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Education

  • Student mental health problems: its symptoms and solutions

    The further one climbs up the academic ranks, the more likely mental health problems are to occur. Sometimes, they start at undergraduate level. High-pressure courses are especially prone to inflicting mental health issues on students, whatever...

  • Youth entrepreneurship discussion on campus

    Youth entrepreneurship discussion on campus

    Youth entrepreneurship as a solution to the rising and persistent problem of youth unemployment was discussed with students on campus at an AEGEE-Valletta event entitled #2morrow2day addressed by MEP Miriam Dalli, Education Minister Evarist...

  • School to attempt Guinness World Record

    St Catherine’s High School, Pembroke, is aiming to break a Guinness World Record of the largest number of people dressed as nursery rhyme characters gathered at a single venue. Students, staff, parents, guardians, relatives, former students and...

  • Agreements with EY, Aurobindo Pharma

    Agreements with EY, Aurobindo Pharma

    The University has signed agreements with Ernst & Young and Aurobindo Pharma Ltd that will benefit fourth year honours economics and pharmaceutical technology students respectively. EY will offer two-month summer placements for up to three...

  • Getting to/from University

    Getting to/from University

    How do you get to and from University? What transport problems do you face? My parents drop me off and pick me up from University. The main problem is the morning rush-hour traffic. Warren Borg Ebejer, BA Hons in English, third year. I use public...

  • Dimech’s lost prison poems

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to history professor Henry Frendo about his book Dim­ech’s Lost Prison Poems, a collec­tion of poems by Manwel Di­mech written while in prison, some dating back...

  • Mcast agribusiness symposium

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology held its first agribusiness symposium during which research in agriculture and related sectors carried out by students in the college’s BSc (Hons) Animal Management and BSc Horticulture courses was...

  • 270 part-time courses to be held by Mcast

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology has launched a new prospectus with over 270 part-time courses, including 21 new ones. The courses include beekeeping, advanced gardening, basic water science, fashion design, photography, interior...

  • School visits to NSTF Science Days in Gozo

    School visits to NSTF Science Days in Gozo

    Bookings are now open for school visits to the National Students Travel Foundation (NSTF) Science Days in Gozo, to be held from March 9 to 11. Places are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Apart from showcasing students’ projects and...

  • Creative writing programme

    Creative writing programme

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to well-known British author Jim Crace about his experience with creative writing programmes and courses and about his own work. She also speaks to Ivan Callus...

  • MA in Christianity and the Arts

    MA in Christianity and the Arts

    Kristina Zammit Endrich has been awarded an MA with distinction in Christianity and the Arts, a unique programme offered by the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at King’s College, London, in association with the National Gallery in...

  • Ghost of English past and present

    Every now and then the spectre of falling standards comes to haunt us and puts the frighteners on many. Accusations fly wildly at the usual suspects: “It’s the teachers, it’s the teachers’ preparation, it’s the learners, it’s the syllabus, it’s...

  • Opening a business

    Opening a business

    Are you interested in opening up a business anytime soon? Yes I am, however, school’s a priority at the moment. Hopefully I will get an opportunity in future after I finish University. Claudio Agius, Bachelor of Commerce, Accounts &...

  • Education faculty students and staff visit children’s wards

    Bachelor of Education (Hons) students and staff from the University’s Faculty of Education visited children’s wards at Mater Dei Hospital in an activity to mark World Day of the Sick. During the visit, the children in the wards took part in...

  • Student organisations’ views on youth entrepreneurship

    It is no secret that entrepreneurship is important for economic growth, especially in a post-crisis Europe. So it is logical that the European Commission is placing a lot of emphasis on creating a new wave of youth business leaders. But what do...

  • Israel’s border, asylum challenges

    A public seminar on ‘Border and asylum challenges in Israel’ will be held by the University’s Department of International Relations on Wednesday from 5 to 8pm in Room 116, Old Humanities Building (OH116) at the Msida campus. The speakers are Anat...

  • Annual pharmacy symposium

    The annual pharmacy symposium will be held from March 2 to 6 at the Aula Magna of the University’s Valletta campus, organised by the Department of Pharmacy of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. During the symposium, pharmacy students completing...

  • Sixth form sportsfest

    Sixth form sportsfest

    St Martin’s College sixth formers took part in its annual sports festival. The students took part in a number of sports activities together with fifth form students and teachers. The programme consisted of races, rugby and two football tournaments...

  • Maltese graduate is part of ‘happiness tree’ team

    Maltese graduate is part of ‘happiness tree’ team

    Maltese engineer Matthew Said formed part of a team from Brunel University who came up with the concept and designed the The Happiness Tree, a sculpture which was officially unveiled at Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) GB and European headquarters in...

  • Professionals show the way forward to accounting students

    Professionals from the Big Four accounting firms Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and RSM and speakers from the University’s Department of Accountancy and the Malta Institute of Accounting delivered presentations to students at a half-day seminar entitled...

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