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London students impress in latest international results

Students achieved another set of impressive results in their March 2019 ACA Professional Level exams and Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments with three of the Professional Level prize winners coming from London. A further three prize winners came from Malaysia and Singapore.

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June 2019

Students scored high in all ACA exams, with Business Strategy and Technology seeing the highest pass rate (92.8%), closely followed by Tax Compliance (86.0%) and Financial Management (85.6%).

Students also impressed in the Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments. 100% of students passed in the Portfolio and Reflective Statement module and 81.6% in the Role Simulation exam, with two students passing with a distinction is this exam.

Commenting on the ACA Professional Level exam results and the Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments for March 2019, Shaun Robertson, ICAEW Director, Education and Qualifications, said: “Each of our students has a role to play in delivering ICAEW’s vision of a world of strong economies. This vision is aided by the number of students globally now studying for the ACA qualification. Once qualified, they will be sought after by employers all over the world, whether in practice or in business.

“It is also pleasing to see that Level 4 apprentices are continuing to demonstrate their proficiency in the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the apprenticeship standard.”

Professional Level March 2019

 Subject  Orders of Merit
 Business Strategy and Technology  First place and the Railton prize: Richard Carter, Burntwood (PwC LLP)
 Audit and Assurance  First place and Watts prize: Anonymous, Smethwick (PwC LLP)
 Financial Management  First place and the Howitt prize: Robbie Anderson, London (Centrica plc)
 Financial Accounting and Reporting  Joint first place and the Spicer and Pegler prize: Sylvia Stephanie Zhao Chan, Singapore; Joo Yee Ling, Ayer Tawar, Malaysia; Rhea Soonawalla, London (EY LLP); Chu Shan Teoh, Nibong Tebal, Malaysia
 Tax Compliance  First place and the Knox prize: Danielle Pike, London (SRLV)
 Business Planning: Taxation  First place and the Little prize: Thomas Loveland, Birmingham (KPMG LLP)

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