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Trade Finance Global are looking for student writers

Whether you’ve just started university, have been there for several years, or have recently graduated, we want to hear from you. We’re on the lookout for passionate volunteer writers who have something to say about the economy, business and trade.

What’s in it for you?


Boost your professional reputation and credibility as a writer in the trade, politics and economics space


You’ll be a recognised expert and learn about a niche sector or geography and share your work with a global community


Interview and work with the experts in financial technology, commodities, and business / commercial finance


We will give you access to our 14 week e-learning training programme on international trade

What we would expect from you:

Deadline for Applications is midnight on the 22nd February 2019.

Terms and Conditions Apply →

Sectors and Geographies

  • Blockchain and DLT / trade
  • Fintech and Alternative Finance
  • Metals and Mining
  • Soft Commodities
  • Agriculture and Crops
  • Oil and Gas
  • Technology Trends
  • Electronics
  • Aircraft and Aviation
  • Chemical industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • China
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • France
  • Hong Kong
  • Netherlands
  • Italy
  • United Arab Emirates
  • The Middle East
  • India

Meet our writers

Harry Ruffell, Durham University

Writing for Trade Finance Global has enabled me to deepen my knowledge of trade finance and the business world more generally. It has helped me develop as a writer and has enhanced my skills set.

Read Harry’s Latest Post ‘Trade and Trump’

Tom Harrison, University of Birmingham

Being a student writer for TFG has been a great experience and one I would recommend for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of business and trade. The support provided has helped me develop as a writer, and getting to see my work published online was a really great sense of achievement.

Read Tom’s Latest Post ‘South Africa’s Political Crisis’

Other examples of student articles

See all of our latest student articles here.

About Trade Finance Global

With the shifting geopolitical and economic climate, as well as uncertainty on the future of global trade, businesses need strategic guidance on growth and trading overseas.

TFG produces a wealth of educational videos and guides for businesses on topics around trade, and shares industry knowledge through its role as strategic media partners for trade conference providers around the world.

Attracting around 100k monthly visitors, our online publications (the Trade Portal) has a global readership in 185 countries. Our newly launched specialist content hubs provide free guides, thought leadership articles and features on almost every aspect of trade. Our most recent venture, ‘Brexit Business’ is a guide for UK enterprises navigating the complexity around Brexit.

Why Trade Finance Global?

A post on Trade Finance Global is certainly something to shout about. Our readers and audience are a globally engaged cohort in the trade, politics and economics space. So whether you’re early in your trade finance career or looking to provide opinion and expert advice, being a TFG contributor is a great opportunity.

Deadline for Applications is midnight on the 22nd February 2019.
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How does it work?

  1. Apply here (CV, desired sectors and geographies)
  2. Sample work (if available)
  3. We get back to you with a proposal / timeline if our team decide to progress with the application
  4. Your work will be published

NOTE: Our team review all submissions. Please note that we can’t make publishing guarantees.

Terms and Conditions Apply →

Deadline for Applications is midnight on the 22nd February 2019.

WIN a GoPro HERO4 Session!

What’s more, our favourite writer (judged by a combination most viewed, shared and engaging article) will receive a GoPro HERO4 Session!

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About the Author

Natasha Roston is Head of People and Growth at Trade Finance Global (TFG). 

She builds partnerships to create innovative trade finance education projects and experiences. A key advocate for TFG’s annual Women In Trade campaigns, Natasha wrote a piece on the impact of gender stereotypes for gender equality in the workplace in 2022. Natasha is also responsible for TFG careers, culture, and team growth. A Level 2 Qualified Coach and Mental Health First Aid Champion, she leads internal training, supporting the holistic wellbeing of the team.

Before joining TFG Natasha worked in education for over a decade. Initially as a classroom teacher, and then in academic and pastoral leadership roles. Following this, she worked in EdTech as a Learning Design Coach for Aula’s Higher Education platform.

Natasha holds an MA from Tel Aviv University, a History PGCE from The Institute of Education and a BA from the University of Nottingham. Currently, she is studying for her Level 3 Certificate in International Trade from the Institute of Export & International Trade. In addition to her work at TFG, Natasha volunteers for the Young Women’s Trust as a Work It Out – CV Volunteer. 


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