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.
Have LEGO toys become more violent?
23 May 2016 LEGO toy products have become significantly more violent in recent years, according to newly published research from the University of Canterbury. (read article)
Phillipa Gourdie UC Teaching Award recipient 2016
Phillipa’s work as a Senior Tutor involves supporting students in the transition to university as well as teaching first year mathematics. Her teaching is described by students as enthusiastic, effective, enjoyable, and exciting – even for mathematics! (read article)
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.
New Data Science Qualifications
Data science is a new profession emerging along with the exponential growth in size, and availability of 'big data'. Study towards a Master of Applied Data Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Data Science qualification here at UC.
Studying overseas is a life-changing experience that broadens your horizons and opens a global network of opportunities. Develop yourself academically, geographically and culturally by studying in another country and kick start your career with a global perspective. If you are a current UC student you may be able to study overseas while completing your UC degree. If you are studying at one of UC’s partner institutions you may be eligible for the incoming student exchange programme.