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  • UP EXPERT OPINION: A guide to smart Black Friday shopping

    Posted on November 21, 2023

    According to Professor Elda du Toit, you can make Black Friday a fulfilling experience that supports your long-term objectives by organising ahead of time, researching offers, and placing a high priority on your financial health.

  • Outstanding academics shine at EMS Awards

    Posted on October 04, 2023

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) recently hosted its annual EMS Awards to celebrate the excellence of outstanding academic staff. The awards, which were held at the EMS Research Hub on the Hatfield Campus, honoured the academic excellence of staff in three categories, namely...

  • UP EXPERT OPINION: Smart saving, preparing for the festive season now

    Posted on July 25, 2023

    As part of Savings Month in July, Elda Du Toit an Associate Professor in the Department of Financial Management at the University of Pretoria shares some smart saving tips for the festive season, which often puts a huge strain on finances.

  • Financial sciences departments celebrate outstanding students

    Posted on June 28, 2023

    The departments of Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management and Taxation in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences hosted the annual Financial Sciences Awards to recognise the academic excellence of postgraduate and undergraduate students in the financial sciences division.

  • EMS ranks top again in SA in QS World Subject Rankings

    Posted on March 29, 2023

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) at the University of Pretoria (UP) has once again demonstrated its academic excellence by retaining its position as a top performer in South Africa in the Accounting and Finance, and Economics and Econometrics subject areas in the 2023...

  • UP’s Department of Financial Management honoured at CIMA Excellence Awards

    Posted on December 22, 2022

    The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants, awarded the Department of Financial Management at the University of Pretoria (UP) – under its CIMA Academic Partner Excellence Award – the CGMA...

  • EMS celebrates its shining stars

    Posted on November 18, 2022

    Academics in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently honoured at the annual EMS awards ceremony, which recognises excellence in teaching and learning, research and media engagements.

  • ‘Thank you for welcoming me home’ – Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri visits her alma mater

    Posted on November 03, 2022

    Reigning Miss South Africa Ndavi Nokeri was recently welcomed back to her alma mater, the University of Pretoria. UP’s Future Africa campus rolled out the black carpet for Nokeri for an interview and lunch with Vice-Chancellor Professor Tawana Kupe and University officials.

  • Financial Management academic participates in 2022 ICCSR

    Posted on November 03, 2022

    Professor Elda du Toit from the Department of Financial Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences was one of numerous delegates from across the world who attended the 19th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR) in Mauritius.

  • Financial Sciences achievers awarded

    Posted on June 23, 2022

    The 2022 Financial Sciences Annual Awards Function was held on 24 May 2022 where awards were presented to 46 students in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from the four financial sciences departments, Taxation, Accounting, Financial Management, and Auditing.

  • EXPERT OPINION: Budgeting in tough times, and every penny counts

    Posted on April 07, 2022

    South Africans are among the worst savers in the world and just a small percentage can retire at similar living standards to before. This highlights the importance of budgeting and financial planning.

  • UP students make their mark in the 2022 SAICA ITC with stellar results

    Posted on March 25, 2022

    “We pride ourselves on the quality of graduates that we produce. These excellent results attest to the quality of our teaching and learning,” said EMS Dean Prof Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, as UP celebrates a 99,4% pass rate in the 2022 SAICA ITC.

  • UP’s Department of Financial Management academics win international excellence awards from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

    Posted on December 21, 2021

    Elize Kirsten and Dr Zack Enslin, both senior lecturers in the Department of Financial Management at the University of Pretoria (UP), received global honours at the 2021 Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Excellence Awards.

  • EXPERT ADVICE: UP Economics prof offers budgeting tips for a financially sustainable festive season

    Posted on December 14, 2021

    “There are several ways to navigate the festive season and see the year out on a financially sound basis.” – UP’s Prof John Hall of the Department of Financial Management shows you how to keep your household budget shipshape.

  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) names UP graduate as 2021 Trailblazer

    Posted on November 04, 2021

    EMS graduate Roger Wyllie, completed his BCom Accounting Sciences degree with distinction, has won the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) 2021 Trainee Trailblazer competition.

  • UP student wins EY Young Tax Professional of the Year competition

    Posted on November 03, 2021

    EMS student Deena Martin is the winner of the EY Young Tax Professional of the Year 2021 for Southern Africa. She obtained her BCom Accounting Sciences degree with distinction in 2020 and is currently enrolled for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Sciences.

  • Investment planning addressed in industry white paper

    Posted on October 20, 2021

    Prof Henco van Schalkwyk and Jacomien Visagie of UP’s Department of Financial Management were invited members of the joint industry workgroup that tackled the important issue of risk profiling from a professional investment planning and advice point of view.

  • Annual Financial Sciences Awards recipients celebrated

    Posted on October 08, 2021

    The Annual Financial Sciences Awards Ceremony acknowledges the top students in the departments of Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management and Taxation in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.

  • UP makes history with unprecedented 100% pass rate in the SAICA ITC exams

    Posted on July 02, 2021

    The University of Pretoria (UP) has made history with an unprecedented pass rate in the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Initial Test of Competence (ITC). UP obtained a 100% pass rate in the April 2021 ITC exam for first time writers and an overall pass rate of 99,4% for...

  • University of Pretoria wins CIMA Excellence Award

    Posted on March 10, 2021

    The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) distinguishes the University of Pretoria for its outstanding contribution to the accounting profession

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