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Welcome to the Financial Trading Society!

We meet every Thursday at 19.00 in CWB 40.


We are a member driven, career enhancing platform that meet weekly to bring you exciting and new opportunities that will make your uni experience the best it can be! We welcome students from any and every background all with the common interest and passion to learn how to trade and stand out from the crowd.


Don't just take our word for it, in 2016/17 we were awarded Society of the Year and Best Academic Project and we have been published in the Coventry University unCOVered blog!…/05/tales-of-the-trading-soci…/


Our objectives for the year are:

  • Building strong relationships for the future with prospective employers 
  • Developing necessary knowledge of security analysis
  • Enhance members understanding of the trading platforms and chart analysis
  • Refining mathematical skills for Financial Assets Trading
  • Developing the mind-set for working in the trading industry and how to manage risk


Typical events for the year are as follows:

  • Regular coffee afternoons to network and ask questions in a chilled environment - also, free food!
  • Guest speakers and workshops from experienced trading backgrounds to give you professional advice and handy tips on how to jet start your career. 
  • A trip to London to visit Bloomberg and other financial institutions provided for free by the Business school!
  • Trading tournaments through our sponsor with other Cov Uni societies and universities all around the uk. 
  • Society vs. Staff football tournaments for your chance to beat your lecturer!
  • A trip to Amsterdam for 4 days to visit the stock exchange and enjoy the city, more details will be out soon!
  • Christmas meal and social nights out are just some of the extra events we put on for members!


Opportunities accessible through the society: 

  • Bloomberg Market Concepts certificate. 
  • Extra access to the trading floor just for members. 
  • Trading competitions against universities throughout the country held in London. 
  • Internships with our sponsors. 
  • Free merchandise from our sponsors.
  • Trip to Amsterdam (funded by CGE)

This academic year 2018/19 we have secured 2 sponsors:

Knightsbridge Trading Academy -  Knightsbridge Trading Acadmey working in partnership with the London Stock Exchange group academy provide professional accredited learning (accreditation granted by the Chartered Institute of Sercurities & Investment.) More information can be found here


If you have any questions or just want to find out more just drop us an email at:!

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£10 membership fee for the year. 

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