Orders from our online shop

We aim to process and dispatch orders within two working days. However, we have a small staff and during busy periods may take up to a week to process and dispatch orders. We will notify you when your order has been dispatched.

Note that most of our books can also be purchased on Amazon.

Cancellations and returns

You may cancel your order up to 14 days after your order is delivered by contacting us. Returns are at your own expense, and we will only issue refunds if items returned are resalable as new. Your statutory rights are not affected.

Competition entry

Eligibility for competitions

  1. Unless otherwise stated, our competitions are only open to entry from institutions that are registered UKMT centres, and not to individual students or parents, nor to private tutors.
  2. You must accept the entry criteria for a competition, as stated during the checkout process, before entering.
  3. By placing an order for entry to a competition, you accept responsibility for ensuring that only eligible students take part and that the competition is taken on the competition date specified by us, if applicable. Failure to do so may lead to the withholding of competition results, disqualification from follow-on rounds or any other measure that we deem appropriate.


  1. By placing an order on behalf of an institution, you confirm that you have any necessary authority and permission to do so.
  2. It is essential that you follow your institution’s rules and include any appropriate information when placing the order; for example, providing an official purchase order number at the point of purchase if this is required to be displayed on the invoice.
  3. Entries to the Junior, Intermediate and Senior Mathematical Challenges from centres outside the UK and Crown Dependencies each attract an overseas surcharge: £50 for Europe and £60 elsewhere.
  4. We reserve the right to refuse any order if we believe there is a legitimate reason for doing so.


  1. Payment is due within 30 calendar days of the date the order is processed; the payment due date is displayed on the invoice.
  2. By placing an order you are accepting responsibility for ensuring that the invoice is paid in full and on time.
  3. Failure to meet these payment terms may lead to your institution’s temporary or permanent removal as a UKMT centre, the withholding of competition results or any other measure that we deem appropriate.


  1. We will send Junior, Intermediate or Senior Mathematical Challenge papers for the attention of the person named during the checkout process at least one week before the date of the competition. If you have not received your papers one week before the date of the competition then please contact us stating your order number.

Cancellations and returns

  1. If for any reason you can no longer participate in a Mathematical Challenge or Mathematical Olympiad then you may withdraw from the competition by contacting us, quoting your order number. A refund of any entry fees paid will be issued provided you notify us at least one calendar month before the date of the competition and provided we have not already dispatched the competition papers.
  2. If for any reason you can no longer participate in a Regional Final of the Team or Senior Team Maths Challenge then you may withdraw from the competition by contacting us, quoting your order number. A refund of any entry fees paid will be issued provided you notify us at least one calendar month before the date of the Regional Final.
  3. If a Regional Final of the Team or Senior Team Maths Challenge is cancelled by us at short notice (for example in the case of extreme weather) then we will refund any paid entry fees but will not pay any other compensation.