School of Mathematics and Statistics

School of Mathematics and Statistics

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is home to mathematics, the world’s oldest continuously-studied academic discipline. All the subjects we teach have an important history and exciting future.


Our students engage with ideas at the frontiers of pure and applied mathematics, logic and stochastic processes, led by the School’s world-class academic staff.


We collaborate widely, partnering with researchers in many disciplines including ecology, geophysics, linguistics, music and psychology.


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Coming Events

Sep14Seminar Surfing with wavelets

Speaker: Prof Ingrid Daubechies
Date: Monday 14th September 2015
Time: 06:00 PM
Venue: LT, Hunter Building 220 More »

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Latest News

30 Jun 2015 - 11:08Actuarial science now offered as major
Please refer to the link for more information http://www.victoria.ac.nz/vbs/about/news#a291817 More »
29 Jun 2015 - 16:26Turing’s Legacy among the best of 2014
Professor Rod Downey’s edited collection of articles “Turing’s Legacy: Developments from Turing’s Ideas in Logic” has been chosen as one of the notable books on computing for 2014. The 'Annual ... More »

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Your First Year

Find out about Victoria's mathematical sciences study options, first year courses, admission criteria and how to apply.

Summer Courses

MATH 132: Introduction to Mathematical Thinking and STAT 193: Statistics for the Natural and Social Sciences are offered over January and February 2016.

Jasmine

“One of the things I love most about maths is the certainty of it—when you prove something, it’s true forever."

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Courtney Jones

Best jobs are in Maths

Actuary, Mathematician and Statistician have yet again been ranked among the 4 top careers in an annual survey.

Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science

What is an actuary? Why study to be one? Find out more about the profession and our Actuarial Science programme.