About the Conference
The Australian Mathematical Sciences Student Conference is an annual conference for Australian postgraduate and honours students from the mathematical sciences. The conference aims to bring students together, enable students to communicate their work, facilitate dialogue, and encourage collaboration, all within a friendly and informal atmosphere.
The conference will run for 3 days, from the 6th of December until the 8th of December, 2017.
Note that AMSSC takes place the week before AustMS 2017.
Register online here
Registration will close on the 6th November!
All students in attendance are encouraged to give a talk. Talks will run for 20 minutes with an additional 5 minutes for questions. Please submit talk titles and abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will aim to group talks into related themes, however you should be prepared for a general mathematical audience.
Students giving a talk at this conference are eligible for the AMSI/AustMS Student Support Scheme, covering up to half of travel,
registration and childcare costs. All information, including the funding rules, application deadline and application online form,
can be found here.
The deadline for financial support is September 22nd, 2017!
- Dr. Norman Do - Monash University
- Dr. Melanie Roberts - IBM Research
- Dr. Glen Wheeler - University of Wollongong
The conference will be held at University of Wollongong main campus in Building 20
(Communications Centre) which is marked on the map below. A downloadable map of the campus can be found
View on Google Maps.
The Australian Signals Directorate
The Australian Signals Directorate is one of the major sponors of the AMSSC. They are looking to recuit people from the mathematical sciences
with strong critical thinking and research skills. For more information about jobs with the Australian Signals Directorate check out their careers page
We have compiled a list of some of the accomodation around Wollongong.
More can be found with a quick
In addition, Airbnb
can often be a cheap alternative to hotels.
The easiest way to access public transport in NSW is with an Opal card.
Opal cards can either be ordered online
or purchased from the Airport train station as well as most newsagents and post offices.
At many train stations—including the Sydney airport station—you can also purchase
single trip tickets. Check the locations here
Sydney airport to Wollongong
First take the train from the Domestic Terminal Station
to Wolli Creek Station
Then change to the South Coast Line
and catch the train to either Wollongong Station
—which is close to the Wollongong CBD—or
to North Wollongong Station
—which is close to the University of Wollongong.
Note that single trip tickets can be purchased at ALL of the stations mentioned above.
For getting to your accommodation we recommend disembarking at Wollongong train
station and catching the free 55A and 55C buses as detailed below.
The train fare between Sydney airport and Wollongong is approximately
$23 each way for a single trip ticket (Sydney airport includes a surcharge) and takes around 2 hours.
More information, including timetables, can be found on the Sydney Trains website
Many shuttle bus companies provide transport between the airport and Wollongong.
These buses usually must be pre-booked. One such service is
Leisure Coast Limousine Service
but others can be found in the Yellow Pages
under airport shuttle services
Transport around Wollongong
A general guide to transport around the University of Wollongong can be found here
There is a free bus service around the centre of Wollongong which stops at the university.
The routes are numbered 55A
(anticlockwise) and 55C
(clockwise). They run every 10
minutes between 7am and 6pm, and run every 20 minutes between 6pm and 10pm.
It takes approximately 10-15 minutes travel time from the Wollongong CBD to the university on the 55C. A route map can be found here
and real-time timetables are available through the UOW Shuttle app on
There is another free bus service (route 9N
) between North Wollongong station and the University of Wollongong. This service runs every 15 minutes.
For those with cars, general parking on campus costs $9.60 per day. Coin and credit card
operated ticket machines are located throughout the campus. The machines
do not give change. Alternatively, street parking in the surrounding suburb of Keiraville is free, however some areas are only 2 hour parking.
Taxis in Wollongong may be booked by calling 131 008.
For those who prefer to travel by foot, the University of Wollongong main campus is approximately a 45 minute walk from the Wollongong CBD.
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