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Postgraduate Study in Mathematics


Welcome to the Faculty of Mathematics!

October 2021

Please familiarise yourself with the information on this page in advance of your arrival in October. If you have any queries, please contact Tessa or Femke in the Postgraduate Office

The Faculty is located in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences. The main entrance to the Centre, with reception desk, is at the East end of the building and is approached from Clarkson Road. View directions and map. Find your way around CMS.





  • Faculty induction sessions will take place in the afternoon on the first day of term, Tuesday 5 October, in person. Final timetable
  • Course specific sessions will happen in person as follows. Attendance is mandatory. Please let the Postgraduate Office know if you are unable to attend.
    • DPMMS Research PhD: Tuesday 5 October, 4.00pm
    • DAMTP Research PhD: Tuesday 5 October, 4.00pm
    • CMI: Wednesday 6 October, 11.30am
  • All PhD students will need to complete the online University Postgraduate Safety Course before they start their research activities. The course will be available here from Tuesday 5 October. Please make sure to complete this course before the end of your first week


Please read the 2021-22 handbook



  • If your maintenance is paid for by the Faculty and you have a UK bank account, please send us your bank details by returning a completed UPS3 form to the Postgraduate Office by Monday 20 September. DPMMS funded students should also include a recent bank statement (you can black out account balance and transactions)
  • If you do not have a UK bank account, please wait until you have arrived and set one up before providing the above information
  • EPSRC / NERC / STFC funded students also need to create a Je-S account by 20 September. Instructions are here. Your funding source can be found in your funding offer letter, but if you are unsure please contact the Postgraduate Office. Je-S is the online system via which the Department is required to report to funding bodies. You will also be required to declare your research output via Researchfish

Office Allocations

All PhD students are allocated office desk space in CMS. Please see the relevant staff member (see below) to collect your key and find out where you will be. A £10 deposit will be required. Please note your offices will not be ready before your induction.

  • DAMTP students - Pavilion/Group Secretary associated with your supervisor. They should be in contact separately
  • DPMMS students - Tessa Blackman in the Postgraduate Office C0.15
  • CMI students - Tessa Blackman in the Postgraduate Office C0.15

Supervising Undergraduates

Training is mandatory if you would like to supervise undergraduates. Sessions will take place 7, 11 and 14 October. Please book your place here.

Further information on supervising undergraduates


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