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|
|The Actuary student page editor||Jason Whalley|
|Representatives for students with disabilities||
George Burton / Ryan Haughey
|Birmingham Actuarial Society representative||Danni Kelman|
|Bristol Actuarial Society representative||Sachin Parikh|
|Channel Islands Actuarial Association representative||Amber Buckingham|
|Faculty of Actuaries Students' Society representative||Jonny Moore|
|Glasgow Actuarial Students' Society representative||Craig Rodgers|
|London Market Students' Group representative||Teresa Ruiz|
|North West Actuarial Society representative||
|Norwich Actuarial Society representative||Danielle Nash|
|Staple Inn Actuarial Society representative||
|Society of Actuaries in Ireland representative||Niall Mc Groarty|
|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||
|The executive staff who attend each meeting|
|Head of Quality and Assessment||Karen Brocklesby|
|Head of Assessment||Laura Griffiths|
|Quality Manager||Matt Tennant (Secretary)|
Notes of recent meetings
- Student Consultative Forum notes. 9 November 2018
- Student Consultative Forum notes. 8 June 2018
- Student Consultative Forum notes. 17 November 2017
- Student Consultative Forum notes. 2 June 2017
- Student Consultative Forum notes. 18 November 2016
- Student Consultative Forum notes. 3 June 2016
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