FT resources for students

Regardless of your course or areas of interest, the wide range of content on FT.com can help you develop an international mindset and enhance your commercial acumen. Read our curated guides below for examples of how the FT can help across a variety of topics and courses.

As a business-focused publication, articles that reference management practices can be found throughout FT.com. In addition to allusions to executive decision-making in many articles about companies, we also have a team dedicated to writing about management from theoretical and practical perspectives.

Faculty and students can expect to find the following on FT.com:

  • References to and commentary on management studies conducted by researchers in business schools or consultancies
  • Interviews with executives from around the world and from a variety of industries who talk about how they responded to challenges during their tenures
  • How trends in ESG have impacted company policies, such as executive pay and employee expectations

Here is an example of how the FT can help with the study of Management:

The FT is world renowned for its commentary on the big issues in our world today. Many of these articles focus on global trade and business and can provide key learnings to implement into your teaching or learning.

Faculty and students can expect to find the following on FT.com:

  • Deeper understanding of difficult global trade issues/ideas through wider reading
  • Stats, facts and detailed examples to increase the quality of teaching and learning
  • Broader, global perspective on the biggest issues and opinion pieces to challenge your views

Here is an example of how the FT can help with the study of Global Trade & International Business:

  • Keep up to date following important themes related to Global Trade & International Business by adding these topics to your myFT.
    - Trade Secrets, Global trade, Trade disputes, US trade, EU trade, Chinese trade, Nafta, Protectionism
  • Subscribe to newsletters to receive the best content on topics relevant to Global Trade & International Business such as:
    - Trade Secrets (covers the changing face of international trade and globalisation)
    - Moral Money (about ESG trends, including changes in corporate governance)
  • Develop a critical eye and intellectual curiosity by following world renowned journalists. You can do this by searching their name and selecting ‘Add to myFT.’ The following are recommended to follow to aid your studies.
    - Gillian Tett (Chair of Editorial Board & Editor-at-Large, US), Alan Beattie (Senior Trade Writer), James Politi (World Trade Editor), Martin Sandbu (European Economics Commentator), Jude Webber (Mexico and Central America Correspondent)

The Financial Times is one of the best sources for news and for opinion pieces on finance. The FT is a top read of finance professionals in banks, hedge funds, private equity, traders, and asset managers around the world.

Faculty and students can expect to find the following on FT.com:

  • Timely, comprehensive analysis of global market movements
  • Finance trends, such as the turn to private equity and ETFs, investment in ESG, potential areas of risk, coverage of global banks, and regulatory changes

Here is an example of how the FT can help with the study of Finance:

The Financial Times is one of the best sources for news and for opinion pieces on economics. Many of our journalists have won awards for their writing on economics, and they offer thought-provoking reviews of new books on economics. The FT is a top read of policy-makers in central banks around the world.

Faculty and students can expect to find the following on FT.com:

  • Citations of economic data from different sources and corresponding graphs
  • Expert opinion on how countries or the global economy is faring
  • Articles on how central banks and policy makers should respond to economic challenges, particularly as they relate to inequality
  • Excellent coverage of global trade and currencies

Here is an example of how the FT can help with the study of Economics:

The Financial Times looks to support ethical business practices, a value that was further reinforced by the risky behavior that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the resulting global recession. While we try to report the news in an unbiased manner, our opinion writers look to address ethical issues that arise in business from a variety of perspectives.

Faculty and students can expect to find the following on FT.com:

  • Reporting on company wrongdoing and conflicts within ESG-designated funds
  • Opinion pieces on how government and the private sector can increase sustainable business practices
  • Articles on responsible business education

Here is an example of how the FT can help with the study of Business Ethics: