Dedicated Student Centre Portal
The student section of the Institute's website contains useful details of the services and support available to students, such as information on exemptions, training vacancies and exams. Students have password-controlled access to the site and will receive text alerts in relation to timetable changes etc. Students will also have access to customized course material and reading lists. For more information, please visit the Student Centre Portal.
Students are encouraged to join the student society that operates in their area. The societies run a programme of social events such as charity balls, casino evenings, table quizzes, soccer competitions and guest speaker evenings. Furthermore, through this network students can take part in post-exam reviews and liaise with the Institute on matters such as programme quality and training.
The Chartered Accountant Student Societies in Ireland (CASSI) is a network of the local student societies. For more information, please visit the CASSI Official Website.
The Institute provides an evening and distance learning programme at various centres around the country through the Centre for Accounting Studies. These courses are designed to prepare students for the Institute's professional examinations.
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Courses
The Institute provides a comprehensive programme of support and training to equip CAs for working in a dynamic and challenging environment. During their training period all students are welcome to attend the CPD courses and conferences at greatly reduced rates. For more information, please visit the Professional Development section
Students receive complimentary copies of "Accountancy Ireland Magazine", the Journal for CAs in Ireland. As well as articles and news items of professional interest, the magazine contains a section devoted entirely to student affairs. Examination dates and changes in regulations and in syllabus are published in this section. The magazine also forms part of the required syllabus and examination questions may be set on topics discussed in the journal. For more information, please visit the Accountancy Ireland Official Website
Advice from the Institute
If there is doubt as to the interpretation of an Institute regulation (e.g. in relation to service under contract, study, stress or other personal issues) students or their firms are invited to contact the Education Department for informal guidance on a confidential, one-to-one basis.
eNews is the accounting and general business news bulletin produced by Chartered Accountants Ireland every Friday. It is circulated to all members and students alike and is an invaluable resource for developments within the profession. For more information, please visit the eNews section.
The Student Newsletter provides Chartered Accountants Ireland students with updates and resources for every stage of the qualification. For more information, please visit the Student Newsletter Archive section.
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For all the latest news about the qualification, follow the dedicated student social media pages. For more information, please visit the our dedicated Social Media pages.