From Philippines to Melbourne — CPA Ambassador Opportunity and Endless Possibilities

Application status Student (subclass 500): Granted. Congratulations! This must be one of the happiest emails that I have received from the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs. Welcome to the land down under where I would be studying a Master of Professional Accounting at CQUniversity. Exciting, isn’t it?

I would come to face a new environment, live independently, meet new people from diverse cultures, advance my career through study and a lot more. But, what does it really feel like when you leave home to experience all these things that await you?

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From Europe to Melbourne — Making Dreams Come True

Sara Manka, CQUniversity Melbourne

Hello, my name is Sara Manka. I grew up in a small family with lots of laughs and love in a small village in Albania. My mum always motivated me to study abroad and experience life in another country, and I always dreamed of living in a big and busy city.

I was about to finish my high school studies when one of my relatives offered to help me come and study in Australia. I always dreamed of becoming an accountant because I really enjoyed maths and I was interested in economics.

Yes, dreams do come true! Soon I found myself in Melbourne studying an Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Continue reading From Europe to Melbourne — Making Dreams Come True

6 reasons I chose to study Master of Professional Accounting

When I was in school one of our teachers asked us “What do you want to become in the future?” Many answered a doctor, engineer, pilot, teacher or air hostess and so on. But I was different from those children, I said I wanted to work in a bank.

This aspiration led me to study commerce in my high school and  Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) as an undergraduate degree. But, BBA was a diverse scope and I wanted to focus on one area. I was in a dilemma which field to choose. Them I came across Master of Professional Accounting at CQUniversity. Following are some of the reasons I chose Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) as a post-graduate degree out of many options.

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Diversity at CQUniversity Melbourne and Sydney

In the lead-up to the Sydney Information Session (Wednesday, 7 September) and Melbourne Information Session (Thursday, 8 September), we chat to current #CQUniMEL student, Ashley Van Stigt and #CQUniSYD student, Ayan Awad.

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