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GAAPS @ Imperial College – Careers Fair November 2011

Dear Friends,

We feel very proud to once again sponsor Imperial Colleges Actuarial Careers Fair.

As always the event was excellent and the evening itself saw people queuing outside to get in, with the talks on international actuarial recruitment offering standing space only (and even that spilled out of the auditorium!)

Geraldine as usual was very insightful on the evening, giving useful tips to students about how to approach the actuarial profession and, of course, actuarial recruiters!

Special thanks of course go to Imperial College and all the people who organized this magical event.

When it comes to class, Imperial College cannot be faulted. Great atmosphere, nice people, floods of wine and more sushi down town Tokyo!

After all these years in the business we have to admit it’s still touching meeting students who wish to embark on an actuarial career. Their eyes are full of hope and their expression full of curiosity; for our consultants there is nothing more exciting than answering the many questions they ask regarding the profession.

So, don’t give up people, being an Actuary requires a lot of sacrifice but it is totally worth it. For students who enjoy maths, the profession is really promising!

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Our Final Day in South Africa

We started the day with a breakfast meeting with a client, and then met with a candidate in the afternoon.

Checked out at 4pm and journeyed back to UK.

All in all it was a very successful visit and I am already looking forward to next years careers fair.

The Big Day

The careers fair was very successful, with the biggest turn out ever for students and companies. Read more about the careers fair at the GAAPS Blog.

After careers fair we went to Melrose Arch to stay at the Protea Fire and Ice hotel. Melrose Arch is a vibrant area of bars, piazzas, shopping and hotels.  The hotel was built especially for the world cup visitors and is a boutique style, 5 star hotel.  We much preferred the area and hotel and the food was excellent.