AIFMRM invites applications for a permanent appointment at Lecturer level. The closing date for applications is 11 October 2019. To apply, complete the UCT application form (HR201), and submit it with a Motivational Letter and a full CV in one PDF document as per the vacancy advertisement.Read more "Vacancy: Lecturer"
The financial services industry has a reputation for being a male-dominated space. International research shows that, although 90 percent of financial services company executives indicate a commitment to gender diversity, in practice, only 19 percent of top executives are female. Four women in the South African industry provide their perspective and offer advice for young women hoping to enter this exciting and fast-paced environment.Read more "Women in finance – four perspectives"
In the financial services industry, as seniority level increases, diversity declines. In 2019 Women’s Month, InvestSoc – a UCT student society – and UCT’s African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) convened a panel discussion of some leading women in the financial services industry to unpack the truth behind the numbers and explore what can be done.Read more "Women in finance speak out for greater inclusion"
The role of financial services is to keep the lifeblood of an economy flowing efficiently to encourage economic growth and stability. Supplying the industry with world-class talent is a necessary prerequisite for the health of the system.Read more "Strengthening the beating heart of the economy starts with good finance education"
From addressing climate change to adjusting interest rates, just about every job, in every industry, is dependent on technology – and those who understand it. For this, mathematical proficiency is a crucial prerequisite.Read more "Want a fulfilling job in the future? Make sure you brush up on your maths"