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Events  Events
IASC-ARS 2019 Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Science & Technology Public Lecture
  
  
What's New?  News
2019 Munich Re Cup Actuarial Mathematics Competition 

Congratulations to our Actuarial Science students Mr Marco Lam and Miss Linhong Qiu, who were awarded for excellent standing at the 2019 Munich Re Cup Actuarial Mathematics Competition! Marco came in second overall, whilst Marco and Linhong were champions for Hong Kong and Chengdu regions respectively.

(Post date: Septebmer 5, 2019)

 

China Life Insurance (Overseas) Scholarship in Actuarial Science (中國人壽(海外)精算獎學金) 

China Life Insurance (Overseas) Scholarship in Actuarial Science
(中國人壽(海外)精算獎學金)

(Post date: May 28, 2019)

 

Congratulations to Professor Jeff Yao on being elected as a Council Member of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability. 

Congratulations to Professor Jeff Yao on being elected as a Council Member of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability.

(Post date: December 31, 2018)

 

University of Hong Kong places 25th in 2019 QS World University Rankings – its top marks in seven years. 

University of Hong Kong places 25th in 2019 QS World University Rankings – its top marks in seven years.

(Post date: October 26, 2018)

 

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What's New?  Highlights
HKU was ranked No.2 worldwide and No.1 in Asia based on research contributions from the top 4 actuarial journals amongst non-business schools over a 25-year period from 1994 to 2019. 

HKU was ranked No.2 worldwide and No.1 in Asia based on research contributions from the top 4 actuarial journals (Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, North American Actuarial Journal, ASTIN Bulletin, and Scandinavian Actuarial Journal) amongst non-business schools over a 25-year period from 1994 to 2019. It was 1994 when the BSc in Actuarial Science programme was launched. HKU was even ranked No. 1 in 2006 and 2013 worldwide in this global study conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

(Post date: June 26, 2019)

 

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject Statistics & Operational Research 2019, HKU ranks No.34 worldwide overall. 

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject Statistics & Operational Research 2019, HKU ranks No.34 worldwide overall. For details, please click here.

(Post date: February 28, 2019)

 

HKU BSc(Actuarial Science) programme has earned reaccreditation for subjects CT1-CT8 of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) for another period of 5 years beginning 2017. 

HKU BSc(Actuarial Science) programme has earned reaccreditation for subjects CT1-CT8 of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) for another period of 5 years beginning 2017. It is the first programme to be accredited in Asia. For details, please click here.

(Post date: March 31, 2017)

 

CAE has been renewed for another period of 5 years. 

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is very pleased to announce that its designation of the Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) has been renewed for another period of 5 years. Click here for the comments from the award body, Society of Actuaries.

(Post date: January 20, 2017)

 

Dr. Patrick Sun-Cheong Poon 

Further to the establishment of the endowed Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Statistics and Actuarial Science, Dr. Patrick Sun-Cheong Poon has made recurrent donation to continue the Patrick Poon Lecture Series in Actuarial Science, which was established in 2004.

The Department is also deeply grateful to Dr. Poon for his great generosity in making donation to continue the Dr Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Actuarial Science, which awards up to five Actuarial Science freshmen. In 2012, Dr. Poon pledged another donation to the University of Hong Kong for the establishment of Dr Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Statistics, which awards up to four outstanding undergraduates who pursue Decision Analytics, Risk Management or Statistics studies. Please click here for more details on the scholarships.

(Post date: May 31, 2016)

 

HKU ranks high in science disciplines in U.S. News Subject Rankings of Best Global Universities. 

According to U.S. News & World Report 2014, HKU ranks high in many science subjects in the "Best Global Universities Rankings" of which HKU Mathematics and Statistics rank the 9th in the "Best Global Universities Rankings for Mathematics". For more details, please visit here.

(Post date: December 18, 2014)

 

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  Departmental Seminars
NOV 27, 2019
Bayesian analysis — A powerful tool for data-driven market analysis
by Professor Duncan K.H. FONG

NOV 29, 2019
Deep learning for large-scale computational pathology
by Dr. Hao CHEN
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CAE
IFA2013
The SoA CAE 2013 research grant
Big Data Project Fund