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Category Archives: South East

New Tutor Training at Greenwich – 11 September 2017

The staff of the Maths Support Centre at the University of Greenwich are running a training event for their new PhD students who will be providing maths support in the coming academic year.

The event runs from 12.00 to 16.30 (approx) on Monday 11th September 2017. Other universities who also use postgrad students to provide maths support are welcome to send them along to join in this training. However, places are limited.

Please contact Tony Mann, Director of Greenwich Maths Centre, if you are interested:  a.mann@gre.ac.uk

Mathematics and statistics support in the age of Big Data – 13th March 2017

Mathematics and Statistics Support in the Age of “Big Data” Monday 13th March 2017, University of Essex The sigma Network and the University of Essex invite you to a FREE event to explore how HE maths support provision can respond to the demands of “big data”. Increasingly it is not just STEM students who need mathematicalContinue Reading

Maths support through embedded classes – 16th November 2016

London South Bank University are delighted to host a free sigma Network event – Maths Support through Embedded Classes – on Wednesday 16th November 2016, starting at 12.30 and ending around 16.45. If you are involved in the provision of mathematics and/or statistics support in Higher Education, this event will give you the opportunity toContinue Reading

Training day for new maths support tutors – 11th October 2016

Will your maths support centre be employing new tutors this year? For example, postgrad students or existing lecturers who are new to the practice of maths support in HE? The sigma Network is offering a FREE one-day training event for new maths support tutors on Tuesday 11th October 2016, at King’s College London. This trainingContinue Reading

Statistics Support: Ideas, Resources and Advice – 1st July 2016

The next sigma meeting organised by the South East Hub is taking place on Friday 1 July 2016 from 10:30-3:00pm at Royal Holloway, University of London. The focus is on Statistics Support. Venue: QB170 (Queen’s Building), Royal Holloway, University of London (note: room change) Directions: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/aboutus/ourcampus/location/findus.aspx Travel: If you are planning to drive please emailContinue Reading

How to Use Social Media to Reach Your Students workshop: University of Greenwich 10 May 2016

Building on the 2015 summer student intern project at the University of Bath, sigma is organising one of two workshops on how to use social media to attract students to your provision.  This workshop will be held at the University of Greenwich on Tuesday 10 May 2016. Registration is now open. The event will start atContinue Reading

Preparing Students for Numerical Psychometric Tests – 15 January 2016

The next sigma meeting organised by the South East Hub is taking place on Friday 15th January from 10:30-3pm at the University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, London, SE10.  The focus is on Preparing Students for Numerical Psychometric Tests. Venue: Queen Anne Court, QA063 Greenwich Campus, University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, SE10 9LS Directions: http://www2.gre.ac.uk/about/travel/greenwich Speakers: EleContinue Reading

sigma SE Tutor Training – Monday 7 September 2015

Place: Kings College, London Date: Monday 7th September 2015 Start time: 10:45 End Time: 15:30 The South East hub will be running a free sigma Network Tutor Training event for mathematics and statistics support centres in the hub, and nearby regions, who wish to access sigma training for their tutors. It will be held atContinue Reading

Meeting the mathematics needs of pharmacy students – 15 June 2015

The sigma South East Hub is hosting ‘Meeting the mathematics needs of pharmacy students’ on Monday 15 June, from 10:40am-3:30pm at Kings College, London, Room 1.11 in the Franklin-Wilkins Building (Waterloo Campus) Directions:  http://www.kcl.ac.uk/campuslife/campuses/waterloo/Waterloo.aspx There will be talks from the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.  The aims of the day are: To acquaint the maths support communityContinue Reading

Using Online Resources and the Virtual Learning Env ironment to Promote and Enhance Maths Support

On 28th November, the South East sigma hub organised a one day workshop on Using Online Resources and the Virtual Learning Environment to Promote and Enhance Maths Support. The event was hosted by one of the newest sigma Centres, Central St. Martins, University of the Arts London. This must be the first time that a meeting about maths support hasContinue Reading