Are you an international student? Or would you like to be? On this page, you will find information to help you find work in the UK or to be a member of the UK Profession abroad.
Position: Assistant Manager, Actuarial
Studied: Bachelor of Commerce
Now working for: Prudential, India
How do I obtain a work permit to work in the UK?
Work permits are issued by the Borders and Immigration Agency, which is part of the Home Office. Work permit applications can only be made by employers based in the UK who wish to employ people from outside the European Economic Area. Individuals are not allowed to make applications on their own behalf.
Is there anyone I can talk to in the country I live?
Yes, the Institute and Faculty has appointed education advisers overseas to advise students and those contemplating an actuarial career on matters related to the profession, particularly with regard to the education, tuition and examination activities.
How do I apply to be a member?
We offer a reduced rate for education services to help students in certain countries. Please see the how to register as a student page to understand if you are eligible for this reduced rate and other elements relating to admission. Application forms and admission notes are available also on that page.
Can I work abroad?
Yes - With the skills you will gain with the UK Profession, they can take you anywhere in the world. With mutual recognition agreements with some of the other actuarial professional bodies, once you have qualified it may be easy to transfer to another professional body if your work takes you that way.
Speak to employers to find out what opportunities are available to you.