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Education

  • EU foreign policy on Sahel

    A public lecture on EU foreign policy in the Sahel region of Africa will take place on Wednesday at 10am at the University of Malta’s Old Humanities Building, Room 122 (OH122). The speaker is Angel Losada Fernandez, EU Special Representative for...

  • Junior College awards

    Junior College awards

    Awards were recently presented to Junior College students who obtained the highest marks in their assessments throughout their two-year course and in the end-of-year test. Awards were also presented to students who distinguished themselves in...

  • German MBA students hosted by University

    German MBA students hosted by University

    The October 2016 edition of NEU-ULM University’s MBA international extension programme was recently hosted by the University of Malta’s Department of Management. The intensive two-week programme of applied management master classes, seminars and...

  • Maltese students excel in global maths tournament

    Four of the 10 Maltese students currently participating in the 2016-17 High Five Junior Mathematics Challenge have excelled in the first of the three rounds of the competition. Eric Bader and Nicolai Bonello attained a gold medal in Group 5 while...

  • Presentation on water use in Malta through the ages

    Presentation on water use in Malta through the ages

    Archaelogist Keith Buhagiar will give a presentation of his PhD research on the use of water in Malta from medieval times to the beginning of the 20th century. The presentation will be held at the AZAD Foundation, 224, Republic Street, Valletta,...

  • Maltese academic visits German university

    Dr Emmanuel Francalanza from the University of Malta’s Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering recently delivered a lecture to master’s students at Kempten University of Applied Sciences, Germany, on the implications of customer...

  • Students’ reading preferences

    Which authors and themes do you prefer? Being a political science student, my most preferred theme is that of international relations, with my favourite author being Joseph Nye. Alfred Tabone, MA in European Politics, Economics and Law. The beauty...

  • Malta’s top students learn secrets of business success

    The second edition of Budding Rockstars was held recently, enabling 130 high-achieving Form 5 students and 50 teachers to engage with successful entrepreneurs. The event kicked off with a discussion on what it takes to become successful in the...

  • Let us get real about professional learning

    This article, the first of two, argues for the need to move away from the rhetoric of policy documents to a reality that places professional learning at the heart of the reform process. To foster professional learning (PL) in schools it must be...

  • University Library promoting dissemination of research

    Research work propels the human race forward. Had there been no ongoing research in the areas of science, arts, the humanities and other fields of study, we could not make new discoveries, improve on existing models or enhance knowledge. It is...

  • Course for volunteers in sport inaugurated

    Course for volunteers in sport inaugurated

    Sport Malta and Mcast have launched a new course for volunteers involved in sport that will lead to formal certification. Participants who successfully complete the course will be awarded an Mcast Level 2 Award in Sport Volunteering. The course is...

  • Economics students going to ask pertinent questions

    During the 2016-17 academic year, students at the University of Malta’s Economics Department will be conducting their research dissertations on pertinent topics related to transport, health, culture, labour, real estate and industrial economics,...

  • School staff trained in digital marketing

    School staff trained in digital marketing

    Staff at St Jeanne Antide College Primary School, Gudja, attended a six-day in-service course on digital marketing and e-learning at FU International, Spain. Besides a short course on the Spanish language and culture, it included sessions on...

  • Mcast’s full-time student population reaches 6,700

    Mcast’s full-time student population reaches 6,700

    Over 6,700 students are following full-time courses at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) this year, a two per cent growth over the 2015-6 academic year. A total of 3,206 applications were received in response to the three...

  • Travelling to University

    Upon enrolling in a University course, freshers are met with one major problem – how are they going to travel to the campus? Many who use public transport complain about arriving late; those who use their own car worry about finding a parking...

  • Helping people with autism and learning difficulties access tertiary education

    Promoting better access to tertiary education for people on the autistic spectrum and those with learning difficulties is the theme of a conference being organised by the University’s Faculty for Social Wellbeing on November 25. The aim is to...

  • Study of Malta’s e-skills gap

    Study of Malta’s e-skills gap

    The eSkills Malta Foundation will carry out an eSkills Gap Analysis during the last quarter of this year, focusing specifically on the industry ICT skills gap. A number of studies have been undertaken throughout the year by several organisations...

  • Malta hosts international digital games conference

    One of the most prestigious international conferences the field of digital game studies will be held in Malta this week. The 10th International Conference in the Philosophy of Computer Games (POCG) is this year being organised by the University of...

  • Reactions to Budget 2017

    Reactions to Budget 2017

    What were your main expectations, and were they met? I failed to see the introduction of any new and innovative ideas with the same verve as last year. There was also not a lot of emphasis on infrastructural developments at University. Matthew...

  • Conference on EU presidency

    Around 44 representatives from research institutes from all over the EU are expected to attend the Trans European Policy Studies Association (Tepsa) Pre-Presidency Conference, which will be held at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus on...

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