Established in 1929

The Society

“Attending the annual BESS Ball was one of the highlights of my time at Trinity.”

BESS Ball Through The Years

Our History

Founded in 1929, Dublin University Business and Economics Society, or DUBES, was created with a clear goal in mind: To provide our members with access to academic, social, and professional opportunities to help them prepare for the professional world and advance the scope of their knowledge beyond what they learn in class.

Over the course of our nearly 100 year history, we at DUBES have strived to keep this goal in mind and provide our members with

Our Governance

Dublin University Business & Economics Society abides by a constitution and within the rules mandated by the Central Society Committee. 


Our Values

Our Why

To provide a greater College experience. We want to help you develop personally, academically and professionally throughout your time at Trinity.

Our What

A diverse range of academic, social and career focused events, speakers and competitions. From BESS ball to the Economic forum, DUBES has something for all of its members.

Our Aim

To be the premier business society in Ireland. Join today and help us as we work towards this aim.



We strive to create a professional environment for development throughout college. Through our corporate sponsors, alumni network and academic staff.



We strive to provide a greater educational experience for our members through speakers, competitions and social events.



We believe in the power of a strong community and the development of friends for life through society involvement.



We want to create an environment that welcomes diverse members, and caters to their interest and needs regardless of race, creed or background.

Campus Spaces

We host our events throughout th year in a range of venues across and off campus. To find out about our upcoming events click below.

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