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  • 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...

  • A great generation

    Posted on May 20, 2014

  • UP

    Posted on March 28, 2014

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences is extremely proud to announce that the University of Pretoria (UP) achieved a first-time pass rate of 98% when 211 out of UP

  • UP ranked for its Accounting Education research

    Posted on February 21, 2014

    The University of Pretoria was ranked 13th out of 255 universities for Accounting Education research in 2013 by the Birmingham Young University Accounting Research Rankings for 2013. Three staff members of UP

  • Academic year ends on a successful note

    Posted on December 19, 2013

    The last, and very successful workshop of the MCom (Accounting Sciences) programme for the 2013 academic year was presented by Prof Steven Cahan of the University of Auckland. This coursework programme, offered by the Department of Accounting, is co-prese

  • UP Thuthuka students to visit Mexico to broadcast their community work with Enactus

    Posted on September 02, 2013

    The Thuthuka Bursary Fund, together with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), have generously sponsored four BCom (Accounting Sciences) second-year Thuthuka students to join the Enactus UP team that will be representing South Afri

  • Article published and papers delivered at conference

    Posted on June 07, 2013

    Two lecturers from the Department of Accounting presented papers at the European Accounting Association Annual Conference in Paris during May 2013. Ms Cecile Janse van Rensburg presented a paper entitled

  • Tuks does it again in SAICA

    Posted on March 28, 2013

    The results of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

  • Pirates of the Caribbean on campus

    Posted on October 31, 2012

    The theme of the Department of Accounting

  • A first amongst South African accounting academics

    Posted on October 19, 2012

    Stephen Coetzee and Astrid Schmulian, both staff members of the Department of Accounting, received notice that their manuscript, entitled

  • 4DEF Challenge 2012

    Posted on August 28, 2012

    The fourth UP-Thuthuka 4DEF Challenge was held on Saturday, 28 July 2012. The main aim of the event is to build a bond between the first- and second-year Thuthuka students and ultimately give back to the less fortunate in our community.

  • Accounting students receive awards

    Posted on June 08, 2012

    The joint awards ceremony of the Departments of Accounting and Taxation took place on Thursday, 10 May 2012 at the Hatfield Campus of the University of Pretoria.

  • Advancing financial reporting pedagogy

    Posted on June 06, 2012

    Technical staff of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) held an event in London for teachers of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) from across the world on Monday, 14 May 2012. Since IFRS pedagogy is currently one of their

  • Thuthuka graduation 2012

    Posted on May 10, 2012

  • Prestigious research grants awarded to Dept of Accounting

    Posted on April 25, 2012

    As part of an initiative to support research teams in transitional economies in building their research skills capacity, the International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (AC

  • Tuks does it again in the SAICA Qualifying Examination 2012

    Posted on April 04, 2012

    The results of Part 1 of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Conference

    Posted on December 07, 2011

    The First Africa Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Conference took place in Sandton from 2 to 4 November 2011. It was organised by the International Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and its local chapter and w

  • KEOD 2011 International Conference

    Posted on December 07, 2011

    Thinus Gerber of the Department of Accounting presented a paper entitled Using formal ontologies for the development of consistence and unambiguous financial accounting standards at the KEOD 2011 International Conference in Paris, France, from 26 to 29 Oc

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