We think that the School of Mathematics and Statistics is a great place to study. But you don't have to take our word for it: you can read what some of our past and current students have to say below. Also see our Spotlight on our Staff and Students webpage to read interviews which were conducted with both students and staff of the School.
Undergraduate


Anthony MorrisDegree: Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics)  Honours in Pure Mathematics 

Chin Ping WongDegree: Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics)  Honours in Pure Mathematics One of my first memories of studying mathematics at UNSW was of my first year Algebra lecturer raving about the beauty of the formula e^{πi} =1. That incident was my first time witnessing such passion about a simple formula and I was both amazed and slightly alarmed at it... Read more 

Wei WuDegree: Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics)  Honours in Quantitative Risk My name is Wei Wu, and I am a Chinese student who is currently studying Advanced Mathematics at UNSW. I came to Australia in 2005 and completed a short English training course in Gosford. I then spent two years at Senior High School in Taree. After this, at the suggestion of a relative, I chose to study at UNSW... Read more 
Postgraduate Coursework
Ron ElazarDegree: Master of Financial Maths; Graduate Diploma in Statistics I studied a Master of Science in Financial Mathematics at UNSW. I selected the program which was new at the time due to the high standing reputation of the academic staff heading the program. The first year of my studies in the program proved to be a pivotal one for the global economy with the escalation of the Global Financial Crisis. It was at this point that I realised I wanted to delve deeper into how this crisis came about... Read more 

Abhijit HoreDegree: Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)/Bachelor of Science (Mathematics & Statistics) My name is Abhijit Hore and I am a former postgraduate student from the School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW. I began my tertiary studies in 2002, choosing a combined degree in Science and Commerce, majoring in Mathematics, Statistics and Finance respectively. I continued along the same theme in my postgraduate program, where I completed a Masters in Financial Mathematics in 2009... Read more 
Postgraduate Research



Peter StrakaDegree: PhD Maths has always fascinated me, and I decided to pursue a PhD in mathematics when I was an undergraduate student in Germany. Aside from my German degree (Diplom) I have studied for a Master of Arts degree in mathematics during an exchange year in Los Angeles. In choosing the university at which I was going to apply for a PhD degree, I took into account the quality of research of my potential supervisor, my interest in it, and also a good international standing of the university. UNSW met all these requirements... 