Housed at the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation, the University of Prince Edward Island’s (UPEI) School of Climate Change and Adaptation offers students and researchers the unique experience of learning about climate science in St. Peter’s Bay, PE, an area surrounded by diverse and environmentally significant topographies.
In this episode, we speak to Riley Dirks, ACIA, FSA, a recent graduate from University of Manitoba who achieved the unique accomplishment of completing all of his actuarial exams while still at university. We discuss his strategies for success, and his experiences entering the work force during a pandemic.
University accreditation is a model used by major actuarial organizations around the world. In this article, CIA Staff Actuary Joseph Gabriel gives an update on the CIA’s University Accreditation Program and the measures taken with CIA accredited universities to uphold the rigor of the program during the pandemic.
Learn more about this student-run organization for actuarial students in Canada and its special relationship with the CIA. ASNA President-Elect Liddie-Beth Palmers and former executive member Jackie Mackay discuss the ASNA annual convention, academic and professional development, peer mentorship, and other services the association provides. Alicia Rollo, CIA Director of Education and...