2020 was a year that brought life to a halt: professionally, economically, and socially – highlighting not only our collective fortitude but also the importance of connection.
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.