School of Mathematics Teaching

MathsBase, MathsTeam and MathsHub

The MathsBase and MathsHub are study space for undergraduate maths students

MathsBase

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 typically be staffed 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm Monday to Friday. 

Courses covered by MathsBase and MathsTeam

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Name

MATH07003

Fundamentals of Algebra and Calculus

MATH07004

Introductory Mathematics with Applications

MATH08057

Introduction to Linear Algebra

MATH08074_MATH08072        

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

MathsTeam offers online tutor support for students on Year 1 School of Mathematics courses.

In semester 2 appointments are available:

Tuesdays 10am-12pm,

Wednesdays 1pm-2pm,

Thursdays 10am - 12pm.

Book a 20-minute call now  

After booking, you will be sent a link to a Teams call by email. Both individuals and groups are welcome, if you would like to join as a group then one person should book the 20-minute call and share the information with the others.

Note that appointments may not be made more than a week in advance.

If you have any questions about MathsTeam then please contact David Quinn (d.quinn@ed.ac.uk) or Steven O'Hagan (s.ohagan@ed.ac.uk).

MathsHub 

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.

5312

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

5311

In 5311 there is quiet study space.

5310

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