Maleeha Khawaja

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Education Lead @ Umath and incoming PhD student!

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FinishedFinished answering on Jun 15 at 18:45 BST

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  • Studying Maths (A-Level, Undergraduate, Master's, PhD)
  • Life at university
  • University admissions process
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Hey! 

In addition to the answer below, it's also worth directly emailing the admissions department of the university to find out about their current funding status. A lot of deadlines will have passed but, depending on the field you want to go into, there still may be positions that you can a…

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Thanks for your question! 

Very few people who do Maths at undergraduate level go into academia.

To give you a little bit of context, I did my BSc Maths degree at the University of Warwick. Some of my friends, on the same course, chose to do it as a gateway into Banking/Finance. Most of thes…

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How do you write a really good personal statement for maths?

Maleeha Khawaja - 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the question!

It's helpful to mention anything (maths-based) you've done outside of the curriculum.

For example, around the time I was applying for my undergraduate degree, I read quite a few books around Maths. 'Fermat's Last Theorem' by Simon Singh, 'The Joy of X' by Steven Strogatz …

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Thanks for your question! 

There are probably some people who are naturally good at Maths. However, from my experience, I don't agree that people are either good at it or they're not!

From my experience at university, it's clear from professional academics and PhD students that perseverence …

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What's it like studying maths at uni?

Maleeha Khawaja - 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your question!

I think the experience will vary between different universities, I will try to summarise mine!

I did my undergraduate degree at the University of Warwick. There were multiple 'problem sheets' that needed to be submitted weekly for each module, these accounted for ~ …

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What teaching methods work for teaching maths at 13+?

Maleeha Khawaja - 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Hey, thanks for your question! 

There are some really cool online resources (e.g. Khan Academy, Brilliant, Nrich) that you/he could have a look at. Whilst I haven't used them myself, it looks like they stray away from the style of traditional textbook questions and encourage interactive learn…

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