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  • ITS meetings, prospectus

    The Institute of Tourism Studies will hold information meetings for interested students at the ITS between July 28 and August 1. The new ITS prospectus for the academic year 2016-2017 offers study programmes that are student friendly and match the...

  • Students interpret brands’ history through painting

    Students interpret brands’ history through painting

    Six Mcast students from the Art and Design Institute spent a morning interpreting Nestlé’s 150-year history by painting on a canvas. The event formed part of the Nesquik Marine Festival held at the Malta National Aquarium, organised by Nestle’...

  • University seeks exchange of land

    University seeks exchange of land

    The University is seeking to acquire the title of ownership of its Valletta campus in exchange for land at Tal-Qroqq that was effectively taken from it to build the National Pool. The proposed exchange of property results from a memorandum of...

  • Scout exchange planned

    St Julian’s Scout Group, together with scouts from the Federación de Scouts Católicos de Castilla from the Spanish region of Castilla La Mancha, are organising an Erasmusplus youth exchange entitled ‘Bridging Cultural Boundaries’. During the...

  • A look at the University’s past, future

    Living the Vision is a publication that merges stories with statistics on how the University of Malta has deve­loped over the past 10 years. Edward Duca interviews outgoing rector Juanito Camilleri about the University’s past and the present. The...

  • Educational trip to Sicily

    Educational trip to Sicily

    A group of 31 students at Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, accompanied by teachers Cristina Mifsud, Julie Tabone Valetta and Elisa Saliba, recently held an educational tour to Mount Etna and Taormina, Sicily. The tour gave the students...

  • Mcast to offer 16 new courses

    Mcast to offer 16 new courses

    The 2016/2017 Mcast Prospectus contains 16 new courses. It includes detailed information about 172 full-time courses offered at Mcast’s Foundation, Technical and University Colleges ranging from introductory certificate courses, degree programmes...

  • Working together against bullying

    Working together against bullying

    St Joseph’s Blata L-Bajda Primary Grade 5s won the Together against Bullying school competition organised by Victim Support Malta. The aim of the competition was to encourage children to work together to produce a work of art on the topic of...

  • Prestigious US honour for University academic

    Prestigious US honour for University academic

    Joe Cannataci, head of the Department of Information Policy and Governance and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences at the University of Malta, was awarded the Louis D. Brandeis Award for Privacy in Washington, US. Prof.

  • University hosts Russian delegation

    A delegation, led by Nikolay Sysoev, Dean of the Faculty of Physics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), was hosted by the University to create a structure through which concrete collaborative initiatives could be launched. The visit...

  • St Joseph Blata l-Bajda primary students win anti-bullying competition

    St Joseph Blata l-Bajda primary students win anti-bullying competition

    Grade 5 students at St. Joseph’s Blata L-Bajda primary school have won a inter-school anti-bullying art competition.  The students' submission was judged was to be the most creative, original and effective entry into a Victim Support Malta...

  • Evolution of electric power systems

    Evolution of electric power systems

    Imagine your favourite TV show or football game is about to begin, in the peak of summer, and the electricity trips. There’s no light, no cooling and none of the appliances work. We take electricity supply for granted, assuming that it has been...

  • Teaching of Ethics and Religion

    Teaching of Ethics and Religion

    In her article ‘Religious education: the way forward’ (The Sunday Times of Malta, May 25) Dr Pauline Dimech made the following strange­ly misinformed (for a religious educator) declaration about the new Ethics programme which is gathering momentum...

  • Students train to be tourism innovators

    Students train to be tourism innovators

    The School of Invention recently launched a 20-hour course at St Francis School, Cospicua, aimed to inspire its students to generate tourism-related ideas and inventions and to help them become the tourism innovators of tomorrow. The school is...

  • Pupils attend World Oceans Day activity

    Pupils attend World Oceans Day activity

    Over 90 pupils from Santa Tereza College, Birkirkara, visited the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra in an activity to mark World Oceans Day. They attended a presentation by marine biologist Alan Deidun, who spoke to them about the Spot the...

  • Training teachers to stem early school leaving

    A project has been launched to train teachers how to create classroom environments that foster equity and inclusion, particularly for children at risk of leaving school early. The University of Malta’s Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional...

  • Teacher uses apples to demonstrate effects of bullying

    Teacher uses apples to demonstrate effects of bullying

    A British teacher taught children about the effects of bullying by using apples. Rosie Dutton from Birmingham, UK, tours schools, teaching children about relaxation and mindfulness. In one class she decided to demonstrate how bullying affects...

  • MCAST Expo to showcase college opportunities

    MCAST Expo to showcase college opportunities

    Tertiary education institute MCAST is hoping a three-day expo kicking off this Thursday will encourage visitors to discover the college's educational opportunities.  The fifth edtion of the MCAST Expo will start this Thursday at the college's main...

  • Eating responsibly project briefing

    Eating responsibly project briefing

    Fifty educators from 35 schools attended the information meeting at St Theresa College Middle School, Ta’ Paris, Birkirkara, on the We Eat Responsibly project, organised by Ekoskola programme of Nature Trust Malta. During the event, participants...

  • A record Skolasport year

    A record Skolasport year

    Skolasport concluded its 2015-2016 programme with a show of various sports disciplines at the Marsa sports complex. This year there was a record number of 6,000 participants in Skolasport and the large space at the Marsa sport grounds made it...

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