Accounting challenge x 50Q
5) English corner
2) Learning and teaching 6) Employment placement service
3) HKIAAT news 7) Prospective AAT mailbox
4) Employer in the spotlight and
versatile AAT
Here comes the Round 5 (the last round) of "Accounting challenge x 50Q". This online quiz aims to test students’ accounting knowledge and to enhance students’ understanding of the accounting profession. Join in to be one of the winners of a HK$100 or HK$300 cash coupon. Click here for the Round 4 winners and answers.
William Lee, lecturer of Hong Kong College of Technology, believes once you have set your career goal, having a professional qualification is essential to paving the way towards a brighter future. Candy Wong is a final year accounting student and is already well on her way to achieving her goal of acquiring the best accounting skills by attaining a professional qualification.

Student registration (Closing date: 15 July 2010)
Students who wish to sit the Professional Bridging Examination (PBE) or AAT Examination in December 2010 should note that the closing date for registration is 15 July 2010. Click here for detailed information.

Fee increase for June 2011 AAT Examination
The examination and exemption fees for AAT Examination will be increased to HK$450 each for Papers 2 to 8 effective from the June 2011 session. Examination enrolments and exemption applications received on or after 1 October 2010 will fall under the new fee structure.

Accounting and Business Management Case Competition 2009-2010

The six finalists of the competition presented their reports on 17 April 2010. The winners of various awards are as follows:


Team Members
Hong Kong Community College, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Lee Hiu Tung, Chelsea (Leader); Huang Man Ping; Lam Shu Hei, Janice; Wong Tsz Ning
Hong Kong Community College,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Leung Kak Ning (Leader); Chiu Yuk Chu; Law Hoi Ki; Tse Mei Ling
Hong Kong College of Technology
Kwan Chi Keung (Leader); Choi Man Kin; Fung Sze Po; Law Tak Ying
Best Presenter
Hong Kong Community College,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Wong Tsz Ning

Click here for the highlights, videos and photos from the competition.

Top Student
Congratulations to the top students of PBE and AAT Examination in the December 2009 session. Their prizes were presented at the Annual Award and Graduation Ceremony cum New Members' Reception on 1 April 2010. Click on their names to find out the sharings of their success.

PBE top students
Paper I and II Paper III Paper IV

Lam Kwong Yiu

Tam Hang Ching

Lee Chun Pang

AAT Examination top students

Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper 3 Paper 4

Wong Yiu Wah

Eric Chan

Li Chun Ho

Ng To Ki
Paper 5 Paper 6 Paper 7 Paper 8

Chan Ka Yi

Lee Mo Yu, Rebecca

Tsang Pui Sze

Wong Ka Hei
Alan Cheung, accounting officer in charge of the accounting department of a pharmaceutical manufacturer, tells us about how AAT graduate Ivy Leung helps him with her efficient handling of the company’s accounts. Ivy Leung discusses how the AAT qualification has contributed to her career advancement.
Sending goodwill messages
Dr. Mable Chan, a renowned lecturer teaching English at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, advocates using simple and concise English for business writing. From this issue onwards, Dr. Chan shares with us how to articulate goodwill messages that are suitable for different occasions.+
The HKIAAT offers a free employment placement service for employers,members and students. Employers can place recruitment advertisements on the HKIAAT homepage to help them recruit accounting personnel. Click here to find out more.

This is where we post and answer students’ questions about the accounting profession and the AAT qualification. If you have any questions you would like to ask us, you are welcome to send them to sandy.ku@hkiaat.org. We are always pleased to answer your questions.

Question in this issue:
Benny: I will sit AAT Examination Paper 7 in December. What kind of support does the HKIAAT provide to students?
Our answer:
The following support is available to help students prepare for examination:
Students can download technical articles and examiners' reports from previous examination sessions from the HKIAAT website for free
Students may enroll on examination technique seminars organized by the HKIAAT
Students can purchase study texts and past examination Q&A booklets

Some preparatory courses are offered by external course providers. For example, the Employees Retraining Board (ERB) offers part-time training courses for the AAT Examination. The course fee may be waived depending on students' monthly income.
HKICPA Accredited Programme Providers
HKIAAT T/Dialogue
Technical Articles TechWatch
AAT Express  

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