Posts tagged Maths
Aiming high as a disabled student

“IIf you are thinking of applying to a top university and have experience of disability, chronic illness or mental health, you might be wondering whether it’s worth aiming higher. You might not be sure what kind of help you would be entitled to at an elite university - taking the example of Cambridge, I’m here to tell you that there is lots of support available, and choosing a top university could be the best choice you’ve ever made.” (click to read the full article)

 - Rensa, Cambridge

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Anna GrossMaths, First, Oxford
Daniel's Story

“In July 2019 I graduated with a first class masters degree in mathematics from Oxford University.

This felt a million miles away when I was applying 5 years ago, I was terrified that everyone was going to look down on me for not being posh, or that I wouldn't be clever enough to handle the workload. Neither of my parents went to university so the entire process felt totally alien to me….” (click to read the full story)

 - Daniel, Maths at Oxford

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Anna GrossMaths, First, Oxford
Maciej's Story

“My mentor is a very positive person. Our work on my application required a lot of time, commitment and self-criticism. Not only was he exceptional in the help he provided, but he also always did it with a smile on his face. I consider him both a great mathematician and a wonderful person. He has given me an immeasurable amount of motivation to work on my dreams. If everyone had a mentor like mine, the world would be a better place.”

- Maciej, Maths at Cambridge

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Anna GrossMaths, Cambridge