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Queen’s Students Take on The Stock Market Challenge in 2023

Students from across all three Faculties at Queen’s came together on campus to compete in the annual Stock Market Challenge on 01 February

students at the stock market challenge event sitting on laptops in a busy room

Facilitated by the Careers, Employability and Skills service at Queen’s and Global Investor Simulations, the trading game is open to students from all levels and disciplines and simulates the highs and lows of the trading room floor. This year’s event saw students compete for top prizes including insight experience with participating employers including FinTrU, First Derivative, PwC, Deloitte, FSCom. 

Karen McCann, a Careers Consultant at Queen’s who ran the event in the Computer Science Building in conjunction with Global Investor Simulations said: “We had a full house. It was a brilliant evening. Students and employers were buzzing!”

The participating employers and their winning students are listed below:


Student Winners:

Yansen Li, Accounting student and  Yangbowen Cheng Accounting student

First Derivative

Student Winners:

Veldi Lucha Finance with a year in Industry,  and Hansel Lie, Finance with a year in Industry


Student Winners:

Julio Macias Gonzalez Computer Science student,  and David Ruiz Lujan Erasmus plus student


Student Winners:

Caleb Tennyson Physics student, and Shengjie yuan Business Analytics PGT


Student Winners:

Rupali Kiran Wakechaure Finance student, and Jordan Mealiff Finance with a year in Industry student.

Visit the Stock Market Challenge web page