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The Insurance Academy is an immersive education programme focusing on a deeper exploration of the Insurance sector. It is designed to help you gain a competitive edge through learning, networking and access to elite firms (including Lloyd’s, Hiscox, Ascot, Chaucer, Howden, Atrium, CNA Hardy and more!) and prepare you for the fast-paced graduate and internship recruitment period.


  • Develop a deeper understanding of the roles and opportunities at specialist insurance firms through the 2-day hybrid Academy.

  • Develop an understanding of the Insurance market and how it operates.

  • Explore what a successful career could look like, and how Insurance interacts with other sectors.

  • Develop an awareness of the skills and education required to be successful. Construct a roadmap to make your aspirations a reality.

  • Increase confidence in your abilities.

  • Equip you with the skills required to be successful in the insurance industry.

  • Join exclusive panel discussions and networking events with industry experts.

  • Gain access to elite consulting firms through exclusive Masterclasses.

  • Get recommended to our sponsor firms as a motivated and driven young person who SEO London champions.

*Students who attend both days of the Insurance Academy will be prioritised for attending Insurance Programme events and are more likely to be recommended to our sponsor firms.

How will it help?


This programme is prioritised for SEO London registered students that are looking to secure an internship or graduate role at a specialist insurance firm.

Priority places will be given to students who have attended at least one SEO Insurance Event (Masterclasses, Insight Days, Step Into Insurance, etc.) and refer other students to apply for the Insurance Academy.


If you are not currently an SEO London candidate, register here.

The Academy


Due to the high level of exposure and tailored support, the Insurance Academy has a limited capacity. Consequently, students must apply and are not guaranteed a place.  However, to maximise your chances of securing a place here is some key information:

  • If you are interested in getting a place on the programme, register using the link below to receive updates and information on upcoming support events:

  • Successful applicants need to demonstrate a basic-good understanding of specialist insurance and a good level of commercial awareness. This is assessed via two questions which require a video response. You will find resources to support you on the application form.

  • Question 1: What aspect of specialist Insurance interests you and why?

  • Question 2: What do you hope to gain from attending the Insurance Academy? ​

  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis: 100 places only.

Please remember, this is a competitive application process. Successful candidates will be contacted if they have secured a place in the Academy.  Please check your spam/junk for emails from the SEO London Insurance Team and whitelist our email ( to avoid missing anything.

If you have any questions about this event, contact us below. 

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