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.
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.
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.
Staying zen in the face of exam retakes
Retaking an exam is rarely a pleasant experience, but well structured, thought out revision can make the process less stressful, and ultimately more successful.
Tips for keeping motivated in lockdown
Rebecca Wight, ICAEW Course Leader and Lecturer in Professional Accountancy, provides her tips on successfully studying online during the pandemic.
Dodgeball gave me the discipline for my ACA
ICAEW Chartered Accountant Wee Sheng Teh is a financial analyst at Royal Bank of Canada in Malaysia. He speaks of his experience juggling more than just studies.
From Tesco to Downing Street — Steven's story
Steven Thomas embarked on a career change in his 30s, swapping a busy role running a large supermarket for the Civil Service Fast Stream and the ACA qualification.
Stay motivated while studying this summer
Staying focused while you’re working and studying at home during lockdown can be a challenge. Read our 8 tips on how to stay motivated during the summer.
What employers want from new students
Understanding the expectations of your employer will help you make the most of your ACA training agreement and lay the foundations for your future career.
Free digital training for ICAEW students
Enhance your technology know-how for free via the online courses available to ICAEW CFAB and ACA students from ICAEW and partner organisations.
How I stood out in hyper-competitive Vietnam with an ACA
Mai Thi Hong Nhung became the first Vietnamese-born person to start and finish the ACA qualification in her home country. Read her story.
Attending the One Young World summit changed all our worlds
The annual One Young World summit brings together talented young people. Learn about its impact on the lives of previous ICAEW Ambassadors.
Adding value and strategic advice: My career with ACA
Beth Staff took a big leap from the Ministry of Justice to cyber-security start-up Tessian. Here's how she’s made it work.
The accountant getting London on its bike
ICAEW Chartered Accountant Andy Nunn is co-founder of Buzzbike, a subscription bicycle service based in London. Here’s how his accountancy background has propelled him forward.
How to put the ‘I’ in team
Being a great chartered accountant isn’t just about the hard skills – you have to be a good team player, too. We asked these business and accountancy experts for their tips on how to excel.
My career with ACA: Lynn Pamment
After a 30-year career with PwC, Lynn Pamment is the new comptroller and auditor general of Jersey. Here she shares a personal view on her career to date.