Welcome to the

Durham University Finance Society

DUFS are proud to be sponsored by these organisations

About Us

Created in 2003, DUFS is the premier and largest financial skills and careers student society at the Durham University, representing and working for over 3,500 student members.

There are no membership fees: absolutely any student enrolled at the University can join us and attend all our events for free. We can operate thanks to the generous Sponsorship of our sponsors.

Our Mission Statement

LEARN..

...through attending workshops and partner’s presentations.

ENGAGE

...through initiatives such as the Market Report and Investment Fund.

ACCESS...

...top-tier financial firms through networking with and applying to partners.

Latest News

Could A Fossil-Fuels Financing Ban Help Solve The Climate Crisis?

In light of the Extinction Rebellion protests last month, it is clear that all industries, including banking and finance, are under increasing pressure to find solutions to the current climate crisis. The world’s largest public bank, the European Investment Bank (EIB) states its mission “is to foster sustainable growth within the EU and abroad.” Indeed…
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Germany’s Backlash Against Wind Power

As a leader of renewable energy, Germany’s renewable energy sector has experienced rapid growth in 27 years, from 5% of the entire electricity sector in 1990 to 36% in 2017, and aims to increase its renewable energy proportion to at least 69% in 2036. To further address the problem of climate change, the country goes…
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Labour’s National Investment Bank: A misguided investment approach or a feasible means of jump-starting small-scale UK investment?

As Outlined in the 2017 Labour party manifesto, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John Mcdonell detailed plans for the introduction of a National Investment Bank (NIB) alongside a network of regional development banks that would issue the necessary funding to ‘small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SME’s) in the UK.  This was claimed to be in response…
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