News from the Cambridge MFin

Read the latest news and commentary about the Cambridge Judge Business School Master of Finance degree, its students, alumni and faculty.

MFin students smiling.

From small-group dinners with finance industry professionals to overseas alumni events, mentorship schemes, College clubs and University societies, networking is at the heart of the Master of Finance at Cambridge Judge.

Cambridge Judge Business School gates.

One of the unique advantages of studying an MFin degree at the Cambridge Judge Business School is the opportunity to work with one of the interdisciplinary research centres that are based at the School. We hear from 3 MFin alumni on how they contributed to real-world research during their MFin degree.

Cambridge Africa Business Network.

The 18 May conference focused this year on forging global alliances for sustainable growth marks the return of the conference to Cambridge Judge Business School for the first time since 2019.

The latest employment report highlights how our MFin graduates have successfully embarked upon exciting career transitions.

We meet alumni from the MBA and Master of Finance (MFin) programmes and ask them how choosing the very popular elective, New Venture Finance, run by Robert Wardrop, Management Practice Professor of Finance, has helped them develop and grow their career in finance and the fintech sector.

We hear from Colombian student Pablo Cadavid on his journey to Cambridge, the highlights of his MFin experience so far, and how he hopes to inspire future Latin American students to follow in his footsteps.

Group of MFin women.

We spoke to our Women in Finance scholars, Ana Gvalia and Mahima Agarwalla to find out about their journeys to Cambridge, the highlights of their experience so far and why they are proud to be representing women on the Cambridge MFin.

MFin student winners of LBS Investor Prize.

A team of Cambridge MFin students scooped first place at London Business School's 2023 Investor Insight Summit. Here they tell us about the competition and their winning investment pitch.

Guy with glasses using a computer.

With all eyes on AI following the release of ChatGPT early last year, we spoke to Alejandro Reynoso, External Lecturer in Algorithmic Trading and former Research Fellow at Cambridge Judge to get his take on the impact on the finance industry, and the key opportunities to look out for.

Ai, blockchain and big data.

As AI, big data, blockchain and other areas continue to grow apace, how is the Cambridge Master of Finance keeping up? We spoke to 2 MFin alumni to find out how the programme helped in these areas, and what impact it’s had on their careers.

Georgios Panagopoulos, Jens Wulf-Andersen, Mahima Agarwalla, Maggie Li, Ana Gvalia, April Goulding, Emmanuel Nwakanma.

In this blog post, current student Ana Gvalia highlights the importance of being part of a close-knit cohort on the Cambridge Master of Finance (MFin) programme. The programme’s diverse student body means that students experience different cultures first-hand. Ana recently travelled to her home country of Georgia with some of her MFin classmates and shares the special experience in this post.

FT Responsible Business Education Awards.

Purpose of Finance course wins top Teaching award and a study on paedophile hunters wins Academic Research award, while Cambridge Judge is Highly Commended for School-wide activities in the Financial Times awards for business education responsibility and impact.

Hands holding tree sculpture in Dubai.

Three people associated with Cambridge Judge Business School – Professor Christopher Marquis, Alumni Council member Bob Hoogendoorn (MFin 2019), and Fellow David Pitt-Watson – share their thoughts about the event held in the UAE.

Ali Alam Qamar.

Student Ali Alam Qamar (MFin 2022) looks back on his MFin year and how his time in Cambridge has helped him expand his family business and start his entrepreneurial journey.

In September we welcomed a new cohort of Master of Finance students to Cambridge Judge Business School. Here we introduce you to some of the class as they embark on their MFin journey.

Green trees and office buildings.

With ESG and sustainability taking on an increasingly important role in the finance industry, more and more opportunities are opening up in Sustainable Finance and beyond – so what’s it like to work in the field, and how can the MFin help prepare you for a career in it? We spoke to 2 alumni from the Cambridge MFin to find out.

Mergers and acquisitions.

The third annual Global Mergers and Acquisitions Challenge, hosted by the Master of Finance (MFin) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, mixes M&A strategies with networking to bridge academia with the professional world.

MFin group.

We spoke to some of this year’s MFin scholarship recipients to find out how the support has helped them pursue their goals and advance their careers.

Shreya Sharda with class mates.

Master of Finance student Shreya Sharda shares some of the highlights from his MFin year, the opportunities he has experienced over the past 12 months, and how the programme has equipped him for his next career move.

Juncheng Shen.

Master of Finance student Juncheng Shen tells us about his recent trip to the United States to attend one of the most prestigious events in the investment industry’s calendar. He also reflects on how his year in Cambridge has opened up some unexpected opportunities.

Harmanbir Brar (MFin 2022)

What’s it like to box for Cambridge? Current Cambridge Judge Business School student Harmanbir Brar tells us how he balances his Master of Finance studies with a gruelling training regime, and how the mental endurance has helped him to succeed on the programme.

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