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  • 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 24, 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 September 01, 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 July 26, 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).

  • Department of Auditing spreads its research wings

    Posted on September 07, 2017

    During the last couple of months, numerous personnel members of the Department of Auditing attended and presented papers at various conferences across the globe. First on the list was the British Accounting and Finance Association’s 27th Audit and Assurance Conference, which was hosted in...

  • UP scores a hat trick in the June 2017 ITC of SAICA

    Posted on August 23, 2017

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences' departments specialising in Financial Sciences (Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management and Taxation) are extremely proud of their students and staff and heartily congratulate them on their results in the June 2017 ITC of the South African...

  • Financial Sciences Annual Awards Function

    Posted on July 05, 2017

    The Financial Sciences Annual Awards Function was held on 17 May 2017 in the Conference Hall of the University of Pretoria.

  • Research and teaching excellence celebrated at EMS Awards

    Posted on June 28, 2017

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences celebrated the excellent research and teaching and learning achievements of academic staff members at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 21 June 2017.

  • Zambian delegation visits UP’s Centre for Internal Auditing Excellence

    Posted on June 22, 2017

    A delegation from the Institute of Internal Auditors Zambia (IIA-Zambia) visited the University of Pretoria’s Centre for Internal Auditing Excellence in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences’ Department of Auditing from 17 to 20 May 2017.

  • Rudrik du Bruyn appointed chairman of global internal audit academic committee

    Posted on June 12, 2017

    Mr Rudrik du Bruyn, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Auditing, has been appointed as the new chairman of the Global Institute of Internal Auditor's (IIA) Academic Relations Committee, effective from 1 May 2017.

  • UP graduate named face of the 'Next generation of internal audit'

    Posted on June 08, 2017

    The Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has selected Mr PietFrik Liebenberg as its face of the 'Next generation of internal audit'. The feature puts the spotlight on recently qualified internal auditors who are part of the IIA’s Internal Auditing Education Partnership Programme.

  • EMS Autumn 2017 Graduations

    Posted on June 06, 2017

    The Autumn 2017 Graduation Ceremonies of UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently held at the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers Sports Campus.

  • EMS Dean's List Awards function honours academic excellence

    Posted on June 06, 2017

    Prof Elsabé Loots, Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria, hosted top academic achievers in the Faculty at the prestigious annual Dean's List Awards function on 16 May 2017.

  • UP's CA-students once again shine in the January 2017 ITC

    Posted on March 31, 2017

    The Chartered Accountancy (CA) students of the University of Pretoria have once again delivered an exceptional performance in the January 2017 Initial Test of Competence (ITC) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), with a first-time writer pass rate of 89,3%.

  • UP students to represent South Africa in 2017 KPMG International Case Competition

    Posted on March 29, 2017

    Two third-year BCom Accounting Sciences students, Erin de Hart and Daniel Hafner, have been selected as part of a four-member team that will represent South Africa at the 2017 KPMG International Case Competition (KICC).

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