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Spotlight on our staff and students

The School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW is a lively place with a diverse group of staff and students. Want to know more about them?

Here, we spotlight the staff and students of the School. What drew them towards mathematics and statistics? What attracted them to the School? Do they fit the stereotype of a mathematician or maths student?

Here, they reveal their adventures in mathematics and statistics…


Alina Young is a fourth-year Bachelor of Advanced Mathematics/Computer Science student. She talks to us about her favourite courses, balancing her uni demands with her hobbies, her experiences as a Science Ambassador, and more...