Events

The UNSW Mathematics Society holds several kinds of events that aim to include everyone in the society.

Whether it be a majors talk so budding maths students can discern between a Pure or Applied major – or if you’re one of the more sporty in the society and aspire to be the next Lionel Messi – MathSoc is sure to have an event for you!

Upcoming Events



Past Events


CSESoc is teaming up with MathSoc to bring you the answers to all your LaTeX questions. Nicholas Berridge-Argent (CSE tutor and MathSoc IT subcommittee member) will be presenting so you can be sure this will be an event you don't want to miss!
LaTeX is a writing tool heavily used in mathematics and computer science and great for students enrolled in:

  • ALL MATH courses
  • COMP3121/COMP9101

WHEN: 5-7pm Thursday, 2 July (Week 5)
WHERE: Livestreamed on Youtube

More Info

Are you a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths) student unsure about what career pathway to take after uni? Or are you considering an exciting career in business and would like to learn more about the opportunities available?
The FMAA invites you to the 2020 STEM Alternate Pathways Webinar, presented in association with EngSoc, WiT, CSESoc, SciSoc, and MathSoc from the University of New South Wales, and, Syncs, SUCE, COMM-STEM and MUGS from the University of Sydney!
The webinar will feature a panel discussion with STEM background representatives from Australia’s leading firms across diverse industries, including management consulting, financial services and professional services. This is followed by a live Q&A session where you will be able to ask your burning questions tailored to your interests.


Date: Wednesday, 24th June 2020
Time: 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Where: Virtual / Zoom

More Info

Start of term already getting you down?
Miss being able to see and make new friends at uni?
Mathsoc has got you covered with our Online Games Night where you’ll be able to make (and destroy) relationships playing UNO, Coup and skribbl.io!!
Join us on our discord server for a fun night with friends and backstabbers


Date: Sunday 21st June
Time: 4 - 8pm
Where: Discord!! https://discord.gg/Y7FFXxh

More Info

Numbers got your fingers tied? Unmotivated to understand how to write logical statements? Do you just suck at counting in general? Well, that’s all about to change in this unforgettable 2 x 2 hour crash course on just about everything you need to know for MATH1081.
You’ll learn truly what it’s like to count. And not just on your fingers too! If that sounds like fun, then you’re in for a real treat! And if not, then you’re still in for a real treat but a little bit more sad!


Part I (Set theory, number theory, graph theory): Apr 29, 2020 @ 3 - 5PM
Part II (Proofs and logic, enumeration): Apr 30, 2020 @ 5 - 7PM

More Info

Hello all algebra fans and non-fans alike! MathSoc’s algebra seminar is here to row-reduce the course into its essential components, and project your grade into a pass.
Come relax with us for a 2-hour crash course on all things Algebra, and watch as we go through examples and past paper content right before your very eyes! Our revision seminars are online this term so you can watch from the comfort of your home. Stay tuned for a link to our stream closer to the date.
WHEN: Thursday 30th of April, 2 PM - 4 PM


Having trouble applying the Intermediate Value Theorem due to gaps in your knowledge function? Finding it difficult to integrate your math skills onto paper? Don’t worry, MathSoc has gathered it’s finest presenters to deliver a crash course in calculus for your viewing pleasure!
We will show you first-hand how to tackle that crazy integral or that impossible proof, via streaming. Stay tuned for more information closer to the date, when we’ll provide a link to the stream.
WHEN: Friday 1st of May, 10 AM - 12 PM

More Info

You may have learned how to differentiate yourself from other singles in your neighbourhood. Now it’s time to take it one step further and differentiate yourself from other multivariables in that same neighbourhood in this 2 x 2 hour crash course on all things MATH2018 AND MATH2019. You wouldn’t wish to miss it. Jk … unless? … ahaha
We shall be streaming the event so be prepared to follow in the footsteps of Leibniz and Fourier.


Part I (Partial differentiation, Extrema values, Vector field theory, Matrices): Apr 22, 2020 @ 6 - 8PM
Part II (ODEs, Fourier series, Laplace transforms, PDEs): Apr 24, 2020 @ 2 - 4PM

More Info

If you’re taking MATH2011/2111 and want to maximise your study, MathSoc’s Revision Seminar will Lagrange multiply your WAM onto the right path.
Join us for a couple 2 hour crash courses on the two sections of the course, where our math gods present the essential content you’ll need to smash that final! Our revision seminars are online this term so you can watch from the comfort of your home. Stay tuned for a link to our stream closer to the date.


PART I: Thursday 23rd of April, 4 PM - 6 PM
PART II: Friday 24th of April, 10 AM - 12 PM

More Info

CSESoc is teaming up with MathSoc to bring you a the answer to all you Latex related concerns. With Nicholas Berridge-Argent (CSE tutor) presenting you can be sure this will be a evening you don't want to miss out on!


Date: 20th March
Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Location: Streamed Online

More Info

Already feeling the burn out with uni? Need to find some direction with your studies? Just need a quiet place to chill out and study? Then come down, relax and study with us at Mathsoc’s weekly study sessions!
Whether you’re a first year struggling to find your study limits or a second year crawling their way into multivariable calculus, everyone is welcome! Experience what it’s like to have big brain energy and enjoy a quiet place to study.


