Math Help Centre
Objectives of Mathematics Help Centre (MHC)
- To provide face-to-face assistance to persons with difficulties in courses with Mathematics and Statistics components in ALL faculties at the UWI, ST. Augustine Campus and the Open Campus.
- To promote the expertise and important role of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Campus.
Location of MHC
For Semester 1 (Academic Year 2023-2024), the MHC will be open for face-to-face visits in the Mathematics Help Centre Room which is located on the second floor of the Natural Sciences Building (Old Wing).
The MHC will also continue to operate via its online platform on the myeLearning Course Shell, Math Help Centre (see above- MHC ONLINE ACCESS- for instructions on how to join). Students can join Zoom sessions with tutors or post to the online Discussion Forum on myeLearning.
The MHC will also be open for face-to-face visits at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Room 216 on the 2nd Floor of the Old Humanities Building on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Availability of the MHC
For Semester 1 (Academic Year 2023-2024), the MHC will resume its services on Monday, 4th September 2023, at 9 a.m.
Although this is a walk-in service, you can avoid the wait by making a booking with a tutor in advance by emailing us at STAfirstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a session. Please include the course code and the topic that you need assistance with in your email so that arrangements can be made for your visit. Alternatively, you can call the Department of Mathematics and Statistics to set up a session. Phone contact: 662-2002 ext. 83553 / 83641.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday (except Thursday) from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. only.
Instructors, Teaching Assistants, Part-time Demonstrators and Associate Professionals from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics assist students with difficulties at the MHC.
Student requirements per session
Students must bring their attempts at the question for clarification and course material.
Tutors will provide necessary guidance to students by providing the skills and techniques required to understand the material.
Tutors will NOT proofread or do assignments for students or provide opinions/judgements on the way an assignment or examination was marked by another Lecturer.
In the event a Tutor is unable to answer a question efficiently, the student will be referred to another who has the expertise.
Graduate students with projects will be referred to the Statistical Consulting Unit.
Phone: 662-2002 ext. 83553 / 83641.