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Finance is at the heart of every business decision, but business leaders are no longer satisfied solely with financial performance – ethical behavior, sustainable procedures and environmental care are now just as important. Accountants of the future can expect to be involved in a wider range of activities such as embedding company’s impact on nature and being ethical even when no one is watching! To completely prepare accountants for the future, the theme for biz*buzz 2020 is sustainability and ethics.

biz*buzz is a bouquet of activities that span developing skills to gaining experience to getting jobs. The festival is on in February and March 2020 and will give extra-ordinary opportunities to students to showcase their expertise and to gain new insights. 


#AccountingMondays is a place to connect, engage and talk about all things Accounting & Finance!

All events will be scheduled on Mondays at 12.30pm over Summer 2020 and it could be a quiz, a competition, a professionals advice on careers in these times or simply an information session on how to go about a professional qualification (of course all virtual).

The activities are broadly classified in three segments:

Meet the Professionals

Online webinars with Accounting and Finance Professional Bodies and Industry Experts


Competitions spreading awareness, understanding and coping in the current times

Cash Prizes to be won!

Ace your Game

Extra resources for students to access in their own time and sharpen their skills over summer

June 1: Continue your Education. Secure your Future.


June 8: Career Opportunities with an ICAEW Qualification.

June 22: Excel for Finance, a student led initiative

June 29: How to make an effective CV, workshop by IMA.

June 15: Corona Crackdown

A quiz to test how much you know about Covid-19. To prepare, you should follow current news about the pandemic. BBC, CNN and Reuters are some good sources.

1st Prize: AED 200

2nd Prize: AED 150

3rd Prize: AED 100

Register Here

Resource links will be emailed to you

July 6: Career Opportunities and Life at KPMG


July 13: Exploring Power BI, a student led initiative

July 20: Marauders Map to Middlesex, with Seniors, Alumni, University Staff!

July 27: Bring Life to Numbers

Do a financial data analysis, present on Power BI dashboards and communicate your investment decision in a 2 minute video recording in teams of 3 or 4.

1stPrize: AED 400

2nd Prize: AED 300

3rd Prize: AED 200

Register Here


Resource links will be emailed to you

Session links will be emailed to you - Stay tuned for more information.

"Who wants to be a CGO?" 

The Middlesex Multiple Intelligence Test

Round 1: Sustainability Awareness Test - 6 February 2020 from 1 – 2pm

Round 2: Quiz Contest - Tuesday,11 February 2020 from 11 – 1pm

Round 2 will be a Quiz format Game Show including questions on Accounting, Finance, Business, General Knowledge, Audio and Visual.

Accounting and Finance Career Day

Session 1: Accounting & Finance Sessions by Professional Bodies - 19 February from 10 – 12pm

Session 2: Guest talk by Industry Expert - 19 February from 1 – 2pm

"Ethics Consultant of the Year" 

Round 1: Ethics Awareness Test - 23 February 2020 (in class)

Round 2: Debate & Rebuttal - 17 March 2020 from 12pm – 2pm

Top 4 teams will qualify to round 2 and win

1st Prize: AED 1000

2nd Prize: AED 700

3rd Prize: AED 300

4th Prize: AED 200


Field trip to Liv Bank - For IFP A&F students 

Field trip to Nasdaq - For PG A&F students

On campus recruitment UHY James Chartered Accountants - For PG A&F students

Date and Time: TBC

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