Welcome to the

Durham University Finance Society

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


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


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


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

Latest News

MEMX: The exchange challenging long-standing stock market players

MEMX (Members exchange), an equities exchange founded to better serve the needs of the investing public, is every economist’s dream because of the prospect of reducing the existing monopoly power in the US stock exchange market. The new exchange, backed by the likes of Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Blackrock, was meant to launch on…
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Will Nikola be the next Tesla?

Nikola Corporation, a “pre-revenue” firm which plans to produce zero-emission commercial and pickup trucks, is valued as the 20th biggest automotive firm worldwide with a market capitalisation of 15 billion USD. Nikola’s large valuation places the firm above established names such as Nissan and Renault, despite founder and now former chairman, Trevor Milton, predicting that…
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Palantir: the Silicon Valley Villain?

Palantir has been at the forefront of software development for almost two decades now, with a substantial focus on big data analytics. Its revolutionary algorithm has made it one of the most sought-after security services in the world, with clients including the US Government and Morgan Stanley. Recently, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,…
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