TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF MATHEMATICS!
If you have the ability & enjoy solving maths puzzles & problems then this is your chance!
The QUB Maths Competition for Schools has been held annually since 2009. The competition is usually held in early December. Teams of A-Level Maths students from about 20 schools from all over Norther Ireland come to Queen’s to compete in a two gruelling problem-solving rounds, followed by a maths quiz. Many of these students later come to Queen’s to study in the School of Mathematics and Physics.
To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/qub-maths-competition-for-schools-2019-in-great-hall-tickets-77462770231
In 2018, the competition was held on 7 December 2018, with 17 schools taking part. The winning teams were: Belfast Royal Academy (1st pace), Grosvenor Grammar School (2nd place), Carrickfergus Grammar School (3rd place), with Shimna Integrated College Newcastle and St Louis Grammar School Ballymena receiving commendation for strong performance in rounds 1 and 2.
1st place: Belfast Royal Academy
2nd place: Grosvenor Grammar School
3rd place: Carrickfergus Grammar School
Recent past competition winners:
- 2017 St Patrick’s Academy Dangannon and Wallace High School (joint 1st place), Friends School Lisburn (2nd place),
- 2016 Belfast Royal Academy (1st place), Grosvenor Grammar School (2nd Place), Belfast High School (3rd place)
- 2015 Grosvenor Grammar School (1st place), St Louis Grammar School Kilkeel, Carrickfergus Grammar School (3rd place)
- 2014 Grosvenor Grammar School (1st place), Portadown College (2nd place), Belfast Methodist College (3rd place)