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EMS Dean's List Awards function honours academic excellence
6 June 2017
 
Prof Elsabé Loots, Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria, hosted top academic achievers in the Faculty at the prestigious annual Dean's List Awards function on 16 May 2017.
 
The event honours students in the Faculty who have maintained an exceptional academic performance throughout their respective periods of study and completed their degrees in the 2016 academic year. Also present to celebrate with the award recipients were the Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning, Prof Johan Oberholster, as well as the respective heads of departments and study leaders.
 
With the selection criteria in the undergraduate category being a grade point average (GPA) of 85% or above in their first, second and third academic years, the nine recipients represented 0,5% of the 1 657 students who graduated during the recent autumn graduation period.
 
Dean's List Awards recipients in the undergraduate category, with Prof Johan Oberholster, Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning (back row, left) and Prof Elsabé Loots, EMS Dean (back row, far right)
 
Surname
Name
Degree completed
Behrtel
Emile
BCom (Investment Management)
Coertze
Johan
BCom (Law)
Dos Santos
Micaela
BCom (Law)
Gawler
Nicola
BCom (Law)
Lakhani
Sonya
BCom (Investment Management)
Lourens
Ané
BCom (Financial Sciences)
Muhanika
Jackline
BCom (Economics)
Naidu
Chadalé
BCom (Human Resources Management)
Van den Berg
Deon
BCom (Supply Chain Management)
 
In the honours category, the 17 students who achieved a GPA of 80% or above were in the top 2,6% from a total of 644 graduates.
 
Dean's List Awards recipients in the honours category, with Prof Johan Oberholster, Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning (back row, left) and Prof Elsabé Loots, EMS Dean (back row, far right)
 
Surname
Name
Degree completed
Alexander
Michelle
BComHons (Statistics)
Coetzee
Lelani
BComHons (Econometrics)
Coleman
Kalley
BComHons (Informatics)
De Kock
Cairstine
BComHons (Statistics)
De Vries
Megan
BComHons (Accounting Sciences)
Ducci
Brandon
BComHons (Informatics)
Erasmus
Lucia
BComHons (Human Resources Management)
Gerber
Caro-Lien
BComHons (Communication Management)
Jovanovic
Kristina
BComHons (Informatics)
Maass
Ruan
BComHons (Informatics)
Maritz
Juané
BComHons (Informatics)
Odendaal
Ruhan
BComHons (Informatics)
Park
Christopher
BComHons (Informatics)
Pombo
Eleni
BComHons (Informatics)
Sajiwan
Megan
BComHons (Statistics)
Sobey
David
BComHons (Informatics)
Van der Merwe
Claudius
BComHons (Econometrics)
 
The 21 master's students who achieved a GPA of 75% or above and completed their degrees in the minimum prescribed time, made up 11% of the total 192 graduates.
 
Dean's List Awards recipients in the master's category, with Prof Johan Oberholster, Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning (back row, left) and Prof Elsabé Loots, EMS Dean (back row, far right)
 
Surname
Name
Degree completed
Bell
Erich
MCom (Taxation)
Chalmers
Marina
MCom (Accounting Sciences)
Chinembiri
Tessie
MCom (Economics)
Christian
Janine
MCom (Accounting Sciences)
De Villiers
Marize
MCom (Taxation)
Diedericks
Suné
MCom (Accounting Sciences)
Diez Del Corral Morales
Luis
MCom (Economics)
Dos Santos
Carla
MCom (Industrial Psychology)
Engelbrecht
Marili
MCom (Industrial Psychology)
Erxleben
Emari
MCom (Industrial Psychology)
Fortuin
Gail
MCom (Accounting Sciences)
Jacobs
Gillian
MCom (Accounting Sciences)
Kirstein
Marina
MCom (Accounting Sciences)
Lambourn
Kyle
MCom (Accounting Sciences)
Mbhele
Senelisiwe
MPhil (Communication Management)
Nxumalo
Dumakude
MCom (Econometrics)
Pretorius
René
MCom (Industrial Psychology)
Scheun
Maryke
MCom (Accounting Sciences)
Stephenson
Sarah
MCom (Taxation)
Van der Merwe
Adrenè
MCom (Tourism Management)
Visser
Wean
MCom (Econometrics)
 
Prof Loots congratulated all the award recipients and also acknowledged the effort put in by academic staff within the Faculty, who often had to resort to innovative and creative ideas to ensure that the 2016 academic year was successfully completed. 
 
 
- Author Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
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Dean's List Awards recipients in the master's category