UP Student wins the 2019 SA Young Tax Professional of the Year competition
Posted on September 09, 2019
The Ernst & Young (EY) Young Tax Professional of the Year (YTPY) is a global competition open to students from universities internationally and is mainly directed at finding future tax leaders. The first leg of the competition runs in the specific countries, where (after a series of...
Prospective EMS students win big on ChooseUP Day
Posted on August 23, 2019
Staff and students at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) welcomed thousands of prospective students who visited the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus to attend #ChooseUP Day on 17 August 2019.
Academic excellence celebrated at the EMS Dean’s List Awards
Posted on August 01, 2019
The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) hosted the annual Dean’s List Awards function on 23 July 2019, where top performers in the Faculty were celebrated for their outstanding academic achievements.
EMS Faculty Awards function honours top-performing academic staff
Posted on June 07, 2019
The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences hosted its annual awards function on 5 June 2019 in celebration of the achievements of academic staff during 2018.
Leading Stanford accounting professor Mary Barth receives honorary doctorate from UP
Posted on April 08, 2019
“Follow your passion. If you follow your passion in your professional life, you will accomplish great things because your heart is engaged as well as your mind. Your work will be your hobby, which means you will find enjoyment in it.”
UP’s former Chartered Accounting students excel in SAICA exam
Posted on April 04, 2019
UP celebrates the achievements of three of its former Chartered Accounting (CA) students after they passed their second and final CA professional exam, the Assessment of Professional Competence of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), which was written in November 2018.
UP students first in their class in SAICA ITC Professional exam
Posted on April 01, 2019
UP’s average pass rate over the last 13 years is 94%
EMS impresses in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject
Posted on March 04, 2019
Leading global higher education marketing company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, in which the University of Pretoria has had a notable showing across various subjects. In this latest edition of the coveted rankings, UP has been placed in...
UP alumni appear on prestigious SAICA Honours Roll
Posted on February 01, 2019
The University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to announce that three of its former Chartered Accountancy students who performed brilliantly in their Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA) at UP in 2016 and passed their Initial Test of Competence (first CA professional exam) in 2017, excelled...
Nanjing Audit University strengthens ties with UP
Posted on December 19, 2018
A delegation from China’s Nanjing Audit University met recently with representatives of the University of Pretoria to discuss extending the institutions’ exchange agreement, which has been in place for eight years.
UP Internal Audit graduates prove their mettle at IIA awards
Posted on December 14, 2018
Two MPhil Internal Auditing graduates from UP recently proved their mettle when they were recognised at the prestigious 2018 Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa (IIA SA) Awards.
EMS students get ‘Ready for Work’
Posted on November 19, 2018
Five students in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) have been selected as winners in the inaugural EMS Ready for Work Competition.
Top students recognised at the EMS Dean’s List Awards
Posted on November 14, 2018
Top performing students in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently recognised during the annual EMS Dean’s List Awards function. The prestigious awards night is a highlight on the faculty calendar, as it honours both undergraduate and postgraduate students who have...
UP makes Business and Economics debut on THE subject ranking
Posted on October 18, 2018
The University of Pretoria has made its debut on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject for Business and Economics, which incorporates the subject areas of business and management, accounting and finance as well as economics and econometrics. The recently released...
UP team takes second place in international business-strategy case study competition
Posted on October 12, 2018
A team of University of Pretoria students has taken second place after competing against more than 400 teams from around the world in a leadership-focused case study competition.
Women’s month: Spotlight on EMS achievers
Posted on August 24, 2018
The national commemoration of Women’s Month offers an opportunity to not only pay homage to the women who took to the streets in 1956 to march against the unjust pass laws of the day, but also to celebrate a new generation of women who have taken the baton forward and are making a...
EMS honours research and teaching excellence
Posted on June 21, 2018
Academic staff in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were honoured for the excellence they achieved in teaching and learning, as well as research, at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 6 June 2018.
Accounting students score 94.2% pass in ITC
Posted on March 27, 2018
The Faculty of Economic Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria is extremely proud of its students and staff and congratulates them on their results in the January 2018 Initial Test of Competence (ITC) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
South Africa shines at the IAEP Conference
Posted on December 01, 2017
The Department of Auditing at the University of Pretoria was once again represented at the 11th annual Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) Leadership and Networking Conference in Orlando, Florida in the USA from 22 to 24 September 2017. The Conference was attended by a number of...
UP scores highest pass rate in recent SAICA exams
Posted on September 12, 2017
Students from the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences achieved the highest cumulative pass rate in South Africa in the two most recent Initial Tests of Competence administered by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).