Hello, my name is Annie and I recently graduated from the Master of Professional Accounting at CQUni’s Melbourne campus.
9am to 7pm, or if I’m lucky I can leave at 6pm. That’s how my life used to be working as a Finance Manager in my home country of the Philippines for almost 5 years.
It was stressful but I loved every bit of it because it was very rewarding and I was able to train staff who were just starting with their careers.
My days were packed with meetings, reports, deadlines, process improvements and a few human resource and admin related tasks. I believe that was the peak of my career as a certified accountant.
I loved the drive, adrenaline, unending learning and teaching all at the same time and I especially loved that I got to work with people I liked and have become friends with over the years.
But then life happened and there are choices in life that are just too difficult to make and moving to Melbourne was one of them.
Continue reading Annie’s 4 tips on how to succeed with studies
Chris Buckley graduated from CQUni with a Bachelor of Accounting in 2016. He currently works as a Chartered Accountant at Kennas in Rockhampton. Chris is particularly interested in the area of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF). His career ambitions are to become an SMSF specialist and a registered SMSF auditor.
Continue reading A day in the life of a Chartered Accountant
Updated November 2019.
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?
Continue reading From Philippines to Melbourne — CPA Ambassador Opportunity and Endless Possibilities
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
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.
Continue reading 6 reasons I chose to study Master of Professional Accounting
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.
Continue reading Diversity at CQUniversity Melbourne and Sydney