Getting helping with Maths and Stats
There's a range of support for Maths and Stats around the University, whether you need help with your academic studies, research or graduate recruitment processes.
Maths and Stats mentoring
Maths and Stats mentoring is a way to get help from a postgraduate student who is from your academic discipline or college.
You can access this in various ways:
- individual appointments
- drop-in helpdesks (small group and individual slots available)
- organised small group sessions
If you need help with Maths and Statistics as part of your academic study, you may be able to access support in the following Colleges:
- Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
- Life and Environmental Sciences
- Social Sciences and International Studies
- Business School
Look out for information and emails from your department or ask your lecturer.
For further information:
- Exeter campuses
Contact John Shanahan (Academic Skills Adviser) J.J.Shanahan@exeter.ac.uk.
- Penryn campus
Visit the ASK: Academic Skills Maths and Stats support website.
Maths and Statistics mentoring is co-ordinated by the Academic Skills and Student Engagement Team in collaboration with ASK: Academic Skills (Penryn Campus), academic staff, PGRs, and College finance professionals.
Refresh Your Maths
If you need to brush up your GCSE-level Maths, you may be interested in Refresh Your Maths workshops. Led by Maths students, the sessions cover:
- interpreting graphs
- numerical reasoning
There is also a PGCE Test Specialist Session which specifically covers strategies for taking the PGCE Maths Test.
Find out more on the Refresh Your Maths website.
Refresh Your Maths is a Peer Support programme co-ordinated by the Employability team in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.
Exeter's Q-Step Centre provides advanced training in quantitative research methods for undergraduates in the social sciences. Building on the core disciplines of Politics and International Relations, Criminology and Sociology, Q-Step programmes aim to increase the number of students undertaking quantitative methods training in social science by embedding research skills into substantive degree programmes and modules.
Find out more about the Q-Step Centre.
Proficiency in Applied Data Analysis (PADA)
Each academic year, the Q-Step Centre offers 20 students from all disciplines at Exeter the opportunity to undertake a Proficiency in Applied Data Analysis (PADA) that can be tagged onto their degree. For example, students in History, Law or Archaeology will be able to enrol in Q-Step modules, complete the proficiency, and have it designated in their degree title.
Find out more about PADA.
Visit Study Zone Digital where you can find a collated list of online resources and tools to help with Maths and Stats.