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  • 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...

  • McGraw-Hill broadens support for SA learners through collaboration with UP Dept of Business Management

    Posted on March 13, 2019

    McGraw-Hill this week announced its expanded support for university students in South Africa through a new collaboration with the University of Pretoria’s Department of Business Management, making high-quality digital learning resources available to thousands of students.

  • Profs Hoobler and Nkomo’s article among the most-read in leading management journal

    Posted on March 08, 2019

    Department of Human Resource Management researchers Profs Jenny Hoobler and Stella Nkomo’s recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Management is one of 10 of the most-read articles in that journal for 2018.

  • EMS impresses in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject

    Posted on March 04, 2019

    Leading global higher education marketing company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, in which the University of Pretoria has had a notable showing across various subjects. In this latest edition of the coveted rankings, UP has been placed in...

  • Prof Loots shares insights at AACSB Dean’s Conference

    Posted on March 01, 2019

    The complex challenges facing all businesses globally, such as artificial intelligence and big data, require industry players to adapt in order to remain relevant.

  • Eminent experts deliver public lectures on SDG 16

    Posted on March 01, 2019

    Prof Christof Heyns and Prof Rachel Jewkes recently delivered public lectures on themes covered by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, which focuses on promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies. [PF1] The public lectures were organised by the South African SDG Hub, which is hosted by...

  • UP providing support for South Africa's SDG reporting

    Posted on March 01, 2019

    An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Pretoria is supporting the South African government in their reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a universal call to form partnerships to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people...

  • Global Goals conference makes a lasting impression on Remofilwe

    Posted on February 15, 2019

    When Remofilwe Dikoma, a final-year BCom Agribusiness Management student, prepared to attend the 2019 Global Goals Model United Nations (MUN), she couldn’t have predicted the full extent of the impact that the experience would have on her, and that the conference would inspire her future...

  • 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...

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