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School of Economics and Finance

Clubs and Societies

The School offers four very dynamic societies. Queen Mary University of London's Student Union also offers many more clubs and societies to suit all interests.

Banking and Finance Society Logo

Banking and Finance society provides you with the perfect tools required for your future in this industry. Join to explore deeper and attend talks by professionals from well-known firms every month.

The aims of the society:

  • To enrich students’ knowledge of the variety of different career opportunities within finance and more specifically the banking industry.
  • To improve Queen Mary University students’ chances of getting accepted to Spring Programs, Summer Internships, and Graduate Programs by providing them with a deeper understanding of the position and support.
  • To help students build a professional network and motivate them to achieve their career goals.
  • By organising talks by professionals from well-known firms, members will be able to expand their network within the industry they are interested in.
  • Providing help with CV’s, cover letters and organising mock interviews for members will help them to prepare for their application process.

Economics Society Logo

The Economics Society is currently the largest society on campus with over 400 members! They produce a popular magazine – Chronicle of Economic Affairs – and regularly organise a variety of events designed to expand economic knowledge and develop employability skills.

Fintech Society Logo

With the face of the Financial Services Sector changing as we know it, FinTech is more relevant than ever in today’s business world. It is the combination of finance & technology which has resulted in big startup banks like Monzo & Starling, crypto currency such as Bitcoin, payments such as PayPal and stock trading apps such as Trading 212. It is becoming a major & disruptive part in investment banking, private equity, venture capital, asset management , information technology etc.

Queen Mary FinTech Society has an aim that isn't limited to the United Kingdom; an aim to equip students with knowledge and experience of professionals and opportunities from all corners of the world. The societies Worldwide Insight Series will have professionals who have experience working in United States, Ireland , United Kingdom, Dubai and India. We endeavour to provide a platform for students from any background to learn, evaluate and debate the developments in financial technologies that could change the way we think about finance today.

Whether you’re interested in gaining a quick understanding of the developments within the industry, are wildly passionate about the innovative technology impacting finance, or you yourself want to pursue a career in FinTech, QM Fintech society is the place for you to begin your journey with.

Trading and Investment Society Logo

Queen Mary Trading and Investment Society is a student led finance society, which provides a dedicated environment for members to learn, discuss and engage in financially related topics.

The society aims to educate members on the financial markets and relevant topics and issues, assist in their career search, and provide an opportunity for networking. The society also runs a private live fund, which is used to demonstrate active trading and techniques.

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