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  • Stephen Hawking project winners’ trip to Vienna

    Stephen Hawking project winners’ trip to Vienna

    Three students from San Andrea School, L-Imselliet, who won the 2014-15 edition of the school’s Stephen Hawking Project for Science and Technology, spent five days in Vienna, Austria, accompanied by two of their teachers, visiting science museums,...

  • Educators qualify in teaching of ethics

    Forty-two teachers obtained the postgraduate certificate in the teaching of ethics in schools from the University’s Faculty of Education. The certificate will enable teachers to implement the subject of ethics education in primary and secondary...

  • ‘Think ahead’ information sessions held

    Lecturers from various University of Malta faculties and institutes delivered information sessions to Junior College students about projects and research conducted at their respective departments. The activity, entitled ‘Think ahead: Which course?...

  • Microsoft Malta YouthSpark Live event promotes entrepreneurship, IT, creativity and employability

    Microsoft Malta YouthSpark Live event promotes entrepreneurship, IT, creativity and employability

    Eighty students from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology attended workshops on entrepreneurship at the third edition of YouthSpark Live. This year’s edition focused on the theme ‘Computer science, using technology and creating with...

  • PSCD beyond secondary schooling

    PSCD beyond secondary schooling

    The Malta PSD Asso­cia­tion organised a drama forum entitled ‘Personal, Social and Career Development beyond secondary schooling’ at the University Chaplaincy for Form 5 students from State, Church and indepen-dent schools. During the event...

  • Educational tablets for Paola school

    Educational tablets for Paola school

    A collaboration agreement between Microsoft Malta and Mater Boni Consilli St Joseph Paola gives primary and secondary girls attending the school the opportunity to use Microsoft educational tablets during different lessons and in various...

  • Renewable energy training courses

    The Institute for Sustainable Energy of the University is once again offering three courses aimed at training installers and engineers in the fields of solar heating and solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations (single and three phase systems).

  • Mcast’s €7m EU co-funded project

    Mcast has finalised a €7,259,912 EU co-funded project aimed at increasing the attractiveness, accessibility and flexibility of its lifelong learning course offer. The aim of the project is to consolidate Mcast’s life-long learning courses by...

  • Read with Me programme

    Read with Me programme

    Big books and a CD with tunes sung by children were launched during the extension of the Read with Me programme at the Public Library in Floriana. The Read with Me programme promotes shared reading among very young children and their...

  • Teaching of Ethics in Schools certificate

    Forty-two teachers obtained the Post Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Ethics in Schools from the University’s Faculty of Education. The certificate will enable teachers to implement the subject of ethics education in both primary and...

  • Erasmus+ reaping results

    Erasmus+ reaping results

    Research published by European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) during the 2015 annual conference shows the great impact Erasmus+ projects had on beneficiaries in Malta in its first year of implementation. The evaluation exercise shows how the...

  • Students rewarded

    Students rewarded

    The Centre for Labour Studies (CLS) at the University rewarded the four top students in the first cohort to graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Work and Human Resources. A cash award was presented by the centre in collaboration with the...

  • Seminar on GAPSME

    Students reading for a Master in Accountancy degree at the University organised a conference on the implications of the General Accounting Principles for SMEs (GAPSME) from the perspective of different users of financial statements. A number of...

  • Hour of code event

    Pupils from Msida Primary School took part in #HourOfCode, an event that introduces children to computer coding in a fun way that also helps strengthen their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. #HourOfCode is the largest educational...

  • Junior Science Olympiad Awards

    Junior Science Olympiad Awards

    A team from St Thomas More College Secondary School, Santa Lucia, comprising Nicole Ana Sammut, Maria Borg and Alessia Amoroso, won the Malta Junior Science Olympiad. The trophy was presented at an awards ceremony held at St Ignatius College...

  • Think-ing about buildings

    Think-ing about buildings

    University of Malta research magazine Think’s latest edition has been issued. One of its main articles focuses on buildings in Malta. Although a third of the islands is built up, little thought is given to green space and urban design. The...

  • Studying at your own pace

    Fifteen Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Plas) units are being offered during the University of Malta’s second semester from February to May 2016. Participants may study at their own pace. Lectures are held from 6 to 8pm at the main...

  • Christmas tree decoration exchange

    Christmas tree decoration exchange

    St Edward’s College Year 6 and Year 8 students made and exchanged Christmas tree decorations and messages with students from other European schools participating in the 10th edition of the European Christmas Tree Decoration Exchange run by the...

  • Ekoskola students’ exhibition

    Ekoskola students’ exhibition

    Access to clean and safe water for all, eradicating poverty, promoting freedom of expression, religious diversity, conflict resolution, education for all and the role of women were among the themes tackled by Ekoskola students through an...

  • Appreciation for the arts

    Appreciation for the arts

    Do events like the KSU Arts Festival help improve art appreciation on campus? While it’s good to see importance being given to the Arts, I feel like people still think of ‘art’ as strictly painting, and not a lot of people realise that literature,...

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