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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

The Emergence of Nubank

Nubank is a Brazilian financial technology bank with a highly digital orientated business model, currently operating in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia. Founded in 2013, it took just four years to reach a 1 billion USD valuation, becoming a unicorn start-up, and most recently in June 2021, it was valued at 30 billion USD in its…
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What does COP26 mean for Investors?

Over the past two weeks at the 26th Convention of Parties conference (COP26) in Glasgow, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation Trustees announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). The Trustees confirmed that they are in advanced stages in appointing the Chair and vice-Chair to the Board. This has been long…
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Hungary for an Election Win

As a result of surging petrol and diesel prices in Hungary, its prime minister Viktor Orban announced on the social media platform Facebook that fuel prices will not exceed 480 HUF (0.0023 GBP). The price cap will last a total of three months starting in November 2021, per the Financial Times. The announcement by Mr…
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