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  • 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%

  • UP academic investigates properties of South African stock market returns

    Posted on March 18, 2019

    Dr Jan Jakub Szczygielski, a lecturer in the Department of Financial Management, recently presented a paper entitled ‘An investigation into the properties of returns and variance and the implications for time series modelling’. The paper was co-authored with Prof Chimwemwe Chipeta...

  • Mr Matemane presents at international interdisciplinary conference

    Posted on March 13, 2019

    The second International Conference on Sustainability, Human Geography and Environment (ICSHGE18) held in Krakow, Poland in late 2018 attracted top academics and professionals to share their experimentation, novel ideas and research results regarding all aspects of sustainability, human...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • EMS students get ‘Ready for Work’

    Posted on November 19, 2018

    Five students in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) have been selected as winners in the inaugural EMS Ready for Work Competition.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • EMS top achievers honoured at Allan Gray awards function

    Posted on October 17, 2018

    Allan Gray, Africa's largest privately-owned investment management company, annually hosts an awards function to honour the top achievers in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.

  • UP team takes second place in international business-strategy case study competition

    Posted on October 12, 2018

    A team of University of Pretoria students has taken second place after competing against more than 400 teams from around the world in a leadership-focused case study competition.

  • Women’s month: Spotlight on EMS achievers

    Posted on September 01, 2018

    The national commemoration of Women’s Month offers an opportunity to not only pay homage to the women who took to the streets in 1956 to march against the unjust pass laws of the day, but also to celebrate a new generation of women who have taken the baton forward and are making a...

  • UP CA students take top position in SA

    Posted on August 21, 2018

    Students from UP have again taken the top position in South Africa with a stunning 99.5% cumulative pass rate for the January and June 2018 Initial Tests of Competence (ITC), the first of two national professional exams for prospective Chartered Accountants (CAs). This is the second year in a row...

  • EMS students excel in the CFO Business Case Study Competition

    Posted on August 08, 2018

    A group of students from the Department of Financial Management in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences has excelled in the international CFO Case Study Competition.

  • EMS honours research and teaching excellence

    Posted on June 21, 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.

  • Two gold medals for Schoenmaker at Commonwealth Games

    Posted on April 07, 2018

    University of Pretoria student, Tatjana Schoenmaker has won the women's 100m breast stroke at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast, in addition to the 200m-breaststroke on Saturday.

  • Accounting students score 94.2% pass in ITC

    Posted on March 27, 2018

    The Faculty of Economic Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria is extremely proud of its students and staff and congratulates them on their results in the January 2018 Initial Test of Competence (ITC) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

  • Financial Management lecturers attend CIMA Gala Dinner

    Posted on October 20, 2017

    Prof Elda du Toit and Ms Elize Kirsten, lecturers in the Department of Financial Management in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, attended the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Gala Dinner on 21 September 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre.

  • Financial Management staff participate in EDEN CIMA course

    Posted on October 20, 2017

    Three staff members of the Department of Financial Management at the University of Pretoria, namely Joanne Seligmann, Jacomien Visagie and Prof Elda du Toit, participated in the EDEN CIMA course, titled ‘Doing management accounting research: Towards excellence’. This course took place...

  • UP scores highest pass rate in recent SAICA exams

    Posted on September 12, 2017

    Students from the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences achieved the highest cumulative pass rate in South Africa in the two most recent Initial Tests of Competence administered by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

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