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Education

  • Public lectures

    As part of a series of seminars on the contemporary political crisis in the Arab world, Dr Norbert Bugeja will give a talk entitled ‘Hyper-despotism of the bullet: Destourian thought and the politics of sabotage in post-Bardo Tunisia’. It will be...

  • San Andrea Senior School Open Day

    San Andrea Senior School, L-Imselliet, is holding an open day on Friday, April 22, from 9am to 2pm. Activities will include a science matinee, English and Maltese literature presentations, a humanities treasure hunt on the school premises, a maths...

  • Alternatives to exams

    Do you agree with exams as a grading mechanism? The grading system puts many students under a lot of stress and pressure, causing them anxiety and depression. Only a few succeed, and the system ignores those who need more than just exams to show...

  • Campaign to promote volunteering

    The European Voluntary Service (EVS) enables people aged 17 to 30 to volunteer in Europe and beyond, and supports entities that offer volunteering opportunities. It is funded by the Erasmusplus programme. Since it was set up 20 years ago the EVS...

  • Science communication summer school

    Over 30 grants are available for university students, young researchers and educators to take part in a 10-day summer school on science communication at Rhine-Waal University, Germany, from July 13 to 22. The summer school, called Steam, marries...

  • IB visual arts students exhibit two years’ work

    IB visual arts students exhibit two years’ work

    Eleven International Baccalaureate (IB) visual arts sixth form students at St Edward’s College, Cottonera, recently exhibited the work they produced during their two-year course. Over 100 pieces of artwork in different media were displayed on...

  • San Andrea Senior School Open Day

    San Andrea Senior School, L-Imselliet, is holding an open day on Friday, April 22, from 9am to 2pm. Activities will include a science matinee, English and Maltese literature presentations, a humanities treasure hunt on the school premises, a maths...

  • Gender equality and feminism

    What do you understand by ‘gender equality’ and ‘feminism’? Gender egalitarianism does not mean women and men are the same in nature but that they have equal rights. They should not be discriminated against due to their gender. Feminism is a...

  • Degrees related to youth studies

    The University’s Department of Youth and Community Studies’ BA (Hons) in Youth and Community Studies will be offered as a day course as from October. The department also offers a Master in Youth and Community Studies on a part-time evening basis,...

  • 3rd Goody lecture

    Martine Segalen, Professor Emeri­tus at Université Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense, will deliver the third Goody Lecture in Society, Culture and History on the topic ‘The importance of being kin’ on Wednesday at 6pm at the Goody Library at the...

  • Science students discuss Ebola

    Science students discuss Ebola

    The nature of Ebola and the possible strategies to be taken should the virus ever reach Malta were discussed by students participating in a recent session of the National Student Travel Foundation (NSTF)’s Malta Student Science Forum. The session...

  • Workshops on dyscalculia

    Workshops on dyscalculia

    A number of workshops on dyscalculia were recently held at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. Dyscalculia is the difficulty in learning or understanding arith­metic, such as problems in under­standing numbers, learning how to...

  • Visualising social wellbeing

    Virtual models are maps of the future that merge the real world with virtual reality to prepare for the best or worst events affecting society, such as crime, disaster relief or planning a better way of life. ‘Visualising Social Wellbeing’ is the...

  • Voting for new KSU

    Do you intend voting at the upcoming KSU election? Why? I had planned to vote this year, but I don’t know whether my vote will be of any use now. In this election there will only be candidates of one party – SDM – running against individual...

  • ESU public speaking competition

    ESU public speaking competition

    Eighteen sixth form and University students took part in of this year’s English-Speaking Union of Malta public speaking competition at the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry in Valletta. They each had five minutes to speak on the theme,...

  • FEMA awards

    The University’s Department of Accountancy, Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy (FEMA) recently presented 15 awards to the Master in Accountancy 2013-2015 graduate group. • The Malta Institute of Accountants Best Student of the Year...

  • Social Wellbeing Dean’s Awards

    Social Wellbeing Dean’s Awards

    Twelve of the best students of the University’s Faculty for Social Wellbeing were honoured at the third edition of the faculty’s Dean’s Award ceremony. They are seen with faculty dean Maureen Cole (front row, centre). There are currently around...

  • ‘Cageing light’

    Photonic crystal fibres (PCFs) – which can ‘cage’ light and small particles – are the theme of a talk tomorrow at 7.30pm at the University’s campus in St Paul Street, Valletta. Hollow PCFs filled with gases have been used to transform invisible...

  • Science safari

    Over 200 Form 2 students from State and non-State schools took part in the third edition of the Science Safari treasure hunt at the Malta National Aquarium, Qawra. The treasure hunt, which tested the participants on their scientific knowledge,...

  • Workshops on human rights

    Workshops on human rights

    Students following the International Baccalaureate at St Edward’s College, Cottonera, and 17 Spanish students from Virgen del Remedio, Madrid, watched actors from the American Drama Group Europe perform a play in Valletta about the life and death...

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