The School of Mathematics & Statistics holds its annual Year 11 Conference in late September or early November. Typically, there are two lectures during the afternoon, aimed at encouraging pupils to continue studying mathematics at A-level and beyond.
Previous speakers have included Professor Robin Johnson from Newcastle University, Dr Lee Fawcett from Newcastle University, Dr Paul Baxter (Royal Statistical Society (RSS) Guy Lecturer), Professor Philip Moriarty (Nottingham University). A typical programme for the event is:
The School of Mathematics & Statistics will also holds its annual Year 12 Conference in July. There will be lectures, hands-on sessions and information and advice on applying to University. This event will give students an idea of what it will be like to study mathematics and statistics at University.