HNU Approved to Be UCAP Member
HNU is displayed on SOA website.
Hunan University (HNU) was recently approved to be involved in the Universities & Colleges with Actuarial Programs (UCAP) of the Society of Actuaries (SOA).
UCAP is oriented to institutions of higher education, currently covering more than 200 universities worldwide. Three Chinese mainland’s universities were its members, among which HNU was the second one.
Next, HNU will receive more supports from UCAP in actuary cultivation, such as being displayed on SOA website, and being informed about SOA’s latest programs and events. Beyond that, HNU will be recommended in SOA Explorer Map to the perspective actuarial students worldwide. As a UCAP member, HNU can also apply for kinds of financial supports, including SOA educational institution scholarship.
Prof. Jiang Shijie, director of Department of Actuarial Science of HNU, and member of SOA, said: “Being involved in UCAP can benefit our actuarial students in applying SOA scholarships, and being excused from some SOA exams on the premise of finishing corresponding courses in HNU. HNU’s actuarial graduates will be more competitive in global job market, and more international perspective students will apply for HNU’s actuarial program”.
HNU College of Financial and Statistics opened discipline of actuarial science in 1991, the first in China. At the end of last century, SOA set its examination center in HNU.