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  • Media Release – IMO Results

    25 July, 2017

    MEDIA RELEASE Five Medals at International Mathematical Olympiad Australian student solves hardest problem in history of competition The Australian team is bringing home three silver and two bronze medals, plus an honourable mention, from the 2017 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This year’s competition contained the hardest problem in the history … Read More

  • digIT 2017 draws to a close

    7 July, 2017

    Fifty-five students from regional and remote areas of Australia have wrapped up the digIT 2017 program by coming together to talk about pathways into ICT, present projects and pitch solutions on how to solve some of the world’s problems. The three-day residential camp brings to a close the six-month digIT program, combining two residential camps … Read More

  • Australian Olympians ready to take on the world in mathematics and informatics

    26 June, 2017

    Ten of Australia’s best students have made the teams to represent Australia at the International Mathematical Olympiad and International Olympiad in Informatics, taking place in July and August. James Bang (Year 10, Baulkham Hills High School), Matthew Cheah (Year 12, Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School), Linus Cooper (Year 11, James Ruse Agricultural High School), William … Read More

  • It’s the 40th AMC!

    14 June, 2017

    The Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) is running for the 40th time in 2017! The AMC is a fun 30-problem competition that shows the relevance of mathematics in students’ everyday lives. Australia’s leading educators and academics, who have a deep understanding of national curriculum standards, design the unique AMC problems each year. Every year, hundreds of … Read More

  • AMT Survey 2017

    7 June, 2017

    The Australian Mathematics Trust is constantly striving to improve our programs. As such, we are seeking feedback from teachers and schools to ensure we continue to deliver the best possible programs and materials. We have recently emailed schools inviting them to participate in a survey. If you have already completed this survey, thank you for … Read More

  • Big achievements for Curious Minds participants

    5 June, 2017

    Girls in STEM program awarded scholarships, selected in an exchange program to Europe Zali Roberts, currently a year 10 student at the Cleve Area School will soon be leaving for a 5-month exchange to Sweden. In August, Zali is taking up a Southern Cross Cultural Exchange after an extensive application … Read More

  • Preparing for the AMC?

    11 May, 2017

    If you want to get ready for the 40th Australian Mathematics Competition, we have a series of resources to help. Resources GetSet AMC is a self-paced online program designed to help every student prepare effectively for the AMC. There’s a collection of problem sets and a mock contest for each division, and students receive a … Read More

  • A Purr-fect Start to the Year

    21 March, 2017

    Almost 16 thousand students across Australia, and internationally, will sit the Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) competition today. Students will sit the one-hour problem-solving competition both online and on paper. The CAT is an ideal challenge to encourage interest in programming. Results in the CAT often enable talent to be discovered that may not be … Read More

  • 2017 CAT AMC Package Discount

    27 February, 2017

    Teachers, are you thinking of how you can give your students a head start towards exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) careers? In 2017, we have a package discount when schools register for both our AMC and CAT competitions, both available in paper or online formats. Algorithmic thinking is an essential skill for most STEM … Read More

  • Australian Olympians to be supported by government funding

    21 October, 2016

    The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) has welcomed the announcement from the Honourable Greg Hunt, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, that the government will continue to support our most talented Australian students to take part in the international Mathematics and Informatics Olympiads. The Australian Mathematics Trust will deliver this programme on behalf of the government. … Read More

  • Australian Mathematics Competition Medallists for 2016 announced

    4 October, 2016

    Congratulations to the medallists in the 2016 Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC). Almost 300,000 students from across Australia and more than 30 countries participated in the AMC this year. The Australian Mathematics Trust has awarded 62 medals to secondary students who performed exceptionally in the AMC. This year there were 22 Junior … Read More

  • AIMO comes to Vietnam

    28 September, 2016

    In an exciting development, 467 Vietnamese students participated in the Australian Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad last week. Organised centrally at the Cau Giay Lower Secondary School in Hanoi by Vietnamese AMT contact Dr Tri Ta, students came from 23 different schools.  Students who gathered for the contest received a celebration T-shirt! The … Read More

  • Australians bring home medals

    24 August, 2016

    While all eyes have been focused on the Olympics in Rio, other Olympiads have also occurred across the world in mathematics, informatics and four fields of science. These Olympiads are held annually to give an opportunity for the brightest high school students to compete against each other on an international … Read More

  • ‘Brainy’ Olympians gear up for Hong Kong maths competition

    15 July, 2016

    While athletes from around the world will be vying for gold at the Rio Olympics, another group of elite competitors are gearing up for an Olympics of a different kind. The International Mathematical Olympiad, also known as the world’s most prestigious maths prize for students, is set to begin in Hong Kong. Al Jazeera’s Sarah … Read More

  • Melbourne student is first girl ever picked for Australian Informatics Olympiad team

    22 June, 2016

    Belinda Shi, a year 12 student from Methodist Ladies’ College in Melbourne, will be the first Australian girl to compete at the International Olympiad in Informatics. “I’m excited to be the first female on Australia’s International Olympiad in Informatics team,” she says. Keen to counter the misconception that ‘girls can’t code’, Belinda decided to establish … Read More

  • Vale Geoff Ball

    9 June, 2016

    The AMT notes the recent passing of Geoff Ball in Sydney. Geoff played a significant role in the mathematics Olympiad program over many years. Read his obituary:

  • The future is bright for selection school graduates

    5 May, 2016

    Optiver employee and former mathematics Olympian, Sen Lin, shared his experiences with students at the recent selection schools for the international mathematics and informatics Olympiads. As far back as Sen Lin can remember, he was always ‘pretty solid at maths’. The mathematics that he did at school felt routine and easy, but something in Sen … Read More

  • Australia wins FARIO for 9th year running

    5 May, 2016

    Congratulations to Australia who, for the ninth year running, has won the French-Australian Regional Informatics Olympiad (FARIO). The first two places were taken by Australian students with third place tied by an Australian and New Zealand student. Richard Gong (pictured left) from Sydney Grammar School achieved the highest score, while Jerry Mao (pictured right) from … Read More

  • Get your entries in for the Australian Mathematics Competition

    5 May, 2016

    Don’t panic, you still have time to register your students for the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC), which is on 28 July 2016. The AMC is a fun 30-problem competition which shows the relevance of mathematics in students’ everyday lives. Australia’s leading educators and academics, who have a deep understanding of national curriculum standards, design the unique … Read More

  • Melbourne girls in contention for Australian maths and informatics Olympiad teams

    5 May, 2016

    Two year 12 students from Methodist Ladies’ College in Melbourne are competing against 29 boys for a small number of places on Australia’s teams for the international mathematical and informatics Olympiads. Michelle Chen was one of 15 senior students at the recent Australian Mathematical Olympiad Committee (AMOC) Selection School vying for a place on the … Read More