MathLink Program – Grade 9-10* Students (Free Program)

*For younger students, this refers to the level of mathematics and not to the actual age.

MathLink is a free Math enrichment program at Carleton University, which started in 2006. MathLink will give an opportunity for the high school students to explore mathematics beyond the school program.  The target age group is grades 9 and 10, but anyone with interest in mathematics is invited to participate.  We will explore various topics in mathematics including:

  • Sequences
  • Combinatorics
  • Probability
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Logic
  • Mathematical games
  • Calculus

Each session will begin with a lecture, followed by a problem-solving session. The problems we consider will be on the topic of the lecture. Once in a while, there will be special lectures given by professors at Carleton’s School of Mathematics and Statistics. We will also be working on olympiad-style problems (at appropriate level). MathLink is designed in a way that students may take it for two years in a row. The curriculum will not repeat. In alternate years we put emphasis on either Algebra or Geometry.

Why should you participate?

This program is oriented towards the students who already do well in high school math. Its goal is to ensure that these students succeed and excel in mathematics courses at the University level. If you plan to enter a University to study mathematics, science or engineering, MathLink will be beneficial for you. And finally, we do math because we like it!

2024/25 Course Information

MathLink will run on Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm from September 2024 to April 2025 (with a break in December).

Enrollment is based on the Admission Test. Registration for the Admission Test is required.

Instructor: Professor Yuly Billig

Class size is limited to 60 students.

This program is free.

2023/24 Course Information

MathLink will run on Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm from September 2023 to April 2024 (with a break in December).

New class location for the Winter term: Tory Building, room TB 208.


Students who pass the Admission Test in September 2024, or who continue MathLink from 2023/24 should register using the button below. To complete the registration, you will need special registration codes that will be emailed to you once you pass the Admission Test.



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