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Cardiff Business School wins AICPA & CIMA Excellence Award

16 December 2022

A purple certicate showing that Cardiff University has won a CIMA global excellence award

Cardiff Business School has won a global excellence award at the third edition of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Excellence Award ceremony 2022.

This award recognises academic partner institutions that achieve a pass rate for CIMA’s CGMA exams above the global average in the same calendar year. Cardiff University achieved the fourth highest pass rate in overall CIMA exams.

The annual Excellence Awards recognise educational institutions and individuals across the globe who work tirelessly to support candidates through their journey towards becoming Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA designation holders) and shape the future of the global accounting and finance profession.

Sue Bartlett, Head of Accounting and Finance and Professor of Accounting and Finance at Cardiff University, said:

"We are delighted to have won a CIMA Excellence Award and we are proud of our students' achievements. We have a close relationship with CIMA and it is clear that our students are benefitting from this.CIMA is involved in the delivery of all our Accounting and Finance programmes, from Year 1 undergraduate to Masters level, through the delivery of presentations, workshops and guest speakers. It is this engagement, along with the excellent teaching by our Management Accounting faculty, that attracts some of our best students to the CIMA qualification on graduation."

Professor Sue Bartlett Head of Accounting and Finance, Professor of Accounting and Finance

Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA, Chief Executive – Management Accounting at the Association of International Certified Professionals Accountants, representing AICPA & CIMA, said:

“We are delighted to celebrate the achievements of our academic partners, tuition providers and young accounting talents for the third year running. Our award winners and nominees should be an inspiration to us all to further our efforts to grow, nurture and empower future accounting, finance and business leaders across the globe. Congratulations to all of you on your success, and for getting the recognition you deserve.”

The full list of winners is available on the CIMA website.

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