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Check out upcoming CPA recruiting and industry events and activities.

Camosun Accounting & Finance Association

Check out our January Newsletter!

 

Industry Events for Accounting & Finance Students

CPABC SVI Lunar New Year Fundraiser 2024

Consider contributing towards the CPA Award in Accounting at Camosun College to support the bright future of aspiring CPAs in Victoria.  Your donation (tax receipts provided) can help pave the way for these students to achieve their career goals and make a positive impact in the accounting industry.

 

February 15, 12-12:30pm

Practical Experience Requirements (PER) Q&A Session

Are you planning to pursue the CPA designation and wondering about Practical Experience Requirements?  Attend our free question and answer session with CPABC staff who can answer your questions.

 

February 21, 11am-12:30pm

A Future in Accounting with Crowe Mackay LLP

Are you feeling the pressure to find the perfect firm that aligns with your values, ambitions, and career goals?  At Crowe MacKay, we understand that as a dedicated student aiming for your CPA designation, you're not just seeking a job, but a supportive environment where you can thrive and grow as a professional.

Join us at our virtual info session tailored specifically to students, helping them understand how Crowe Mackay offers a culture invested in your success.

 

February 26, 6-8pm (in Vancouver)

The Value of CPA - Power of Soft Skills

Develop your soft skills when Reena Didi-Bansal, EMBA, BA, CDP, ESPT, Career Development & Skills for Success Practitioner, to help you achieve your personal and career goals in this free training and networking event at Steamworks in Gastown.

 

February 28, 5:30-6:30pm

CPABC Q&A Webinar

Join us for an online general Q&A session with CPABC Recruitment staff to ask questions about the admission requirements of the CPA program, how to apply, and any additional questions you may have about the program.

 

March 1, 5:30-7:30pm (in Victoria)

CPA Network Series Connect and Celebrate

Join us in Victoria, at this in-person networking celebration and meet some of our CPA member volunteers, CPAs and accounting employers in the greater Victoria region.  All are eager to meet and network with you!

Enjoy networking with CPAs and accounting employers while enjoying delicious canapés and beverages over a waterfront view at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort.  The conversations are yours to enjoy in this casual networking event, as you build your information gathering process about careers in accounting, learn more about accounting employers in your community, ask questions about CPA education, seek advice, or just participate to broaden your professional network into the accounting industry.

Registration Deadline: February 27, 2024

CPA Student Resources

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CPAEF Bursaries and Scholarships
Every year CPAEF offers a bursary program to BC students based on financial need with two deadlines to apply each year: May 15 and November 15. Scholarships are also available to students attending one of eleven BC post-secondary institutions that do not have named awards: applications are due May 1.
Students can visit the CPAEF for application forms.

CPABC Campus Recruitment Opportunities & Events
Events compiled by CPABC to facilitate discussion between students and employers throughout the academic year. 
Campus Recruitment Opportunities and Events (bccpa.ca).

PEP Candidate Guides:
Provide a good overview of the program.

CPA Way:
These resources provide an overview of the problem-solving approach used in the PEP.

Resources for CPA Evaluation
The materials include examination rules & regulations, examination blueprints and example cases to test your knowledge.

CPA Certification Program for Indigenous Learners
The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Alberta (AFOA Alberta), the Chartered Professional Accountants Western School of Business (CPAWSB), and CPA Canada announce an innovative accounting education pilot for Indigenous learners.

Students can visit CPAWSB for more information.

CPABC Program Information

Questions about the recruitment process? 

To find out more about CPA education, including the CPA Prep modules and Module zero, visit CPA Students & Candidates and the CPA Western School of Business.

For the latest news and event notices follow CPABC on Facebook, InstagramYouTube, X, LinkedIn or TikTok

 

Co-op & Career Services Events

Throughout the year, we host a variety of online networking opportunities and career events to help you get career ready and connect and employers in meaningful ways.

You already have an account, please use your MyCamosun credentials to login!

Co-op and Career Event Calendar

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Programs & Courses

Camosun offers more than 20 business programs, including degrees, post-degree diplomas, certificates, diplomas and university transfer courses.