Upcoming Events and Deadlines

15th October - UCAS deadline for applying to the University of Oxford - more information available on the University of Oxford website and the Mathematical Institute website

October - Oxfordshire Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclass invitations will be sent to schools and previous attendees.

2nd November - Mathematics Admissions Test (MAT) - more information available on the University of Oxford website and past papers and solutions can be found on the Mathematical Institute website.

9th and 11th January - It All Adds Up will be taking place - bookings now open.

10th January - Philosophy Plus Science will be taking place - bookings opening soon.

Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures

Below are listed upcoming public lectures and events at the Mathematical Institute. Click through into this section for a more detailed listing of all such events and also links to some public lectures online.

We run regular Public Lectures that enable anyone with an interest in the subject to see the best mathematicians in action and to share their pleasure (and occasional pain).

Oxford Mathematics Alphabet

The Oxford Mathematics Alphabet is an outreach project showcasing the amazing and wonderful research going on at the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford.


International Mathematical Union poster
From Oxford mathematicians to the Oxford Mathematics Alphabet we hope these posters will inspire you and your students and brighten up your classroom walls.


Lottery balls
Events, competitions, and some recommended mathematical reading for under 11s.

Years 7-8

Links to resources and activities for students in Years 7-8 (ages 11-13).

Years 9-11

Students at Philosophy Plus Science
Find out about the events we run for students in years 9-11 (ages 13-16) and find links to resources to develop mathematical problem solving.

Years 12-13

Students at Further Maths What Next? in a large lecture theatre
Explore our summer schools, taster days, and problem solving workshops for students in Year 12 and 13 (ages 16-18). You can also find recommended mathematical resources and information about our departmental and university-wide open days.