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  • ESU finds Malta’s public speaking champion

    ESU finds Malta’s public speaking champion

    Rebecca Bonello Ghio won the English Speaking Union Malta public speaking competition held at Le Méridien St Julian’s Hotel. She will represent Malta at the International Public Speaking Competition in London in May. The runners-up were Mert Gulen...

  • International marine mammal conference

    An estimated 350 delegates from Europe and beyond are expected to attend the European Cetacean Society Conference to be held in Malta from March 23 to 25. NGO Bicref and the University of Malta’s Conservation Biology Research Group are involved in...

  • Training course in conservation of cetaceans

    A 28-hour course in ceta­cean conservation will be held from March 16 to 20, consisting of lectures by world-renowned experts. The course is organised by the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and...

  • Mcast charithon

    The annual charity marathon of the Institute of Community Services at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology will be held tomorrow and on Tuesday at the college’s main campus, Corradino Hill, Paola. The event is in aid of Richmond...

  • Talk on quantum theory

    Quantum theory is one of the most important theories of modern physics. The quantum scale is an extremely small scale, and the complicated, random and mysterious relationship between small things is called quantum cryptography. ‘Weird. Random.

  • You Can Read magazine/DVD

    A new 12-part series You Can Read magazine and DVD combo is on sale every fortnight from stationers. Each edition explores a different theme that helps children aged three to six understand the world around them, combining reading, games and...

  • Maltese 6th formers at Euroscuola

    Maltese 6th formers at Euroscuola

    A group of 24 sixth formers from Malta, including students from Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar, and De La Salle College, Cottonera, took part in a Euroscuola activity at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The participants were...

  • The view from Gozo

    The view from Gozo

    What are the main problems Gozitan students face on a daily basis? Most Gozitan students are dependent on public transport, so this uncomfortable means of transport is a vital part of their daily life. The most important issue is synchronising the...

  • Junior College open day

    Junior College open day

    The University Junior College h­eld an open day to give the public a glimpse of the education it offers to students seeking to gain the necessary qualifications to pursue studies at the University of Malta or other institutions. During the week,...

  • KSU Careers Convention

    The annual Careers Convention organised by the University Students Council (KSU) was held at the University Qudrangle last week. The three-day event showcased a diverse range of job opportunities available for students after they graduate from...

  • Upcoming public lectures

    Three presentations on the theme ‘The role of the EU in the Western Balkans’ will be held on Thursday from 10am to 12 noon at the European Documentation Centre of the University’s Institute for European Studies, Msida campus. The first, entitled...

  • Degenerative disease research

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Neville Vassallo, a lecturer in physiology at the University’s Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, about his research on the molecular pathophysiology...

  • Student mental health problems: its symptoms and solutions

    The further one climbs up the academic ranks, the more likely mental health problems are to occur. Sometimes, they start at undergraduate level. High-pressure courses are especially prone to inflicting mental health issues on students, whatever...

  • Youth entrepreneurship discussion on campus

    Youth entrepreneurship discussion on campus

    Youth entrepreneurship as a solution to the rising and persistent problem of youth unemployment was discussed with students on campus at an AEGEE-Valletta event entitled #2morrow2day addressed by MEP Miriam Dalli, Education Minister Evarist...

  • School to attempt Guinness World Record

    St Catherine’s High School, Pembroke, is aiming to break a Guinness World Record of the largest number of people dressed as nursery rhyme characters gathered at a single venue. Students, staff, parents, guardians, relatives, former students and...

  • Agreements with EY, Aurobindo Pharma

    Agreements with EY, Aurobindo Pharma

    The University has signed agreements with Ernst & Young and Aurobindo Pharma Ltd that will benefit fourth year honours economics and pharmaceutical technology students respectively. EY will offer two-month summer placements for up to three...

  • Getting to/from University

    Getting to/from University

    How do you get to and from University? What transport problems do you face? My parents drop me off and pick me up from University. The main problem is the morning rush-hour traffic. Warren Borg Ebejer, BA Hons in English, third year. I use public...

  • Dimech’s lost prison poems

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to history professor Henry Frendo about his book Dim­ech’s Lost Prison Poems, a collec­tion of poems by Manwel Di­mech written while in prison, some dating back...

  • Mcast agribusiness symposium

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology held its first agribusiness symposium during which research in agriculture and related sectors carried out by students in the college’s BSc (Hons) Animal Management and BSc Horticulture courses was...

  • 270 part-time courses to be held by Mcast

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology has launched a new prospectus with over 270 part-time courses, including 21 new ones. The courses include beekeeping, advanced gardening, basic water science, fashion design, photography, interior...

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