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Certification


The Department of Finance and Economics has received the following recognition:

CFA (The Chartered Financial Analyst) 

The Department of Finance and Economics is accepting applications from students majoring Finance for nominating eligible students to the CFA scholarships program from the CFA exams. Applications should be sent through email to the Department Administrative Assistant. The applicant should mention in their email letter that they are willing to perform one of the exams levels on time and attached with the letter their scanned documents listed below.  Only final year students (Fourth year of Finance students with higher GPAs) who have completed more than 90 hours of their bachelor of finance (the department apologies for not offering such opportunity to graduated students).

The evidence of all requirements must be scanned in pdf files (not pictured by mobiles please) copies of the following documents:

1-      Photocopies of Passport, Emirati visa and valid UoS students ID.

2-      Copy of the most recent bachelor study transcript showing all semesters' grades and GPAs. You can scan a copy of your online transcripts, if you don't have official transcripts.

3-      Copy of any evidence proving your unmet financial needs, or any financial aid you gained previously, before submitting this application (any receipts, aid of financial support …etc.).

4-      Copy of any evidence that proves if you have applied, or been studying, or already enrolled for training courses as preparation for the CFA exam level 1, 2 or 3 (you can provide receipt of payment, or any evidence of attendance with the contact details of the institute that you're talking the course in).


Bloomberg

Bloomberg is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company. It provides financial software tools such as an analytics and equity trading platform, data services, and news to financial companies and organizations. It also includes a Bloomberg News service, a global television network, digital websites, radio stations, and two magazines: Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets. Using Bloomberg databases allows subscribers to access the Bloomberg professional service to monitor and analyze real-time financial data, search financial news, and obtain price quotes.

The most common products and professional services provided by Bloomberg are those related to the financial markets where in-depth coverage of global financial markets data are available. The databases provide full and large numerical and qualitative information about the thousands of listed firms in financial markets and financial markets' indices across the globe. Historical and real-time financial market and economic data, covering all sectors worldwide are fully provided by the Bloomberg platforms. It also features analytics, company financials, news, and customizable charting.

Apart from providing the community with media and massive data and information about the financial markets, Bloomberg can be used as a teaching tool in University classrooms. Students majoring in Business Finance degrees can benefit from the information given by Bloomberg about the financial markets. Students being able to operate the Bloomberg Terminal, they would be stronger candidates in today's competitive job market. A better use of Bloomberg platforms can support students to understanding the reality of financial markets functions, which can offer them better opportunities in their job search. Finally, students are recommended to focus on learning and better using of Bloomberg facilities as vital parts of their education journey.