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  • McGraw-Hill broadens support for SA learners through collaboration with UP Dept of Business Management

    Posted on March 13, 2019

    McGraw-Hill this week announced its expanded support for university students in South Africa through a new collaboration with the University of Pretoria’s Department of Business Management, making high-quality digital learning resources available to thousands of students.

  • Profs Hoobler and Nkomo’s article among the most-read in leading management journal

    Posted on March 08, 2019

    Department of Human Resource Management researchers Profs Jenny Hoobler and Stella Nkomo’s recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Management is one of 10 of the most-read articles in that journal for 2018.

  • EMS impresses in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject

    Posted on March 04, 2019

    Leading global higher education marketing company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, in which the University of Pretoria has had a notable showing across various subjects. In this latest edition of the coveted rankings, UP has been placed in...

  • Prof Loots shares insights at AACSB Dean’s Conference

    Posted on March 01, 2019

    The complex challenges facing all businesses globally, such as artificial intelligence and big data, require industry players to adapt in order to remain relevant.

  • Eminent experts deliver public lectures on SDG 16

    Posted on March 01, 2019

    Prof Christof Heyns and Prof Rachel Jewkes recently delivered public lectures on themes covered by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, which focuses on promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies. [PF1] The public lectures were organised by the South African SDG Hub, which is hosted by...

  • UP providing support for South Africa's SDG reporting

    Posted on March 01, 2019

    An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Pretoria is supporting the South African government in their reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a universal call to form partnerships to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people...

  • 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...

  • Economic inclusion in SA must be of the right quality - economist

    Posted on January 29, 2019

    It is no good to talk about economic inclusion if it is not of the right quality. This was the view of economist Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, director and head of the School of Public Management and Administration at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria.

  • Nanjing Audit University strengthens ties with UP

    Posted on December 19, 2018

    A delegation from China’s Nanjing Audit University met recently with representatives of the University of Pretoria to discuss extending the institutions’ exchange agreement, which has been in place for eight years.

  • EMS students make up a quarter of the GradStar top 100 list

    Posted on December 14, 2018

    Students from the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences have dominated the 2018 GradStar Top 100 list, making up a quarter of the country’s best students in this elite programme.

  • University of Pretoria scores 4 of country’s top 10 students in GradStar programme

    Posted on December 07, 2018

    Almost half the students that make up this year’s GradStar programme’s top 10 are from the University of Pretoria. Bernice Mabaya and Roger Wyllie, from the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, and the Law Faculty’s Kirsten Dempsey and Michelle Oelofse all made the cut.

  • Prof Theuns Steyn delivers inaugural address

    Posted on December 05, 2018

    Throughout history until modern times, taxation has always appeared prominently as a key contributor in both the prosperity and decline of nations.

  • 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.

  • EMS student experiences American liberal arts education

    Posted on November 27, 2018

    Students in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences are encouraged to participate in international student exchange programmes in order to get exposure to global trends in business education and engage with peers from across the globe.

  • Marketing honours students get hungry for new ideas with Spur

    Posted on November 21, 2018

    The University of Pretoria’s 2018 BCom Marketing Management honours students were challenged to develop innovative marketing campaigns for a variety of target markets with the aim of increasing demand for the Illinois Spur in Hatfield, as part of the Marketing of Services module.

  • Marketing third-year students rewarded for their performance on practical project

    Posted on November 19, 2018

    The Department of Marketing Management at the University of Pretoria collaborated with Bridgestone South Africa (BSAF) on the Integrated Practical Project for a third consecutive year

  • UP Marketing Management graduate named one of the best in SA

    Posted on November 19, 2018

    BCom (Marketing Management) honours student Kerry van Zyl was recently named as one of the top students in South Africa in the GradStar Top 100 awards.

  • Prof Chitiga-Mabugu appointed to prestigious science associations

    Posted on November 19, 2018

    Prof Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Director of the School of Public Management and Administration, was recently appointed as a member of two prestigious associations both locally and abroad.

  • 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.

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