STUDENT ROADSHOW: ROYAL HOLLOWAY UNIVERSITY

by | Feb 26, 2016

We hosted a student workshop at Royal Holloway, University of London, looking at gamification in finance, with the excellent students and members of the investment and finance society. To find out more and join our next student workshops, just sign up here:  http://bit.ly/studentbeta.

Video Transcript

MARK FAULKNER (Game Manager, invstr): Okay well here we are in the hallowed halls of Royal Holloway University. We’re going to meet the finance and investment society, give a talk on games and finance, and hopefully have some fun and possibly a bite of  pizza at the end of this. Oh yeah, looking forward to it actually. It’s a beautiful places isnt it? I mean wow. We’re here to give a workshop on gamification and finance. A way of making the finance industry which is suffering from a little bit of impenetrability. A way of making it understandable to everybody. A way of giving people an easy route into the world of finance.

STUDENT 1: It was really great. I really like how interactive it was. Very informal and the focus was on fun and everyone could just  ask questions along the way and mark it very relatable to everyone.

STUDENT : I really enjoyed it actually. It was actually a really good experiences and really nice to see how Mark was and like how he actually shows that he really cares about the younger generation of students and how they should be more educated on finance because I feel like I agree with him. We haven’t really been taught about mortgages and about things that have to do with everyday life and in finance. I think relating it to game theory and the gamification makes it more relatable and really interesting and actually put us on the spot and He made us actually make a  presented which I wasn’t expecting but it was it was fun and it was rewarding and think he was quite impressed by our ideas and it made us be quite creative. It was really fun.

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ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © INVSTR LTD. 2018

Risk Disclosure:
Invstr is a technology platform, not a registered broker-dealer or investment adviser. Invstr does not offer its own recommendations of any security or provide its own research to any user regarding any security transaction or order.
Please note, investing involves risk and investments may lose value. Past performance does not guarantee future results.
Brokerage services are provided by the following:
US-traded securities, including fractional trading, are provided to Invstr users by DriveWealth LLC, a regulated member of FINRA/SIPC. DriveWealth may not establish investment accounts to residents of certain jurisdictions. For more information, including disclaimers, risk and transaction fees click here.
India account traded securities are provided by SIC Stocks & Services PVT Ltd. SIC does not make any personal recommendations to buy, sell or otherwise deal in investments. Investors make their own investment decisions. The services and securities provided by SIC may not be suitable for all customers and, if you have any doubts, you should seek advice from an independent financial adviser. For more information and disclaimers, click here.

 

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