UP Student wins the 2019 SA Young Tax Professional of the Year competition
Posted on September 09, 2019
The Ernst & Young (EY) Young Tax Professional of the Year (YTPY) is a global competition open to students from universities internationally and is mainly directed at finding future tax leaders. The first leg of the competition runs in the specific countries, where (after a series of...
Dr Teresa Pidduck wins 2019 SAIPA Accountancy Top Achievers Award
Posted on August 27, 2019
It was a night of glitz and glamour at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, as University of Pretoria Senior Lecturer and former Rhodes University PhD student, Dr Teresa Pidduck, was awarded with a South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) 2019 Accountancy Top...
Prospective EMS students win big on ChooseUP Day
Posted on August 23, 2019
Staff and students at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) welcomed thousands of prospective students who visited the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus to attend #ChooseUP Day on 17 August 2019.
Academic excellence celebrated at the EMS Dean’s List Awards
Posted on August 01, 2019
The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) hosted the annual Dean’s List Awards function on 23 July 2019, where top performers in the Faculty were celebrated for their outstanding academic achievements.
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.
Virtual reality enhances learning for UP Taxation students
Posted on April 12, 2019
While the mention of virtual reality (VR) conjures up thoughts of immersive entertainment for most, for the second-year Taxation students in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, it is another example of an exciting learning opportunity presented by technology.
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.