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Education

  • Open invitation to the University

    Open invitation to the University

    The public, staff, students, prospective students, alumni, friends and families are invited to visit the Msida campus on October 26 at the start of the Discover University open week being held until October 31. Activities from October 27 to 31...

  • Reflections on Freshers’ Week

    Reflections on Freshers’ Week

    Freshers’ Week was that time of year when students were busier than Valletta’s streets on a Saturday morn­ing. Students running back and forth, dressed in printed T-shirts representing their course or organisations; posters and banners hanging...

  • University freshers’ expectations

    Nicole Borg and Mel McElhatton from student media organisation Insite interviewed freshers and other students on campus about their aspirations for the coming year. View the vox pop at the link...

  • Early Renaissance Maltese art

    Early Renaissance Maltese art

    In an interview with Patricia Camilleri for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Charlene Vella speaks about her ongoing research which is proving that the Maltese islands were far from isolated in the Middle Ages. Even before the arrival of the...

  • Lectures on St Augustine

    Aristotle and Augustine in Aquinas’ doctrine of happiness’ is the theme of this year’s St Augustine Lecture. It will be delivered by Dr Johannes Brachtendorf from the University of Tübingen, Germany, on October 21 at 7pm at the University’s...

  • Information meeting on changes to psychologists’ training programme

    The University’s Department of Psychology is introducing changes to its training programme for psychologists with effect from October 2015. These include the introduction of a Doctor of Psychology pro­gramme (DPsy), three new areas of...

  • Sixth formers’ icebreaking day

    Sixth formers’ icebreaking day

    A group of over 90 first-year students at St Martin’s College sixth form participated in an ‘Icebreaking Day’ organised to welcome the new cohort of students. The day started with a team-building exercise at Mistra Bay where the students were...

  • Mcast Fresher’s Week

    Mcast Fresher’s Week

    Freshers’ Week was held on the main campus of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology last week. The ten Mcast institutes organised various activities for new students to discover more about the respective institutes. Student...

  • Tools donated to aviation centre

    Tools donated to aviation centre

    Motherwell Bridge, representing the Hoffmann Group, presented sets of tools to the Aviation Maintenance Training Centre at Mcast’s Institute of Mechanical Engineering. The institute’s aviation workshops have trained over 640 aviation students...

  • Youths on The Zone

    Youths on The Zone

    The Zone reporter Lucia Farrugia met the organisers of a public speaking workshop at University. How can people overcome their fear of speaking in public? What exercises can improve one’s skills to speak in front of an audience? How can people...

  • Think: Why did the Temple people disappear?

    Around 2,500 BC a whole civilisation disappeared from Malta. Was it religious extremism? Overdevelopment? Ecological devastation? Warfare? Disease? The fact is that we do not know. The latest issue of the University magazine Think reports on a...

  • 200 join Plas short courses

    200 join Plas short courses

    Over 200 people enrolled for 17 short courses organised as part of the University’s new Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Plas). The subjects include archaeology, art history, psychology, human resource management, marine biology and...

  • Malta Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy inaugurated

    Malta Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy inaugurated

    Prof. George Fitzgerald Smoot III, a globally acclaimed astrophysicist who won the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Prof. John Mather, was the guest speaker at the inauguration of the University’s Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy...

  • 50 courses start at arts society

    The Malta Society of Arts (MSA) will open six days a week from next month to provide 104 sessions in 50 art courses each week as part of its winter 2014-2015 programme. All sessions will be held at its premises, Palazzo de La Salle, Republic...

  • Maltese literature course launched

    A new course in Maltese literature is being launched on October 1 by Malta University Holding Ltd in collaboration with the University’s Department of Maltese. The course provides historical and literary knowledge of the main Maltese writings,...

  • Paid traineeships for pharmacists on novel international doctorate

    Paid traineeships for pharmacists on novel international doctorate

    Pharmacists reading for a novel postgraduate Doctorate of Pharmacy degree at the University are being offered paid traineeships in areas such as pharmaceutical regulatory affairs, pharmaceutical industry, community pharmacy and medical...

  • University to launch online institutional repository

    University to launch online institutional repository

    The University Library is tomorrow launching the institutional repository OAR@UoM. This online archive will collect, preserve and disseminate a variety of scholarly material produced under the University’s auspices. National intellectual output...

  • Med studies bursary

    A €1,000 bursary is being offered by the Alfred Mizzi Foundation to cover University fees, study-related travel and book purchases of a student enrolled in a new masters degree in Mediterranean Studies at the University’s Faculty of Arts, which...

  • The art of the matter

    The art of the matter

    Every time I walk through the University of Malta foyer, I sense an aura that just captivates me. I sit down and absorb all that surrounds me. The sound of the water in the fountain plays with the laughter of students enjoying a quick joke in...

  • Looking for the best

    Looking for the best

    Welcome to a new academic year. Your wonderful journey here might be just about to start, or it might be already in progress. Regardless, you will find challenges, experiences and thought-provoking stimuli in your path that should serve you well...

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