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  • 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.

  • Marketing student represents UP at International Summer School

    Posted on July 25, 2019

    BCom Marketing Management student Tuscany Kitch recently attended a three-week summer exchange programme at the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany.

  • South Africa’s first SDG report card: how to move beyond ticking boxes

    Posted on July 04, 2019

    South Africa will present its first progress report on the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations on July 17. This report will provide a rather extensive snapshot of the country’s progress towards the 169 ambitious targets.

  • 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.

  • Ready, steady, FOAM! Marketing students get ‘shower gel’ savvy

    Posted on May 28, 2019

    The third-year BCom Marketing Management students are partnering with AMKA Products for their practical project in 2019.

  • SPMA hosts visiting Brazilian academic

    Posted on May 28, 2019

    Mr Arthur Catraio, a PhD candidate from the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE-FGV), worked as a visiting academic at the School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences from October 2018 until May 2019.

  • Establishing millennials’ travel behaviour

    Posted on May 28, 2019

    With the belief that millennials and younger generations will make up three quarters of all consumers and travellers by 2025, it is not surprising that there is a huge interest in millennials’ travel behaviour.

  • Ethics expert enlightens master’s students

    Posted on May 28, 2019

    The MCom Marketing Management students were given an expert guest lecture on ethics in research early in May 2019.

  • Second-year Marketing students explore social media research

    Posted on May 23, 2019

    Dr Tania Maree, one of the authors of the textbook Consumer Behaviour: South African Psychology and Marketing Applications, presented to the second-year Marketing Management students during April 2019.

  • Prof Inglesi-Lotz co-leads Women in Science Working Group at Global Young Academy AGM

    Posted on May 17, 2019

    Prof Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, attended the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Global Young Academy (GYA) in Halle, Germany, from 28 April to 3 May 2019.

  • Department of Marketing Management honours top students for 2018

    Posted on April 30, 2019

    The Department of Marketing Management celebrated its top students for 2018 at the annual awards function held on Tuesday, 16 April 2019. The students, together with their family members, were hosted at a breakfast function prior to their graduation ceremony at the Hillcrest Campus.

  • Rutgers and UP students bond over Marketing in and outside the classroom

    Posted on April 25, 2019

    The BCom Honours (Marketing Management) students at the University of Pretoria were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime experience – a collaboration with a group of international students during their Marketing of Services class.

  • Marketing students and Tuks FM team up for research

    Posted on April 25, 2019

    The third-year Marketing Management students are involved in a research project for Tuks FM as part of their Marketing Research module.

  • More accolades for innovative Accounting lecturers

    Posted on March 28, 2019

    Prof Stephen Coetzee and Dr Astrid Schmulian of the Department of Accounting in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences won the South African Accounting Association (SAAA) Best Innovative Teaching Initiative award, sponsored by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants...

  • UP student clinches second place in Budget Speech competition

    Posted on March 27, 2019

    André Lourens, a BCom Honours in Economics student, won R40 000 in prize money when he took second place in the undergraduate category of the Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition. Now in its 47th year, the competition is designed to motivate and incentivise South Africa’s most...

  • Commercii launches 2moroLand festival

    Posted on March 20, 2019

    Commercii, the Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) Faculty House, has announced that it will for the first time host a faculty festival for its students. Set to take place from 11 to 13 April 2019, the festival will go by the name of ‘2moroLand’.

  • Global Goals conference makes a lasting impression on Remofilwe

    Posted on February 15, 2019

    When Remofilwe Dikoma, a final-year BCom Agribusiness Management student, prepared to attend the 2019 Global Goals Model United Nations (MUN), she couldn’t have predicted the full extent of the impact that the experience would have on her, and that the conference would inspire her future...

  • 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...

  • Hat trick for outgoing Commercii Executive

    Posted on December 14, 2018

    The outgoing Executive Committee of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences student house Commercii and their appointed guardian Dr Ingrid le Roux scored a fine hat trick at the 2018 edition of the annual UP Faculty and Day House Awards Function.

  • Stephan and Pierre Viljoen Award takes Marketing PhD student to Denmark

    Posted on December 05, 2018

    Mrs Jade Verbeek, lecturer and PhD student in the Department of Marketing Management, was the worthy student recipient of the 2018 Stephan and Pierre Viljoen Award to the value of R50 000.

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