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Education

  • Visit to Majjistral Park

    Visit to Majjistral Park

    A group of 20 students from Germany, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands, who were recently in Malta on a Erasmusplus traineeship at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast), are pictured during a visit to the extensive garigue...

  • Art lectures, workshops in China

    Art lectures, workshops in China

    Dr Mark Sagona (right), a visiting lecturer at the Department of History of Art at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Arts, recently visited the Art College of Xiamen University, China, to deliver lectures and painting workshops to undergraduate...

  • Foreign languages promoted at Higher Secondary

    Foreign languages promoted at Higher Secondary

    Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary, Naxxar, recently held a Language Day to encourage secon­dary students to study foreign languages at post-secondary levels. Over 500 Form 4 students from State, independent and Church schools visited the...

  • Integrated Product Development Master’s 12th anniversary

    The University of Malta’s Master of Science in Integrated Product Development (IPD) recently marked the 12th anniversary of its launch. The programme of studies helps graduates acquire the skills and knowledge to maximise their performance and...

  • Looking for freshwater on the NZ seafloor

    Looking for freshwater on the NZ seafloor

    Scientists from the University of Malta’s Marine Geology and Seafloor Surveying group recently set out on a two-month expedition in New Zealand to investigate offshore groundwater systems – bodies of freshwater occurring in sediments on the ocean...

  • 1,151 graduate from Mcast college

    Thirteen graduation ceremonies were recently held for 1,151 students of the Foundation College of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) who successfully completed courses up to Level 3. Most of the ceremonies were held at the...

  • Presentations of doctorate pharmacy research

    Presentations of doctorate pharmacy research

    Seventeen pharmacists in the final year of their Doctorate in Pharmacy degree course at the University of Malta recently presented the findings of their dissertation research at the University’s annual Pharmacy Symposium. The subjects of the...

  • Mcast design, media students widen horizons

    Mcast design, media students widen horizons

    Four students from Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast)’s Institute for the Creative Arts on a BA in Graphic Design and BA in Interactive Media course recently spent a week at Petroc Brannams Campus in Barnstaple, North Devon, UK,...

  • Adrenaline views

    A public talk entitled ‘Adrenaline Views: Cinema, Aviation and the Aerial Subject’ will be held on May 3 at 5pm at the University of Malta’s Lecture Centre 119, Msida Campus. The speaker is Jeffrey Geiger, professor of Film Studies at the...

  • Dante and the English Romantics

    A public lecture on ‘Dante and the English Romantics’ will be held on Tuesday at 6pm in the University of Malta’s Faculty of Arts Library, Msida Campus. The speaker is Prof. Michael O’Neill, Professor of English at the University of Durham, a...

  • Skolasport basketball sessions

    Skolasport basketball sessions

    Sixty-one boys and girls aged between seven and 16 are practising basketball at the Cottonera Sports Complex as part of the #OnTheMove Skolasport programme supported by Kellogg’s. Ruben Baldacchino, Sport Malta head coach at the complex, said:...

  • Science Safari at Pembroke

    Science Safari at Pembroke

    National Sport School students Andrea Mifsud, Kimahri Charles and Alexandra Gatt won this year’s Science Safari held recently held at Pembroke Heri­tage Trail. Teams of students from St Augustine College and San Anton School placed second and...

  • University of Malta among top places to study game design

    University of Malta among top places to study game design

    The University of Malta’s Institute of Digital Games was ranked 23rd in a recent list of the top 25 graduate schools to study game design for 2017 compiled by The Princeton Review. It chose the schools based on a survey it conducted in 2016 of 150...

  • University students encouraged to ditch their parking permit

    A scheme has been launched that offers an incentive for University students to use public transport to travel to the Msida campus instead of using their car. To benefit from the scheme, called the KSU Transport Fund, students have to ask for their...

  • Junior College student wins EU contest for young translators

    Junior College student wins EU contest for young translators

    Abela Junior College student Abigail Callus is one of 28 students, one from each EU Member State, who won the 2016-2017 edition of Juvenes Translatores, a translation contest for schools organised by the European Commission to reward the best...

  • Malta’s best kept educational secret

    Malta’s best kept educational secret

    I am an educator/teacher. I first stood in front of a class in 1979. Several superficial design changes have been effected in education over the years, U-shaped classrooms, more (or less) student displays, cross-curricular pedagogy, to mention a few.

  • First Mcast Skills Challenge

    First Mcast Skills Challenge

    Last week over 850 students took part in the first edition of the Mcast Skills Challenge in various areas of the main campus in Paola of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. The students competed in 65 different challenges in their...

  • Educational programme using ponies, horses

    Educational programme using ponies, horses

    Sunflower Farm Company Ltd, popularly known as Sunflower Pony Club, has recently been awarded EU funds to deliver an educational programme within an equestrian centre to promote health-enhancing physical activity among refugee/migrant children and...

  • Record participation in Malta Mathematics Olympiad

    Record participation in Malta Mathematics Olympiad

    A record 37 schools took part in this year’s ninth edition of the Malta Mathematics Olympiad. A team of students from St Benedict College Secondary School composed of Gerard Zammit Young, Nikolai Agius, Jean Claude Sacco and Jonathan Attard won...

  • Students visit Enemalta distribution centre

    Students visit Enemalta distribution centre

    Year 6 students from the Rabat primary school recently took part in the first educational visit to St Andrew’s Electricity Distribution Centre in Pembroke to learn about how electrical energy flows from power stations to homes and about careers in...

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