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Education

  • In students’ good books

    In students’ good books

    Kevin Ellul, director of the University of Malta library, has been part of the library’s team for 22 years. He took up a job as assistant librarian after discovering that the engineering degree he was reading for was not for him. “I wasn’t doing...

  • A winning team

    A winning team

    What are the main aims of the Malta University Sports Club? MUSC is founded on the principle of mens sana in corpore sano. Our vision is to help students lead a more active and healthy lifestyle. We consider sports as a vital part of the holistic...

  • Student speak

    Student speak

    Although some students find the university and its library well-equipped and lecturers helpful, others feel the need for better resources, longer library hours and better career guidance. University students speak to Veronica Stivala. Rebecca...

  • The freshers’ experience

    The freshers’ experience

    Studying at university is an opportunity for learning and personal growth, as well as a major life transition which takes time and brings about considerable difficulties. A healthy adaptation to university life enhances the chances of success as...

  • Business and life coaching diploma

    A second coaching diploma course is being organised by Multiplex Coaching Ltd, an organisational development firm. The firm forms part of the South Africa-based Omnicor and the course starts on October 9. The diploma is based on the Multiplex...

  • Bringing science alive

    Bringing science alive

    When we applied to take part in the NSTF Malta Student Science Forum last October, little did we expect to travel to the Swiss Alps in August. But after we placed second in the local competition, NSTF gave us the opportunity to join the...

  • Marsa scouts back from Walled City Tattoo, Londonderry

    Marsa scouts back from Walled City Tattoo, Londonderry

    A group of 25 musicians from the Marsa Scout Group took part in the Walled City Tattoo of Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It was the first time a local scouts’ band took part in a tattoo abroad. They formed part of the massed pipes and drums...

  • Middlesex University Malta welcomes English campaign

    Middlesex University Malta has welcomed the announcement that the Education Ministry is embarking on a programme and campaign to raise the standards of English language use in Malta. The university said Maltese students at its campus in Pembroke...

  • University students all set for Friday’s Science in the City

    University students all set for Friday’s Science in the City

    A number of University student organisations will set up stands along Republic Street during Science in the City on Friday. Medical and health students will run free health checks for adults and the elderly, including the testing of blood...

  • Seminar to share project findings

    A half-day conference en-titl­ed ‘Towards sustainable maritime traffic within the Malta-Sicily Channel’ will be held tomorrow as part of the Biodivalue project for local maritime stakeholders to explain the project’s findings and outputs so...

  • Freshers to meet 2nd, 3rd years

    A meeting is being held to give freshers the opportunity to mingle with second- and third-year students in the same course to share concerns or ask questions they may have about the course and University life. It will be held on Thursday from 6.30...

  • Healing abuse ­victims seminars

    A series of two-hour seminars entitled ‘Shattered Soul – Healing the Spirit after Abuse’, will be held from Tuesday to Thursday at St Monica School, Birkir­kara, and on Friday and Saturday at the Seminary in Victoria. They will be conducted by US...

  • New director of ESU Malta

    New director of ESU Malta

    The English-Speaking Union of Malta has appointed Pia Zammit as its new director of education. She has 20 years of experience in the English language sector and in public speaking training. ESU Malta aims to strengthen the use of the English...

  • The Grand Tour and Beyond

    An international conference entiled ‘The Grand Tour and Beyond’ will be held on September 25 and 26 at the University’s Valletta campus by the Institute of Anglo-Italian Studies. During the conference, foreign and local scholars will present...

  • Meeting for parents of Junior College students

    A meeting for parents or guardians of first year students at the Junior College will be held to provide information about its regulations, services and facilities. The meeting, to be addressed by the college principal and vice-principal, will take...

  • Confucius Institute Day

    The Confucius Institute (CI) at the University of Malta will hold a series of activities in De Vallette Square, Valletta, on September 27 from 10am to 2pm as a part of a global celebration taking place in similar institutes all over the world. The...

  • Seminar on neuroanatomy, psychiatric disorders

    The University’s Department of Psychology is holding a one-day continuing professional development seminar on Neuroanatomy, Psychiatric Disorders and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5). The speaker...

  • Youth vocations centre

    Youth vocations centre

    About 100 youths have registered their participation in the monthly meetings and weekend activities to be organised by the diocesan Vocations Centre in the forthcoming academic year. The youths attended Mass at the Seminary in Rabat led by...

  • Children’s picture competition

    Children aged between six and 15 are invited to take part in the 22nd Annual World Children’s Picture Contest organised by the IE-NO-HIKARI Association in Japan. The competition is open to children from all over the world.In last year’s edition, a...

  • Go for Accounting

    Go for Accounting

    The third edition of Go for Accounting by Eric Mitchell and Alfred Sant Fournier has been published. Aimed at beginners in accounting, the book is easy to read and free of unnecessary jargon. The authors are experienced teachers of accounting in...

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