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Education

  • Creativity and digital media

    Creativity and digital media

    Velislava Hillman looks into how technology can act as a bridge between school and real life, where what is learned can immediately be applied Creativity is essential for human advancement. As the starting point of every discovery and invention,...

  • Training course on care of the elderly

    Training course on care of the elderly

    The University of Malta and St Vincent de Paul Residence have signed an agreement for a short course of studies for prospective care assistants. The training course ‘Care of the Elderly: Theory and Practice’ will be accredited as a unit within the...

  • Relations of power in a Maltese school network

    Relations of power in a Maltese school network

    Denise Mifsud was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy degree during a graduation ceremony at the University of Stirling last month. Her study, entitled ‘Raising the curtain on relations of power in a Maltese school network’, was supervised by...

  • Online textbook shopping for third year in a row

    Agenda Bookshop is for the third consecutive summer facilitating the tedious process of textbook shopping through its online service ahead of the upcoming scholastic year. The online shop www.agendatextbooks.com was first launched for primary and...

  • Mcast, University enter into nursing studies agreement

    Mcast, University enter into nursing studies agreement

    An agreement has been reached to allow students who start studying nursing at Mcast to complete them at the University of Malta. The agreement, which comes into effect from this September’s intake, opens the door for hundreds of students to...

  • Promoting responsible research and innovation

    The University of Malta is a partner in a €4 million Horizon 2020 project investigating governance and cultures in scientific institutions to foster the science-society dialogue. The four-year project, named Nucleus, an acronym for a ‘New...

  • Let Me Learn seminars on 20th anniversary

    Let Me Learn seminars on 20th anniversary

    The Let Me Learn Malta Centre hosted two seminars to commemorate its 20 years of collaboration with its US centre. One seminar was for corporate professionals and the other for educators. The seminars were addressed by leaders of best practices in...

  • New dental surgery diploma course

    New dental surgery diploma course

    A new diploma in dental surgery assistance MQF level 5 course will be introduced in October by the University’s Faculty of Dental Surgery. The two-year course will provide a sound theoretical basis and a broad range of clinical and management...

  • Social challenge winners

    Social challenge winners

    A team of seven Form 5 students from St Ignatius College’s Boys’ Secondary School, Ħandaq, Qormi, won this year’s Social Innovation Challenge organised by Junior Achievement (Young Enterprise) Malta Foundation. Over 60 students in nine teams from...

  • Isle Landers books for State schools

    Isle Landers books for State schools

    A hundred Isle Landers photo books were donated to the Educational Services to be distributed to State schools. Isle Landers was a photographic project launched by photojournalist Darrin Zammit Lupi, documenting the lives of asylum seekers and...

  • New head at St Edward’s

    New head at St Edward’s

    Nollaig Mac an Bhaird is the new headmaster of St Edward’s College. A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, Mac an Bhaird has been headmaster or held senior positions in various international schools in Curacao, the International School of Aruba...

  • Conservation glossary compiled

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Jo Ann Cassar about the University of Malta’s involvement in an EU project to create a glossary of language terms use by conservators from different European...

  • Promoting cultural awareness in the Mediterranean

    Three teachers and six students from Stella Maris College, Gżira, led by headmaster Frank Micallef, spent a week in Sitia, Crete, for the fourth and last meeting of a two-year Comenius project. The project, aimed at promoting research,...

  • Project to make Mcast courses, facilities more accessible to people with disabilities

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is concluding a European Social Fund project aimed at promoting the acquisition of literacy and numeracy skills, reducing school absenteeism and promoting lifelong learning opportunities and...

  • Medical tourism module in new ITS prospectus

    Medical tourism is a new module in the 2015-2016 prospectus of the Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS). The module will be offered as part of the diploma in travel and tourism operations. It will provide course participants with a general...

  • Corporate etiquette and protocol for young people

    Corporate etiquette and protocol for young people

    Corporate etiquette and protocol training company Finesse Consulta held a workshop for young creatives at Studio 18. Focusing on interview and business etiquette, the workshop gave students real-world training on the correct techniques to use for...

  • Growing demand for Medac graduates

    The overwhelming majority of those who recently successfully sat for the entrance exam to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were graduates of Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (Medac) at the University of Malta. With Malta due to host the...

  • Public lecture on ocean acidification

    ‘How will marine life cope with ocean acidification?’ is the title of a public lecture to be held at the Department of Biology of the University’s Faculty of Science on Wednesday from 6 to 7pm. The speaker is Jason Hall Spencer, professor of...

  • ICT student meeting, exhibition

    A meeting for prospective students of the University’s Faculty for ICT will be held on Friday at 4pm in the faculty’s main auditorium. The various degrees offered by the faculty will be explained. After the meeting those attending will be given a...

  • Scholarships for young pianists

    Two scholarships are being offered for young pianists to participate in the 2nd International Piano Festival in Italy from August 9 to 19. The grants include flights, accommodation and participation in master classes at the festival. The...

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