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It builds a sense of community among students and members of the maths department while helping students adjust to university life.
After every single seminar, I felt incredibly motivated to get as much as possible out of my degree.
You can always get constructive advice from it, along with biscuits and tea!
Provide academic, professional and personal development training to first-year students.
Orient first-year students about additional development opportunities offered by the School.
Address the challenges that first-year student commonly face in their transition from school to university and during their undergraduate studies.
Contribute to fostering a sense of cohesion and belonging among students and to building relationships between students and members of the mathematics department.
W3 - Getting to know each other
In the very first session of the year, this is an opportunity to get to know each other and staff, as well as compete to win the annual quiz!
W3 - TBC
W5 - What do Mathematics students want and what can you do?
Maddie Smith (LSE Careers) looks at what career areas mathematics students are interested in and what’s important to them. Also, two mathematics alumni talk about their experiences of studying at LSE and their career journey.
W5 - TBC
W7 - Study Skills
Professor Martin Anthony, former Head of Department, discusses various approaches to studying and learning, explains about extrinsic and intrinsic motivation and understanding and gives practical advice regarding exam preparation.
W7 - TBC
W9 - Early Careers of Women in Mathematics
Kate Shilina, a mathematics alumni and now an MSc student in the Department of Geography, Angela Jiang, a mathematics alumni and now an analyst for the Quadrature Capital quantitative hedge fund, and Cathryn Masters, a third-year undergraduate mathematics student at LSE, will talk about why they decided to study mathematics, their experiences during their studies, their choices for their next careers step and their ideas for the future.
W9 - TBC
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