Student Excellence Award 2015

EY announced the winners of the fourth “Student Excellence Award” (SEA) held under the patronage of Yahya Said Abdullah al Jabri, Chairman of Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm. The SEA recognises Oman’s best students in the fields of accounting, finance and information technology by rewarding Omani students for their hard work and efforts with internships in leading companies.

The winners in Finance in order of rank were: Nawal Hamed Zahran al Mahrouqi; Majed Khalfan Said al Mashari and Al Yaqdhan Yaqoob Humaid Al Jadidi, all from Sultan Qaboos University.

The winners in Accounting in order of rank were: Tariq Suhail Ali al Shaibani from Higher College of Technology, Afaf Mohamed Bahram al Zadjali from The Modern College for Business and Science and Laila Said Saif al Hinai from Sultan Qaboos University.

The winners in Information Technology in order of rank were: Lamis Ghuson Hilal al Alawi from Sultan Qaboos University, Nusaiba Shukry Mohammed al Sulaimani from The German University of Technology and Zeyana Ahmed Saleh al Maawali from Sultan Qaboos University.

Ahmed al Esry, Partner, EY, Oman, said: “We are very proud to play a role in supporting education and emerging talent within the Sultanate of Oman. The SEA recognises Omani graduates that have the skills and drive that are necessary to succeed in the workplace. The competitive spirit that is cultivated at the event is something that we hope the students take with them into the workplace. We shall strive to continue providing high potential students a platform to showcase their abilities and avail them the opportunity to advance into the first stage of their careers.”

In addition to cash prizes and an ipad each, the top three winners from each discipline were offered the opportunity of a paid internship with EY or one of the companies associated with the award: Bank Muscat, BAE Systems, Namagroup and Omantel.

SOURCE: OMAN DAILY OBSERVER

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