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


...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

The Future of Renewable Energy: Moth-Poulsen’s Molecule

For decades, renewable energy has been at the forefront of scientific efforts tackling issues surrounding climate change and the depletion of natural resources. Research conducted by Kasper Moth-Poulsen and his team of scientists at Chalmers University, Sweden, has led to a ground-breaking discovery. The solution that they have been working on for over 11 years…
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Has the shale gas revolution come to its end?

It was once promised by British Prime Minister David Cameron that fracking shale rocks would transform the energy sector within the U.K.. Announced as the ‘shale gas revolution,’ the fracking of shale rocks was meant to lead to an increase in gas reserves to reduce imports for the U.K.. Not only would investment in this…
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Gold Prices

“Gold is headed for its biggest weekly decline in more than two years” according to the Financial Times. Renewed trade talks between the U.S. and China seems to be the driver for a restoration of confidence in U.S. equities markets, leading to a decline in demand for the traditional safe haven for cautious investors. Gold…
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