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  • Talk on translations done by machines

    Talk on translations done by machines

    ‘Machine Translation: X’inhu?’ is the title of a talk that Mike Rosner will deliver on Wednesday at 7.30pm at the Cinema Room, St James Cavalier, Valletta. Rosner will discuss why machine translation is difficult and will sketch two opposed...

  • St Catherine’s turns Pink

    St Catherine’s turns Pink

    St Catherine’s High School, Pemkbroke, held a dress down day as part of the Pink October campaign that raised €700 for the Marigold Foundation in support of breast cancer research. Students and teachers were invited to come to school in casual...

  • Short courses in Biology

    Two short evening introductory courses on marine biology and fisheries and aquaculture will be held from Tuesday to January 7. Lectures will be held between 6 and 8pm, and site visits/fieldwork will be held on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. The topics...

  • 6,676 Mcast students

    6,676 Mcast students

    Mcast’s student population this year stands at 6,676, a three per cent increase over last year. The college accepted 2,659 new applicants, most of whom enrolled in courses run by the institutes of Information and Communication Technology, Business...

  • Mcast discussion on challenges facing young entrepreneurs and SMEs

    A discussion on challenges faced by young entrepreneurs and SMEs is being organised tomorrow from 9am to noon at the main campus of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, Paola. It will be following by a visit to the Mcast...

  • Call for innovative water harvesting proposals

    Students, schools and local councils are invited to submit proposals for innovative water harvesting projects to be supported by the HSBC Water Programme – Catch the Drop campaign. Proposals must be submitted by December 18. Some of the winning...

  • Helping students eat responsibly

    Fourteen schools have been awarded funding to develop programmes to help their students adopt new behaviour patterns related to food. The funding forms part of the EU project We Eat Responsibly, involving partners from nine EU countries, including...

  • Show of support for Birdlife Malta’s learning through nature programme

    Show of support for Birdlife Malta’s learning through nature programme

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo joined a school visit to Għadira nature reserve to show his support for Birdlife Malta’s learning through nature programme. The minister joined pupils from Mellieħa Primary School as they explored Għadira nature...

  • Giving stipends to mature students makes sense

    It is no secret that our current stipend system, while electorally cozy for all parties concerned, is far from efficient. Nevertheless, last Monday’s Budget has added another twist, as stipends are to be now to be given to all mature students on a...

  • Ċaqlaq campaign is set to continue

    Ċaqlaq campaign is set to continue

    A campaign called Ċaqlaq aimed at improving health and fitness awareness among pupils and their families is about to enter its third year. The Ċaqlaq team will be touring local schools and engaging children in grades 1 to 3 with creative and...

  • Recycling on campus

    Recycling on campus

    Do you know where the recycling bins are on campus? During the first week of University there were big bins in the student parking area behind Student House, but some people had complained about them. There are also some in the Gateway Building area.

  • Thanksgiving Mass

    Thanksgiving Mass

    A thanksgiving Mass was held at St Margaet’s College Boys’ Secondary School, Vedala, Cospicua, in honour of retired teacher Joe Debattista and in memory of deceased teacher Emmanuel Schembri. Photo shows (from left) teachers David Bartolo and...

  • Upcoming events on campus

    The Students’ Philosophical Society and Philosophy Postgraduate Reading Group is holding a series of meetings to read from, discuss and examine the preface to A.V. Miller’s version of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel’s work, Phenomenology of...

  • New learning area at school

    With reference to the article ‘New kindergarten’ published last Sunday, the development referred to is not a new kindergarten but an upgraded and refurbished learning area for two-year-old children in the Bumbles Bees classes at Chiswick House...

  • Children’s wellbeing national conference

    The child’s perspective on bullying is the focus of the first national conference on children’s wellbeing to be held on Friday at Verdala Palace, Buskett. The one-day conference is being held by the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of...

  • Faculty extended

    A €1.8 million extension of the University’s Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences building was opened at ceremony attended by faculty dean Noellie Brockdorff, University rector Juanito Camilleri, Education Minister Evarist Bartolo and heads of...

  • Project 7,000 launched

    Studenti Demokristjani Maltin (SDM) has launched its annual Project 7,000 fundraising campaign. This year it aims to raise €7,000 for Puttinu Cares, Inspire Malta, Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Caritas Malta, Friends of the Earth, SPCA and Lifecycle...

  • Students on the Budget

    Students on the Budget

    Did you watch the Budget or follow any Budget analysis? I was unable to watch the Budget speech but I did look at live feeds, articles and analysis of the Budget. Matthew Charles Zammit, Bachelor of Laws, 3rd year. Yes, I followed the Budget and...

  • College students at Leaders for a Day

    College students at Leaders for a Day

    Two International Baccalaureat students at St Edward’s College, Cottonera, took part in Leader for a Day in Brussels. The initiative involves participants in European youth entrepreneurship programmes learning from leaders by shadowing them for a...

  • Quality standard for Scout Association

    Quality standard for Scout Association

    The Scout Association of Malta has been certified to meet the requirements of the Global Support Assessment Tool Towards Quality Scouting instituted by the World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and audited by the Société Générale de...

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