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  • St Joseph Summer Club

    St Joseph Summer Club

    St Joseph Summer Club will run at at Mater Boni Consilii School, Paola, from July 15 to September 4 every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am till 1pm. Parents may leave their children from 8am till 1.30pm. Boys and girls aged between 4 and...

  • Centre holds healthy living day

    Guardian Angel Secondary Education Resource Centre, Hamrun, re­cently held a healthy living open day. It included a talk for parents by a Health Promotion Unit nutritionist, followed by healthy snacks. PE sessions took place in the gym. Other...

  • School organises visits to Paris and Sicily

    School organises visits to Paris and Sicily

    Our Lady Immaculate School, Hamrun, recently held an edu­cational trip to Paris for Form 3 and 4 students studying French and a day trip to Sicily for Form 2 students. The group of 30 students on the Paris trip spent the mornings followed a French...

  • Anti-homophobia Day at Mcast

    Anti-homophobia Day at Mcast

    International Day Against Homophobia (Idaho) was recently celebrated for the first time on the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology campus in Paola. The event included the screening by the US Embassy of the video It Gets Better aimed at...

  • The EP election

    The EP election

    What do you think of the way the political parties conducted the European Parliament election campaign? Unfortunately a lot of importance was given to Maltese affairs rather than how the election would reflect our representation in the EU. A lot...

  • New tourism master’s courses

    New tourism master’s courses

    The University’s Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture (ITTC) is to launch two new master’s programmes, institute director Nadia Theuma has announced. The MA in Cultural Sustainability and Tourism is a five-semester part-time evening programme...

  • Tourism research symposium

    A tourism research symposium entitled ‘Tourism, Malta and the Mediterranean’ will be held by the University of Malta and the University of Westminster, UK, on July 16 at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus and on July 17 at the Grand Hotel...

  • Bank awards science student

    Bank awards science student

    Mark Bajada (left) was presented with the BOV Special Prize in Science for 2014 during the Dean of Science Awards ceremony held recently at the University. The prize was presented by John Paul Abela, manager media and community relations at Bank...

  • On The Zone this week

    On The Zone this week

    The Zone asks students if they worked while they studied, where their main income came from and whether they are saving any money for something in particular. Find out what students answered on this week The Zone’s ‘news from campus’ section. Was...

  • Exhibition books donated

    Exhibition books donated

    Copies of the book Unfurl Sails: the Mediterranean and its Ships have been donated to St Margaret Col­lege, which includes state schools in Cospicua,Vittoriosa, Senglea, Kalkara, Żabbar and Xgħajra. The book was published as part of the Unfurl...

  • One size does not fit all

    One size does not fit all

    A delegation of 35 educational experts from across Europe recently visited St Thomas More College Girls’ Secondary School, Santa Lucia, to see the educational practices and positive results of the Core Curriculum Programme (CCP). The school was...

  • Core Curriculum Programme

    The Core Curriculum Programme for students between the third and the fifth year of the secondary school aims to provide the most effective way of delivering quality education to enable each learner to achieve his or her full potential. It aims to...

  • Work or rest?

    Work or rest?

    After exams, will you have a decent break or go straight to work? Do you wish you could have a longer break? I go straight to work and I do not really want a longer break as I get post-exam blues. Jonathan Harrington, 21, BA English (Hons). I work...

  • International Journal of Emotional Education

    A special edition of the International Journal of Emotional Education (Volume 6, Issue 1) was recently issued by the University’s Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health. It focuses on two international conferences on social and emotional...

  • Grimaldi sponsors simulator upgrade and awards cadets

    Grimaldi sponsors simulator upgrade and awards cadets

    Grimaldi Group and its local company Malta Motorways of the Sea Ltd presented the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology with a €20,000 donation to upgrade its Bridge and Communication Simulator and another €10,000 in cash prizes to three...

  • Supramolecular chemistry

    Supramolecular chemistry

    In an interview with Patricia Camilleri for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Dr David Magri speaks about the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (Cost) action entitled Supramolecular Chemistry in Water, which deals with chemical...

  • Kokka Night ceremony

    Kokka Night, an annual awards ceremony organised by the University Students’ Council (KSU) to celebrate the non-academic aspects of University life, was recently held at the University’s Valletta campus. Among the awards handed out, the European...

  • Mcast ICT students win robotics olympiad

    ICT students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology won first prize at the recent Malta Robotics Olympiad, in which youths displayed their creativity and problem-solving skills through a series of challenging and educational robotic...

  • Cambridge comes top in league table

    Cambridge comes top in league table

    Oxford has lost out to Cambridge for the fourth year running in a new league table of universities. The prestigious institutions took the top two places in the latest annual Complete University Guide. In third place, the same as last year, was the...

  • Vox pop on campus

    Watch The Zone vox pop this week when Lucia Farrugia takes her camera on campus to speak to students about the language they prefer to use. Her surprise grammar test will gauge respondents’ confidence in their preferred language. See the results...

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