Queen’s Rowing Sponsor: FinTrU
FinTrU—Proud QUB Rowing Club Sponsor since 2017
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 works with clients to find solutions to help them meet with their regulations in areas such as; Legal, Risk, Compliance, KYC, Operations, Technology and Consultancy. FinTrU’s clients are all Tier 1 Investment Banks based in London, New York, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Paris. FinTrU currently employs over 600 employees across four offices in Belfast and Derry/Londonderry.
FinTrU Financial Services Academy and FinTrU Legal Academy
The FinTrU Financial Services Academy and the FinTrU Legal Academy provide successful applicants with industry-relevant pre-employment training before entering the workplace. The FinTrU Academies also provide the opportunity to work with some of the largest and most prestigious investment banks in the world. FinTrU runs multiple Academies in both Belfast and the North West. Read more about the FinTrU Financial Services Academy and the FinTrU Legal Academy.
FinTrU Placement Programme
Students join FinTrU’s staff at one of its two Belfast city centre offices, located in The Gasworks and Pakenham Street, or in Carlisle House in Derry/Londonderry. Successful completion of the FinTrU Placement Programme presents graduates with the chance to join the company at Analyst 2 level upon graduation. FinTrU also provides placement students with the opportunity to complete CISI IOC exams whilst employed for the company. Read more about the FinTrU Placement Programme.
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.