Enrolments and Exams

Student members can enrol for Actuary Program subjects during December and January for Semester One and June for Semester Two. Please refer to the key dates for further details.


Enrolment rules

  • All enrolments and their payment must be received and finalised by the enrolment closing date unless an extension is granted. 
  • Enrolments with incomplete information or without a valid payment will not be processed.
  • Late enrolments will not be accepted. 

Enrolments are acknowledged by email. Students who do not receive confirmation of enrolment should contact the Education Team.

Course Delivery and Exams

The Actuaries Institute subjects are delivered and assessed online via Canvas Learning Management System. Subject material is provided upon successful enrolment or by contacting the Education Team. All enrolled students receive free access to the digital subject material via Canvas. 

For examinations students will be required to complete authentication and be proctored/monitored online. All enrolling students accept these conditions and will complete their exams in this format. 

Students are provided with detailed information about exams on the Exam Information Hub via Canvas upon semester commencement date. It is important to review information provided on the Exam Information Hub and to contact the Education team if anything is unclear. Please ensure your device meets the Online Exams Minimum System Requirements.

During the semester, you will have the opportunity to test your equipment and the exam process via practice exams provided. All key information, dates and policies are provided each semester via the Exam Information Hub in Canvas.

Results and pass lists

Refunds and Special Circumstances Fee Relief

The Actuaries Institute offers students in qualifying countries financial relief from Actuary Program enrolment fees for Actuaries Institute developed courses. To qualify for fee relief students must:

  • Be a current full-time resident of and working in a qualified country.
  • Be personally paying for the course fees and not being reimbursed.
  • Have their salary paid in local currency.

Students who qualify for fee relief pay 50% of the scheduled enrolment fee for an Actuary Program subject. To apply for Actuary Program Fee Relief, students should submit an Application for Actuary Program Fee Relief prior to enrolling in an Actuary Program course.

Withdrawal and Refunds

Students are entitled to a full or partial refund of their subject fees should they chose to withdraw from a subject, provided they submit their withdrawal form - which can be found on the forms page -  to the Actuaries Institute by the dates listed on the withdrawal form.

All forms needs to submitted by 17:00 (AEST) before the deadline date to receive a refund.

Refunds apply for subject fees only, and do not include printed subject materials or textbooks. No refund will be given if a student is disqualified from sitting an exam for any reason, or fails to sit the exam.

Special Consideration

Students who believe their assignment or exam performance has been or may be affected by personal difficulties, such as illness or bereavement, may apply to have these circumstances taken into consideration by submitting a Request for Special Consideration. Applications must include supporting documentation, such as a:

  • Medical certificate or doctor’s note.
  • Police or fire certificate.
  • Death certificate.
  • Letter from employer.

All supporting documentation must be current and up-to-date. The Actuaries Institute reserves the right to decline applications submitted without appropriate supporting documentation or after the deadline. Special consideration only applies to courses examined by the Actuaries Institute.