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  • EMS tops the local 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject

    Posted on March 13, 2017

    This year's edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject was published on 8 March 2017. The University of Pretoria has been ranked first in South Africa for Accounting and Finance, and placed in the 151–200 band (the top 4% of all participating institutions worldwide).

  • Luvuyo recognised as the IIA Global student of the month

    Posted on November 04, 2016

    Luvuyo Hlatshaneni, an Academic Trainee in the Department of Auditing at the University of Pretoria, has been selected as the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Global's student of the month for October.

  • UP flag flown high at the 10TH IAEP Leadership and Networking Conference

    Posted on October 26, 2016

    The Department of Auditing at the University of Pretoria was once again represented at the annual Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) Leadership and Networking conference in Orlando, Florida in the USA from 16 to 18 September 2016.

  • EMS spring graduation ceremony

    Posted on September 22, 2016

    The beginning of spring marked a time of celebration when the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences held its graduation ceremony in the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers Sports Campus on 2 September 2016.

  • Dr Kato Plant wins Educator of the Year award

    Posted on August 23, 2016

    The Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa (IIA SA) has named Dr Kato Plant, a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences' Department of Auditing, as the Educator of the Year during an award function held on 16 August 2016.

  • Department of Auditing shines globally

    Posted on August 19, 2016

    Mr Drikus Oberholster, an internal auditing honours student in the Department of Auditing at the University of Pretoria, performed exceptionally well in the annual Esther R Sawyer Research Award competition.

  • JSE CEO discusses recent trends in financial markets

    Posted on August 11, 2016

    Ms Nicky Newton-King, CEO of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), addressed students and staff of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences on 4 August 2016, as part of the EMS Talk series.

  • Exchange programme to China – a student’s perspective

    Posted on June 08, 2016

    A group of students from the Department of Auditing in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences represented the University as exchange students at the Nanjing Audit University in China. Here is a glimpse into that experience by one of the participating students.

  • UP student is international body's face for March

    Posted on March 11, 2016

    Ms Whelna Crous, a University of Pretoria alumna who completed her honours degree in Internal Auditing at the end of last year, has been chosen as The Next Generation of Internal Audit's face for March.

  • Internal Auditing students build their networks in the USA

    Posted on December 02, 2015

    Three BCom Internal Auditing honours students and their lecturer Mr Rudrik du Bruyn, who is also IAEP coordinator for the Centre of Excellence in Internal Auditing, attended the 9th Annual Internal Audit Educational Partnership (IAEP) Program Networking Retreat and Educator Forum in Florida, USA...

  • Finding the perfect balance between money, the environment and people

    Posted on September 23, 2015

    Ms Yvonne Reilly, of UP's Department of Auditing, is focussed on using her skills to bring attention to South Africa's multi-layered wildlife industry and to address related concerns.

  • Internal Auditing’s achievers recognised

    Posted on September 04, 2015

    The Department of Auditing’s Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) Programme hosted its annual prize award function for the top performing students in the Programme in June 2015. The event was hosted at the Pretoria Country Club and was sponsored by PWC, whilst Absa Barclays also...

  • UP’s MPhil in Internal Auditing teaches through collaboration

    Posted on September 04, 2015

    During July 2015, 36 part-time students commenced with their postgraduate studies in internal auditing, presented in UP’s Department of Auditing. These students are mostly senior internal audit practitioners working in the private and public sectors globally and in South Africa. The MPhil...

  • SA’s first MPhil in Internal Auditing flourishes at UP

    Posted on September 04, 2015

    The University of Pretoria is proud to offer the first master’s degree programme in internal auditing in South Africa, aimed at a global audience.

  • First graduate in MPhil focusing on responsible leadership

    Posted on February 20, 2015

    The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) is proud to announce that Mr Pieter Conradie, the Programme Director for Integrated Reporting became the first graduate of the MPhil in Business Management with the focus on Responsible Leadership. It is a two-year multidisciplinary...

  • Internal Auditing strengthens relationship with Nanjing Audit University in China

    Posted on December 19, 2013

    The relationship between the Centre for Internal Auditing Excellence in UP

  • UP students excel at an international student conference in Orlando, Florida

    Posted on November 01, 2013

    Two internal audit honours students from UP

  • Internal auditing lecturer wins coveted prize

    Posted on November 01, 2013

    Great honour was recently bestowed on the Department of Auditing after Prof Philna Coetzee was awarded the Institute of Internal Auditors

  • International relations

    Posted on October 25, 2013

    Mr Cobus Janse van Rensburg, a lecturer at the Department of Auditing at the University of Pretoria (UP), visited the Louisiana State University Centre for Internal Auditing (LSUCIA). The main purpose of the visit was to attend LSUCIA

  • Research on blending teaching and research in accounting education

    Posted on August 06, 2013

    Rolien Kunz and Marina Kirstein, two lecturers from the Department of Auditing, conducted research on the blending of teaching and research in accounting education. They presented a paper on their findings at the 2013 South African Accounting Association

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