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  • Studying at University

    Studying at University

    On a scale of 1 to 10 how satisfied are you with the quality of your lectures? What aspect are you most pleased about? My rating would be 9. I like how friendly in approach lecturers tend to be when explaining. Leon Xuereb, BA English and Theatre...

  • Legal challenges to cloud computing to be explored

    A seminar exploring the various legal challenges and questions raised by cloud computing will be held by the Malta Information Technology Law Association (MITLA) at Smart City on December 12 at 13.15pm. The event is of interest to students...

  • Mcast offers free online courses

    Mcast offers free online courses

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) has launched an online learning management system including over 200 modules in a broad range of subjects, including ICT, creative arts, mechanical, electrical and electronics engineering...

  • Adult learning awards

    Adult learning awards

    Adult learning in Malta was recently celebrated with the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe (Epale) Awards 2016. The bi-annual cere­mony, organised by the Education Ministry’s  Directorate for Lifelong Learning, gives recognition to...

  • Laparoscopic surgery master programme

    The University’s Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in collaboration with the Associazione Chirurghi Ospedalieri Italiani (ACOI) is offering a new Master Programme in Laparoscopic Surgery. The programme is offered in English and provides...

  • Paceville master plan

    What do you think of the controversy over the draft Paceville master plan? Although it has elements that can help to rejuvenate and change perceptions of Paceville to a more culturally pleasing one, it threatens local residents and their homes in...

  • Panto at St Benedict College

    Panto at St Benedict College

    Il-Gżira tat-Teżor (Treasure Island) is the title of this year’s Christmas pantomime in Maltese being organised by Benedittu Productions at St Benedict’s College Senior School, Kirkop. The performances will be spread over 10 days, with five...

  • Students visit EU institutions

    Students visit EU institutions

    Two students, Aimee Mallia and Anthea Ellul, accompanied by two teachers from St Ignatius College Middle School, Tal-Ħandaq, Qormi, visited the European Parliament and European Council in Brussels as part of the Young Reporters for the Environment...

  • Biology symposium

    Biology symposium

    Research projects undertaken by undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University’s Biology Department will be presented at the 2016 Biology Symposium on Saturday at 8.30am in the Gateway Hall of University’s Msida campus. The symposium is...

  • Strategies to promote professional learning

    This second article presents a number of strategies that can be used to promote professional learning (PL) in our schools. Various strategies can be used to promote PL, such as team teaching and observing colleagues teaching through collegial...

  • The US elections

    The US elections

    Will Donald Trump’s presidency impact your life? If so, how? It’s too early to say what the Trump presidency will bring about. He is already changing his election-winning, aggressive tone to a more moderate, president-for-all one and this will...

  • New geographical map of the Maltese islands

    A new attractive geographical wall chart of the Maltese islands was inaugurated last week at the National Book Fair. The map serves as a useful tool to create awareness among students to understand the surface features of the islands. It has been...

  • GO support for literacy

    GO support for literacy

    GO announced that it will provide at least €11,000 during the current scholastic year to support Aqra Kemm Tiflaħ, a project to enhance classroom libraries and encourage children to read more. The project, which is run by the Education Ministry’s...

  • Pupils go back to nature

    Pupils go back to nature

    For the past few weeks, Year One Junior School pupils at St Edward’s College, Cottonera, have been planting and looking after turnips with the help the school gardener. The initiative, which forms part of the school’s hands-on policy, especially...

  • EU foreign policy on Sahel

    A public lecture on EU foreign policy in the Sahel region of Africa will take place on Wednesday at 10am at the University of Malta’s Old Humanities Building, Room 122 (OH122). The speaker is Angel Losada Fernandez, EU Special Representative for...

  • Junior College awards

    Junior College awards

    Awards were recently presented to Junior College students who obtained the highest marks in their assessments throughout their two-year course and in the end-of-year test. Awards were also presented to students who distinguished themselves in...

  • German MBA students hosted by University

    German MBA students hosted by University

    The October 2016 edition of NEU-ULM University’s MBA international extension programme was recently hosted by the University of Malta’s Department of Management. The intensive two-week programme of applied management master classes, seminars and...

  • Maltese students excel in global maths tournament

    Four of the 10 Maltese students currently participating in the 2016-17 High Five Junior Mathematics Challenge have excelled in the first of the three rounds of the competition. Eric Bader and Nicolai Bonello attained a gold medal in Group 5 while...

  • Presentation on water use in Malta through the ages

    Presentation on water use in Malta through the ages

    Archaelogist Keith Buhagiar will give a presentation of his PhD research on the use of water in Malta from medieval times to the beginning of the 20th century. The presentation will be held at the AZAD Foundation, 224, Republic Street, Valletta,...

  • Maltese academic visits German university

    Dr Emmanuel Francalanza from the University of Malta’s Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering recently delivered a lecture to master’s students at Kempten University of Applied Sciences, Germany, on the implications of customer...

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