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  • Primary makes learning maths a fun experience

    Primary makes learning maths a fun experience

    Year 6 pupils from St Thomas More College Marsascala Primary learnt maths in a fun way through an innovative bike race activity that integrated Physical Education and Mathematics as part of the school’s Open Week. The pupils came to school with...

  • College promotes entrepreneurship

    College promotes entrepreneurship

    Students from the three secondary schools of St Theresa College that are participating in the Entrepreneurship Through Education Scheme 2016 project, recently visited Camilleri Group of Companies. Managing director Tonio Camilleri gave the...

  • Subsidised loans for overseas course fees

    Applications are invited from students wishing to apply for loans to pay overseas course fees under the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS). Under the scheme, students aged between 18 and 30 may apply for a loan at a subsidised interest...

  • Postgraduate prospectus

    The University of Malta has published its postgraduate prospectus for the 2016-7 academic year. It features overviews and entry requirements of each course on offer in October and the research areas that every faculty, institute, centre and school...

  • First Junior Maths Challenge

    First Junior Maths Challenge

    The first edition of the High 5 Junior Mathematicians Challenge – a competition for mathematically gifted Years 5 and 6 pupils – was organised by the Education Ministry’s Department of Curriculum Management. The participants were required to...

  • Screenings of short films made by MA students

    Three short films produced by students on the University of Malta’s MA in Film Studies will be premiered today at 7pm at the auditorium of the University’s Valletta Campus in St Paul Street. The films – Daniel, Ħuduni d-Dar! (Take Me Home) and...

  • Destroying the false image of God held by LGBT Catholics

    ‘Destroying false images of God: The experiences of LGBT Catholics’ is the title of the next seminar in the Work in Progress in the Social Studies series, to be held on Tuesday from 6 to 7 pm in the University’s Gateway Building Hall E, Msida...

  • Writing better Maltese

    A new book by Charles Daniel Saliba entitled Gwida għall-Malti Komunikattiv, has been published to help people improve the style and clarity of their Maltese writing. It offers advice and models of different types of writing, including essays,...

  • Talk on game design

    Talk on game design

    Gordon Pace, who designed the game Politicks that was launched last month, will give a talk on how to create an enjoyable game user experience. He will explore the similarities and differences between designing board and card games and designing...

  • Mcast Spring Days

    Mcast Spring Days

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Sports Department recently organised three days of sports activities for students and staff at Golden Sands beach and Pretty Bay. During the activity, entitled Spring Days, participants took part...

  • French poster competition

    French poster competition

    Colours and their significance in French culture and expressions was the theme of a poster competition for Grade 6 pupils of French. Students of French at the University’s Department of Languages chose the nine best entries and certificates and...

  • School of Music Open Day

    School of Music Open Day

    Johann Strauss School of Music is holding an open day on Wednesday from 3.30 to 7.30pm at its premises at Maria Assumpta School, Joseph Abela Scolaro Street, Ħamrun. The school offers over 30 courses run by top musicians for begin­ners to advanced...

  • Contolling machines without using hands

    A talk is about human-machine interfaces (HMI) will be given by Dr Tracey Camilleri on Wednesday at 7.30pm in the Cinema Room at St James Cavallier, Valletta. Biosignals, such as brain electrical activity, muscle activity, eye movements, speech...

  • University research may raise efficiency of LHC

    University research may raise efficiency of LHC

    A University of Malta researcher, Marja Grech, has proposed a novel way of increasing the efficiency of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Grech was working in a University research project on metamaterials in particle accelerators in collaboration...

  • Students propose parking solution for Swieqi, Sliema

    Students propose parking solution for Swieqi, Sliema

    Gear, a Junior Achievement Young Enterprise company formed by sixth form students from St Martin’s College, has developed Park It Easy (Pie), a system that enables drivers to park their cars in empty parking spaces in front of garages with the...

  • 3D printing workshops held at Paola school

    3D printing workshops held at Paola school

    Senior 2 students at Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, are being introduced to the basics of 3D designing, using 3D builder software provided to the school by Microsoft. During a series of workshops they are designing keychains using...

  • Mcast holds first sports conference

    Mcast holds first sports conference

    Maltese sports scholars addressed the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s first sports conference held at Students’ House at the college in Corradino. Dawn Aquilina spoke about dual-career management, Gemma van-Vuuren Cassar spoke...

  • Carpooling website launched

    Carpooling website launched

    Unity, a Junior Achievement Young Enterprise (JAYE) company, has launched a free carpooling service website www.quotamalta.com. Photo shows Unity members (from left) James Pace, Fillippo Vassallo Kirpalani, Thomas Alexander Pace, Chris von...

  • Italian grant for school

    Italian grant for school

    The Italian government has awarded €4,000 to San Andrea School, L-Imselliet, in recognition of its innovative approach to teaching Italian and to encourage its Maltese and foreign students to discover Italy and its culture. Italian Ambassador...

  • Think-ing is about...

    The latest edition of the University of Malta’s Think magazine has been issued. Its main article focuses on the Malta Human Genome project, in which geneticists are sequencing the Maltese genome to discover where native people come from and...

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