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  • ‘A recipe for success’ – Dean Elsabé Loots discusses 100 years of UP Economic & Management Sciences achievements

    Posted on June 02, 2020

    Faculty Dean Professor Elsabé Loots leads the team responsible for guiding [email protected] into a future that she sees as continuing the culture of excellence that has become synonymous with the Faculty.

  • Congratulations to autumn 2020 EMS graduates

    Posted on April 15, 2020

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) wishes to congratulate all the graduates who received their qualifications in absentia during the recent virtual graduation ceremony presided over by UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe.

  • ANALYSIS: Sustainable development goals need a final push with just 10 years to go

    Posted on March 17, 2020

    Since their adoption by 193 countries in 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals have been hailed as the “most ambitious” and “transformative” agenda for fixing the world’s biggest challenges to date.

  • UP academic attends Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

    Posted on March 13, 2020

    From 24 to27 February 2020, Dr Dominique Mystris (Senior Researcher, SA SDG Hub) attended the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) 2020 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The ARFSD considered the 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and African Union’s Agenda 2063...

  • South African universities and the SDGs

    Posted on February 14, 2020

    The South African SDG Hub hosted a seminar attended by participants from academic and research institutions, government and civil society. The purpose of the seminar was to network and to get a sense of the barriers and opportunities of research uptake by policymakers.

  • South African scholars from the University of Pretoria visit the Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin

    Posted on February 04, 2020

    The Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin at Zeppelin University has been collaborating with the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) at the University of Pretoria since 2017/2018. Numerous mutual visits have marked the excellent academic cooperation between the two...

  • Responsible Leadership in Rising Economies Conference in Slovenia

    Posted on November 12, 2019

    Prof Derick de Jongh, Director of the University of Pretoria’s Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) and Dr Yolande Steenkamp, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the ALCRL, participated in the Academy of Management Specialised Conference with the theme “Responsible Leadership...

  • African regional workshop: The role of leadership in partnerships

    Posted on November 07, 2019

    During a workshop that was held on 1 and 2 November 2019, Prof Derick de Jongh, Director of the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL), participated in a high-level panel discussing the role of leadership in multi-sector partnerships.

  • Commercii committee closes their term with a big bang

    Posted on October 15, 2019

    The 2018/19 Executive Committee (EC) of Commercii, the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences’ faculty house, attended the UP Student Development Awards on 7 October 2019 at the Groenkloof Campus.

  • ALCRL celebrates its first PhD graduates

    Posted on September 25, 2019

    Drs René de Klerk and Elmé Vivier graduated alongside 14 other PhD students at the UP Faculty Economic and Management Sciences spring graduation ceremony in September 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.

  • Esteemed German Economist visits UP

    Posted on July 25, 2019

    Professor Josef Wieland, Vice-President for Research at Zeppelin University, Germany, visited the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) from 15 to 18 July 2019.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 04, 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...

  • 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...

  • A Women’s Month tribute to Nokukhanya (MaBhengu) Luthuli (1904 – 1996)

    Posted on August 28, 2018

    During Women’s Month, the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) pays special tribute to Mama Nokukhanya (MaBhengu) Luthuli for her dedication to Chief Luthuli, her children, and her community.

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