SAADP Alumnus of the Season 1, 2020

An Alumnus that gives back in one way or another helps bright and academically talented learners from underprivileged backgrounds access university education and SAADP support they so desperately need to succeed. SAADP declares such Alumnus an ‘Alumnus of the Season.’ Thandanani Mbhele: The SAADP Alumnus of the Season Besides being an active member of the … Read more

Qualified SAADP Fellow Actuaries Update

The outcomes of our efforts to address the problem of the acute shortage of black actuaries in South Africa continue to surface even more. While we understand the challenges that our students go through to qualify, we are pleased by the positive impact that SAADP continues to make in the actuarial fraternity. The number of … Read more

SAADP ActSci Team 2019 maintains high pass rate

Since inception, SAADP has produced an overall average pass-rate of 76.65%. Furthermore, it is even more exciting to note that over the past five years, the average pass-rate was 83.4%. The SAADP pass rate for 2019 is 84%, up from 83% in the previous year. “I applaud the entire SAADP team, in particular the students’ … Read more

Celebrating our qualified women Alumni all year round

Kelefilwe Galaletsang Kungwane was born in Mabopane, a township situated in the north of Pretoria. She was the Dux Scholar at Hoerskool Gerrit Maritz and matriculated top of her class in 2011. Mathematics was her favourite subject throughout school therefore it is no surprise that she was drawn to Actuarial Science. Kele (as she is … Read more

ASSA updates

1. ASSA Pass Lists for 2019 are out. Check here 2. ASSA launches new Curriculum. Check here 3. All you need to know about becoming an Actuary. Check here downloads pdf handbook that I will attach to post 4. ASSA Exam timetable. Check here

SAADP launches electronic tutorials

Welcome to the Online Repository of the South African Actuaries Development Programme, an open access electronic archive. We collect, preserve useful digital materials to primarily benefit our supported students. The content shared here is not owned by SAADP. The content has been extracted from external YouTube Videos. Do you have any suggestions? please write to us … Read more

A call for South African females to join the actuarial profession

Over the past 16 years of SAADP existence, male students in the programme have always outnumbered female students. When the SAADP was established, one of its objectives was to improve the demographics of the actuarial profession in South Africa. The actuarial profession has been and still is a small profession even after so much has … Read more

2009 – 2018, a decade of growth for SAADP@UP

The South African Actuaries Development Programme was established to address the acute shortage of actuarial skills in South Africa by providing on-campus support programmes to Actuarial Science students. SAADP at the University of Pretoria records 10 years of success since its launch in 2009 – six years after it had been running at the University … Read more

SAADP Alumnus ascends to the Chair of the Board

In order to ensure suitable composition of the Board of Directors at all times, its structure, size and composition are periodically reviewed. In a meeting held in November 2018, the Board of Directors of the South African Actuaries Development Programme reached a consensus to elect Mrs S’onqoba Vuba as the new Chairperson. Having served on … Read more


Addressing the South African Actuaries Development Programme (SAADP) Annual Alumni Gala Dinner in Johannesburg at the weekend, Ramaphosa said although the programme in South Africa had achieved a lot since it was launched 14 years ago, much more needed to be done to still realise the vision initially set. He added: “In a developing country … Read more