Sunway TES students come up tops in ACCA global examinations

Sunway TES students excelled on the international stage with top scores.

THREE young Malaysians from the Sunway TES Centre for Accountancy Excellence (CAE) Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) were awarded the World Prize. Similarly, 11 prize recipients were placed in the top ten worldwide ranking and first in Malaysia, for various subjects in the recent global rankings for the September 2022 examinations.

With over 28 consecutive years of proven track record, Sunway TES is an ACCA Approved Learning Partner that has been awarded the Platinum seal of approval – the most prestigious level of approval for universities and colleges internationally – for consistently producing students with examination results that meet ACCA’s pass-rate targets, while providing high-quality learning and support.

A leading provider of professional accountancy education in Malaysia, Sunway TES has produced hundreds of World and Malaysia Prize Winners.

This is done by offering multi-intervention stimulating strategic approaches and collaborations with industry partners and practitioners, exposing students to real-world business issues that will help them solve scenario-based questions during the ACCA examinations.

(From left)  Muhammad Ammar,  Charmaine and Ranjita are some of Sunway TES’ top scorers on the global stage. (From left) Muhammad Ammar, Charmaine and Ranjita are some of Sunway TES’ top scorers on the global stage.

Yayasan Peneraju scholar Muhammad Ammar Anwari Shazali scored full 100 marks and placed first Worldwide and Malaysia in the category of ACCA Foundation in Accountancy (ACCA FIA), for the paper Recording Financial Transactions.

Muhammad Ammar aspires to be a certified chartered accountant in the future and through ACCA at Sunway TES, he hopes to join one of the Big Four firms to gain professional experience.

Three Sunway TES prize winners also proudly made it to the number two spot in the ACCA FIA worldwide rankings and first place in Malaysia, with an impressive score of 98 in their respective papers.

They are Charmaine Tan Zi Yin for the paper Maintaining Financial Records, with Ranjita Ramu and Siow Le Xuan for Management Information. Furthermore, Charmaine also scored third worldwide in Managing Costs and Finance.

In addition, for the ACCA category, Nicole Tan Ze Nee and Tan Jia Jin both emerged victorious, being placed first Worldwide and in Malaysia, for Advanced Financial Management and Advanced Audit and Assurance respectively.

For Nicole Tan Ze Nee, who comes from a family of accountants, ranking first Worldwide truly surprised her. Nicole, who scored 86 marks on the Advanced Financial Management paper, shared that while sitting for the ACCA examination is challenging, the experience was worth it with good effort and hard work.

(From left) Nicole, Jia Jin, Said, Chan and Sim Ju are Sunway TES’ top scorers in the recent ACCA examinations. (From left) Nicole, Jia Jin, Said, Chan and Sim Ju are Sunway TES’ top scorers in the recent ACCA examinations.

World Prize award recipient Tan Jia Jin, who scored 83 marks for Advanced Audit and Assurance, chose Sunway TES due to its supportive faculty and prestigious status in the ACCA programme.

Jia Jin said: “ACCA seems to be impossible until it is done! It is the perseverance and courage that counts.”

Other ACCA prize winner recipients include Said Ramdan, who placed second worldwide for Financial Management, Lee Xian at third worldwide for Strategic Business Reporting, Chan Wai Teng at fifth for Taxation – Malaysia and Tan Sim Ju, ranking at tenth worldwide for Performance Management.

The globally recognised and prestigious ACCA qualification provides the fastest route to employment in the industry.

While programmes can often be considered challenging, Sunway TES offers experienced and attentive teaching staff, aside from a strategic location that offers conducive learning facilities, while still providing access to the professional world.

Furthermore, Sunway TES also offers many scholarship opportunities for qualified students to pursue their dreams.

The ACCA professional qualification is highly sought-after as it helps graduates to strategically grow and sustain businesses, especially in this current digital climate.

Through a comprehensive syllabus that hones industry and workplace preparedness, Sunway TES nurtures aspiring professionals by building their skills, expertise and acumen needed to lead business organisations forward into the future.

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