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Education

  • Prisoners complete Mcast courses

    Inmates at Corradino Correctional Facility have successfully completed Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology courses in ICT and office training and skills for employment. The aim of the programme was to enhance their literacy, numeracy and...

  • Being green

    Is waste management a problem on your campus? There is not enough awareness regarding waste management. There are events to promote this once in a while but this is not enough. Also, there are not enough waste management sites around campus.

  • Educational research

    Educational research

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Ronald Sultana, director of the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research (EMCER). Sultana speaks about the centre’s aims and ambitions, which include...

  • Trip to Sicily

    Trip to Sicily

    A group of 40 Form 2 students from Our Lady Immaculate School, Ħamrun, accompanied by teachers, took part in an educational trip to Sicily, which included visits to Mount Etna and the island of Ortygia in Syracuse.

  • Prize for best honours history thesis

    Prize for best honours history thesis

    Francesca Cassar, Simone Atzori and Pierre Micallef, who graduated BA Honours in History earlier this academic year, were awarded the Farsons Foundation Prize for best history honours thesis. The prizes were presented by Michael Farrugia, director...

  • Students’ artworks on water auctioned in aid of MCCF

    Students’ artworks on water auctioned in aid of MCCF

    Artworks on the theme of water by students from seven schools that form part of St Ignatius College were exhibited at the Palace in Valletta and auctioned. The sum of €700 was raised and donated to the Malta Community Chest Fund. The exhibition,...

  • English language proficiency project

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Dr Odette Vassallo about the new Centre for English Language Proficiency, which works in synergy with the University’s Department of English. She discusses the...

  • Upcoming seminars and public lectures

    ‘Ageing in the Russian Federation: challenges and opportunities’ is the topic of a lecture to be given by Olga Mikhailova from St Petersburg University, Russia, on Wednesday at 4.30pm at the ground floor auditorium of the University’s Valletta...

  • World Book Day activities

  • Mcast spring days

    Mcast spring days

    Students and staff at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology took part in various sports activities at the Mcast Spring Days at Golden Bay. These included beach handball, football, volleyball, dodge ball, trekking and tchoukball, a...

  • College band in Turkey contest

    College band in Turkey contest

    Solar Flare, a band formed by students at Gian Franġisk Abela Junior College, Msida, yesterday took part in the first International High Schools Music contest in Istanbul, Turkey. Bands from Turkey, Germany, Italy, Lebanon and Macedonia also...

  • Mcast team at robotics olympiad

    Mcast team at robotics olympiad

    ICT students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology took part in the Malta Robotics Olympiad. They developed a TrackR-Bot device that used light sensors to capture the colour of an object to be tracked and made use of face...

  • Students visit Brussels

    Students visit Brussels

    European Studies students from Sacred Heart College, St Julian’s took part in an educational trip to Brussels. They visited the European Parliament, the European Commission and Malta’s representation to the EU among others. At the European...

  • President’s award helps to develop youths’ artistic skills

    President’s award helps to develop youths’ artistic skills

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca visited St Margaret College’s school at Fortini, Vittoriosa, to see some of the outcomes of an extra-curricular project aimed at developing youths’ artistic skills and present certificates to around 40 youths...

  • Upcoming seminars and public lectures

    Upcoming seminars and public lectures

    ‘Wind-chasers in the central Mediterranean: seabird research and conservation in the Maltese islands’ is the title of a public lecture by Benjamin Metzger, head of research, Malta Seabird Pro-ject, on Tuesday from 6 to 7pm. It will be held at the...

  • Support for Italian language and culture programme

    Support for Italian language and culture programme

    Italian ambassador Giovanni Umberto De Vito visited San Andrea School and presented the school board with a €6,000 donation from the Italian government as a contribution to the school’s bilingual programme regarding Italian language and culture...

  • Ambassador visits Mrieħel school

    Ambassador visits Mrieħel school

    French Ambassador Béatrice le Fraper du Hellen and counsellor Laurent Croset (fourth and second from left) with Robert Borg, head of St Theresa College girls’ secondary school, Mrieħel, and student Shanice Farrugia during a visit to an exhibition...

  • UK adventure trip

    UK adventure trip

    A group of Form 3 San Anton School students, accompanied by four teachers, travelled to England for a PGL aventure holiday at PGL Osmington Bay in Weymouth, Dorset. The group participated in activities such as aeroball, raft building, abseiling,...

  • Danish students at Mcast

    Danish students at Mcast

    A group of 23 sixth form students from the island of Bornholm, Denmark, spent a day at Mcast where they attended lectures and visited the college’s institutes and library to learn about vocational training in Malta. The aim of their visit was to...

  • English and research

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to English professor Peter Vassallo on the development of English language and literature teaching at the University. He also talks about the main study units of...

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