CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: PwC sponsor awards for top accounting students

28 November 2017
By Mary Bermingham
mary@TheCork.ie

Cork Institute of Technology and PwC have announcedĀ a new collaboration

As part of this agreement, PwC have sponsored prizes for both second year and third year full-time accounting students. This will incentivise the students in the accounting programme to perform well.

The Accounting programme in CIT is a four-year honours degree. Work placement in third year allows students have the opportunity to experience working in an accounting role. As well as this, the programme attract excellent exemptions from professional accountancy examination, which is of benefit to those wishing to pursue further qualifications after graduation.

This programme offers first year students the benefit of small classes, which assists with a smoother transition from secondary school. All of the Accounting lecturers have professional qualifications and relevant industry experience. Graduates of this programme work in a wide variety of business roles including accounting, finance, banking, management, teaching and lecturing.

Anthony Reidy, Partner PWC, Paidi O’Brien, Accountant PWC, Brian McGrath, Head of School of Business CIT, Gerard O’Donovan, Head of Faculty of Business and Humanities, Sylvia Dempsey, Accounting Lecturer CIT, Catherine Murphy, Head of Accounting CIT and Derry Keohane, Director PWC launching the new collaboration
Picture: Darragh Kane

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