South African publication on SDGs launched
Posted on August 10, 2018
The South African SDG Hub, hosted by the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) at the University of Pretoria (UP), recently launched an SDG publication, aimed at strengthening partnerships between state and non-state actors that are interested in the realisation of the...
EMS honours research and teaching excellence
Posted on July 26, 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.
The South African SDG Hub: what you need to know
Posted on July 05, 2018
The South African SDG Hub is an online platform that aims to connect South African policy makers with the research and innovation they need to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the breadth of the SDGs, and the key role that policy makers have in creating an enabling...
Prof Jordaan wins best paper award
Posted on May 22, 2018
Prof Yolanda Jordaan, Head of the Department of Marketing Management, attended the 382nd International Conferences on Economics and Social Sciences (ICESS) in London on 7 May 2018. This conference is hosted by the Institute of Research Engineers and Scientists, which is a nonprofit organisation...
MCom alumnus appointed as presidential special investment envoy
Posted on May 17, 2018
Phumzile Langeni, Executive Chairperson of Afropulse Group and an alumnus of UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, was selected and appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to be a member of the four-person team to assist in raising R1,4 trillion foreign direct investment for...
South African Association for Energy Economics launched
Posted on May 10, 2018
Prof Roula Inglesi-Lotz from the Department of Economics is the founding President of the South African Association for Energy Economics (SAAEE), the 30th recognised affiliate of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), which was launched in Pretoria on 26 April 2018.
Prof Meiring recognised for contributions to assessment centres in SA
Posted on April 12, 2018
Prof Deon Meiring from the Department of Human Resource Management received a special recognition award for his significant contributions to the science and practice of assessment centres in South Africa. The award was made at the 38th Annual South African Assessment Centre Study Group (ACSG)...
UP renews extensive partnership with Kehl University
Posted on March 09, 2018
UP’s School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) has renewed its Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) of Friendship and Cooperation with the Hochschule für öffentliche Verwaltung Kehl – University of Applied Sciences (Kehl University).