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  • 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 researchers host Tourism Futures Workshop

    Posted on October 25, 2018

    Tourism has been identified as a priority industry for job creation in South Africa, with President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasising its increasing importance to the South African economy.

  • 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...

  • Emeritus professor receives international lifetime achievement award

    Posted on August 31, 2018

    Emeritus Prof Ernie Heath, together with Prof Melville Saayman from North-West University, were the first-ever recipients of the Tourism Educators South Africa (TESA) Lifetime Award at the 7th Biennial International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) & 2nd Tourism Educators South Africa...

  • 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.

  • Film tourism study makes news

    Posted on May 29, 2018

    Lecturers Charlene Herselman and Hannes Engelbrecht gave a presentation in Cape Town recently outlining the potential of film tourism for South Africa.

  • Enterprises UP continues their support of UP Campus Tours

    Posted on May 14, 2018

    Enterprises have been the proud sponsor of the UP Campus Tours initiative for 15 years, and hopefully for many more to come.

  • Germany meets South Africa in Ecotourism

    Posted on April 11, 2018

    Prof Wolfgang Strasdas from the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development in Germany visited the honours class in Ecotourism at the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus on 20 March 2018. As an expert in the field, he presented a noteworthy lecture on corporate social...

  • Travelling to a malaria area this December? – Your Malaria Buddy is here to help

    Posted on December 15, 2017

    The University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control has launched a mobile application (app) focusing on informing people, mainly tourists, about malaria.

  • UP represented at INVESTOUR Workshop

    Posted on November 14, 2017

    Prof Berendien Lubbe, Head of the Tourism Management Division, participated in the annual INVESTOUR Workshop in Las Palmas, Spain, from 16 to 17 October 2017.

  • World Tourism Day: Making Sustainable Tourism a Reality

    Posted on September 27, 2017

    World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September 2017 and this year the theme is 'Sustainable Tourism — a Tool for Development'.

  • Research and teaching excellence celebrated at EMS Awards

    Posted on June 28, 2017

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences celebrated the excellent research and teaching and learning achievements of academic staff members at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 21 June 2017.

  • EMS Autumn 2017 Graduations

    Posted on June 06, 2017

    The Autumn 2017 Graduation Ceremonies of UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently held at the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers Sports Campus.

  • Tourism Management Autumn Graduation 2017

    Posted on May 30, 2017

    Dr McGladdery completed her Ph.D. in 18 months, a phenomenal achievement for her and the Tourism Management Division.

  • Memorable moments: what makes a tourist experience?

    Posted on May 23, 2017

    A new feature has been published on Research Matters. This month the focus is on the work done by researchers in the Tourism Management Division in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.

  • How rhino poaching is affecting SA tourism

    Posted on November 23, 2016

    Rhino poaching in two of South Africa’s most famous game reserves is starting to have an impact on tourism and could affect future visitor numbers if the situation does not improve, according to a new study by the University of Pretoria.

  • EMS spring graduation ceremony

    Posted on September 19, 2016

    The beginning of spring marked a time of celebration when the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences held its graduation ceremony in the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers Sports Campus on 2 September 2016.

  • UP hosts symposium to celebrate Tourism Month

    Posted on September 15, 2016

    The Tourism Management Division of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences hosted a Tourism Symposium on 9 September 2016, with Minister of Tourism, Mr Derek Hanekom, as guest speaker.

  • Southern African cross-border tourism in the research spotlight

    Posted on August 10, 2016

    An investigation into cross-border tourist guiding in southern Africa, undertaken by the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies at the University of Pretoria is yielding interesting and surprising results.

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