Location and Times: See Event

More Info

We’re back again this year with our annual Pi Day giveaway! To celebrate the beauty of Pi we’re giving away FREE pies to MathSoc members. Get your 👀 PIEorities 👀 in order and come MEAT some new people and get a load of this 💦meat💦! So don’t be IRRATIONAL and come grab yourself a 💪 beefy 💪 pie to fill the CIRCUMFERENCE of your stomach!
Vegetarian options and drinks will be provided as well! 👁👅👁


Date: 13th March
Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Location: TBA

More Info

Are you a student looking for a way to gain more out of your uni experience? Interested in joining a wholesome, fun and exciting community looking to create lasting friendships as well as developing yourself both personally and professionally?
At MathSoc we understand that maths can be found in nearly everything, from your normal everyday thoughts to the toughest and most abstract theorems. This is why we’re welcoming anyone to come join us no matter what degree you’re from!


Applications close 28th Feb at 11:59PM

More Info

We’ve booked out the entire ice rink to create the perfect environment for you to have fun and meet new friends! So come slide on some ice before you slide into the DM’s of those you just met 👀.
Whether you’re a figure skating pro or a first-time skater, all are welcome! So don’t get cold feet and miss out on the only event of the year where it’s acceptable to say you fell for someone 🙊.
All you need is $15 and a smile and we promise it’ll be worth your while!


Date: 27th February
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Ice Zoo

More Info

Join SIG Trading on Campus for a Game Theory Workshop and Board Game Night 25 Feb.
#winning #sigsydney #siggamesnight

Registration Closed

Keep the fun going and come join us at WIT and MathSoc’s games night! Come meet some new friends to accompany you on your journey through university as you trap them in your flawless strategy. The perfect way to warm up your brain for a semester of HD’s. Did we mention that food and drinks will be provided? So sit back, relax and enjoy your meal as your opponents spiral further and further into defeat.


Date: Wednesday 19th February
Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Location: Roundhouse

More Info

Do you want to be the very best like no one ever was? Is integrating them your real test? Mathsoc’s annual Integration bee is your chance to integrate em all, so test your skills and be the next integration bee champion. Even if you aren't looking to integrate your way to the top, come watch some math gods and enjoy free pizza.


Date: Wednesday 19th February
Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: Electrical Engineering G22

More Info

Whether or not you worship Euler, be sure to come down to the UNSW Mathematics Society stall to meet our friendly team and hear all about the events that we have planned for T1: which includes a multitude of academic support, career help and social events. If you have questions about the society, your degree, or anything at all, please do not hesitate to chat up any of our team members.


Date: 10th-13th February
Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Location: Main Walkway

More Info

Ever wondered what it’s like to be on the other side of the O-Week stand 👀? Getting 🔥sunburnt🔥 from walking around during O-Week 🌝?
Come take ☂️shade☂️ under the MathSoc stand at our volunteer drive!
Gain insight on our society’s culture, meet our friendly 🔥team🔥 and interact with 👌amazing people👌, all whilst setting first years on the right TANGENT🙊.
So come find the MAXIMUM TURNING POINT🙉 of your O-Week experience by getting involved with MathSoc. 💪Volunteers💪 will get the opportunity to pitch to first years, the necessary exposure to demonstrate and improve this soft skill and an unmissable chance to expand your network 🌐.

More Info

Is Euler's Formula running circles around your head? Is the Mean Value Theorem too mean? Don’t worry, MathSoc's here to row reduce your problems away! Stop by our workshop to receive some top tips and WAM saving techniques.
NOTE: These revision workshops will replace the typical revision seminars that we host!

WHEN: Week 11 Tuesday 26th November 12:00-2:00pm (Algebra)
WHERE: Red Centre Theatre

WHEN: Week 11 Wednesday 27th November 12:00-2:00pm (Calculus)
WHERE: CLB 1

More Info

Here at MathSoc we understand that trimesters are really getting onto everyone's nerves, so why not kick off the end of Week 9 with a free BBQ on us!
Come down to Sam Cracknell on Friday the 15th November, from 11am-3pm to salivate over some juicy sausages or crispy hash browns, and have a chat with the new Exec Team for 2020.


WHEN: Week 9 Friday 15th November, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Sam Cracknell
COST: Free for all MathSoc members

More Info

“Ah, we’ve been expecting you.”
This year, you are cordially invited to attend an unforgettable night at the L’Aqua in Cockle Bay Wharf. Take the night in style: enjoy a 3-course dinner, UNLIMITED alcohol, exquisite views of Darling Harbour and endless dancing. There will also be a photobooth and flower wall, a roaming photographer and a DJ to guarantee a dazzling experience. So, don your sharpest suits and suavest gowns – your next mission awaits.

More Info

Did you know that sports is a great way to reduce stress and have fun??? Take a break from the overwhelming stress that is TRIMESTERS to join us for MATHSOC x DATASOC’s very own SOCIAL SPORTS GALA!!!!

More Info

Rotation matrices turning your life upside down? No linear combinations of your marks adding up to an HD right now? Come join us at our linear algebra revision seminar as we test the BASIS of your knowledge.

More Info

Did you know: - You lose marks for using the word “closure” when proving something is a linear map? - You can do eigenvectors without back sub? - You can follow rules of thumb with picking between ratio test and the rest? - These seminars will boost your marks to an HD?
For a complete description, come chill at our term 2 revision seminar for MATH1231 and MATH1241!

More Info