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Computing student in Team to Represent Ireland in CIMA Global Business Challenge

David Galbraith, a final year Computing and Information Technology student at Queen's, is one of a group of undergraduates from Queen's University who have won the All-Ireland final of the CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Global Business Challenge (GBC) 2012. The students beat 10 other shortlisted teams to represent Ireland at the global final in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 23 and 24 July where they will compete against 22 other countries for the title of Global Champions.

Pictured from l-r are winners: Colin Stevenson, Lurgan; (2nd Year Accounting) Owen McMeel, Moneyglass;(2nd Year Product Design Engineering) Julie Niblock, Larne; (3rd year Business Management) David Galbraith, East Belfast (Computing); Donnchadh Long, Middletown (2nd year Actuarial & Risk Management) with (centre) Alan Flanagan Chairman, CIMA Ireland.	 

Pictured from l-r: Colin Stevenson, Lurgan (2nd Year Accounting),
Owen McMeel, Moneyglass (2nd Year Product Design Engineering),
Julie Niblock, Larne (3rd year Business Management),
David Galbraith, East Belfast (Computing),
Donnchadh Long, Middletown (2nd year Actuarial & Risk Management)
with (centre) Alan Flanagan Chairman, CIMA Ireland.

The CIMA Global Business Challenge is an international business management competition designed to bring out the very best in the next generation of business leaders. It requires entrants to undertake a rigorous analysis of a business scenario and present innovative solutions to the financial issues raised. 

This is one of a long list of achievements for David this year, which includes him winning 1st Place in the UK Universities Brightest Business Brain competition and 1st Place in the GradIreland National Student Challenge.

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