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Durham University Finance Society

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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

Why Automobile Manufacturers are Driving for Data

Daimler, the world’s third largest car firm by revenue and parent company of Mercedes, recently announced plans to replace its network of software suppliers with in-house employees. This major restructuring strategy is aimed at cutting personnel costs by 1.6 billion USD, according to Bloomberg, and regaining control over the data which Daimler’s fleet of connected…
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How Nikola’s Fraudulent History was Overlooked

It was announced on November 30th that General Motors (GM) was suspending its investment within electric vehicle manufacturer Nikola Corporation meaning plans to build the new electric pick-up truck in return for a stake in Nikola look increasingly unlikely. Over the past few months, accusations of fraud against Nikola and its founder, Trevor Milton, have…
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Glencore poised to become the green-standard for natural resources

Glencore emerged back into the limelight in December 2020 after announcing that Gary Nagle will succeed long-time chief executive Ivan Glasenberg in early 2021. The imminent change is likely to trigger a board reshuffle as investors anticipate an intensification of Glencore’s commitments to decarbonisation in an attempt to establish itself as a global pioneer for…
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