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Student Investor Challenge

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.

TRADING FOR ROUND ONE IS OVER! We're currently calculating the final standings and they will be available on this site soon – we will also be contacting teams that have made the semi-finals by email.

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.
When does the challenge run?
Trading in the first phase of the challenge ran from 14 October 2019 to 24 January 2020 and is now over. The top 500 teams will now take part in the online semi-finals from 17 February to 13 March 2020.
Free subscription to the Financial Times
The Financial Times is offering free subscriptions to schools teaching 16-19 year old students. To gain free access to FT.com for students and teachers at your school, simply follow the link below.