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University Mathematics in Perspective

University Mathematics in Perspective

31st Residential Course for Sixth Form Students
Wednesday 28 - Friday 30 June 2017
University of Leeds, Devonshire Hall

This three-day residential course provides an introduction to student life and mathematics at the University of Leeds. We offer you a sneak preview of university life plus an insight into how mathematics develops at degree level. Our University lecturers will extend and enrich your existing study of mathematics at A-level (or equivalent) through a series of talks. 

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Due to popular demand, this course is now full.

If you have any questions, please contact Helen Copeland.


This is your chance to:

- Listen to world class mathematicians talk about the subjects they know best
- Stay in student accommodation
- Get advice on the careers available with a mathematics degree
- Get to know the campus, library and other facilities

We will give you an invaluable insight into the structure of mathematics degrees, the courses, admissions procedure and how to make the most of your application to university.

Sample lectures include:
"Funny Fluids and Soft Stuff"
"Supernovae and Supernova Remnants"
"Mathematics and Card Cheating"
"Adding Up Infinite Series"

Previous feedback:
"The session was very interesting topic, delivered entertainingly, and easy to understand"
"Thank you for a very fun experience - I enjoyed it very much"
"Very interesting and enjoyable from start to finish"
"I gained a positive outlook on the University of Leeds"
"The lecturer was full of energy and combined some simple mathematics to explain a new topic"
"I learnt a lot of new and interesting things"


For further information please contact:
Professor Daniel Lesnic or Ms Helen Copeland
Sixth Form Conference
School of Mathematics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5130/5181
Email: h.o.w.copeland@leeds.ac.uk, D.Lesnic@leeds.ac.uk