Business and Finance Society


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About Us


Business and Finance Society (BFS) brings together like-minded individuals from all backgrounds and disciplines to develop their career aspirations and offer business insight and opportunities in a social and fun way.

 

Our membership is not only one of the largest at the university, with 775 members last year, but also incredibly diverse with more female than male members and our members studying an array of subjects.
The world of business and finance is broadening its scope beyond soley recruiting business school students, and so are we, with students studying STEM subjects, humanities and languages very well represented within our society.

 

Joining BFS looks great on your CV as you can demonstrate an active interest in the world of business and finance, and the society provides plenty of material to talk about at interview:

- The Exeter Student Investment Fund (ExSIF), has £30 000 to invest in equities and ETFs, making us the only student body in the South West with real money to invest in the markets. 

- Networking opportunities with our sponsors and alumni students.

- Last year, Citi Bank ran a Financial Markets Simulation in conjunction with BFS which gave 60 students the experience of being traders.

Why Sign Up?

  • Opportunities Fair, an event which last year saw over 200 students learn about graduate, internship and placement opportunities
  • Office Visits/Alumni Drinks providing excellent industry insight and networking opportunities
  • Our extremely popular Winter and Spring Ball’s, both of which had over 120 attendees last year.
  •  Incredibly well attended social events throughout the year, consistently attracting over 80 attendees, all of whom are provided with free refreshments (alcoholic or otherwise).
  • Intramural Sport, last year 100 students played sport for BFS every single week during term time.
  • European Excursion, last year BFS took 70 of our members to Prague for a fun weekend away, and this year we are planning on going to Budapest!

 

Your 2019/20 Committee:

President: Charlie Newman

Vice President: Dan Shrigley

Treasurer: Joe Hudson

Head of Exeter Student Investment Fund: Archie Coode

Social Secretaries: Will Darraugh & Sophie Langman

Events Managers: Liam Binfield & Annabel Stanford

Marketing Managers: Lorena Manfredi & Sophie Morton

Football Captain: Harry Poll

Netball Captain: Annie Campaini-Parkins

 

 
Find out more at: 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UoEBFS/
Instagram: @BFS_Exeter
Snapchat: @BFSExeter
 
 We look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon!

 

 

 

Committee Members

Event Manager

Football Secretary

Investment Club Manager

Marketing Manager

President

Returning Officer

Social Secretary

Treasurer

Vice President

All Events

Meet the Committee
26th February 10:30am - 12:30pm
Lemon Grove Diner
A chance for our members to meet current committee members over free pancakes at the Lemon Grove Diner before the AGM. Anyone who is thinking on running is encouraged to come along to talk to the existing committee and find out more about the roles.
Bright Sparks Introduction
28th February 1pm - 2pm
Streatham Court B
An introduction to the Bright Sparks challenge.
Amplify Investment Banking Simulation
4th March 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Streatham Court A
An insight into the world of investment banking. A simulation led by a professional of the industry from Amplify Trading.
AGM
9th March 6:30pm - 9pm
Streatham Court C
Business and Finance Society AGM.
Bright Sparks Presentations
13th March 1pm - 2pm
Newman Collaborative LT
Presentations of the Bright Sparks challenge.
BFS Spring Ball
19th March 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Mercure Southgate Hotel
Hollywood themed Spring ball for our members to celebrate the end of term 2. Three course meal and entertainment.
Mako Trading Speaker Event
23rd March 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Streatham Court 0.28
Talk from Mako Trading about options and derivatives.
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Meet the Committee
Lemon Grove Diner
A chance for our members to meet current committee members over free pancakes at the Lemon Grove Diner before the AGM. Anyone who is thinking on running is encouraged to come along to talk to the existing committee and find out more about the roles.

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