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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

What lessons can electric vehicle manufacturers learn from Hyundai’s costly recall?

On 24th February, Hyundai announced the recall of over 82,000 electric vehicles, at a cost of 900 million USD, in what has been deemed the most expensive recall of electric vehicles to date. The recall was made after a fault related to the battery pack caused vehicle fires, which raised concerns over customer safety. Despite…
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Does Nuclear-Power Generation still have a Role to Play in the Future of Clean Energy?

On March 11th, 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 – 9.1 MW struck the North Eastern Coast of Japan, triggering tsunami waves that reached up to 40.5 metres. The force and the height of these waves caused mass destruction; the tsunami infiltrated the mainland resulting in approximately 15,000 deaths, whilst flooding the Fukushima Daiichi power…
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EU taking their first step to wash away greenwashing from within financial institutions

The new Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations (SFDR), which came into effect on March 10th, will impact financial institutions, EU entities, and Non-EU entities that have EU subsidiaries. These new obligations aim to reduce greenwashing by requiring firms to disclose how sustainable they are and reveal comparable metrics related to their sustainability. The new SFDR will…
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