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Facilitating links between the City's top institutions and Durham's finest students

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Equipping our members with the skills they need to excel

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Educational and social events at the best venues in Durham


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Our aim is to raise the calibre of Durham’s students to a level such that they are able to compete effectively in an elite global job market, and to provide our sponsors with access to these exceptional candidates.

The society was previously known as the ‘Durham University Investment and Finance Group’ and was renamed in 2015. The society was founded in June 2003.

Latest News

The digital Gold Standard?

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 um 9:56 am

Richard Holland Amongst the backdrop of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, a London-based FinTech company has teamed up with Lloyds Banking Group and MasterCard to bring the world’s oldest currency back into the digital age: gold. In November 2017, Glint launched its multi-currency account, app and card that allows customers to use gold to buy goods and… Read more »

China’s green energy revolution?

Monday, February 12th, 2018 um 8:19 pm

Rajinder Dhesi China, the world’s largest energy consumer, has recently announced a new strategy to wean itself off its dependence on fossil fuels, which for the last two decades have powered the state’s unparalleled economic growth. Like other infrastructure projects, the scale of China’s foray into renewables is enormous; $136 billion was spent on renewable… Read more »

What has become of North Sea oil?

Monday, February 12th, 2018 um 8:12 pm

Alexander Le Grys In the past two months, there has been a certain buoyancy in the oil market. Brent crude oil prices reached below the $70 mark for much of January. As a result, 2018 looked to be a promising year for many oil-producing countries, particularly those that are not members of the Organisation of… Read more »