Annual NUIM Accountancy Showcase a success
The annual NUIM Accountancy Showcase took place on Tuesday October 4th 2011 in the Iontas Building, NUI Maynooth. There were eighteen stands at the event. Professional firms including PWC, E&Y, KPMG & Deloitte , the Irish Accounting & Taxation Institutes and companies P&G, IFS and Glanbia were in attendance.
This was a tremendous opportunity for the students to learn more about a career in Accountancy whilst also showcasing NUIM students to the Accounting profession.
Academic prizes were also presented at the event.
The 1st year KPMG 1st place prize was presented to Maria Byrd, the 2nd year E&Y 1st place prize and the CIMA " top management accounting" prize were both presented to Luke Clarke and the 3rd year 1st place PWC prize was presented to Yi Wang.
At postgraduate level, Rebecca Doherty won both the IFS prize for the top thesis on the MACC and the KPMG prize for the top MAcc student in 2011, while Ryan Doherty won the inaugural Deloitte prize for top student on the HDip in Accounting. Both Rebecca and Ryan have commenced training as Chartered Accountants with Deloitte and PWC since graduation.
The evening was a great success with hundreds of students in attendance.