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# Sigma Mathematics and Statistics Support Centre

We can help you to improve your confidence in all aspects of maths and statistics, whatever your course and ability level. We aim to motivate you and give you the tools to reach your academic potential. Use our service to overcome barriers in your course by learning new ways to tackle maths and statistics - both for projects and assessments, and lay down a solid foundation for your future career.

# Fulfil your academic potential

To succeed in your academic studies and future employment, use our service to fill in any gaps in your knowledge and improve your numeracy and statistical skills. Expanding your skill-set will increase your confidence and enrich your studies, helping you to achieve your full potential.

# Overcome barriers and grow in confidence

If you have low confidence in your maths or statistics ability - but need a particular element of it to pass an exam or module on your course - we will help you to improve your confidence and lay a foundation that will stay with you in your future studies and career. Equally, If you are using advanced maths or statistics to a high level in your course - but would like to take your understanding and grades to the next level - using our service will help you to achieve this.

# Improve your coursework, exam and dissertation results

Students who use our service, on average, get better outcomes in their degree program. Whether maths and statistics are central to your course or an occasional part of your study, our specialised 1:1 support will be tailored to you, giving you the opportunity to improve your grades and get the most out of your course.

# Learn new methods and ways of understanding

Learn new ways to tackle numeracy, data analysis, maths and statistics. Our targeted support will ensure that your individual needs are met, no matter what your starting point is or how you prefer to learn.

# Enhance your employability

Go into the jobs market with a confidence that sets you apart from other applicants. We understand what employers are looking for and can give you specific advice and training for employers' numerical reasoning tests which are often used as part of their recruitment process. This includes the Teachers’ numeracy test and other quantitative reasoning selection tests.

# Become more engaged and pro-active in your learning

If you are studying remotely (or you are not based at the Coventry Campus), we have a wide range of computer-based learning materials and diagnostic tests that you can access online - both for maths (opens new window) and statistics (opens new window).

# Visit Sigma to find more

Go to the Sigma Mathematics and Statistics Support Centre (opens new window) home page to find out more about the features of our service and how we can help you.

# Access our service

Go to our web page (opens new window) for information on how to access live online drop-in support (opens new window); plus, find out how to book appointments, workshops and access resources online.

Tip:

If you are a Coventry-based student, then you can find us on the Ground floor of the Frederick Lanchester Library on the main Coventry Campus. Due to COVID-19, we are currently working exclusively online.

Last updated: 07/05/2021, 09:25:32