Open Day 2015


Saturday, 5 September 2015 - 9:00am



Find the right information to help you choose a degree and learn more about life as a student at UNSW - including admission, accommodation, student services and more. Experience the UNSW vibe - grab some food, listen to some music, and interact with student and Faculty displays all over campus.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics will be there on the day.

Come and visit our marquee, featuring hands-on interactive exhibits and activities, and be inspired by the beauty and power of mathematics! You can find us on the Science Lawn from 9am-4pm.

We are also running lecture sessions:

  • "Future-proof your career with mathematics": 9.30–10am @ Chemical Sciences M18 [map ref: F10]

Graduate surveys consistently show that maths graduates have excellent career prospects. And if you are thinking about studying maths, think UNSW. We're the only mathematical sciences school to win a maximum rating for both Teaching Quality and Overall Satisfaction in Australia's only degree and university performance ratings (Good Universities Guide for 2012). The School's graduates' starting salaries are Australia's highest, at 8% higher than average. We also have the highest percentage of employed graduates four months after graduation.

  • "Advanced Mathematics & Programs in Mathematics & Statistics": 10.10-10.40am @ Mat B [map ref: D23]

Mathematics provides the language for the fundamental understanding of nature, technology and commerce. Data and factual information can be understood using the techniques and theory of statistics. Why should you do Mathematics at UNSW? What is Advanced Mathematics? Where can Mathematics take you?

  • "HSC Maths: Tips and Tricks" - two sessions: 10.50-11.20am; 2.10-2.40pm @ Webster Theatre A [map ref: G14]

Join the UNSW Mathematics Society for a Tips and Tricks session for Extension 2 Mathematics students. Breeze through your exams with insight into simple university maths like L'Hopital's Rule, Advanced Combinatorics, Integration by Inspiration and the Heaviside Method. Plus, hear General Exam Tips and Calculator Tricks from university students and lecturers who've seen it all!


Other offerings:

  • Advisory Centre: Several academic advisors from the School will also be on hand in the Advisory Centre in the Scientia building (map ref: G19) to answer any of your questions about studying mathematics and statistics at UNSW.
  • UNSW Sciences Bridging Courses
    Time:11:30am to 12:00pm / Location: Webster Theatre A [G14]
    UNSW Science Bridging Courses offer you the opportunity to revise Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics and experience how these subjects are taught at university. Each course consists of 40 hours of tuition consisting of lectures, tutorials, laboratory classes and/or demonstration sessions.

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