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Maths Support

Because in the present circumstances it's necessary to minimise direct contact between people, the University has announced that as much teaching as possible should now be done on-line. Until further notice therefore, all maths and statistics help is now being provided in real time on-line, using BlackBoard Collaborate.

This link will take you to Blackboard Collaborate:

The information below applies between now and the end of the Summer term (12 June 2020), giving

1) the days and times when help with STATISTICS will be available, and 2) the days and times when help with MATHS will be available


a) During the Easter vacation

Thursday 2 April: 12 to 2 pm

Tuesday 7 April: 12 to 2 pm

Wednesday 8 April: 12 to 2 pm

Thursday 16 April: 12 to 2 pm

b) During the Summer term (Monday 20 April to Friday 12 June inclusive)

Mondays: 12 to 6 pm

Wednesdays: 2 to 6 pm [note: start time is 2 pm]

Thursdays: 12 to 6 pm 2)


a) During the Easter vacation

Help with maths will be available on each of the following days, between 12 and 2 pm:

March 31st April

1st April

2nd April

7th April

8th April

14th April

15th April


b) During the Summer term (Monday 20 April to Friday 12 June inclusive)

Mondays to Thursdays 12 to 6 pm

Fridays: 12 to 4 pm

Note: 1) Any changes to this timetable will be posted on this website 2) Any enquiries regarding maths and statistics support can be sent to



We're here to help if you're finding any mathematical topic difficult during the transition to University study.

Maths Support is a drop-in service which is available for help with any mathematical topic you need for your studies: eg basic arithmetic, percentages, formulae, logarithms, differentiation, integration, etc. Our experienced mathematicians can help you with any problems  you may have, and build your confidence in a relaxed and friendly environment. We are based on the Ground Floor of the Library.

We have an extensive list of worksheets, guide and links to video tutorials which you can access at any time to practise and develop your mathematical skills.

We also offer regular Wednesday workshops and other events on a range of mathematical topics.

The Maths Support team


Maths Support session

contact us

In term time:

  • Mon-Thu 12:00-18:00
  • Fri 12:00-16:00

In vacation:

  •  Tues-Thu 12:00-14:00

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