The 2022 Financial Sciences Annual Awards Function was held on 24 May 2022 where awards were presented to 46 students in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from the four financial sciences departments, Taxation, Accounting, Financial Management, and Auditing.
“We pride ourselves in the quality of graduates that we produce. These excellent results attest to the quality of our teaching and learning,” said EMS Dean Prof Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, as UP celebrates a 99,4% pass rate in the 2022 SAICA ITC.
EMS student Deena Martin is the winner of the EY Young Tax Professional of the Year 2021 for Southern Africa. She obtained her BCom Accounting Sciences degree with distinction in 2020 and is currently enrolled for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Sciences.
Financial reporting scandals and the associated failures of the audit profession in South Africa present chartered accountants with an immense opportunity to steer the country in the right direction, writes UP lecturer Kwena Maseko.
The Annual Financial Sciences Awards Ceremony acknowledges the top students in the departments of Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management and Taxation in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.
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