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  • 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.

  • The finish line is ours!

    Posted on June 12, 2019

    The BCom Marketing Management honours students in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were approached by [email protected], to develop an innovative experiential marketing campaign to entice UP students to use the resources offered by [email protected] The students were tasked to create relevant,...

  • EMS Faculty Awards function honours top-performing academic staff

    Posted on June 07, 2019

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences hosted its annual awards function on 5 June 2019 in celebration of the achievements of academic staff during 2018.

  • EMS staff members honoured at UP Academic Achievers Awards

    Posted on June 03, 2019

    The University of Pretoria’s Academic Achievers function, held recently celebrated the exceptional achievements of academic staff at the University.

  • SPMA hosts visiting Brazilian academic

    Posted on May 28, 2019

    Mr Arthur Catraio, a PhD candidate from the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE-FGV), worked as a visiting academic at the School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences from October 2018 until May 2019.

  • Establishing millennials’ travel behaviour

    Posted on May 28, 2019

    With the belief that millennials and younger generations will make up three quarters of all consumers and travellers by 2025, it is not surprising that there is a huge interest in millennials’ travel behaviour.

  • Prof Inglesi-Lotz co-leads Women in Science Working Group at Global Young Academy AGM

    Posted on May 17, 2019

    Prof Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, attended the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Global Young Academy (GYA) in Halle, Germany, from 28 April to 3 May 2019.

  • Department of Marketing Management honours top students for 2018

    Posted on April 30, 2019

    The Department of Marketing Management celebrated its top students for 2018 at the annual awards function held on Tuesday, 16 April 2019. The students, together with their family members, were hosted at a breakfast function prior to their graduation ceremony at the Hillcrest Campus.

  • Rutgers and UP students bond over Marketing in and outside the classroom

    Posted on April 25, 2019

    The BCom Honours (Marketing Management) students at the University of Pretoria were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime experience – a collaboration with a group of international students during their Marketing of Services class.

  • Marketing students and Tuks FM team up for research

    Posted on April 25, 2019

    The third-year Marketing Management students are involved in a research project for Tuks FM as part of their Marketing Research module.

  • Exposing Marketing students to neuroscience and its impact on consumer behaviour

    Posted on April 15, 2019

    Ms Corli du Toit, a behavioural researcher working within a modern neuroscience laboratory known as the Market Insights and Neuro Discoveries (MI.ND) Lab, addressed the second-year Marketing Management students at the University of Pretoria on 4 March 2019. Ms Du Toit, a current PhD student...

  • Leading Stanford accounting professor Mary Barth receives honorary doctorate from UP

    Posted on April 08, 2019

    “Follow your passion. If you follow your passion in your professional life, you will accomplish great things because your heart is engaged as well as your mind. Your work will be your hobby, which means you will find enjoyment in it.”

  • UP’s former Chartered Accounting students excel in SAICA exam

    Posted on April 04, 2019

    UP celebrates the achievements of three of its former Chartered Accounting (CA) students after they passed their second and final CA professional exam, the Assessment of Professional Competence of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), which was written in November 2018.

  • UP students first in their class in SAICA ITC Professional exam

    Posted on April 01, 2019

    UP’s average pass rate over the last 13 years is 94%

  • More accolades for innovative Accounting lecturers

    Posted on March 28, 2019

    Prof Stephen Coetzee and Dr Astrid Schmulian of the Department of Accounting in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences won the South African Accounting Association (SAAA) Best Innovative Teaching Initiative award, sponsored by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants...

  • UP student clinches second place in Budget Speech competition

    Posted on March 27, 2019

    André Lourens, a BCom Honours in Economics student, won R40 000 in prize money when he took second place in the undergraduate category of the Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition. Now in its 47th year, the competition is designed to motivate and incentivise South Africa’s most...

  • German PhD student visits Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership

    Posted on March 27, 2019

    Mr Dominik Fischer, a Lecturer and Research Assistant in the Leadership Excellence Institute at Zeppelin University in Germany visited the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) from 10 January to 6 March 2019.

  • Commercii launches 2moroLand festival

    Posted on March 20, 2019

    Commercii, the Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) Faculty House, has announced that it will for the first time host a faculty festival for its students. Set to take place from 11 to 13 April 2019, the festival will go by the name of ‘2moroLand’.

  • UP tax research recognised at Australasian conference

    Posted on March 18, 2019

    Department of Taxation, won the award for the best PhD presentation at the Australasian Tax Teachers Association (ATTA) annual conference 2019, which was hosted by Curtin University in Perth from 16 to 18 January.

  • SPMA and Kehl University to offer a joint master’s programme

    Posted on March 15, 2019

    The School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences held a meeting with representatives from the Kehl University of Applied Sciences to discuss mechanisms for establishing a joint Master’s Degree in Public Administration and...

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