Queen’s Rowing Sponsor: FinTrU
Founded in December 2013, FinTrU is a multi-award winning financial services company that is committed to giving local talent the opportunity to work on the global stage with the largest international investment banks. FinTrU provides its clients with high quality, cost-effective, near-shore resourcing solutions.
FinTrU’s products are: Legal, Risk, Compliance, KYC, Operations and Consultancy. Its clients are all Tier 1 Investment Banks based in London, New York, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Paris. FinTrU currently employs 330 staff at its two Belfast city centre offices, located in The Gasworks and Pakenham Street and in Carlisle House in Derry/Londonderry.
Looking to break into a career in Financial Services? FinTrU Graduate Academy applications are now open
The FinTrU Financial Services Academy is a 6-week programme, designed to provide graduates with the core skills needed to take up exciting new graduate roles in Belfast and Derry/Londonderry. Graduates selected to join the programme will receive practical, real world training and have the opportunity to work within FinTrU’s main product areas; Compliance, Legal, Risk, Operations, KYC and Consultancy.
Successful Academy participants will have the opportunity to complete level 1 of the Investment Operating Certificate (IOC) through CISI and a potential offer of employment. Previous experience is not required but graduates must hold at least a 2.2 in any discipline. For the duration of the programme participants will be paid £150 training allowance per week plus travel expenses.
Queen’s Rowing Alumni: Lady Victoria Boat Club
Lady Victoria Boat Club exists to encourage rowing at Queen’s University Belfast and to raise the standard of rowing in Northern Ireland. We do this through the support of our members and friends. Please considering joining Lady Victoria Boat Club!
Membership is open to anyone who has ever rowed for, coached or supported either the Men’s or Ladies’ Boat Club, be it for one term, or many years. 100% of your subscription goes to rowing at Queen’s.
Many great friendships have been forged through the more than eight decades of rowing at Queen’s. It is our aim to continue these friendships through Lady Victoria social events, whilst supporting the students at the same time.
You can learn more about Lady Victoria Boat Club on their website.
Queen’s Rowing Supporters: Queen’s Annual Fund
The Queen’s Annual Fund was established in May 1999 to support and enhance all aspects of the Queen’s student experience. Over the years, gifts from loyal alumni have enabled the Queen’s Annual Fund to build distinctive programs and innovative research initiatives both in and out of the classroom.
Flexible funds allow the University to prioritise and to support new areas to ensure that future generations benefit from the Queen’s experience. Over £2.2m has been pledged from over 5,000 graduates and friends.
Queen’s Sporting Academies play a vital role in enhancing the student experience by offering over 120 scholarships to GAA, Rugby, Soccer and Rowing each year.
Academy Scholarships allow athletes to enhance their performance by providing free access to sports facilities, excellent coaching and the high-quality clothing needed for their sport.