Are you a winner?


ICAEW are delighted to announce the winners of the ICAEW100 competition.

Prizes have been awarded to the student with the highest overall score on the leaderboard. As well as an overall winner, prizes have also been awarded to students who excelled in ICAEW’s six key areas of professional development: adaptability, commercial acumen, curious learner, integrity, relationship builder and resilience.

Congratulations to all who took part!

Overall winner

Shafinaz Marzia Aboobakur

University of Mauritius

ICAEW is pleased to offer the overall winner of the ICAEW 100 competition:

  • A bespoke one on one employability skills session with a member of our student recruitment team. You will learn how to improve your interview technique, create an eye catching CV and increase your commercial awareness amongst other skills.
  • A set of professional headshots.
  • 10,000 MUR worth of clothing vouchers to get you kitted out for work!


Grant Thornton

Ashfaq Ally Bakerally

Curtin University Mauritius

Grant Thornton is pleased to offer the winner of this category one week’s work experience at the firm. This is a brilliant opportunity to experience what life is like in a top Professional Services firm.

Commercial Acumen


Azraa Bhugaloo

University of Mauritius

EY are delighted to offer the winner of this category the chance to go to lunch with a senior member of the EY team. This will provide the winner with the perfect opportunity to learn about accountancy in practice and get top tips for their future career.

Curious Learner


Janvi Heemoo

University of Mauritius

The winner of this category will be offered a bespoke Insight Day at the KPMG Mauritius office, with a chance for the winner to shadow our professionals at various levels, including leadership.

Integrity – 1st Prize


Amar Ashok Maru

Middlesex University, Mauritius campus

The two highest scoring candidates in this category will both get to opportunity to tour Deloitte’s office and spend a half day with the firm meeting staff from various functions. The two lucky winners will also have lunch with a partner and senior manager.

Integrity – 2nd Prize


Leroy Thathiah

Aberystwyth University, Mauritius campus

Relationship Builder


Sarah-Jane Perrine

Middlesex University, Mauritius campus

BDO is proud to offer the winner of this category the opportunity to shadow the Clients Relationship Partner and his Team for a day. This truly unique experience will give you a real insight in the skills required in relationship building, a vital strength in your aim to be the next generation of chartered accountants and business leaders.



Laishna Devi Jeebun

Curtin University Mauritius

PwC is proud to off the lucky winner of this category a one month paid internship during the firm’s busiest period. The winner will have a deep dive into the world of finance and will have the opportunity to be part of a client delivery team in a line of service of their choice, experiencing what it takes to become a PwC Professional. During their stay, PwC’s Human Capital team will review the winner’s CV and give you tips on how to make it more attractive as well as prepare them for successful job interviews.