The Mathematics Support Centre tutors provide one-to-one help with mathematics and statistics for all Reading students. We are a primarily a drop-in centre, helping your students to better understand the mathematics and statistics needed for their course.

The help we provide includes:

  • helping your students to understand the topic in question
  • explaining lecture notes and other materials
  • providing further examples and worksheets (in hard copy and on Blackboard), with answers
  • guiding your students on how to study mathematics effectively
  • directing your students to additional sources of instruction (e.g. text-books, and on-line sites such as
  • helping with revision, and preparation for tests and exams
  • providing practice papers for numerical tests, as used by many companies for recruitment purposes


We also hold weekly Wednesday workshops throughout the year; the topics for each term can be found on our website:

This also gives details of our location, opening hours, and links to useful learning resources.