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Student Insights

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Interviews, guides and features giving you fresh insights, innovative ideas and an inside look at the lives and careers of ICAEW students and members. No matter what stage you’re at in your journey with us, you’ll find content to suit you.

Minyue Ma

Hollywood films and good study habits help me through the ACA

ICAEW student Minyue Ma talks about becoming a chartered accountant in China, and watching classic movies to improve her English.

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4 tips for independent students — tap into ICAEW support

Not all ACA students start with a training agreement, but there’s a wealth of support on offer from ICAEW for independent learners.

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Quality and fairness - The exam works

The head of assessment at ICAEW explains how every ICAEW CFAB and ACA Certificate Level exam is tested and checked to ensure consistency and quality.

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People matter just as much as numbers

Daire Keating, managing director, cards, Austria & Ireland at DCC Retail & Oil, shares his five pieces of wisdom for chartered accountants.

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