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  • Gozo tunnel vision

    Gozo tunnel vision

    Would building a tunnel to Gozo cause environmental problems? Yes, we need to consider the environmental impacts of the carbon footprint generated to bring the required machinery, parts and materials to Malta as well as the process of building it.

  • Budding student author launches third book

    Budding student author launches third book

    Angela Bettoni, a Level 9 student at St Martin’s College launched her third book A Mermaid in Two Worlds, at a students’ skills lesson for her peers, at which she was guest speaker. Bettoni spoke about her life and travels, her love of reading and...

  • Human rights conference

    A conference on the theme ‘The role of human rights bodies in promoting a human rights culture’ will be held on Thursday at Radisson Blu, St Julian’s by the University’s Human Rights Programme. International speakers will address the conference,...

  • Student praised for pointing out mistake by IB

    Student praised for pointing out mistake by IB

    Thomas Philip De Bono, an International Baccalaureate (IB) dip­loma graduate, received St Ed­ward’s College first ever Chairman’s Special Award for Initiative after he pointed out a regional IB office’s error, which led to it being corrected for...

  • Department head leads European curriculum update

    Department head leads European curriculum update

    Carmel Caruana, head of the University’s Department of Medical Physics, is the first author of the latest policy statement on education and training of medical physicists in Europe. As chair of the European Federation of Organisations for Medical...

  • Medical School conference

    The ninth Malta Medical School Conference was held between Thursday and yesterday at Hilton Malta Hotel, St Julian’s. It attracted one the largest assembly of local doctors and practitioners in ancillary medical and paramedical fields, and...

  • Dean’s Award

    Dean’s Award

    Engineering graduates Luke Masini (left) from the mechanical stream and Emanuel Scicluna (right) from the electrical and electronic stream are the recipients of this year’s Dean’s Award of the University’s Faculty of Engineering. The award is...

  • Curriculum developed to promote resilience

    A pan-European curriculum de­signed to empower vulnerable pupils at risk of leaving school early, absenteeism, disengagement, bullying, social exclusion and marginalisation is set to be presented at a seminar on December 16. The curriculum was...

  • International Journal of Emotional Education

    Topics such as cultural issues in social and emotional learning, addressing the needs of minority students with challenging behaviour, and teaching kindness in schools are tackled in the latest edition of the International Journal of Emotional...

  • CHOGM and youths

    CHOGM and youths

    Will solutions proposed by the Commonwealth bring about the international changes needed? With 53 member states, the Commonwealth can implement large-scale changes on a global level. Although the solutions presented at CHOGM have been innovative...

  • Einstein comedy first activity at Esplora

    Einstein comedy first activity at Esplora

    A comedy about Albert Einstein’s life and achievements was the first activity at the Esplora interactive science centre at Villa Bighi, Kalkara. Tangram Theatre Com­pany from the UK performed several hour-long shows comprising physical theatre,...

  • Students visit European Parliament

    Students visit European Parliament

    A group of 25 San Andrea Senior School students took part in a five-day trip to Brussels. They visited the European Parliament chamber where plenary sessions are held and met MEPs Roberta Metsola, Therese Comodini Cachia, Miriam Dalli, Marlene...

  • Erasmusplus grant training session

    An online training session entitled ‘How to apply for Erasmusplus mo­bility grants and participate in international development and training courses in Europe’ will be held on December 8 from 6 to 7.30pm. The course will provide participants an...

  • Quantum machines talk

    Cafe Scientifique is holding a talk entitled ‘Rise of the Quantum Machines’ on Wednesday at 7.30pm at the Cinema Room, St James Cavalier, Valletta. Andre Xuereb will speak about quantum thermodynamics, which explores the problems and new solutions...

  • IOI regional course on ocean governance

    IOI regional course on ocean governance

    Eighteen students from Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Iran, Turkmenistan, Russia, Albania, Georgia, Turkey and China are taking part in this year’s edition of the International Ocean Institute’s five-week regional ocean governance course in Malta. The...

  • SDM win Junior College election

    SDM win Junior College election

    Studenti Demokristjani Maltin (SDM) won a landslide victory over social democratic student organisation Pulse in the election for the Junior College student council for 2015-16. It was the eighth consecutive time that the SDM won the election.

  • Chiswick’s 110th anniversary

    Chiswick’s 110th anniversary

    Chiswick House School, San Ġwann, held a thanksgiving Mass at St Johns Co-Cathedral, Valletta, as part of events marking its 110th anniversary. It was concelebrated by Fr Laurence Essery and Fr Mark Zammit, an ex-St Martin’s College student, and...

  • Foundation awards bursary

    Foundation awards bursary

    Derek Vella (second from left) of the Alfred Mizzi Foundation presented a €1,000 bursary to Kevin Apap to support his participation in the MA in Mediterranean Studies run by the University’s Faculty of Arts. Prior to enrolling on the course, Apap,...

  • Youths and Paceville

    Youths and Paceville

    What contributes to underage youths going to Paceville clubs? There is currently a spike in the ‘drink to have fun’ culture. Youths are searching for alcohol, and establishments that sell it, to hang out and have fun. Restrictions that rightly...

  • Mcast hosts 33Sixty event

    Mcast hosts 33Sixty event

    Young people aged between 18 and 25 from Commonwealth coun­tries, including students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, last week took part in a Common Purpose 33Sixty event hosted at the Mcast campus and other local venues. The...

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