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STEP Support Programme

Problem Solving for Maths Interviews (Student Webinar Series November 2023)

These webinars were aimed at students who applied to the University of Cambridge in 2023 to study mathematics as an undergraduate degree.

In these webinars we discussed some strategies for solving unfamiliar problems, and some suggestions for problems that could be used for prepare. We will also discussed what to expect from a mathematics interview and how to prepare for them. Cambridge mathematics undergraduates answered questions and shared their interview experience.

Webinar 1: Wednesday 8th November

Webinar 2: Wednesday 15th November

Webinar 3: Wednesday 22nd November

Webinar 3: Wednesday 29th November

Useful Links

Underground Mathematics: Selected worked STEP questions

STEP Question database

University of Cambridge Mathematics Faculty: What do we look for?

University of Cambridge Mathematics Faculty: Information about STEP

University of Cambridge Admissions Office: Undergraduate course information for Mathematics

Stephen Siklos' "Advanced Problems in Mathematics" book (external link)

MEI: Worked solutions to STEP questions (external link)

OCR: Exam board information about STEP (external link)

AMSP (Advanced Maths Support programme): Support for University Admission Tests (external link)