Who We Are

Since its inception in 2007, the University Network for Investing and Trading (UNIT) has become the largest investing and trading society in Australia with over 8,500 student members nationally.

UNIT Universities

UNIT is located in six major Australian universities.

  • Macquarie University
  • Monash University
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Sydney

Professional Opportunities

We strive to provide a practical financial toolkit for novices and more sophisticated members through educational seminars, professional opportunities with our sponsors and national competitions across all participating universities.

Member Engagement

Our major contributions towards member engagement for 2014 include the national Stock Pitch Challenge and the state-organised Women in Finance Evening.


You most certainly need not be a finance major to join our club nor appreciate the breadth of our events.

Why Join Us

While there are many business and finance-related societies at each participating university, UNIT’s unique philosophy sets it apart.

UNIT gives members extensive exposure to the broad field of finance by hosting presentations from industry leaders including:

Investment Banks

Investment Management Firms

Proprietary Trading Firms

Commercial Banks


Corporate Advisors

Hedge Funds

UNIT endeavours to provide the financial education university classrooms cannot

How to Open Brokerage Accounts

How to Use Excel Shortcuts for Financial Modelling

How to Screen for Stocks

How to Make Sound Financial Decisions


To become a UNIT member, visit our stall during O-Week or at various other times of the year depending on your University.

Alternatively, you can sign up online using the links below. It’s free to sign up and you will be updated with all our upcoming events and photos.

Please note: University of Melbourne regulations require a token membership fee to be charged. Payment details will be included in confirmation email.