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  • UP researchers recognised on Brigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings

    Posted on March 01, 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 29, 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 22, 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 12, 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.

  • UP excels in the SAICA January 2015 ITC

    Posted on March 27, 2015

    The Chartered Accountancy students of the University of Pretoria have once again delivered an exceptional performance in the January 2015 Initial Test of Competence (ITC) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

  • Researchers ranked on Brigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings

    Posted on January 22, 2015

    Prof Jean Myburgh, Acting Head of the Department of Accounting, Prof Stephen Coetzee, Ms Astrid Schmulian, Ms Cecile Janse van Rensburg and Ms Lizette Kotze, staff members in the Department of Accounting at the University of Pretoria, have been ranked on the Brigham Young Accounting Research...

  • Ernst & Young collaborates with students on Project Platinum

    Posted on January 13, 2015

    Project Platinum is an Accounting Sciences communication and public speaking project, sponsored by Ernst & Young, that focuses on improving the communication skills of accounting students through the first-year Communication Management Skills for Business and the Professions course. This is a...

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