Connecting and enabling

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

Educating and improving

Equipping our members with the skills they need to excel

Engaging with excellence

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

Outlook for 2018

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 um 10:58 am

Jonathan Eng This week’s article will focus on some market expectations and key themes to look out for in 2018. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research predict a macro bullish year so much so that they are ultimately bearish as investors seek to rein in after a prolonged period of growth. Global economic growth… Read more »

The Looming Menace of MiFID II

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 um 10:52 am

Guy Mitchell While the New Year is set to be a joyous occasion for many, there’s an ominous shadow looming in the minds of Europe’s finance professionals. The second iteration of 2004’s Markets In Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) rolls out on January 3rd 2018, much to the chagrin of a woefully underprepared financial services industry…. Read more »

Australian Anti-Competitive Regulators Eye Tech Giants

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 um 10:47 am

Estia Ryan Google and Facebook have been under scrutiny by Australia’s competition regulators. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is currently analysing whether Google and Facebook have been abusing their influence online. Other media companies have seen a significant drop in advertising revenue, but is this due to anti-competitive practices? It is estimated that… Read more »