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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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Communication Management students visit the Netherlands

    Posted on March 13, 2018

    Three students from the Communication Management Division in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were selected to attend a three-week winter course on European culture, business and entrepreneurship, offered by the Arnhem Business School in the Netherlands during January 2018.

  • Corruption and state capture: Research gives 'voice' to ordinary South Africans

    Posted on December 07, 2017

    The Centre for Communication and Reputation Management at the University of Pretoria recently commissioned a study to explore the views of ordinary South Africans regarding corruption and state capture.

  • 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.

  • 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 represented at conference on interdisciplinary business research

    Posted on May 25, 2017

    Prof Anské Grobler recently attended the Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research (SIBR) 2017 Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economic Research, hosted in Sydney on 15 and 16 April 2017.

  • Communication Management Division hosts awards ceremony

    Posted on May 08, 2017

    On Wednesday, 26 April 2017, the Communication Management Division held its annual awards ceremony to celebrate top achievers. This event followed the autumn graduation ceremony that took place on Thursday, 25 April 2017, where 18 undergraduate students, 33 honours students and a remarkable 26...

  • Leveraging public relations and strategic communication in a digital world

    Posted on March 09, 2017

    Prof Ronél Rensburg was an invited guest and speaker at the International Public Relations Summit (IPRS) from 10 to 13 May 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The summit’s theme was ‘Positioning Asia in a digital world: leveraging collaborative leadership and strategic communication’.

  • The World Public Relations Forum: Re-examining communication across cultures

    Posted on March 09, 2017

    The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management (GA) held its 9th World Public Relations Forum (WPRF) in Toronto, Canada from 29 to 31 May 2016. The forum’s main theme was ‘Communication across cultures’.

  • Engaging people in a disengaged world

    Posted on March 09, 2017

    Over the past 22 years, like-minded public relations and communication management scholars have gathered in Lake Bled, Slovenia to examine and debate pressing issues in the discipline.

  • Young UP academic participates in international summer school

    Posted on February 27, 2017

    Ms Olebogeng Selebi, a lecturer in the Communication Management Division at the University of Pretoria, was invited to participate in the 5th edition of the International Summer School in Political Communication and Electoral Behaviour held in Milan, Italy, in July 2016.

  • UP represented at BledCom 2016

    Posted on February 27, 2017

    Prof Ronel Rensburg and Ms Olebogeng Selebi from the Communication Management Division at the University of Pretoria shared their research with researchers and public relations professionals from around the world at the BledCom symposium, held in July 2016 in Bled, Slovenia. The theme for the...

  • EMS spring graduation ceremony

    Posted on September 19, 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.

  • Research examines the ethics of corporate communication

    Posted on December 07, 2015

    In her current research, Prof Ronél Rensburg, from UP's Communication Management Division, examines the contentious issues associated with the contemporary communication management profession.

  • Research shows that corporate lying can mutilate reputations

    Posted on October 13, 2015

    Current research investigating whether and why communication management professionals are on occasion lying to the media to protect their organisations, clients or CEO’s, is causing a stir in the public relations and corporate communication environments.

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