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QUB Maths Competition for Schools

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The Great Hall

Queen's University Belfast

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Belfast

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If you have the ability and enjoy solving mathematical puzzles and problems then this is your chance. All you need to do is register your team.

The competition will take place on Friday 8 December 2017 from 11am to 3pm in the Great Hall at QUB.

There is no entry fee. Teams should have no more than 4 members and its members should be in years 13–14. Each school can enter only one team.

There will be prizes for the first, second and third places. In addition, all participants will receive a certificate.

Places for the competition are limited, so they will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

The closing date for entries is Friday 1 December 2017.


Schedule

The running order for the competition will be

11:00 – 11:45 Round 1

Each team will work on a set of mathematical problems.

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch

Lunch is not provided. Pupils and teachers are welcome to either bring packed lunches or to obtain their lunch in the nearby Student’s Union or cafes/restaurants.

12:30 – 13:15 Round 2

Each team will work on a set of mathematical puzzles.

13:15 – 13:30 Break

Snack and drinks will be provided.

13:30 – 15:00 Quiz and Prize Ceremony

The last part of the quiz will be a maths table quiz.

Please also note that calculators are permitted, but may not necessarily be useful!


FAQs

Where is the Great Hall?

The Great Hall is located on the main university campus. It is number 1a on the map below.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We are sorry that we cannot offer parking at Queen's University Belfast due to the event being held during term time. However small school buses may enter for disembarking and collection though the entrance to the Main Campus on University Square (requires prior arrangement with the organisers).

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please e-mail mp.outreach@qub.ac.uk with subject "QUB Maths Competition"

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United Kingdom

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