and option module papers. Among those Top Affiliates, the ones with the highest scores will be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals.
Photo courtesy of ACCA Hong Kong