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CPA Australia Signs Cooperation Agreement with Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University

2015-12-08 17:35
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TAINAN, Taiwan, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CPA Australia has today signed a Cooperation Agreement with National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan that includes accreditation of the University's undergraduate accounting program.

Dr Hwa-Wei Huang Head of the Accountancy Department of Taiwan National Cheng Kung University (left) and Mr. Jeff Hughes CPA Australia Chief Operating Officer (right)
Dr Hwa-Wei Huang Head of the Accountancy Department of Taiwan National Cheng Kung University (left) and Mr. Jeff Hughes CPA Australia Chief Operating Officer (right)

The agreement was signed by CPA Australia Chief Operating Officer Jeff Hughes and the Head of the Accountancy Department of National Cheng Kung University, Dr Hwa-Wei Huang.

Mr Hughes welcomed the opportunity to partner with Taiwan's leading institution and acknowledged the positive impact the agreement will have on accounting education in Taiwan.

"This agreement will enable graduates in the accredited program to become Associate members of CPA Australia and get a head start in the CPA Program."

"A key part of the agreement will see CPA Australia rewarding outstanding students from National Cheng Kung University with a CPA Program Scholarship."

Dr Huang said the agreement is an important step in building international competitiveness and would raise the profile of the University's accounting program."

"We're honoured to be the first public university in Taiwan to be accredited by CPA Australia. Our collaboration is great news for students who wish to pursue a professional qualification that is globally recognized and in demand."

"It enables students to apply their university knowledge and expertise to the workplace environment, especially those who wish to work in international organisations after they graduate."

"I believe our collaboration with CPA Australia will bring about mutual advantages and help open our students to career new opportunities both here in Taiwan and globally," Dr Huang said.

About CPA Australia

Established in 1886, CPA Australia is one of the world's largest professional accounting bodies; it has 155,000 members across 120 countries, with more than 16,000 members located in the Greater China area.

About National Cheng Kung University

Established in 1931, National Cheng Kung University is an international top-tier university selected by Taiwan's Ministry of Education, and ranks as one of the top 50 universities in Asia. There are more than one thousand faculty members and more than twenty thousand students at NCKU.

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Source: CPA Australia

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