School of Mathematics Teaching

MathsBase and MathsHub

The MathsBase and MathsHub are study space for undergraduate maths students


The MathsBase is a drop-in study space staffed by tutors several hours each weekday during the semester. It is located Appleton Tower, rooms 2.01 - 2.03. 

MathsBase is available to all students studying a Year 1 School of Mathematics course and will be staffed 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm Monday to Friday. 

Courses covered by MathsBase

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Name


Fundamentals of Algebra and Calculus


Introductory Mathematics with Applications


Introduction to Linear Algebra


Engineering Mathematics 1a / Mathematics for the Natural Sciences 1a

Semester 2
Course Code Course Name
MATH08058 Calculus and its Applications
MATH08059 Proofs and Problem Solving
MATH08075_MATH08073 Engineering Mathematics 1b / Mathematics for the Natural Sciences 1b


The video below shows how to find MathBase from Crichton Street, which runs along the north of Appleton Tower.


Video: How to find MathsBase
A video showing how to get to MathsBase from Crichton Street / George Sq.


MathsTeam is an online maths support. Students will be able to book a 20-minute appointment and join a Teams calls with a tutor. It is planned that MathsTeam will begin in Week 3 and be available for limited hours each week throughout the semester. Further information and a link for booking an appointment will be available here in advance of MathsTeam opening.


The MathsHub consists of rooms 5310, 5311 and 5312 in the JCMB.

It is a suite of rooms for the sole use of undergraduate Mathematicians as a study space.


In 5312 there is a kitchen, however the facilities are currently restricted to using the tap for water.  


In 5311 there is quiet study space.


5310 is equipped with Interactive Smart TV with WiFi-based projection for portable devices like laptops. You can use it for practising presentations or group project meetings. Otherwise, there is quiet study space.


MathsHub main room
MathsHub main room
MathsHub kitchen area
MathsHub kitchen area
MathsBase tutor support
Tutor helps student in MathsBase
MathsBase glass window
Studying in the MathsBase