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  • Skolasport end-of-year free show

    Skolasport’s end-of-year sports show will be held on Friday from 6.30 to 8pm at the Cottonera Sports Complex. The event, organised by the Malta Sports Council, will showcase the children’s talents in sport, dance and movement. Prizes may be won by...

  • Naxxar boys’ school holds mathathlon

    Form 3 students at St Nicholas College Naxxar Boys’ Secondary took part in third edition of its mathath­lon, an annual mathematics contest. The students, grouped into 10 teams named after famous mathematicians, were given 10 maths questions to...

  • Dive into marine biology during three afternoons

    Dive into marine biology during three afternoons

    A series of short, intensive marine biology courses will be held in July and August by the AquaBioTech Group. The course consists of eight hours of lectures and snorkelling or scuba diving sessions spread over three afternoons. The lectures will...

  • Talk on baroque links between Malta, Rome

    A hitherto unexplored connection between the building of the baroque church of Santa Maria della Vittoria in Rome and the Hospitaller Order of Malta is the subject of an illustrated talk to be given by Denis De Lucca at the Italian Cultural...

  • School celebrates Green Flag award

    School celebrates Green Flag award

    Pupils and students at St Joseph School, Blata l-Bajda, celebrated winning the Green Flag for the fifth consecutive time, 10 years since winning the award for the first time. The flag, awarded by Nature Trust Malta as part of the Ekoskola...

  • Mcast students’ educational visits

    Mcast students’ educational visits

    Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology students on the electrical and electronics engineering foundation course took part in various educational visits aimed at exposing them to existing technologies in industry and helping them to better...

  • University to teach traditional Chinese medicine

    University to teach traditional Chinese medicine

    A traditional Chinese medical centre is to be set up at the University of Malta’s Msida campus, and a collaborative joint master programme in traditional Chinese medicine and Culture is expected to be launched in October at the university. An...

  • Agribusiness open weekend

    Agribusiness open weekend

    An open weekend will be held from Friday to next Sunday at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Tech­nology’s Agri­business Institute, Qormi. Visitors will be able to try out different gardening and farming skills, including sheep shearing and...

  • Ambassador visits school’s Chinese science lab corner

    Ambassador visits school’s Chinese science lab corner

    Chinese Ambassador Cai Jinbiao visited St Margaret College Boys’ Secondary School, Verdala, Cospicua, to see the science extracurricular projects being conducted in its Chinese science lab corner. The lab offers students the opportunity to link...

  • Celebrating creativity and innovation

    Activities to inspire new thinking and foster a culture of creativity and innovation were held by the University’s Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking as part of World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW) 2015. The...

  • Junior College students at Euroscola

    A group of Junior College students joined youths from all over Europe at a Euroscola Day at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Two of the college students spoke on the 450th anniversary of the Great Siege and about Valletta as 2018 European...

  • ESU Malta debating academy

    ESU Malta debating academy

    Four teams of 12 first-year sixth formers from St Edward’s and St Martin’s colleges participated in this year’s edition of the English-Speaking Union of Malta’s debating academy. The event, held at the ESU Malta’s Msida premises, was won by a team...

  • Ethics education catering for diversity

    The teaching of moral values has been traditionally associated with the teaching of religious education. Traditionally, especially in the Maltese context, moral education was perceived to be solely the domain of religion. However, this approach...

  • Working with suicide

    A workshop entitled ‘Understanding and working with suicide’ will be held on Friday from 2 to 7pm in Hall B2, M.A.Vassalli Conference Centre, Msida campus. The workshop, organised by the psychology and counselling departments of the University’s...

  • Prisoners complete Mcast courses

    Inmates at Corradino Correctional Facility have successfully completed Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology courses in ICT and office training and skills for employment. The aim of the programme was to enhance their literacy, numeracy and...

  • Being green

    Is waste management a problem on your campus? There is not enough awareness regarding waste management. There are events to promote this once in a while but this is not enough. Also, there are not enough waste management sites around campus.

  • Educational research

    Educational research

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Ronald Sultana, director of the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research (EMCER). Sultana speaks about the centre’s aims and ambitions, which include...

  • Trip to Sicily

    Trip to Sicily

    A group of 40 Form 2 students from Our Lady Immaculate School, Ħamrun, accompanied by teachers, took part in an educational trip to Sicily, which included visits to Mount Etna and the island of Ortygia in Syracuse.

  • Prize for best honours history thesis

    Prize for best honours history thesis

    Francesca Cassar, Simone Atzori and Pierre Micallef, who graduated BA Honours in History earlier this academic year, were awarded the Farsons Foundation Prize for best history honours thesis. The prizes were presented by Michael Farrugia, director...

  • Students’ artworks on water auctioned in aid of MCCF

    Students’ artworks on water auctioned in aid of MCCF

    Artworks on the theme of water by students from seven schools that form part of St Ignatius College were exhibited at the Palace in Valletta and auctioned. The sum of €700 was raised and donated to the Malta Community Chest Fund. The exhibition,...

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