Risk & Actuarial

The School of Risk & Actuarial Studies, UNSW Business School has an internationally recognised reputation for teaching and research in the areas of actuarial studies, risk management, superannuation and population ageing.

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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 here.

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.


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Our academics and staff at the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies are highly qualified with a broad range of skills, expertise and interests including academics with professional actuarial qualifications.

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The School of Risk and Actuarial Studies focuses on integrated research into risk, risk management, actuarial studies, insurance, superannuation and population ageing.

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Student support

We provide various resources to current students to help enhance their learning experience.