Muscat, 26 April 2016: EY announced the winners of the fifth “Student Excellence Award” (SEA) held under the patronage of HE Saud bin Nasser Al Shukaili, Secretary General of Taxation, Ministry of Finance. The SEA recognizes 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 Accounting in order of rank were: Fatma Taleb Al Raisi, first place from Sultan Qaboos University, Maha Faisal Al Raisi, Second place from College for Banking and Financial Studies, Mazoon Hamed Al Jabri, third place from Sultan Qaboos University.
The winners in Finance in order of rank were: Aziza Said Al Hinai, First place from Sultan Qaboos University, Noor Salim Bahuraish, Second place from Majan College and Lina Yousuf Al Rawahi, third place from Modern College for Business & Science.
The winners in Information Technology in order of rank were: Haitham Salim Al Yahyaa, first place from Caledonian College of Engineering, Rahma Yahya Al Wadhahi, second place from Caledonian College of Engineering and Fatma Khalfan Al Mezeini, third place from Middle East College.
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 recognizes 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 valuable gift 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: Alizz Islamic Bank, BAE Systems, Bank Muscat, and Namagroup.