Start of main content – read on from here or press tab to access the next link.

Student Investor Challenge 2018/19

It's 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!

About the prizes Video guides

The game is afoot!

Already got a team? You can start trading straight away!

Registration remains open until 16 November 2018, so if you don't have a team yet there is still time to register.

Log on and trade Register teams

Do you have the skills to make a winning portfolio?
The competition involves teams investing virtual money on the London Stock Exchange. You will need to keep your portfolios healthy by following the ups and downs of the market, judging when to buy and sell in order to make a profit.
Register teams
Registration for the challenge remains open until 16 November 2018, so why not register today?
Ready for an extra challenge? Why not test your individual investment skills with Amplify's ReTrader app? Experience the highs and lows of being on the trading floor and trade in some of the most important market events of our time. Great prizes up for grabs.
When does the challenge run?
This year's challenge is already up and running. Trading in the first phase started on 15 October 2018 and will run until 25 January 2019 after which the top 500 teams will compete against each other in an online challenge for a place in the national final.
Who can play?
The competition is open to UK students who will be aged 14-19 on 31 August 2019. Teams must consist of four students and must be registered by a teacher. Each school can enter as many teams as they like. To register you will need a Teacher Reference Number which will be sent to schools in early September 2018.
Teacher's resources
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.