Student Investor Challenge 2016/17
The semi-finals are go! You can keep track of how the teams are doing on our semi-finals league table, and if your team qualified you should log on and play now!
The Student Investor Challenge is the UK's premier investment competition with over 400,000 students from 2,500 schools benefiting from the experience in previous years. There are a whole host of prizes available, including a trip to New York!
Want to know more? Watch our video guides.
Do you have the skills to make a winning portfolio?
The competition involves teams investing virtual money on the London Stock Exchange. Students will need to keep their portfolios healthy by following the ups and downs of the market, judging when to buy and sell in order to make a profit. Find out more about the challenge.
Resources for teachers
The competition is straightforward, not time-consuming and can be completed entirely outside of lesson times. We have provided some student guides and teacher notes to get you started.
When does the challenge run?
Trading in the first phase of the challenge ran from 17 October 2016 to 27 January 2017 and is now over. The top 500 teams will now take part in the online semi-finals from 20 February to 17 March 2017.
"It was exciting, educational and the most important thing – it totally changed my mind for the future – now I want to be an investor!"