The AMSI Summer School is a four-week residential school in the mathematical sciences and cognate disciplines. Eight exciting subjects are offered, given by eminent lectures from around Australia, to give you the opportunity to study areas and take credit* for a subject that may not be available at your home university. The school is primarily for honours and postgraduate students in the mathematical sciences and cognate disciplines, but other students are welcome to apply.
The Biggest Maths Event: The AMSI Summer School is the biggest national event for maths students in Australia. Modelled on successful international schools, the event brings together more than 150 students from around the country for a summer of maths, stats, and fun!
Interesting Subjects: Each year we carefully select eight subjects to ensure that some of the latest developments in Australian maths, as well as the traditional favourites are offered. You can choose a course (or two!) to suit your interest or speciality.
Course Credit: With approval from your home university, you could use a AMSI Summer School subject to gain credit towards your degree!
Your Career: Meet future employers at the Careers Afternoon, learn from of the country’s top lecturers, and build your networks at the social events!
New Friends: Spend your summer meeting fellow students and peers from around the country, share your research, experiences, and find common interests to make new connections.
*please check with your home university whether you can gain credit for an AMSI Summer School subject towards your degree
AMSI Summer School 2017 is hosted by the University of Sydney at the Camperdown/Darlington Campus, which is located in the central city location of Camperdown, Sydney. This is the University of Sydney’s main and biggest campus (72 hectares) with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, including six libraries, art galleries, historical museums, perfectly manicured grounds, and the various faculties and schools.
This main campus is well served by multiple public transport options. The closest transport hubs are listed below:
- Closest Airport: Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport
- Closest Train Stations: Redfern Station (10 min walk) or Central Station (15 min walk)
- Closest Bus Stops: Parramatta Road & City Road
- As local bus, rail and ferry timetables and routes can change, we suggest you visit the Transport for NSW Trip Planner to plan your journey.
Accommodation for students who are successful with their grant application to attend the AMSI Summer School in 2017 will be located at Sancta Sophia College, which is a residential college situated in the grounds of the University of Sydney.
Students who do not apply for a grant or are unsuccessful with their grant application (self-funding students) can contact the AMSI Summer School Director to discuss accommodation options at the Sancta Sophia College. AMSI and the University of Sydney make every effort to ensure that costs associated with student accommodation for self-funded students are kept to a minimum amount.
Please note: Accommodation for local Sydney students is not supplied, though they are still welcome to attend all social events free of charge.
AMSI Summer School offers two types of grants help students from member institutions cover the cost of their travel, accommodation, and/or child care fees. To view eligibility guidelines and apply for an AMSI Summer School Grant, please visit our Grants page.
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