• UP and China’s Nanjing Audit University celebrate and expand 14-year partnership

    Posted on December 06, 2023

    To commemorate the collaborative efforts of the 14-year long partnership with the Nanjing Audit University in China, NAU delegates recently visited UP.

  • Outstanding academics shine at EMS Awards

    Posted on October 04, 2023

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) recently hosted its annual EMS Awards to celebrate the excellence of outstanding academic staff. The awards, which were held at the EMS Research Hub on the Hatfield Campus, honoured the academic excellence of staff in three categories, namely...

  • Meet Dineo Movundlela, a chartered accountant with academic flair

    Posted on June 29, 2023

    Dineo Movundlela joined the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences in June 2023 as lecturer in the Department of Auditing. Dineo completed both her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Pretoria (UP) and now returns to UP to pursue academia after a three-year stint at...

  • Financial sciences departments celebrate outstanding students

    Posted on June 28, 2023

    The departments of Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management and Taxation in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences hosted the annual Financial Sciences Awards to recognise the academic excellence of postgraduate and undergraduate students in the financial sciences division.

  • EMS staff run the ultimate human race

    Posted on June 27, 2023

    EMS staff members, Bianca Frost and Naomi Wilkinson were among more than 16 000 runners who participated in the 2023 Comrades Marathon in Kwazulu Natal in June. Both runners completed the 87.7km down run race successfully, putting their strength, grit and endurance to the test.

  • Alumna Profile: Julia Sediane

    Posted on May 31, 2023

    Julia Sediane, a University of Pretoria (UP) alumnus and an independent internal audit consultant, says the networks she built while completing her MPhil Internal Auditing have been beneficial to her career. The decision to go independent was not an easy one, however the professional networks...

  • Alumnus Profile: Zolile Moyo

    Posted on May 30, 2023

    Business magnate and CEO Sizwe Nxasana, who founded Future Schools, a private school for underprivileged children, has inspired University of Pretoria (UP) alumnus Zolile Moyo to also steer change in communities one day. Moyo, a chief audit executive at the South African Human Rights Commission,...

  • UP – a leader in internal auditing education for more than two decades

    Posted on May 29, 2023

    May is International Internal Audit Awareness Month, and the University of Pretoria’s Centre for Internal Auditing Excellence in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences’ Department of Auditing joins the global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in celebrating the internal...

  • Alumnus Profile: Gregory Paulse

    Posted on May 25, 2023

    University of Pretoria (UP) alumnus and Group Manager of Internal Audit at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Gregory Paulse, has been practising as an internal auditor for more than two decades in both private and public sector. He has occupied various roles, including...

  • EMS celebrates its shining stars

    Posted on November 18, 2022

    Academics in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently honoured at the annual EMS awards ceremony, which recognises excellence in teaching and learning, research and media engagements.

  • Leading the way: UP alumna on a mission to place learners on the best career path

    Posted on August 31, 2022

    “Education is the first step for people to gain the knowledge, critical thinking, empowerment and skills they need to make the world a better place,” says University of Pretoria (UP) alumna Dintle Nkosi, who is helping young people to make smart career choices through her NGO Thuto...

  • Developing a combined assurance framework for municipalities

    Posted on July 20, 2022

    Only 41 of South Africa’s 257 municipalities have a clean bill of financial health, according to the local government 2020/21 Audit Report by Auditor-General South Africa. This highlights the need for improved risk management focused on achieving more effective combined assurance at...

  • Financial Sciences achievers awarded

    Posted on June 23, 2022

    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.

  • EMS students celebrate Internal Audit Awareness Month

    Posted on June 02, 2022

    In celebration of Internal Audit Awareness Month observed in May, the Department of Auditing hosted an intensive three-day workshop for 64 honours students on 10, 11 and 13 May to raise awareness of the auditing profession.

  • UP students make their mark in the 2022 SAICA ITC with stellar results

    Posted on March 25, 2022

    “We pride ourselves on 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.

  • Preparing tomorrow’s auditors for audit analytics

    Posted on December 22, 2021

    Audit professionals from PwC recently teamed up with UP academics to provide an overview of the importance of incorporating data analytics into internal auditing.

  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) names UP graduate as 2021 Trailblazer

    Posted on November 04, 2021

    EMS graduate Roger Wyllie, completed his BCom Accounting Sciences degree with distinction, has won the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) 2021 Trainee Trailblazer competition.

  • UP student wins EY Young Tax Professional of the Year competition

    Posted on November 03, 2021

    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.

  • Annual Financial Sciences Awards recipients celebrated

    Posted on October 08, 2021

    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.

  • Alumna profile: Yota Baron

    Posted on August 26, 2021

    A BCom in Accounting and Auditing from UP opened the door for esteemed alumna Yota Baron to claim her stake in the motor industry. Currently, she is settling into her role as the first female CFO of Ford South Africa, where she hopes “to work with the team to further Ford’s success in...

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