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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Posted on July 02, 2021
The University of Pretoria (UP) has made history with an unprecedented pass rate in the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Initial Test of Competence (ITC). UP obtained a 100% pass rate in the April 2021 ITC exam for first time writers and an overall pass rate of 99,4% for...
Posted on November 13, 2020
The world is changing rapidly and so should the audit profession. This was the broad sentiment at a webinar hosted by the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS).
Posted on August 03, 2020
Alumna Olga Granova-Mooi places much emphasis on working hard to improve accountability and corporate governance in the higher education sector. A sense of natural justice and fairness is equally important in her life, the current Head of the Unit for Internal Audit at UP, points out. A set of...
Posted on June 02, 2020
Faculty Dean Professor Elsabé Loots leads the team responsible for guiding [email protected] into a future that she sees as continuing the culture of excellence that has become synonymous with the Faculty.
Posted on April 15, 2020
The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) wishes to congratulate all the graduates who received their qualifications in absentia during the recent virtual graduation ceremony presided over by UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe.
Posted on March 30, 2020
The University of Pretoria (UP) has taken the number one spot in the January 2020 Initial Test of Competence (ITC) , out of the 16 universities accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
Posted on March 27, 2020
In the January 2020 Initial Test of Competence (the first of two CA professional exams) released by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) on 27 March 2020, the University of Pretoria once again delivered brilliant results.
Posted on November 29, 2019
The Department of Auditing once again hosted two students from Nanjing Audit University (NAU) in China for the past six months. This is part of the international exchange contract between the University of Pretoria (UP) and NAU.
Posted on November 26, 2019
Nangula Ndadi, an Internal Auditing honours student, represented the University of Pretoria at the 2019 Internal Audit Student Exchange in Orlando, Florida, USA.
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