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.

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