Future Actuary



Are you the Future Actuary of the Year?

We’re searching UK universities to find the Future Actuary of the Year. We’re looking for highly numerate and commercially minded undergraduate students who aspire to an actuarial career with impact.

To enter you need to:

  • be an undergraduate student at a university in the UK
  • be in either in your first year or your penultimate year
  • be studying a STEM degree
  • have an interest in actuary as a future career
  • have achieved an A-grade or above in Maths A-level, A-grade in Maths Scottish higher or international equivalent of this


What could you win?

You could win a nine-week paid actuarial summer internship with Aon starting in June 2024. This is a London-based rotational internship, offering the choice to work in two of our actuarial business areas including wealth, general insurance and reinsurance. In addition, you’ll receive 1-2-1 mentoring from an actuarial colleague at associate partner level.

All finalists will be assessed for Aon’s summer internship or industrial placement roles starting in June/Sep 2024 as well as receiving Aon merchandise.


What makes an award winner?

Our winner will have a real interest and passion in pursuing an actuarial career. Aon has designed this award to help aspiring actuaries launch their careers through valuable paid work experience and mentoring opportunities. You’ll need to be studying a highly numerical degree such as maths or actuarial science. You will also have:

  • strong communication and analytical skills
  • commercial awareness
  • the drive to deliver excellent work
  • lots of ambition and an enthusiastic approach
  • the ability to form positive relationships
  • knowledge of The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) actuarial qualifications.


Aon and the Future Actuary of the Year Award

Aon exists to shape decisions for the better - to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world. 50,000 colleagues provide clients in over 120 countries and sovereignties with advice and solutions that give them clarity and confidence to make better decisions.

Aon believes that businesses thrive when the communities it serves and the people it employs also flourish. At Aon, the people are the heartbeat of the firm. They have a passion for bringing the best to clients, which unites and drives as a global firm.

Each year, we welcome students onto our Summer Internship programme, our 12-month Industrial Placement Programme and recruit more than 150 students onto our Graduate Programme. These roles are spread across a number of business areas including Actuarial, Investment, Insurance & Reinsurance and Cyber Security.

You can learn more about Aon by visiting our website here and you can learn more about becoming an actuary here.

At Aon we want to attract, retain and develop diverse talent, who are passionate about pursuing an actuarial consulting career. We offer actuarial consulting opportunities for talented undergraduates and graduates across our business in the UK, including retirement, general insurance and reinsurance. That is why we are partnering the Future Actuary of the Year Award 2024.

We are looking forward to meeting you through our recruitment process. The top 20 students will be invited to our London Headquarters for a two-day Insight and Selection event. This is a brilliant opportunity to learn more about us and what it means to be an actuary, and for us to learn more about you.

This is a unique way to kick-start your actuarial career with a leading company!


How do I win?



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Your details must be submitted and all online tests completed by 9am on Tuesday 30 January 2024

If you are successful in getting through to the next stage, you will hear from us by 28 February 2024


If you pass the online tests and successfully make it to the next stage your application will be reviewed by Aon. Successful candidates will be invited to a two-day Insight and Selection event at Aon's London headquarters on Thursday 29 February and Friday 1 March 2024. Accommodation will be provided.

Grand final

The final shortlist of ten students will be invited to the awards ceremony on 26 April 2024, where the award winners will be announced.

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