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  • Valletta Art Experience 2014

    Valletta Art Experience 2014

    Grade 12 (Form 5) art students of San Anton School, Żebbiegħ, accompanied by their art teacher Alison Zammit Endrich and Bertha Schembri, were engaged in an overnight activity in Valletta one Sunday in November to fully immerse themselves in the...

  • College publishes a collection of students’ short stories, poems

    College publishes a collection of students’ short stories, poems

    St Martin’s College has launched its first publication entitled Taking Flight: A collection of short stories and poems by St Martin’s College students. The collection, composed by students from levels 7 to 10, explores the world of the teenage...

  • Where was St Paul shipwrecked?

    Where was St Paul shipwrecked?

    The evangelist Luke reports in the Acts of the Apostles that, while Paul was on his way to Rome to face charges, he was shipwrecked on Malta, purportedly at St Paul’s Islands in St Paul’s Bay. The truth is that no hard evidence backs the location.

  • Malta Junior Science Olympiad 2014

    Malta Junior Science Olympiad 2014

    A total of 75 gifted and talented science students from 25 secondary schools recently participated in the first edition of the Malta Junior Science Olympiad. The students were engaged in three challenging scientific investigations related to the...

  • Managing imprinting disorders

    In an interview with Patricia Camilleri for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Jean Calleja Agius recently discussed imprinting disorders (IDs), a group of rare congenital diseases affecting growth, development and metabolism with a lifelong...

  • French Ambassador at St Martin’s College

    French Ambassador at St Martin’s College

    French Ambassador Michel Vandepoorter visited St Martin’s College to celebrate the first bilingual programme for French native speakers in Malta which was set up this year at Chiswick House School and St Martin’s College. Vandepoorter, accompanied...

  • Mcast holds graduation ceremonies

    Mcast holds graduation ceremonies

    A total of 649 students and 86 staff members are graduating from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology after successfully completing bachelor’s degrees or higher national diploma (HND) programmes last year. The degrees and certificates...

  • 142 graduate from Pastoral Formation Institute

    A total of 142 people graduated from the 13 courses offered during the last academic year by the Pastoral Formation Institute and other Church entities. The graduation ceremony, led by apostolic administrator Charles Scicluna, was held at the...

  • St Benedict College school set to hold panto

    Benedittu Productions at St Benedict College secondary school, Kirkop, is preparing for the school’s annual pantomime. This year’s show is called Snowwajt, a version of the familiar fairy tale, with a twist. The shows are on December 19 and 20 at...

  • College donates books to centre organising migrants’ English language teaching programme

    College donates books to centre organising migrants’ English language teaching programme

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology donated a collection of books to the library of St Andrew’s International Centre. The centre at St Andrew’s Scots church, Valletta, runs an English language teaching programme for refugees and...

  • Naxxar Higher Secondary marks its 30th anniversary

    Naxxar Higher Secondary marks its 30th anniversary

    The Higher Secondary School, Naxxar, invited its former heads and assistant heads to the opening of an exhibition of literary works by present and past school teachers. The event was held in the main library as part of activities marking the...

  • Careers convention held at San Anton School

    Careers convention held at San Anton School

    Grade 11 and final year students at San Anton School, L-Imselliet, informally met employers and exhibitors at a careers convention held at the school. The event, organised for the fourth time by the school’s Social and Emotional Literacy...

  • Public lectures

    ‘Sino-Indian ties: co-operation, conflict and complementarities’ is the title of a lecture being organised by the University’s Department of International Relations at the Engineering Lecture Theatre (ELT), Msida campus, on Thursday from 4 to...

  • Ekoskola programme participants rewarded for their achievements

    Ekoskola programme participants rewarded for their achievements

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca presented green flags, silver and bronze award certificates to 78 students involved in Ekoskola committees in 39 schools for their achievement in education for sustainable development. The Eco Schools programme...

  • Rhythm sessions held for mixed abilities children

    Rhythm sessions held for mixed abilities children

    Some 60 children with mixed abilities from the San Miguel primary education resource centre, Pembroke, and Marsascala primary school participated in three percussion workshops entitled Shake, Rattle and Roll. The workshops, held at the resource...

  • College 6th formers at Euroscola

    College 6th formers at Euroscola

    Sixth form students from St Edward’s College, Cottonera, joined some 500 students and teachers from other EU countries at a Euroscola day at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. At the event, the students joined multilingual working groups to...

  • Minister visits Mcast environmental labs

    Minister visits Mcast environmental labs

    Environment Minister Leo Brincat visited the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Institute of Applied Science where he was shown its water and environmental laboratories and air quality monitoring system (AQMS). The AQMS is a compact...

  • Liberal arts, science programme applications

    Applications for courses to be offered as part of the Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Plas) between February and May 2015 are being received by the University’s Centre for the Liberal Arts and Sciences. Plas is a cross-disciplinary...

  • Public lectures

    A public lecture, entitled ‘Reconciling work and poverty reduction: How successful are European welfare states?’ will be held at the University’s Gateway Building, Hall E, Msida, on Wednesday at 6pm by the Department of Social Policy and Social...

  • Online International Journal of Emotional Education published

    Volume 6, issue 2 of the International Journal of Emotional Education (IJEE) has been published by the University of Malta’s Centre for Re­silience and Socio-Emotional Health. Five papers by authors from Malta, the US, Ireland, Hungary and Greece...

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