Investment Syndicate

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Previous/other names: University Investment Syndicate

Prominent date(s) of activity: 1952 - 1960

History: The UNB Investment Syndicate was established to give students practical knowledge about the stock market and business practices through the actual buying and selling of stocks and the trading of shares among members.

Activities: Theoretical knowledge was supplemented through the viewing of films, presentations by guest speakers, reviewing of reports on Canadian companies, and discussions about investment topics among members.

Note(s): In 1952 the club sought to increase the number of female members in order to make the group more co-ed.

By 1960 there were four investment groups at UNB that represented a cross-section of the student body: Aitken Investments, Co-ed Investments, Students' Securities Club, and University Investment Syndicate.

Source(s):

  • UA Case 173.
  • Up the Hill, 1952, p. 124.
  • The Brunswickan, vol. 72. no. 3, 1952, p. 1.
  • Up the Hill, 1960, p. 110.
  • The Brunswickan, vol. 92. no. 24, 1960, p. 6.


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