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  • Date and time: Wednesday 28 February 2024, 9am to Thursday 29 February 2024, 5pm
  • Location: In-person only
    The Guildhall (Map)
  • Audience: Open to staff, students
  • Admission: £29-£99 , booking required

Event details

Join us at the York Guildhall on Wednesday 28 February 28 (9am-7.30pm) and Thursday 29 February (9.30am-5pm) 2024 for the UK's Third Conference of Student Managed Investment Funds, hosted by the University of York and Griff Investment Fund. This in-person conference provides a unique opportunity for students to learn, network, and gain insights into the world of investment management.

At SMIF|UK24, you'll have the chance to hear from renowned industry experts, participate in engaging panel discussions, and attend informative workshops. The aim is to widen participant’s minds with regards to investment opportunities, ESG objectives and trading education within financial markets, with various competitions for attendees to get involved in. Topics will be presented by industry professionals, investment authors, alumni, SMIF committee members and their supervising staff.

Tickets are available for students and industry members, with discounted rates for earlier purchases. Connect with like-minded individuals, share ideas, and build valuable connections that can help shape your future in finance.

Tickets are available to purchase until 21 February 2024

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Ticket pricing

Early bird tickets - available until 14 February 2024

Student ticket: £29

Non-student ticket: £69


Regular tickets

Student ticket: £39

Non-student ticket: £99


  • Competition 1: Pitch any worldwide equity with a market cap from $250 m to $1 bn. Prizes: £350 and £150.
  • Competition 2: Poster competition to introduce your SMIF. Prizes: £250, £150, and £100.


The SMIF|UK24 conference is supported by the School for Business and Society, HSBC Asset Management and Cazenove Capital


School for Business and Society HSBC Asset Management Cazenove Capital