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  • A Purr-fect Start to the Year

    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

    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

  • 2016 Australian Statistics Competition Results

    The 2016 ASC results have been determined and prize cheques and certificates have been sent to schools. We congratulate all participants on their excellent work. The prize winners and links to their projects are listed here.   NATIONAL WINNERS Junior Division Ananya Williams, Anna Bullard and Divya Jean, Rossmoyne Senior High School WA View Entry Intermediate Division … Read More

  • Australian Olympians to be supported by government funding

    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

    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 59 medals to secondary students who performed exceptionally in the AMC. This year there were 22 Junior … Read More

  • AIMO comes to Vietnam

    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