Welcome to Faculty of Actuaries

We're here to create an environment for actuaries, actuarial students and finance professionals in Scotland to support professional development, the discussion of current actuarial topics, and to create extensive networking opportunities for our members.

We organise events for financial professionals and students in Scotland, including actuarial trainees, qualified actuaries, finance professionals working in an actuarial environment, and university students with an interest in finance or actuarial science.

Upcoming Talks

Actuarial Futures with the Scottish Board

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In 2015, FASS, GASS and the Scottish Board hosted a joint event for those in the stage of transitioning from student to Fellow. The event was designed to give an insight into the opportunities that were possible for students both…

Catch-up with a Catastrophist – Why we should be modelling the past stochastically

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FASS are pleased to welcome Dr Gordon Woo, whom many in the Scottish actuarial community (particularly Heriot Watt alumni) may know from his prior talks on Terrorism Risk. We're especially excited to host networking with Dr Woo after the talk, where…

Engaging the Millennials - Retirement Adequacy

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Engaging the Millennials - Retirement Adequacy Tuesday 16th May, Refreshments from 5:30pm, talk starts at 6:00pm. Grant Thornton, 7 Exchange Crescent, Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8AN

Upcoming Social Events

Edinburgh FASStival Fringe


Thursday 3rd August Show starts at 6pm Just the Tonic at the Community Project, 86 Candlemaker Row, EH1 2QA Drinks after the show at Checkpoint £6 pp Before most of the tourists descend on Edinburgh why not let us cheer you up by taking you…

FASSquerade Summer Ball


FASS Summer Ball 2017 FASS Summer Ball 2017 is kindly sponsored by Standard Life Friday 12th May From 7pm, carriages at 1am The Principal Edinburgh (formerly The George Hotel), 19-21 George Street Tickets: £45 members, £50 non-members/guests, £40 HW students We are proud to present…

End of Exam Drinks 28/04/2017


Friday 28th April, from 6pm The Traverse Bar Café, Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED. As ever, FASS will continue its grand tradition of providing the actuarial students of Edinburgh with the chance to let off some steam after exams…