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  • UP Student wins the 2019 SA Young Tax Professional of the Year competition

    Posted on September 09, 2019

    The Ernst & Young (EY) Young Tax Professional of the Year (YTPY) is a global competition open to students from universities internationally and is mainly directed at finding future tax leaders. The first leg of the competition runs in the specific countries, where (after a series of...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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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