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  • Responsible Leadership in Rising Economies Conference in Slovenia

    Posted on November 12, 2019

    Prof Derick de Jongh, Director of the University of Pretoria’s Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) and Dr Yolande Steenkamp, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the ALCRL, participated in the Academy of Management Specialised Conference with the theme “Responsible Leadership...

  • Changing your story: Celebrating Women Entrepreneurship Week

    Posted on November 11, 2019

    The University of Pretoria’s (UP’s) Mamelodi Business Clinic (MBC) hosted a very successful high tea to celebrate its first Women Entrepreneurship Week. This annual initiative was created in 2014 by the Feliciano Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Montclair State University...

  • Anton and Huberte Rupert Bursary winner shares secrets to her success

    Posted on November 08, 2019

    Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) student Sonya Lakhani has an enviable academic record, having obtained both her bachelor and honours degrees in Investment Management with distinction.

  • African regional workshop: The role of leadership in partnerships

    Posted on November 07, 2019

    During a workshop that was held on 1 and 2 November 2019, Prof Derick de Jongh, Director of the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL), participated in a high-level panel discussing the role of leadership in multi-sector partnerships.

  • Commercii committee closes their term with a big bang

    Posted on October 15, 2019

    The 2018/19 Executive Committee (EC) of Commercii, the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences’ faculty house, attended the UP Student Development Awards on 7 October 2019 at the Groenkloof Campus.

  • UP's Prof Inglesi-Lotz elected 2019/20 co-chair of the SA Young Academy of Sciences

    Posted on October 15, 2019

    Professor Roula Inglesi-Lotz from the Department of Economics was elected as one of the two co-chairs of the South African Young Academy of Sciences (SAYAS) at the Academy’s annual general meeting, held on 9 October 2019.

  • Enter UP's University Social Responsibility Month photographic competition

    Posted on October 08, 2019

    October 2019 is University Social Responsibility Month. As part of an awareness-raising process, we invite you to take a photograph that illustrates you (or your team) being socially responsible and enter the University Social Responsibility Photo Competition. This can be campus operations,...

  • ALCRL celebrates its first PhD graduates

    Posted on September 25, 2019

    Drs René de Klerk and Elmé Vivier graduated alongside 14 other PhD students at the UP Faculty Economic and Management Sciences spring graduation ceremony in September 2019.

  • UP rated in top four of SA universities in 2020 QS Graduate Employability Survey

    Posted on September 19, 2019

    UP has been ranked among the top four universities in South Africa in terms of graduate employability, according to the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Survey that was released on Thursday. UP also improved its global ranking significantly and is now ranked within the 251-300 band, compared to the...

  • UP awarded for excellent human resource standards

    Posted on September 06, 2019

    The Department of Human Resource Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences earned the University of Pretoria the award for the Best University in Human Resource (HR) Standards at the South African Board for People Practices’ (SABPP’s) gala event, hosted at the...

  • The African Network of Social Entrepreneurship Scholars meets to form Research Collaborations

    Posted on September 04, 2019

    A social entrepreneurship research workshop on forming research collaboration in Africa, organised by the Unit for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Pretoria, KU Leuven and the African Network of Social Entrepreneurship Scholars (ANSES), was held at the University of Pretoria from 14...

  • UP researchers call for women to lead socio-economic transformation

    Posted on August 28, 2019

    South Africa faces many social and economic problems including poverty and inequality, but researchers working to solve these issues say it is important to focus on women in order to fix them.

  • Dr Teresa Pidduck wins 2019 SAIPA Accountancy Top Achievers Award

    Posted on August 27, 2019

    It was a night of glitz and glamour at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, as University of Pretoria Senior Lecturer and former Rhodes University PhD student, Dr Teresa Pidduck, was awarded with a South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) 2019 Accountancy Top...

  • Prospective EMS students win big on ChooseUP Day

    Posted on August 23, 2019

    Staff and students at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) welcomed thousands of prospective students who visited the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus to attend #ChooseUP Day on 17 August 2019.

  • UP achieves top-class rating in the SAICA exams results

    Posted on August 21, 2019

    UP's Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Sciences class of 2018 has achieved a pass rate of 97.1%, clinching first position in South Africa when considering the combined pass rate of the January and June 2019 ITC exams of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

  • ChooseUP Day a success as prospective students and their parents get a taste of what to expect

    Posted on August 19, 2019

    Excitement was the order of the day as about 14 000 prospective students (grade 12 learners), their families and friends from across the country attended the University of Pretoria’s #ChooseUP Day on Saturday, 17 August.

  • 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.

  • Esteemed German Economist visits UP

    Posted on July 25, 2019

    Professor Josef Wieland, Vice-President for Research at Zeppelin University, Germany, visited the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) from 15 to 18 July 2019.

  • 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.

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