UCC Alumna Adjudged Best Graduating Female Candidate at ICAG 35th Graduation
A past student of the School of Business, Ms. Akosua Amponsaa, has been adjudged the best female graduating candidate (level 3) at the 35th Graduation and Admission Ceremony of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG) held at the University of Professional Studies, Accra.
Akosua was presented with books and certificate as her prize at the ceremony.
Having passed the level 3 examination, Akosua is now an Associate Member of ICAG.
Whilst at UCC, Akosua read Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and graduated as a First Class Student with a CGPA of 3.89 in 2019. After completing her undergraduate programme, she did her national service at the Department of Finance as a Teaching Assistant under the mentorship of Mr. Patrick Akorsu, a Senior Lecturer at the Department.
According to Akosua, she started writing the ICAG exams during her national service period.
Speaking about what inspires her, Akosua said “I have the notion that you need to utilize every opportunity that comes your way with your maximum best because, it might not be available the next moment.” She advised students that “ Success is not achieved on a silver platter, therefore I always persevere and totally commit myself to every endeavour I find myself.”
Akosua expressed gratitude to her family for supporting her throughout her education. She also thanked her lecturers at the University of Cape Coast for building her competence to attain this feat.