What are workshops?

Workshops are one hour classes which are designed to refresh and revise material. They are run by experienced staff who have an expertise in the topic area for that particular workshop. Regular workshops are run during semester for certain mathematics and statistics units (see workshop timetable). We also run workshops on demand when there is a need and welcome students to approach us if they and their fellow students need this extra service.

Regular Weekly Workshops

Workshops covering topics suitable for most first year mathematics units and a selection of statistics units are run weekly during semester, starting from week 2 or 3. These weekly workshops are run like a "mini-lecture" where the teacher revises and explains a topic, and works through examples. The topic for the workshop changes each week. Workshops are free and designed to give students an extra boost to their study. We particularly recommend attending weekly workshops if you are struggling with some of the material that you are covering in your unit.

Workshops for Session 1, 2020

TopicSuitable for Week Day and TimeRoom Tutor
  STAT1250 Starts Week 2Tuesday 11 AM Room: 11 WW 130 Carolyn
  STAT1170 Starts Week 2Tuesday 4 PM Room: 11 WW 140Carolyn
  PSY2248 Session 2   
TopicSuitable forWeek Day and TimeRoom Tutor
 FOSE1005Starts Week 3Monday 1 PM Room: 11 WW 130 Carolyn
  MATH1000Starts Week 3Tuesday 10 AM Room: 11 WW 130 Dilshara
  MATH1010Starts Week 2Friday 12 PM Room: 14 SCOA 146Dilshara
  MATH1020Starts Week 2  Monday 5 PM Room: 11 WW 150 Carolyn
  MATH2010Starts Week 2Tuesday 5 PM Room: 14 SCOA 146Carolyn
  DMTH2907Starts Week 2Tuesday 11AM   Room: 23 WW 103 Geoff
Practice Questions SessionLANTITE           Week 2             Monday 11 AM - 12 MD
          OR Tuesday 2 PM - 3 PM
Room: 17 WW 209Carolyn

Workshop Times

You can download the workshop timetable for this semester using this link. For a more detailed list of workshops topics please refer to the table below. The topics for weekly workshops are set one week before the event to allow for advertising in the relevant lectures.

Other Workshops

One-off workshops are run on demand when there is a need. In the past we have run refresher workshops on the Maths in Chemistry and the Statistics in Biology. We also run workshops for other students such as those preparing for the Lantite test. When these are running they will be listed in the table below.

Workshop Notes

Notes, handouts, and solutions for our workshops can now be found on our iLearn page. To gain access to the iLearn site for the Numeracy Centre use this link where you will be able to self enrol into the iLearn page. You will then be able to find the page under the student support tab of your iLearn homepage.

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