Activities and Events for Schools and the Public Activities and Events for Schools and the Public

Mathematical Talks and Activities for Schools

The School of Mathematics at UEA is pleased to offer a range of talks and activities suitable for school and college students of different year groups. Our mathematicians are happy to visit schools to give these talks, and we can also welcome groups to UEA. Full details...

UEA Open Days

UEA welcomes all visitors to its three annual Open Days in late June, July and mid September. At each open Day, special events promote our degree programmes in Mathematics. There is a talk about what it is like to study mathematics at degree level, and opportunities to chat informally with lecturers and current students. For further details, see the University Open Days page.

Summer Schools

The University runs annual residential summer schools for students in year 12 in Mathematics, Engineering, and a number of other subjects. Participants will learn about university life, take part in interactive sessions, and learn about current research. See the UEA Summer Schools page for more information.

Maths Days

UEA hosts annual events for Year 10 and Year 12 students.

We hold a "Maths at University Day" in June or July for Year 12 students who may be thinking of a university degree application in Mathematics. We also hold an "Explore Maths" day in March or April for Year 10 students. These days include a lecture and group exercises in solving mathematical problems.

For further information, please contact the University Enrichment Team via .

Inter-School Competitions

The UEA School of Mathematics hosts an annual Inter-Schools Maths Quizzes for Year 8 pupils. Local schools are each invited to enter a team of four pupils, who then compete over several rounds answering both team and individual questions. For further information, please contact Dr Robert Penfold (Outreach Coordinator).

Science Festivals

The School of Mathematics participates enthusiastically to science festivals occurring in the region. In May 2015, Dr Davide Proment and some PhD students participated to the Science in Norwich Day at The Forum in Norwich with a stand on non-Newtonian fluids called "Mathematicians walk on water". In October 2016, Dr Davide Proment, Dr Jennifer Ryan and some PhD students attended the Norwich Science Festival at The Forum in Norwich with a stand dedicated on resonance and Chladni patterns entitled "The Wonders of Sound Waves". Demonstrations of this latter stand can be performed in schools upon request.