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.
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...
Future of public administration and management in the spotlight at SPMA conference
Posted on November 07, 2018
The School of Public Administration and Management (SPMA) held its 11th International Conference at the Diep in die Berg Conference & Function Centre in October 2018. As this year’s conference coincided with the SPMA’s 25th anniversary celebrations, the theme of the conference was...
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...
Emeritus professor receives international lifetime achievement award
Posted on August 28, 2018
Emeritus Prof Ernie Heath, together with Prof Melville Saayman from North-West University, were the first-ever recipients of the Tourism Educators South Africa (TESA) Lifetime Award at the 7th Biennial International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) & 2nd Tourism Educators South Africa...
Dr Bignotti’s social entrepreneurship project wins research fund award
Posted on August 17, 2018
Dr Alex Bignotti, a senior lecturer in the Department of Business Management, won the 2018 Emerald African Management Research Fund Award with a research project entitled ‘The role of social capital in the emergence of social entrepreneurship in previously disadvantaged communities’.
Dr Moos obtains grant to research sustainable small business development
Posted on August 17, 2018
Dr Menisha Moos, senior lecturer in the Department of Business Management, has obtained a new grant from the Research Development Programme (RDP) for a research project titled ‘Deconstructing relationships between policy awareness evaluation and the skills needed by small businesses’.