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Our World

Students, alumni, faculty, and partners supporting each other on a journey of lifelong quant and technology learning.

A Global Student Community

WQU students are united across 140 countries, working together to solve global problems with the power of quant, and they inspire each other to take on new challenges in their professional and personal lives. Their collective talents equal extraordinary impact.

Student + Faculty Spotlight

Meet some of the individuals from our amazing community.
“I have found that many data science programs may offer great content and teaching but do not offer WQU levels of structure and consistent support.”
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Christopher Franklin, USA
Applied Data Science Lab, 2023

Student Spotlight: Saif Ullah

"Equipping students with the necessary skills to tackle real-world challenges."


Student Spotlight: Adewale Tokosi

Down the rabbit hole of optimization.


Student Spotlight: Soha Gad

From troubleshooting to trailblazing with WQU’s Data Science Lab


Learning How to Think, Not What to Think: Lessons from a WQU Professor

By teaching both critical thinking and technical skills, WQU’s Professor Sergio Garcia ensures that his students learn how to think through and solve the problems they might face in their careers.


TA Spotlight: Paying it Forward

Yawo Kobara views his role as a Teaching Assistant (TA) for WorldQuant University as an opportunity to give back to the student community.

Here is what WQU alumni have to say about their learning experience:

said they learned essential and specialized quant skills.
said the MScFE program made them better qualified for future career opportunities
said they were exposed to leading-edge and challenging curriculum.
said the MScFE program prepared them to adapt to new developments in quant learning
said they found a supportive environment fostered by WorldQuant University.
said the MScFE program helped them recognize their personal potential
Survey results from January 2023

Lifelong Collaborators

From publishing original research to presenting new ideas on global stages, from connecting students to exciting job and volunteer opportunities to unlocking a pipeline of promising and diverse talent, WQU is creating pathways for mutual success.

WQU’s team is made up of financial engineering experts, industry executives, and educational technology innovators.

The WQU Team

Over 14,000 students and counting have benefited from WQU offerings.

In The Quant World

The latest at WQU and in the data sciences.


Workplace Flexibility and Upskilling the Future Workforce at the World Economic Forum

WorldQuant University President Daphne Kis recently traveled to the World Economic Forum in Davos to speak about AI, flexible schedules, and the future of work.


Developing Talent Starts with Transforming Hiring Practices: Lessons from the Milken Global Conference

WorldQuant University CEO Daphne Kis and co-panelists explored the challenges and opportunities of talent development and hiring practices at 2023’s Milken Global Conference


Building Community and Creating Opportunity: Lessons from the World Economic Forum

WorldQuant University CEO Daphne Kis recently traveled to the World Economic Forum in Davos where she spoke about key workforce challenges and opportunities.


What Can You Do With A Master’s Degree In Financial Engineering?

We are often asked “what can I do with a MScFE?” The simple answer is: a lot! But there’s much more to the story of the discipline of financial engineering.


Revisiting WorldQuant CEO Igor Tulchinsky’s Conversation with World Economic Forum Podcast Meet the Leader

In this conversation, Igor Tulchinsky explains why he founded WorldQuant University — to upskill some of the most talented people around the world.

Your learning community awaits.

WQU offerings are designed to help students build high-demand skills in financial engineering and data science.

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