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Education

  • Educational trip to Sicily

    Educational trip to Sicily

    Form 1 and Form 2 schoolgirls at Mater Boni Consilii – St Joseph School, Paola, took part in an educational trip to Sicily. During their excursions to Taormina and Mount Etna they had an opportunity to practise Italian and to experience first hand...

  • Students discuss works with Enemalta engineers

    Students discuss works with Enemalta engineers

    Engineers from Enemalta visited the University of Malta’s Final Year Engineering projects exhibition to meet lecturers and students and discuss their latest works. Enemalta was one of the main sponsors of this year’s edition held at the Faculty of...

  • Pastoral formation courses launched

    The Pastoral Formation Institute and other Church formative institutions have launched a new series of 12 courses for the 2014-15 academic year starting in October. Included are two new courses to cover ethics and politics, and evangelisation in...

  • Refugees, asylum seekers trained in gardening

    Refugees, asylum seekers trained in gardening

    Refugees and asylum seekers from open centres in Malta have learnt basic gardening skills through a University project funded by the EU through the European Refugee Fund. The project, entitled Horticulture Training as a Means to Enhance Skills of...

  • New child care course

    A new child care diploma programme is being organised by the Centre for Child ­Development, Education and Care Studies. Participants will learn how to provide high-quality child care in various settings and to plan developmentally appropriate...

  • Nurturing students’ love for reading

    The publication of the framework for the Malta’s education strategy 2014-2024 by the Education Ministry has brought to the fore a number of goals in line with European and world benchmarks. Among these is the need to “reduce the gaps in...

  • On The Zone

    On The Zone

    Video interviews of people talking about their careers, talents and social life are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. A new interview with Prof. Victor Grech and Dr David Zammit will be uploaded next week. Grech and...

  • Graduates talk about careers in science

    Graduates talk about careers in science

    Around 100 students attended a talk at University entitled Careers in Science organised by the Science Students’ Society (S-Cubed). It was addressed by four science graduates – Michael Grech (BSc Chemistry with Materials), Eman Mifsud (BSc...

  • New maths workbook

    A new mathematics workbook by Lorraine Vella entitled Number Wise 4 has been published by Schola Publications. It is designed for Year 4 students as a tool to reinforce the main topics of the national curriculum framework. It is to be used as an...

  • MA in Humanitarian Action

    When crises happen, people’s first impulse is often to want to offer help, and there are many humanitarian organisations, both private and governmental, that step in. Many do stellar work. At the same time, humanitarian aid has come under fire for...

  • Mcast course applications

    As from tomorrow, the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology will start receiving applications for its 185 full-time courses that start in October. Applications may be submitted up to August 1 at the respective Mcast institutes. The 2014/15...

  • New water research centre, diploma course to be set up

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology and the Water Services Corporation (WSC) are collaborating to set up a water research training centre and to launch a new part-time Level 4 diploma in water technology and operations in...

  • Junior College prospectus out

    The University’s Junior College last week launched its 2014 prospectus, providing details about the subjects, services and facilities it is offering in the coming academic year. It may be viewed at...

  • New MA in social policy

    The University’s Faculty for Social Wellbeing will launch a new Master of Arts in Social Policy in October, focused on European social policy and EU funding programmes. The Master’s programme is aimed at people working or wishing to work in social...

  • Think online

    Think online

    University magazine Think is now online at www.um.edu.mt/think. It contains the latest news and in-depth features on University research. In other sections alumni talk about their careers since graduating, students and staff express opinions and...

  • On The Zone

    On The Zone

    Video interviews of people talking about their careers, talents, and social life are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. A new interview with digital analytics and inbound marketing specialist Neville Bezzina and business...

  • An outdoor learning experience

    An outdoor learning experience

    Children at St Thomas More College Żejtun Primary ‘A’ benefitted from an outdoor learning at Buskett when they took part in nature and maths trails, science fieldwork, crafts, fitness activities and traditional games that even parents grandparents...

  • Mcast and iMovo collaborate

    Mcast and iMovo collaborate

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding with business intelligence and customer experience management company iMovo. Under the agreement both parties will set up an educational partnership to...

  • Meeting for prospective University students

    An information meeting for prospective applicants for courses offered by the University in October will be held at Sir Temi Zammit Hall at the Msida campus on Thursday at 9.30am. Members of staff of the Admissions and Records Office, Chaplaincy,...

  • Growing local interest in learning Chinese

    The University’s Confucius Institute, set up in 2009, offers diploma and the BA (Hons) programmes in Chinese through the University’s Department of Oriental Studies, and over the past five years 194 students have taken up the option of studying...

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