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  • Sixth formers’ icebreaking day

    Sixth formers’ icebreaking day

    A group of over 90 first-year students at St Martin’s College sixth form participated in an ‘Icebreaking Day’ organised to welcome the new cohort of students. The day started with a team-building exercise at Mistra Bay where the students were...

  • Mcast Fresher’s Week

    Mcast Fresher’s Week

    Freshers’ Week was held on the main campus of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology last week. The ten Mcast institutes organised various activities for new students to discover more about the respective institutes. Student...

  • Tools donated to aviation centre

    Tools donated to aviation centre

    Motherwell Bridge, representing the Hoffmann Group, presented sets of tools to the Aviation Maintenance Training Centre at Mcast’s Institute of Mechanical Engineering. The institute’s aviation workshops have trained over 640 aviation students...

  • Youths on The Zone

    Youths on The Zone

    The Zone reporter Lucia Farrugia met the organisers of a public speaking workshop at University. How can people overcome their fear of speaking in public? What exercises can improve one’s skills to speak in front of an audience? How can people...

  • Think: Why did the Temple people disappear?

    Around 2,500 BC a whole civilisation disappeared from Malta. Was it religious extremism? Overdevelopment? Ecological devastation? Warfare? Disease? The fact is that we do not know. The latest issue of the University magazine Think reports on a...

  • 200 join Plas short courses

    200 join Plas short courses

    Over 200 people enrolled for 17 short courses organised as part of the University’s new Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Plas). The subjects include archaeology, art history, psychology, human resource management, marine biology and...

  • Malta Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy inaugurated

    Malta Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy inaugurated

    Prof. George Fitzgerald Smoot III, a globally acclaimed astrophysicist who won the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Prof. John Mather, was the guest speaker at the inauguration of the University’s Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy...

  • 50 courses start at arts society

    The Malta Society of Arts (MSA) will open six days a week from next month to provide 104 sessions in 50 art courses each week as part of its winter 2014-2015 programme. All sessions will be held at its premises, Palazzo de La Salle, Republic...

  • Maltese literature course launched

    A new course in Maltese literature is being launched on October 1 by Malta University Holding Ltd in collaboration with the University’s Department of Maltese. The course provides historical and literary knowledge of the main Maltese writings,...

  • Paid traineeships for pharmacists on novel international doctorate

    Paid traineeships for pharmacists on novel international doctorate

    Pharmacists reading for a novel postgraduate Doctorate of Pharmacy degree at the University are being offered paid traineeships in areas such as pharmaceutical regulatory affairs, pharmaceutical industry, community pharmacy and medical...

  • University to launch online institutional repository

    University to launch online institutional repository

    The University Library is tomorrow launching the institutional repository OAR@UoM. This online archive will collect, preserve and disseminate a variety of scholarly material produced under the University’s auspices. National intellectual output...

  • Med studies bursary

    A €1,000 bursary is being offered by the Alfred Mizzi Foundation to cover University fees, study-related travel and book purchases of a student enrolled in a new masters degree in Mediterranean Studies at the University’s Faculty of Arts, which...

  • The art of the matter

    The art of the matter

    Every time I walk through the University of Malta foyer, I sense an aura that just captivates me. I sit down and absorb all that surrounds me. The sound of the water in the fountain plays with the laughter of students enjoying a quick joke in...

  • Looking for the best

    Looking for the best

    Welcome to a new academic year. Your wonderful journey here might be just about to start, or it might be already in progress. Regardless, you will find challenges, experiences and thought-provoking stimuli in your path that should serve you well...

  • 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...

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