It’s been a hectic week at the university. You know that Fresher’s Fair is in full swing when there’s offers being bombarded at you every second, large queues at the centre of campus and people discovering that two hands is not enough to carry all their bags (I saw someone holding a bag with their […]

# The Mathematics Blog

Blog posts from students studying Mathematics at the University of Leicester. Subscribe.

## Starting a Maths degree? Here’s what to expect

Are you wondering how Maths at university will differ from studying Maths at A-level? If you are, I can tell you from experience that on your first few weeks, it’s almost like studying something else completely. So, I will share some pointers on what you can expect from this challenging subject. • Your two […]

## How to fund your University costs

With the start of September here, University is just on the horizon. Here’s to a year of action packed fresher’s, independent living and a step closer towards your degree. Unfortunately, nothing comes free (especially in England) and to reap the benefits will require a little financial preparation. Your source of funds is very important, choosing […]

## How Coldplay will help me remember Leicester

As all good things must come to an end, so too must a very mediocre University blog. But before I leave you all, I would like to share a final message about what I’ve learnt at University and my time living in Leicester…through the medium of noughties alternative rock music. So I’m guessing that […]

## “…the numbers, Mason!” (Part 2)

In the last post we talked about how we normally engage with Maths in terms of media portrayal and social media interaction. But if we look at the research going on right here at the University, we can see the impression a great passion for Maths can leave. Dr Sibylle Schroll (one of the […]

## “…the numbers, Mason!” (Part 1)

If you try typing “Maths” into the GIF finder on Facebook, you’ll probably find the “Zach Galifianakis from the Hangover card counting scene” that you see dotted all over Twitter. So a pretty realistic interpretation of what you can expect to achieve with a Maths degree then. But in a wider sense, this only […]

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