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LEGAL COMMERCIAL AWARENESS FOR STUDENTS

Future City Lawyers (FCL) is an education provider aimed at helping students attain crucial legal commercial awareness. The provider adopts an interactive teaching method, such as using case scenarios in an assessment centre-styled setting, to help you develop confidence and your commercial acumen. In addition to keeping up to date on financial and business stories, you must also be able to understand the wider issues and apply them to a commercial scenario – especially in the latter stages of the competition.

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ONLINE

Experience a range of free and paid courses on a variety of economic, financial and business topics delivered virtually by professors at Harvard Business School.

COURSERA

Examine free courses on business, finance and economics delivered by academics from a range of world leading universities, like Yale University and Università Bocconi.

CORPORATE FINANCE INSTITUTE

Explore free and paid courses on financial modelling, valuation, and other corporate finance topics prepared and delivered virtually by experienced financial professionals.

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PRACTICE QUIZ A

Time Limit: 14 Minutes

This quiz is designed to emulate Round 1 of the competition.

PRACTICE QUIZ B

Time Limit: 12 Minutes

This quiz is designed to emulate Round 2 of the competition.

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MONEY STUFF

Free-to-subscribe opinion on a variety of business news written by a former M&A lawyer and investment banker.

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FINANCIAL TIMES

Stay ahead of the market with this iconic business news publication, beloved by business people, bankers and lawyers alike. 

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THE ECONOMIST

A great source to get an in-depth recap on important happenings in the world of business during the week.

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REUTERS

Made for professionals in the financial, media, and corporate markets, Reuters offer quick read on a wide range of business news.

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BBC BUSINESS

Easy-to-read business news to stay informed of market affairs from the national broadcaster of the United Kingdom.

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FINIMIZE

Short reports on business issues written by former analysts at the likes of Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, and Fidelity.

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GUARDIAN BUSINESS

Read the latest financial, market and economic news and analysis for free from this legacy news publication.

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LEXOLOGY

A catalogue of writings by practitioners from a variety law firms on a range of legal issues that arise against the current economic climate.

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CITY

Christopher Stokes

Develop a rudimentary understanding of financial markets, instruments and concepts with this easy-to-read introductory book.

THE MONEY MACHINE: HOW THE CITY WORKS

Philip Coggan

A more in-depth book exploring how the modern financial market came to be, the different kinds of players in it and the instruments they play with.

THE ECONOMIST: GUIDE TO FINANCIAL MARKETS

Marc Levinson

A handy guide to having a preliminary overview of the global financial market, its relevant products, and the factors that affect prices and rates.

CAN'T WE JUST BRING MORE
MONEY?

Rupal Patel & Jack Meaning

Written for the public by economists at the Bank of England, explore how the global economy works in ten simple questions.

NAKED ECONOMICS: UNDRESSING THE DISMAL SCIENCE

Charles Wheelan

Learn economic concepts through everyday examples, like externality with a neighbour who is passionate about drums.

THE GRID: THE MASTER MODEL BEHIND BUSINESS SUCCESS

Matt Watkinson

Gain a deep understanding of how businesses operate by looking at the nine inseparable elements of business success.

BIUCAC WEEKLY INSIGHT SERIES

Prepared by the BIUCAC committee and delivered on Instagram over the course of 8 weeks from 5 September, this series explores a business term every Tuesday, puts it into context by diving into a related business story every Thursday, and tests your knowledge on it every Saturday

 

Designed to help you perform at your best.

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PODCAST
FT NEWS BRIEFING

Hear a quick rundown of the most important business stories of the day in 8 to 10 minutes from leading journalists at the Financial Times.