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Education

  • Europe’s migrants: the moral economy of deservingness

    A public lecture on the topic ‘Europe’s migrants: the moral economy of deservingness’ will be given by Charles Watters, a professor from Kent and Rutgers universities and an expert researcher and lecturer on work with immigrants. It will be held...

  • New civil engineering student chapter set up

    A new student chapter of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has been set up at the University’s Faculty for the Built Environment. ICE represents around 80,000 civil engineers worldwide, making it one of the world’s largest civil engineering...

  • Open day at University

    Open day at University

    The University will be abuzz today from 10am till 5pm with activities for people of all ages taking place as part of the Discover University open day. Ample parking and canteen facilities are available. For details visit...

  • Youths on The Zone

    Youths on The Zone

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. This week, new interviews will be uploaded with digital games developers William Cachia and...

  • Maltese students at Cyprus green journalism workshop

    Maltese students at Cyprus green journalism workshop

    Nine Maltese students from various schools took part in a three-day series of workshops in Cyprus on sustainable development and journalism together with 70 other students and teachers from all over the world. During the event, the students...

  • Activities lined up for University open day

    The University’s Faculty of Science is setting up a science zone at the Discover University open day on October 26 from 10am to 5pm to mark the faculty’s centenary. Experts from the Physics Depart­ment will answer questions such as ‘What is...

  • Exhibition on Cottonera Hospital at St Edward’s College

    Exhibition on Cottonera Hospital at St Edward’s College

    An exhibition highlighting the history of Cottonera Hospital was inaugurated at St Edward’s College by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. He also unveiled a plaque at the college’s main entrance to commemorate the role the hospital played in World War I.

  • Paola school marks animal awareness day

    Paola school marks animal awareness day

    Animal Awareness Day was celebrated at St Joseph Mater Boni Consilii School, Paola, with Fr Mario Attard blessing pets brought to school. This was followed by a presentation on Funny Farm Malta by Pedro Griscti, who also brought one of the...

  • Top UK author to boost local creative writing

    Top UK author to boost local creative writing

    A creative writing programme has been set up at the University’s Faculty of Arts. It aims to build up capacity to provide services to aspiring and established writers, through individual manuscript consultations, public readings and talks, and by...

  • Spring hunting polemic

    Hunting for birds in Malta has been a polemical issue for decades as there is a clear divide between those in favour and those against it. This was epitomised in the KSU debate last week by the antagonism bet­ween Birdlife representative Mark...

  • University agreement with IIJ

    University agreement with IIJ

    A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the University and the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law Foundation (IIJ). It aims to promote the two organisation’s mutual interests of advancing peace and security,...

  • Mcast students win medals

    Mcast students win medals

    Two students from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology won medals at the Euroskills 2014 competition held in Lille, France. Mcast electrical and electronics engineering students Christopher Galea (left) and Luke Tanti won silver...

  • Exploring Maltese archaeology’s achievements, future direction

    Exploring Maltese archaeology’s achievements, future direction

    ‘Archaeology in Malta: past achievements, future directions’ is the theme of a half-day seminar being organised by the Archaeological Society Malta. The seminar will evaluate two decades of archaeological practice in the Maltese islands, and to...

  • On The Zone

    On The Zone

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. This week The Zone reporter Matthew Cassar meets Rilla Khaled, socio-professor at the...

  • 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...

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