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  • Award for Science in the City

    Award for Science in the City

    The annual Science in the City — European Researchers’ Night has been recognised by Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe (EFFE) as one of Europe’s finest festivals and awarded the EFFE label 2015-2016, along with 12 other local...

  • Study on insects and biodiversity

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to David Mifsud about the entomology of the Maltese islands. Mifsud, an entomologist at the University’s Institute of Earth Systems, stresses the importance of...

  • Teaching misconceptions

    Teaching misconceptions

    In a previous article last Sunday I observed that many people feel they know all there is to know about teaching. They believe their experiences as students in classrooms has taught them all that there is to know about the art and science of...

  • Symmetry lecture

    Symmetry lecture

    As part of events marking the Faculty of Science’s 100th anniversary, a public lecture on the subject of ‘Symmetry’ will be given by Marcus du Sautoy on Wednesday at 6pm in the Aula Magna of the University’s Valletta campus in St Paul Street,...

  • Discover Valletta presentation

    Discover Valletta presentation

    A presentation on Discover Valletta – brief narratives about people and places related to Malta’s capital city available in audio format through MP3 players – was held at the European School in Brussels. The school teaches over 3,000 students in...

  • School celebrates Earth Day

    School celebrates Earth Day

    Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, held a series of activities to celebrate Environment Day and its 10th anniversary as a Green Flag school. Members of the school’s Ekoskola committee spoke about their work and pre-grade and grade 1...

  • Study by the sea this summer

    Global College Malta strives to provide students with the best educational experience on the island by welcoming them to a professional and inspirational setting especially designed to enhance learning. This, coupled with industry experienced...

  • Incubating business

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Andy Linnas and Adrian Gatt from Takeoff Business Incubator. This University-based centre, which has just had its first birthday, has already garnered a...

  • Healthy living week at Naxxar school

    Healthy living week at Naxxar school

    Maria Regina College middle school, Naxxar, held a week of activities to raise the awareness of students, parents, teachers and staff on various health issues to enable them to make choices that lead to healthier lifestyles. Professionals were...

  • Understanding the Mediterranean

    A taught Master of Arts in Mediterranean Studies will be offered by the University of Malta’s Faculty of Arts in October. The MA will explore themes such as the importance of phenomena like migration, urbanisation, isolation, connectivity, the...

  • Kerygma to launch summer club

    Kerygma Movement is launching a summer club for children aged four to 13. The ‘Kids for Jesus’ summer club promises its participants religious values, outdoor adventures, healthy fun, personal growth, new friendships and happy memories. For more...

  • A science soirée

    A science soirée

    ‘Space exploration. Is the money spent on such projects justified?’ was the focus a science soirée organised by San Andrea senior school’s Science and Technology Department. The event included interactive experiments and fun science-related...

  • The art of teaching

    The art of teaching

    Over the years, I have noticed that a considerable number of people believe they know all there is to know about teaching. They feel that their classroom experiences serve as an apprenticeship of teaching. They have observed various teachers at...

  • Postgraduate certificate in EBM and effective decision-making

    A postgraduate certificate course in evidence-based management (EBM) and effective decision-making is being offered in October by the University of Malta’s Department of Management in collaboration with the Centre for EBM based in Amsterdam. The...

  • New gerontology, geriatrics diploma

    A new higher diploma in gerontology and geriatrics will be offered in October on a part-time basis over three years by the gerontology unit of the University of Malta’s Faculty for Social Wellbeing. Lectures will take place twice a week in the...

  • Mcast retrains 700 industrial staff

    Mcast retrains 700 industrial staff

    Over 700 people have benefited from a project coordinated by the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology aimed at providing them with skills that make them more adaptable, employable and mobile. The first phase of the project identified...

  • College talent show

    College talent show

    St Benedict College held a talent showcase in which over 200 students from the schools within the college were involved in performances, which varied from kindergarten pupil lesson singalongs to a medley of songs from the musical Les Misérables by...

  • Infrastructures of memory

    ‘Infrastructures of memory: historical reconstruction, cultural heritage and architectural culture’ is the title of a public lecture to be held tomorrow at 6.30pm at St Catherine of Italy church, Valletta, organised by the University’s History of...

  • Open day at Naxxar Higher Secondary

    Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar, will hold its first open day on Wednesday. School head Gaetano Calleja will give talks regarding registration, transport and school policies at 5.30 and 7pm. A prospectus with information on each...

  • Indian students in Malta for creativity training

    A group of secondary school stu­dents from India attended a training programme in creativity, innovation and entrep­reneurship at the University. The students learned tools and techniques to generate creative ideas, foster innovation, develop an...

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