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  • Get in gear this academic year

    Get in gear this academic year

    Whether it’s your first Freshers’ Week or your third, you’ll know soon enough that the temptation to spend is everywhere. Fast food just outside the gates, a drink or two at Campus Fest, the enticing smell of new books – you get the idea. The...

  • Investing in students

    Investing in students

    As students prepare for a new scholastic year, Gayle Lynn Callus, president of the University Students’ Council since June 2014, discusses the latest developments taking place on campus through KSU’s ongoing dedication. University students have...

  • Rewarding good driving

    Rewarding good driving

    Middlesea Insurance is offering a motor insurance product aimed at young people aged 18 to 30. Called Motormax, this product works via a telematics device which is installed in the client’s car and which records driving performance and events,...

  • Study without borders

    Study without borders

    Exchange programmes help students become more mature, knowledgeable and ultimately, employable, Anna Callus, deputy director of the university’s International and EU Office tells Sandy Calleja Portelli. Travel opportunities are probably nowhere...

  • Putting your best foot forward during an interview

    PwC knows a thing or two about identifying and recruiting talented university students and graduates. Over the years PwC has involved over 400 students into its various student programmes. “When selecting students to join our programmes, we put...

  • How I study...

    How I study...

    From reading out loud to meditating and strict routines, students have different study methods. Jamie Iain Genovese reads up with three students. In a few days, it will be October. As I write this, the hot, humid September air persists and...

  • In students’ good books

    In students’ good books

    Kevin Ellul, director of the University of Malta library, has been part of the library’s team for 22 years. He took up a job as assistant librarian after discovering that the engineering degree he was reading for was not for him. “I wasn’t doing...

  • A winning team

    A winning team

    What are the main aims of the Malta University Sports Club? MUSC is founded on the principle of mens sana in corpore sano. Our vision is to help students lead a more active and healthy lifestyle. We consider sports as a vital part of the holistic...

  • Student speak

    Student speak

    Although some students find the university and its library well-equipped and lecturers helpful, others feel the need for better resources, longer library hours and better career guidance. University students speak to Veronica Stivala. Rebecca...

  • The freshers’ experience

    The freshers’ experience

    Studying at university is an opportunity for learning and personal growth, as well as a major life transition which takes time and brings about considerable difficulties. A healthy adaptation to university life enhances the chances of success as...

  • Business and life coaching diploma

    A second coaching diploma course is being organised by Multiplex Coaching Ltd, an organisational development firm. The firm forms part of the South Africa-based Omnicor and the course starts on October 9. The diploma is based on the Multiplex...

  • Bringing science alive

    Bringing science alive

    When we applied to take part in the NSTF Malta Student Science Forum last October, little did we expect to travel to the Swiss Alps in August. But after we placed second in the local competition, NSTF gave us the opportunity to join the...

  • Marsa scouts back from Walled City Tattoo, Londonderry

    Marsa scouts back from Walled City Tattoo, Londonderry

    A group of 25 musicians from the Marsa Scout Group took part in the Walled City Tattoo of Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It was the first time a local scouts’ band took part in a tattoo abroad. They formed part of the massed pipes and drums...

  • Middlesex University Malta welcomes English campaign

    Middlesex University Malta has welcomed the announcement that the Education Ministry is embarking on a programme and campaign to raise the standards of English language use in Malta. The university said Maltese students at its campus in Pembroke...

  • University students all set for Friday’s Science in the City

    University students all set for Friday’s Science in the City

    A number of University student organisations will set up stands along Republic Street during Science in the City on Friday. Medical and health students will run free health checks for adults and the elderly, including the testing of blood...

  • Seminar to share project findings

    A half-day conference en-titl­ed ‘Towards sustainable maritime traffic within the Malta-Sicily Channel’ will be held tomorrow as part of the Biodivalue project for local maritime stakeholders to explain the project’s findings and outputs so...

  • Freshers to meet 2nd, 3rd years

    A meeting is being held to give freshers the opportunity to mingle with second- and third-year students in the same course to share concerns or ask questions they may have about the course and University life. It will be held on Thursday from 6.30...

  • Healing abuse ­victims seminars

    A series of two-hour seminars entitled ‘Shattered Soul – Healing the Spirit after Abuse’, will be held from Tuesday to Thursday at St Monica School, Birkir­kara, and on Friday and Saturday at the Seminary in Victoria. They will be conducted by US...

  • New director of ESU Malta

    New director of ESU Malta

    The English-Speaking Union of Malta has appointed Pia Zammit as its new director of education. She has 20 years of experience in the English language sector and in public speaking training. ESU Malta aims to strengthen the use of the English...

  • The Grand Tour and Beyond

    An international conference entiled ‘The Grand Tour and Beyond’ will be held on September 25 and 26 at the University’s Valletta campus by the Institute of Anglo-Italian Studies. During the conference, foreign and local scholars will present...

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