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  • Meeting for prospective University students

    An information meeting for prospective applicants for courses offered by the University in October will be held at Sir Temi Zammit Hall at the Msida campus on Thursday at 9.30am. Members of staff of the Admissions and Records Office, Chaplaincy,...

  • Growing local interest in learning Chinese

    The University’s Confucius Institute, set up in 2009, offers diploma and the BA (Hons) programmes in Chinese through the University’s Department of Oriental Studies, and over the past five years 194 students have taken up the option of studying...

  • New Master’s in clinical biomechanics launched

    The University will offer a Master’s in clinical biomechanics for the first time in October. This part-time, three-year Master’s programme is aimed at healthcare professionals, doctors, engineers and sports scientists. Clinical biomechanics is...

  • Master’s in gender studies

    A Master of Gender Studies mainly by research will be offered by the University’s Department of Gender Studies in October. The master’s programme may be undertaken on a full-time (three semester) or part-time (three year), day or evening...

  • On The Zone this week

    On The Zone this week

    Video interviews of people talking about their careers, talents and social life are being featured on The Zone at www.timesof malta.com/ thezone. A new interview with Contribute Ltd co-founders Karl Wijmark, Nils Wijmark and Janika Portelli will...

  • Green Flag for Tarxien school

    St Jeanne Antide College’s Immaculate Conception School, Tarxien, has been awarded the Green Flag, an international award presented to eco-schools for promoting environmental and sustainable developmental education and healthy eco-friendly habits...

  • Kindergartens end year with concert

    Kindergartens end year with concert

    Pupils of St Cecilia’s kindergartens at Attard and Tarxien took part in the annual school concert, much to the delight of their parents, grandparents and teachers. The two-year-olds sang a string of their favourite songs such as Ring a Ring of...

  • Students at German theatre festival

    Students at German theatre festival

    Ten students from St Margaret College secondary schools in Żejtun and Verdala presented a play and a song in German at the Pasch Theatre Festival in Almada, Portugal. Students learning German in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy also took part.

  • Exhibition by art, design students

    Over 400 student projects are on display at the 13th end-of-year exhibition of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Institute of Art and Design in Tarġa Gap, Mosta. Exhibits include three-dimensional projects in various materials...

  • Think focuses on digital games

    Think focuses on digital games

    The latest issue of the University’s research magazine Think focuses on digital games research, with stories about the history of board games, how games can help resolve conflicts like bullying and how they can teach children. This gaming issue...

  • Adlerian summer school

    William Nicoll, an expert in individual and family counselling, brief therapy and resilience from the University of Florida Atlantic, US, will lead a summer school on Adlerian counselling and therapy from July 14 to 18 at the University’s Valletta...

  • Childcare centre at Junior College

    Childcare centre at Junior College

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo (left) at the inauguration of a 915m2 childcare centre called Ilwien at the University Junior College in Msida, with University rector Juanito Camilleri. The centre, which cost €325,000, caters for children aged...

  • Malala takes education bid to Kenya

    Malala takes education bid to Kenya

    On her first trip to Africa, schoolgirl who won hearts after being shot by Taliban meets girls from rural communities with a passionate desire to go to school Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, has made her first...

  • Mcast launches 17 new courses

    Mcast launches 17 new courses

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s full-time course prospectus for the coming academic year is introducing 17 new courses – a foundation certificate in horticulture and animal care, introductory certificate courses in applied...

  • Elisabeth Mann Borgese Bursary

    Students, staff or research teams carrying out postgraduate studies/research in ocean, marine or maritime related studies at the University of Malta are invited to apply for the Elisabeth Mann Borgese Bursary 2014-2015, worth €3,500 to be used...

  • On The Zone this week

    On The Zone this week

    Video interviews of people talking about their careers, talents and social life are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta .com/ thezone. A new interview with software developer and entrepreneur Keith Fenech will be uploaded tomorrow. In...

  • Students display their many talents

    Students display their many talents

    St Martin’s College recently held its annual Rock the House concert where parents, friends and students were treated to an evening of entertainment. The students displayed a wide range of talent as they sang songs, recited poems and monologues,...

  • EU photo competition winners

    EU photo competition winners

    Four Form 4 European Studies students at St Clare’s College Secondary School, Pembroke, were one of the winning teams in a photo competition held to mark Malta’s 10th anniversary of EU membership. The students presented their photos on topics such...

  • Engineering the World Cup

    Engineering the World Cup

    The World Cup is now well on its way and we have all chosen which team to support. Not many of us, however, may have given much thought to the technology and engineering that makes this most exciting world event possible. The traditional...

  • Technology behind keepers’ goal line

    Technology behind keepers’ goal line

    One may easily recall Frank Lampard’s disallowed goal in the match between England and Germany in the 2010 World Cup knockout stage where the ball clearly bounced behind the goal line but the Uruguayan referee waved play on. Over recent years,...

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