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UK and Ireland Student Consultative Forum

The UK/Ireland Student Consultative Forum is currently comprised of:

  • students representing the UK and Ireland regional communities
  • students representing those with disabilities
  • student representative(s) of the Actuary magazine
  • senior committee/board members
  • executive staff of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)
  • representatives of ActEd.

It meets twice a year and discusses:

  • proposed developments and changes within the IFoA qualification and its associated processes
  • feedback from the student population on current education processes, tuition arrangements, and wider aspects of the student actuarial career.

It does not discuss:

  • concerns raised by either an individual or a small number of students if these concerns are felt not to be in the interest of the majority of students.

Copies of meeting notes will be published on this webpage following each meeting and will be presented and discussed at the next available Education Committee meeting.

The UK forum membership includes
Chairperson Jessica Elkin
ActEd representative

Darrell Chainey

The Actuary student page editor Jason Brett / Elliott Cox
Representatives for students with disabilities

George Burton / Ryan Haughey

Birmingham Actuarial Society representative Danni Kelman
Bristol Actuarial Society representative Frank Mace
Channel Islands Actuarial Association representative Luke Berry
Faculty of Actuaries Students' Society representative Jonny Moore
Glasgow Actuarial Students' Society representative Kirsty Steven
London Market Students' Group representative Teresa Ruiz
North West Actuarial Society representative

Daniel Wass

Norwich Actuarial Society representative Riya Limani
Staple Inn Actuarial Society representative

Luke Dangerfield

Society of Actuaries in Ireland representative Nabeelah Nawoor / Stephen Brennan
Society of Northern Ireland Actuaries (SONIA) representative Garima Singhal
Welsh Actuarial Society George McMahon
Wessex Actuarial Society representative George Nice
White Horse Actuarial Society representative Nichola Marr
Yorkshire Actuarial Society representative

Vacant

The executive staff who attend each meeting
Head of Quality and Assessment Karen Brocklesby
Head of Assessment Laura Griffiths
Head of Learning Operations  Andrew Berrow 
Quality Manager Matt Tennant (Secretary)

Notes of recent meetings

Student Feedback Reports

Who should I contact?

UK students should contact their local representative or Education Services.

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Contact Details

Education Services Team

education.services@actuaries.org.uk

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, 1st Floor, Park Central, 40/41 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1JD

+44 01865 268207

We aim to respond to all enquiries within two working days.

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Events calendar

  • Autumn Lecture 2020: Professor Elroy Dimson

    Online webinar
    14 October 2020

    Spaces available

    Many individuals and institutions have a long-term focus, and invest funds for the benefit of future generations. Their strategy should reflect their long horizon. University endowments are one of the oldest classes of institutional investor, and I will present the first study of the management of these endowments over the very long term.

  • GIRO Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Available to watch globally in November.
    02-13 November 2020
    Spaces available

    This year's GIRO has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the general insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's GI Online Learning Resource area.

  • Life Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Online
    16 November 2020 - 27 November 2020

    Spaces available

    This year's Life Conference has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the life insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's website.

  • Spaces available

    The webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities schemes face in evaluating end game options, choosing a target state and understanding the impact this strategic decision could have on member outcomes long after the “end state” is reached. Adolfo, Kevin and Rhian bring over 60 years of experience in the industry and a variety of perspectives as scheme actuary, covenant adviser, trustee, de-risking adviser and insurer.

  • Spaces available

    Cash-flow driven investing is a game-changer for DB pension funds navigating their end-game. Suitable for sponsors who want to reduce risks on their balance sheets. And for trustees, it shifts the focus to providing greater certainty of returns, managing funding level volatility and ensuring they have enough income to pay cash-flow requirements.

  • Spaces available

    The talk will provide an understanding of the priorities and relationships between deficit reduction contributions, in the context of wider scheme funding, and different types of value outflow from the employer based on the working party’s recently published report.