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Investing for a Better World: Ethical Investing

In a world where large corporations triumph and profit margins push out any room left for ethical decision-making, you can use your voice (and also your money) to make a positive difference to our future. Come along to hear our Westpac industry representative share their experiences in ethical investing and delve into its various aspects, followed by a Q&A session afterwards.

Introduction to Machine Learning

Machine learning is the use of data and algorithms that allows a computer to learn from past experiences and predict future outcomes. It can be applied throughout the field of Finance in scenarios such as predicting house or stock pricings, defaults, and even customer churn. No assumed knowledge is required so all are welcome!

Tetris Competition

Have your plans been blocked by the lockdown? πŸš«πŸš«
Don’t let your stress keep stacking and piling up. πŸ˜”πŸ˜©
Sign up for FINSOC’s Tetris comp for a fun night! πŸ“ˆ
Invite your friends and face off against the best and feel welcome to come play or watch the comp! πŸ˜Ž

AGM 2021

The Agenda for the AGM will be as follows:
1. Apologies
2. Presidents’ Report
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Club’s Constitutional Amendments
5. Elections for Executive Positions
6. Business without Notice

Insights into Case Competition Success

Case competitions are a highly prevalent feature on the resumes of the successful. They can land you internships, unequivocal networking opportunities and cash prizes. To capitalise on these amazing opportunities, come take notes on exemplar slide decks that have won case competitions such as the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets competition. Pick up on some hidden tips and tricks from our panel of case competition winners, finalists and judges.

Branching out in Finance

During the event, meet professionals from a diverse pool of financial services firms (Westpac, Bloomberg, Greenstone Partners, Trademax & Una Brands) that span across various branches of finance including Corporate Advisory, Trading, Retail and Investment Banking. This extraordinary opportunity to network with professionals from a wide multitude of firms will help you discover the right career path for you.

Virtual Chess Tournament

Looking to sharpen your chess skills or simply searching for a hobby as we ride out lockdown? FINSOC has got your back this holidays with our Online Chess Tournament! Join us for the opportunity to put your chess skills to the test, watch your favorite players clash heads on the chessboard, or simply for a laughs and entertainment. Winners will be rewarded with some excellent prizes up for grabs!

Introduction to Financial Modelling – Workshop 2

In this continuation of our financial modelling workshop series, we’ll be going through everything you need to know for more complex cases in corporate finance. Put your knowledge to the test in a practice Leveraged Buyout (LBO) model! The skills taught in this workshop are used in many extremely in-demand fields of finance such as investment banking, asset management, investment management, security trading etc.

Tech Careers in Finance

This is an online careers panel aimed to showcase the more obscure STEM careers within the finance industry.

Listen to real industry professionals as they share their experiences and career journey and obtain a vision of what it’s like to be in a STEM role at different companies.