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Education

  • Globe Theatre’s way of doing Shakespeare

    Students taking A-level English at the University’s Junior College recently had the opportunity to attend workshops based on Shakespeare’s play Othello, co-ordinated by the college’s English Department. The workshops were led by Tas Emiabata, a...

  • Journal on promoting well-being in schools

    The latest issue of the International Journal of Emotional Education (IJEE) published by the University’s Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health is a special edition on Promoting Well-being in Schools. It is guest edited by Prof.

  • Short courses on e-marketing, public speaking

    Malta University Consulting Ltd is organising short courses on the art of public speaking and on e-marketing at the University Residence, Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija. The Art of Public Speaking is an eight-week course focusing on effective...

  • Difficulties in communication

    Difficulties encountered when communicating verbally and non-verbally were discussed during a recent seminar entitled Comment? Come? Cómo? organised by the French, Italian and Spanish departments of the University’s Junior College, in...

  • College launches new website

    St Edward’s College, Cottonera, has launched a new website as part of its efforts to make the school more accessible. The revamped site has a simple and clean layout, containing all the information necessary for parents. Navigation through it is...

  • ILM management diploma at Mcast for employees

    Sixteen employees who completed the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) diploma course in management (Level 5) at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Institute of Business and Commerce were recently presented with their...

  • Nightlife in Malta

    What do you think about nightlife in Malta? It is reasonably good on the whole, but it seems to be available in extremes. You either come across places that are packed with people, making it impossible to cross the room, or, on the other extreme,...

  • Unity in the law profession

    The changes in the structure at the University’s law course to conform with the Bologna Process has opened a can of worms in student-faculty relations. In a course where precision and outspokenness has always been encouraged, rarely, if ever, have...

  • Inclusion Week held at Chiswick House School

    Chiswick House School alumnus Emma Ripard and a friend of hers, Loran Xuereb, both of whom are deaf, recently visited the school to share their experience with pupils as well as to show them how to communicate with hearing-impaired people and...

  • Stagecoach students to perform at Disneyland Paris

    A group of Stagecoach students is set to perform a 20-minute musical theatre piece on the main stage of Disneyland Paris in July. They will also take part in an exclusive musical theatre workshop with actors of the famous theme park. The students’...

  • Training in therapeutic techniques for children

    A one-day training course in therapeutic play techniques will be held on March 31. These techniques enable children to express their experiences and feelings through a natural, self-guided and self-healing process. As children’s experiences and...

  • Can aspirin kill cancer?

    Aspirin is one of the oldest medicinal drugs available today. It is used to treat mild head­aches, common colds and even help prevent heart attacks and strokes. However, scientists are currently researching aspirin’s anti-cancer effects after...

  • January examinations

    The Christmas holidays are usually characterised by a number of assignments and the looming January exams. How productive have you managed to be? As much as possible I tried to get my assignments done while at the same time keeping up with the...

  • Call for applications for postgraduate scholarships

    Applications are being accepted for a Rotary scholarship worth $30,000 (€21,800) for international, postgraduate studies during academic year 2014-2015. The studies may be in any of the following subjects: peace and conflict prevention/resolution;...

  • Awarded title of visiting external professor

    Dr Joseph De Giovanni was recently awarded the title of visiting external professor of the University during a ceremony held at the Medical School auditorium at Mater Dei Hospital. Prof. Godfrey LaFerla, dean of the Faculty of Medicine and...

  • Schools hold Christmas carol service at Vittoriosa

    The school choirs of De La Salle College, Cottonera, and St Joseph Mater Boni Consilii School, Paola, joined forces over the festive season to perform in a Christmas carol service at Vittoriosa parish church. Boys and girls from both schools sang...

  • St Theresa College charity fun run raises €9,620

    A total of €9,620 in donations was raised during the 24th edition of the annual charity fun run of St Theresa College Girls’ Secondary School, Mrieħel. The event, which was held recently by the school development group of teachers, also included a...

  • An app to help pupils enjoy learning Maltese

    A group of first-year Sixth Form students from St Martin’s College, Swatar, who formed a company called Platinum to take part in the Junior Achievement Young Enterprise 2013 programme, have developed a web-app called MaltEasy, designed to help...

  • School celebrates its talent

    The students council at Our Lady Immacualte School, Ħamrun, recently organised a talent show for the third year running to enable students to display their various talents. This year’s show included dance, singing and performances using various...

  • The festive season

    What have you come to expect of the festive season? I pleasantly await the Christmas festivities for the delicious family dinner and relaxed parties with friends, drinking home-made mul­led wine, exchanging gifts and wat­ching a film or two. James...

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