True Maths

True Maths

True Maths (C020) is an Enrichment Programme Unit for students who would love mathematics and/or games and would like to have a taster of what mathematics is really about. 


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  • be able to solve problems collaboratively
  • be able to think critically
  • be able to interact with each other socially.

21st century skills addressed in the unit:

  • Critical thinking 
  • Creativity 
  • Communication 
  • Collaboration 
  • Curiosity
  • Adaptability

Duration and frequency of sessions

2 hours every week


Total duration of the EPU

10 hours


Proposed day and time

Wednesday 14:00 to 16:00


Marks earned

Maximum marks possibly earned in this EPU: 5 marks 


Further details

The programme is open to any student who would like to join, even if maths is not one of their study subjects at JC. Any student (first or second year) that has an aptitude for mathematics and/or games and who have a competitive and collaborative mindset may apply. Students are expected to be punctual and respectful to their peers. Students are presented with problems which they solve sometimes individually, sometimes in groups and other times as an entire group.


Additional benefits

Not applicable.



  • A minimum of 5 students is required to run the unit.
  • This unit will be offered during first term, before the Christmas recess (from early November to mid December).  


Registration/Participation fees 

  • No registration fees are required.
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis.


EP Coordinator

Dr Alexander Farrugia




You need more information?
Contact the EP coordinator.