Who we are

DUCFS is a unique platform through which students can enact meaningful change in the world around them. Charity is at the heart of DUCFS 2024 and this year, our goal is to make a tangible difference in our local community.
Now entering its 41st year, DUCFS has grown to become the most financially impactful student-led fundraiser in Europe with all funds going directly to charity.
We strive to continue on this journey by building out strategic multi-channel approaches that position our brand in the center of creatively, alterium and collaboration.
Our reach continues to grow as we dedicate significant efforts to exploring new pathways for growth. We pride ourselves on high levels of professionalism, inventiveness and creativity that drive our brand.

Why partner with us

Through leveraging the monopoly of student attention that DUCFS holds, we are able to provide the most impactful and reputable opportunity to showcase your product or firm to a  Gen Z demographic.
We therefore invite you to utilise the opportunity to be showcased to your target market through a varied and extensive marketing campaign, event schedule and three day show, enabling direct engagement with a highly diverse and talented student audience.

Become a Partner

A partnerships with DUCFS is an investment into capitalising on the next generation of employees and consumers, providing direct access to some of the brightest and most innovative minds that will indefinitely shape the future.
We enable bespoke partnership strategies that are grounded by the objectives and considerations of our partners. Our partnerships are all unique and can take many forms including, but not limited to, match-funding opportunities, product placement and targeted financial support.

DUCFS in Numbers

Raising over a million pounds since 2016

3,100+ highly engaged Gen Z attendees across 3 show nights

3,000+ viewers on livestream

Social media reach of 167,000 people in 2022

Since 2019 campaign videos have accumulated over 53,387 views

15,000+ followers across social media

235,000+ annual digital profile visits, with a 243% YOY growth

Physical and digital access to 20,000+ Durham University students

Our Partners

Lipton Ice Tea Doritos Reese’s
Misfits Health Proper Corn Kettle Chips
Dodoni Snacks Bodega Bay Drinks Red Bull
Cobra Beer Proppaddoms Doisy & Dam
Days Canned Wine Co I am Kooky
North Pier View Kettle Chips Lo Bros
OGGS FUL Foods Misfits
The Shortbread Company byEloise Ltd Fireball
Buzz Sweets Love Brownies By Rotation
Jigsaw Bijoux De Mimi Delilah
W7 PepsiCo Ethos
Bijoux De Mimi Newton Europe HSBC
Newton Proper Redbull
Fireball Judes Lipton
Urban Decay Budlight Seltzer Love Corn
Tony's Chocolony PoppinCandy Medahuman
ape KIND DrPawPaw
Sensations Love Corn Newton
Tenzing Bud Light Teach First
Creme Eggs Hippeas Conscious Candy
Impossibrew Ollys Olives Ten Acre
Dominos Remedy, VK
Little Moons Rebel Kitchen Emily Crisps
Off the Eaten Path Happy Monkey Teach First
Newtons Tonys Chocolony Cambrooks Nuts