Welcome to the School of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics and Statistics underpin almost every aspect of today’s society. Whether it is technology, business, science, social science or education, mathematics and statistics are used. Our School has an international reputation for excellence in research and in teaching, so come and join us.

UC Connect: The future of tertiary education

24 March 2016 What can the five-year-old Productivity Commission add to a thousand-year-old institution? (read article)

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2016 honours

2016 Honours Courses and Projects Handbook

View the handbook (PDF, 941 KB)


MathSoc at UC

MathSoc is a free to join student-run club at the University of Canterbury. We run social and academic events for students who are interested in Mathematics and Statistics and provide support for students taking MATH/STAT courses.

‘I feel the real use of my degree is the critical thinking ability that I learned...’

Catherine Cumpstone BSc in Biological Sciences and Statistics
Statistical Analyst, Statistics New Zealand
(read profile)


April newsletter (PDF, 245 KB)

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Statistics consulting unit workshops and seminars for 2016

Workshops and seminars on offer in 2016 by the Statistics consulting unit. Read more for details including times, locations and intended audience and who to contact to reserve a place.

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