Newry student Fiona celebrates success

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Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Fiona Hogan, a former pupil at Sacred Heart Grammar School, Newry, has celebrated double success at the annual Ulster University Business School’s Student Awards event organised by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics.

Fiona, who is currently studying for a BSc (Hons) Accounting Degree, won the CPA prize for being the highest performing student in the Career Planning module and the BDO Interview Award for being the highest performing student in her Mock Interview.   



Speaking at the Awards ceremony, Professor Gillian Armstrong, Head of Department, said, “These Awards recognise the top performers across the range of Accounting, Finance and Economics related programmes which provide increasing opportunities for graduates. 

“The Business School’s unique approach of academic excellence and experiential learning aims to equip students for their professional career paths and we are delighted to recognise their successes. 



“We are also very pleased at the level of support given by such a large number of our leading accountancy, consultancy and financial services firms demonstrating the invaluable partnerships between the Business School and the business sector which greatly benefit our students,” she added.

Over twenty employer sponsored awards were presented.



Sponsors included Henry Murray and Co, EY, Baker Tilly Mooney Moore, KPMG, CPA, PWC, CIMA Ireland, CISI, BDO, Deloitte, ASM, Oxford Economics, HSBC, Marsh Ltd, Arthur J Gallagher, First Trust Bank, CAI and Citi Group.



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