The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus welcomed the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Malaysia Division for a visit to the Business School, where CIMA sponsored book prizes to recognise students with outstanding academic results in Management Accounting modules offered by the Business School.
This is the third year CIMA has sponsored book prizes to students studying at the Malaysia Campus. Four modules are eligible for the prize, of which one is at Level 1, one at Level 2 and two other at Level 3. All these modules are examined once in every academic year. The recipients of the CIMA Book Prize Award for the academic year 2008-09 are:
Ms Tan Chen Xing (for Management Acccounting & Decisions I) - Chen Xing is currently in the second year of her studies at the Malaysia Campus. She took part in the University's exchange programme this academic year, spending a semester at the UK Campus.
Ms Yu Xia Lu (for Management Acccounting & Decisions II) - A student from the university's China Campus, Xia Lu took part in the University's exchange programme last year to pursue the second year of her degree at the Malaysia Campus, during which time she achieved the highest marks in the Level 2 management accounting module. She is currently back in the China Campus to complete her final year.
Mr Ayaz Latif (for Management Acccounting & Decisions III) - Ayaz is currently attached to the Assurance Department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, London. He was also the CIMA Book Prize winner for the module Management Accounting & Decisions I in the 2006-07 academic year.
Ms Chen Hui Jing (for Management Acccounting & Decisions IV) - Hui Jing received scholarship awards from the Tan Sri Alex Lee Athletes' Education Fund during second and third year of her degree studies at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. She is currently training full-time with the National Women's Basketball team and is preparing for the 2011 SEA Games. She will be pursuing the CIMA professional qualification following that.
Pictured below are recipients of the CIMA Book Prize Award, with our guests from CIMA and NUBS members of staff.
L-R: Ms Hung Woan-Ting (Associate Professor of Accounting), Mr Lee Chew Ging (Deputy Director, NUBS, Director of Undergraduate Programmes), Mr Jeremy Nasrulhaq (Vice President, CIMA Malaysia Division), Ms Chen Hui Jing, Ms Tan Chen Xing, Ms Karen Yeap (Manager, Student Services, CIMA Malaysia Division), Dr Subramaniam Pillay (Acting Director, NUBS), Mr Salleh Hassan (Associate Professor of Accounting). Not in photo: Ms Yu Xia Lu, Mr Ayaz Latif.
About CIMA - CIMA is a leading membership body that offers a globally recognized professional management accounting qualification with an emphasis on accounting for business. Currently, students on the BA (Hons) Finance, Accounting & Management and BA (Hons) Management programmes at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus are able to obtain exemption from the entire CIMA Certificate Programme and can therefore proceed directly to the Managerial Level of the qualification. For more information about CIMA, please visit http://www.cimaglobal.com.
Posted on 9th March 2010