International Day of Mathematics (pi day)

To celebrate the 2022 International Day of Mathematics (14 March), the House of Science organised two activities – The Treasure Hunt “Quest of the Lost Fields Medal: Chapter II” game and a special Après-Lunch webinar with the Mathematical Scientists. The game was aimed at the general public and Après-Lunch at university students.  The Treasure Hunt

Mathematical Skills for Solving Key Developmental Challenges in Africa

The first Après-Lunch with the Mathematical Scientist for the academic year 2022 took place on the 22 February 2022 at the AIMS main Lecture Hall in a hybrid format. The topic for the event was ‘Mathematical skills for solving key developmental challenges in Africa’. The event featured Mr Lusani Mulaudzi, a Healthcare Actuary, Independent Non-Executive

Mathematical Thinking (MT2) Online Course

AIMSEC presented their third fully online course, Mathematical Thinking (MT2) Online Course, from 28 August to 11 December 2021. This fourteen-week professional development course was sponsored by AECI and presented on Google Classroom with WhatsApp support. From across the country seventy-five mathematics teachers took part in the course: forty Senior Phase (Grades 7 – 9)

Teaching mathematics is a calling

On 19 June 2021 AIMSSC announced that Ms Bianca Chimanikire from the Leap Science and Maths School in Jane Furse, Sekhukhune East District, Limpopo was the top student for its 2021 Language and Communication to develop mathematical knowledge, understanding and skills for the 21st Century (LC SAMO 2) Online Course. The South African Mathematics Foundation

Applications Now Open – January 2022 Intake

Applications are now open for the January 2022 AIMS Structured Master’s intake. The January intake of the AIMS Structured Master’s in Mathematical Sciences is open to students following the South African academic calendar (January to December). Preference will be given to South African nationals For more information and to apply please visit

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