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School of Mathematics

School of Mathematics

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Category: Students

Julie and her sister stood in front of the Glenfinnan Viaduct as it curves round the bend

Julie (Year 3 School of Mathematics student) talks about her experience as an Internal Communications Employ.Ed On Campus intern in the School of Mathematics last summer.  This past summer I was an Employ.ed intern in the School of Maths and got to spend the summer in Edinburgh designing and creating an intranet for the staff […]

Our MSc programmes offer students the opportunity to complete their dissertation project in partnership with industry. Read two case studies below from our most recent series of MSc projects; one consultancy style project, and one individual project. Project Simply Business : Property insurance risk assessment: using public data to estimate building features that affect insurance […]

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by Muminah / from Dumfries / BSc Computer Science and Mathematics / 4th Year (UG) To make the most of your studies, here are 4 top tips for increasing your productivity as a student 😄 1. Go to your lectures (or at least try). This tip may seem obvious at first, but honestly (speaking from […]

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by Fionnuala / from London / BSc Mathematics and Statistics/ 4th Year (UG) Who would have thought that I would finally make it to the end of my Maths degree at University of Edinburgh? Not even a global pandemic could stop me! It’s been quite the whirlwind journey, filled with difficult formulas, eye-opening theories, and […]

Established in 2021, the School of Mathematics runs an annual Operational Research (OR) Challenge open to undergraduates across the UK. The purpose of the challenge is to introduce students to the field of OR, as it is not often included in undergraduate curriculum, and showcase the broad range of practical problems that can be solved […]

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by Jena | from Vietnam | BSc Mathematics and Business | 1st Year (UG) When it comes to university, I think the scariest part is it’s mostly about independent learning and of course, doing the readings! In my Introduction to Linear Algebra course, students are required to do the readings before each lecture, which is […]

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