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Math Competition Training for Boys and Girls

UCC Math Select brings the thrill of competition to the math arena, training students to write and excel at North America’s most popular math contests — including the Waterloo and American contests.

The program is open to eligible boys and girls in grades 5 through 9 at any school, not just Upper Canada College. Students don’t need experience writing math contests, as instructors will prepare them with the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve the best possible results. They just need a love of math and the desire to take it to the next level.

Next Session Info

The Winter 2018 session of UCC Math Select is currently full. The next session will begin in Fall 2018. Previous registrants will be notified by email to request registration confirmation. If you have not previously registered, please sign up using the form below.

LOCATION: Upper Canada College, 200 Lonsdale Rd., room 223 (students check in with reception at the main entrance on the first day of class, clock tower building)
DATE: Five-week session on Thursdays, February 8 to March 8, 2018
TIME: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
COST: $75 per session (free for UCC students), payable on the first day of class by cheque


For more information contact Byung Chun at 416-488-1125 ext. 3318

UCC Math Select Coaches

Byung Chun
This UCC math teacher started writing contests in Grade 2 when he won the Gauss contest in the Vancouver region, and he’s never looked back. As a high school competitor, Chun won the Canadian Mathematical Olympiad and earned three medals at the International Mathematical Olympiad. More recently, he’s been the academic organizer for the Canadian National Math Camp and a regular lecturer at Toronto Math Circles. Chun joined the UCC faculty in 2012 and has been working with students to foster a healthy math atmosphere.

Deirdre Timusk
The interim chair of UCC’s math department graduated from Queen’s University with a degree in theoretical physics. She began teaching math in Medellin, Colombia and then moved to St. Louis, Mo. Timusk is in her 12th year at UCC and is passionate about creating a dynamic, challenging and supportive math program.