Graduate FAQs


Q: When do you start reviewing applications for your 2020 graduate programme?

A: We started reviewing applications for our 2020 graduate programme in September 2019.

Q: When is the deadline for applications for the 2020 graduate programme?

A: The deadline for our September 2020 graduate programme was Friday 15 November 2019, and applications are now closed.

Q: How will you keep me informed on the progress of my application?

A: We will contact you initially to confirm that we have received your application. We will then contact you to confirm whether your application has been successful. If you have been successful at the application stage, we will invite you to attend an assessment day.

Q: When will your assessment days take place if my application is successful?

A: We will hold assessment days in late October through to December 2019 for our 2020 graduate programme.

Q: Will you provide me with feedback on my performance at the assessment day?

A: Yes, we will be happy to provide you with feedback on request.

Q: I am interested in applying for your actuarial graduate programme but I am not studying for a degree in Mathematics. Will you consider my application?

A: We welcome applications from candidates studying a wide range of disciplines providing you have gained a grade A at A-Level Mathematics (or equivalent).

Q: I graduated from university last year and took a gap year, will you consider my application for the graduate programme this year?

A: Yes, we are happy to consider applications from graduates who have taken a gap year.

Q: I completed my school education overseas. Will you still consider my application?

A: Yes, of course! There is no requirement for you to have studied for GCSEs or A-Levels, provided you have obtained an equivalent level in the corresponding international qualification.

Q: Where can I find more information about actuarial exams and whether I am eligible for exemptions?

A: Further details can be found on the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries website: If you join us as a graduate we will provide full details about studying for the actuarial exams including our study leave package and financial support for study materials and tuition. You will also be allocated a study mentor to help support you through your studying and the process of applying for exemptions.