UQ's Queensland Mathematics Summer School (QMSS) introduces Year 10 students to the beauty of advanced mathematical ideas and new ways of thinking.

Hosted by UQ's School of Mathematics and Physics each January, this multi-day non-residential program is open to talented students who are going into Year 11 and have chosen to study Maths Methods and Specialist Maths.

Apply for QMSS

Applications for QMSS 2022 will open in late August.

Email our QMSS team at qmss@uq.edu.au for more information.

What's involved

You'll delve into the deep, difficult, fun, mysterious, abstract, interconnected and, of course, useful aspects of this fascinating subject.

  • Learn from mathematicians who are passionate about their subject – from globally renounced researchers to experts in mathematical education, and current students, all keen to share their experience and knowledge with you!
  • Develop and extend your mathematical skills in problem solving, communication, analysis and reasoning.
  • Explore and immerse in mathematics: discuss contemporary topics in mathematics including artificial intelligence, data science, models on the spread of disease and more through interactive lectures, tutorials and seminars!
  • Make friends with students from around the state and discover how much fun it is to be around people who are passionate about mathematics.

Who is eligible

Students commencing Year 11 in 2022 who have chosen to study QCE Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics or IB Mathematics.

Fees and further details

Program details

QMSS is a non-residential school. It is held at UQ St Lucia from 9am to 5pm.

2022 dates Monday January 17 to Wednesday January 19.


The cost of QMSS is TBC.