School of Mathematics Teaching

MathsBase and MathsHub

The MathsBase and MathsHub are study space for undergraduate maths students


The MathsBase (usually held in Appleton Tower, rooms 2.01 - 2.03) will be online for 2020/21. 

MathsBase is an online drop-in help centre for all students studying a pre-Honours School of Mathematics course and will be manned 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday. All students on Yr1 and Yr2 Maths courses will have access to MathsBase via Teams, no need to book - just drop in – although you may have to wait for a tutor to become available.

Courses covered by MathsBase

Course Code

Course Name


Fundamentals of Algebra and Calculus


Introduction to Linear Algebra


Accelerated Algebra and Calculus for Direct Entry


Several Variable Calculus and Differential Equations




Accelerated Proofs and Problem Solving


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



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. For 2020/21 there will be a schedule for these spaces and you will be able to book them. Further details can be found here


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