UP students to represent South Africa in 2017 KPMG International Case Competition
Posted on March 29, 2017
Two third-year BCom Accounting Sciences students, Erin de Hart and Daniel Hafner, have been selected as part of a four-member team that will represent South Africa at the 2017 KPMG International Case Competition (KICC).
UP's Karl Frenzel named global Young Tax Professional of the Year 2016
Posted on March 14, 2017
Karl Frenzel, a BCom Accounting honours student at the University of Pretoria in 2016, has been awarded this year's Young Tax Professional of the Year title at the global final held in Amsterdam.
EMS tops the local 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject
Posted on March 13, 2017
This year's edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject was published on 8 March 2017. The University of Pretoria has been ranked first in South Africa for Accounting and Finance, and placed in the 151–200 band (the top 4% of all participating institutions worldwide).
UP researchers recognised on Brigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings
Posted on February 28, 2017
The Brigham Young Accounting Research Rankings have been released, reflecting authors and institutions that actively publish in the leading US accounting and related research journals.
Innovation earns accounting lecturers a National Teaching Excellence Award
Posted on November 25, 2016
Their passion for student-centred education and innovation has earned Prof Stephen Coetzee and Ms Astrid Schmulian a 2016 National Teaching Excellence Award from the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA).
GIBS earns AACSB International accreditation
Posted on October 05, 2016
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) has announced that the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has earned its prestigious accreditation.
EMS spring graduation ceremony
Posted on September 19, 2016
The beginning of spring marked a time of celebration when the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences held its graduation ceremony in the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers Sports Campus on 2 September 2016.
ALCRL appoints Extraordinary Professor
Posted on September 08, 2016
The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) is proud to announce the appointment of Prof Carol Adams as Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019.
Tax students network with future employers
Posted on August 02, 2016
Student society [email protected] held its annual networking event on 26 July 2016, where students could network with potential future employers, personally hand in their CVs to firm representatives and learn more about career opportunities.
Thuthuka graduates celebrate their achievements
Posted on May 06, 2016
On 21 April 2016, 39 Thuthuka students received the BCom (Accounting Sciences) degree and 46 students received the BCom Honours (Accounting Sciences) degree and the Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA).
UP lecturer receives G200 Silver Angel Award
Posted on May 04, 2016
Ms Sedzani Siaga, a senior lecturer in the Department of Accounting at the University of Pretoria, was awarded a Silver Angel Award at the annual G200 Youth Forum, which was held in Germany in April this year.
Thuthuka star student graduates with honours
Posted on April 22, 2016
Azile Nkabinde, an academic trainee and until recently a student in the Chartered Accountant Programme at the University of Pretoria, is the first ever Thuthuka student who had completed the programme to subsequently pass SAICA’s Initial Test of Competence with honours and end among the top...
Accounting team receives Teaching Excellence and Innovation Laureate Award
Posted on April 11, 2016
The exceptional academic achievement of Prof Steven Coetzee and Ms Astrid Schmulian of the Department of Accounting was recognised when they were announced as team winners of the Teaching Excellence and Innovation Laureate Award at the Annual UP Academic Achievers' Awards function, held on 5...
UP excels in the SAICA January 2016 ITC
Posted on March 18, 2016
The Chartered Accountancy students of the University of Pretoria have once again delivered an exceptional performance in the January 2016 Initial Test of Competence (ITC) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
Another chartered accountancy programme first for UP
Posted on March 18, 2016
Azile Nkabinde an academic trainee and recent student on the Chartered Accountant Programme at the University of Pretoria, is the first Thuthuka student in the programme to ever to pass SAICA's ITC exam (first professional exam for the CA qualification) with honours and to come in the Top 10.
Accounting for a brighter future
Posted on November 27, 2015
The Faculty of Economic Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria is responding to the country’s need to transform the finance and accountancy sector.
British High Commissioner speaks on the importance of integrated reporting
Posted on November 04, 2015
The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL), in association with the British High Commission (Pretoria), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Old Mutual plc and the Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), recently hosted a roundtable event at PwC's Business...
UP Accounting students receive top awards
Posted on October 13, 2015
UP students walked away with two of the three top prizes at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Student Leadership Summit, held at the Standard bank Global Leadership Centre from 1 to 3 October 2015.
EMS honours student part of transformative leadership in Africa
Posted on September 02, 2015
Goitse Boikanyo, a BComHons Financial Management student in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, recently attended the third MasterCard Foundation Tertiary Scholars Program Convening in California, USA.
Three UP students attended the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Convening
Posted on July 20, 2015
The MasterCard Foundation recently held its third Tertiary Scholars Program Convening in June during which university level scholars from across the Program came together to meet and talk about critical issues.