New majors available in the Bachelor of Actuarial Studies
After extensive consultation with the school’s industry partners, including in particular the school’s industry advisory board, as well as feedback from current students, two new majors have been introduced for students in the Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (including dual awards) and Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Co-Op):
Existing majors such as accounting, finance, financial economics, and information systems continue to be available and can be found
Professor Hazel Bateman appointed as Deputy Director of CEPAR
Professor Hazel Bateman, the Head of School of Risk and Actuarial at the UNSW Business School is to become one of two newly appointed Deputy Directors at CEPAR (Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research).
The appointment comes as the centre was recently awarded $27.25 million dollars in national competitive research funding to continue its research into one of Australia’s most pressing issues – our ageing population.
Hazel Bateman brings with her a wealth of experience, prior to joining the UNSW, she worked as an economist in the Australian Treasury. Hazel has also acted as a consultant on retirement income issues to a range of Australian and international organisations including the OECD and the World Bank. Professor Bateman will begin her new role in 2017.