AMSI Summer School 2017

Where: The University of Sydney

When: 9 January – 3 February 2017

The AMSI Summer School is a four-week residential school in the mathematical sciences and cognate disciplines. Eight exciting subjects are offered, given by eminent lectures from around Australia, to give you the opportunity to study areas and take credit* for a subject that may not be available at your home university. The school is primarily for honours and postgraduate students in the mathematical sciences and cognate disciplines, but other students are welcome to apply. 

  • The Biggest Maths Event: The AMSI Summer School is the biggest national event for maths students in Australia.  Modelled on successful international schools, the event brings together more than 150 students from around the country for a summer of maths, stats, and fun!
  • Interesting Subjects: Each year we carefully select eight subjects to ensure that some of the latest developments in Australian maths, as well as the traditional favourites are offered.  You can choose a course (or two!) to suit your interest or speciality.
  • Course Credit:  With approval from your home university, you could use a AMSI Summer School subject to gain credit towards your degree!
  • Your Career: Meet future employers at the Careers Afternoon, learn from of the country’s top lecturers, and build your networks at the social events!
  • New Friends: Spend your summer meeting fellow students and peers from around the country, share your research, experiences, and find common interests to make new connections.

*please check with your home university whether you can gain credit for an AMSI Summer School subject towards your degree





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The AMSI Summer School is jointly funded by the Department of Education and Training and the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute, with support from The University of Sydney, AustMS, ANZIAM, the BHP Billiton Foundation (supporting the CHOOSEMATHS Initiative), the Australian Signals Directorate, and Optiver.


  • "The Conference Dinner was a great way to unwind before the hectic revision began"

    Yositha Yasagampitiya RMIT University
  • "The opportunity to study topics not offered at my home institution"

    David Warne Queensland University of Technology
  • "Meeting new people and the course Complex Networks was great"

    Jake Antmann Monash University
  • "The social aspect was great, it was so much fun getting to know so many students with similar interests"

    Alesha Hatton University of Wollongong
  • "The classes were interesting, the networking opportunities were great, and I learned some new career paths at the careers afternoon"

    Ruvindha Lecamwasam The Australian national University
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