Mark Sheridan

Actuarial Associate
EY
Dublin
Banking, insurance and financial services
BA Mathematics
2016

Edgeworth prize and Gosset price. (Statistics exam awards).

Maynooth is a great place to study. The relaxed and professional atmosphere really helps you focus during exam periods. Especially in the South campus, where the Mathematics Department is located.

The lecturers are extremely helpful and are interested in you understanding the material, and not just getting you through exams.

The modules are diverse and interesting, changing nearly every year. Sure I even did a module through Irish, and I can hardly speak a word of Irish!

With my degree specifically, the structure in which is was set up allowed me to explore subject options. For example, I studied some business modules in first year, which I didn't enjoy at all and ended up switching to statistics, which was the best decision I made.

Studying mathematics at Maynooth helps you to think logically and form rational arguments which can ultimately be applied to any discipline once you move on from your studies.