Moving on with Maths

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Overview

This online event is a must for students taking A Level Maths, Further Maths or Core Maths and applying for university and for their teachers.

The event will give A Level mathematicians an insight into studying mathematics and other STEM subjects at university as well as looking at the admissions procedures for universities and the relevant admissions tests. Students will have the opportunity to solve problems from admissions tests and from the Personal Best Maths Badge used at Loughborough. Universty lecturers will then form an expert panel, in order to answer any questions the students may have.

Aims

  • To provide information about applying to study STEM subjects at university, including grade expectations and relevant admissions tests
  • To discover what is involved in studying Mathematics, and other STEM subjects, at university
  • To give students a broader knowledge of where their mathematics can take them.
  • To provide students with an opportunity to solve admissions test style problems and so deepen their mathematical understanding and increase their confidence with the subject

Who will benefit from attending?

Essential knowledge for years 11, 12 and 13 mathematics students and their teachers.

All students of Level 3 Mathematics and their teachers will benefit from this event which will broaden their knowledge of the opportunities Level 3 maths will give them.

Content

  • Welcome
    Applying for STEM Subjects at University
    University Admissions Tests
  • Mathematical Problem Solving
    Personal Best
  • Mathematics Admissions Tutor (Dr Prendergast)
  • Subject Lecturers
  • The Undergraduate Perspective
  • Expert Panel
  • Thanks and Close

Materials and Equipment

This event will be streamed live via Vimeo. Teachers who register will receive the link to this live stream a week before the event so that they can share the link to students so that they can engage with the event in the classroom or at home.

Mentimeter and Desmos will be used during the session so that students can engage with event and work through some mathematics. Therefore, each student attending will need access to a laptop, tablet or phone. Participants will also need pen and paper to take notes, and complete mathematical tasks. Calculators are optional.

 

Other Information

This event will be streamed live via Vimeo. It will be recorded and available online for two weeks after the event. After that, the recording will be deleted.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#8283

Audience:

Students,Teachers

Target year:

Year 11 & 12

Curriculum focus:

University admissions tests, A level Mathematics

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

2 hours

Region:

East Midlands

Venue:

Vimeo Live Stream

Date:

Mon 21st Jun 2021

Course times:

12:30 - 14:30

Fee:

This is a free event

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Nicki Timson
[email protected]

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