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  • Skills Kits programme

    Skills Kits programme

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology has launched a programme called Skills Kits whereby people can register to learn various skills at their own pace. Each skill kit comprises 20 contact hours of instruction. Students may register...

  • Masters in gender studies

    The University of Malta is offering a Master of Gender Studies by research and a taught Master of Gender, Society and Culture in October. The masters may be undertaken on a full-time basis or on a part-time day or evening basis. The programmes are...

  • Teaching children the art of responsible eating

    Teaching children the art of responsible eating

    During the last scholastic year, 14 local schools participated in We Eat Responsibly, an EU action-oriented global learning programme aiming to develop critical thinking, knowledge, skills and attitudes to help students adopt new consumption and...

  • Master of Arts in film studies

    The University of Malta is offering a Master of Arts in Film Studies in October on a part-time basis spread over six semesters. The course will enhance students’ ability to critically analyse film and its relationship to the other arts. They will...

  • Parents believe social media hampers children’s moral development

    Parents believe social media hampers children’s moral development

    Many parents believe social media is hampering their child's moral development, a survey has revealed. The survey suggests the majority of parents do not think these sites are a positive influence on a young person's character, while some are...

  • Sixth Form graduation

    Sixth Form graduation

    St Martin’s College Sixth Form held a graduation celebration for 96 sixth form students following their two years of studies at the college. Chiswick House School and St Martin’s College director Bernie Mizzi presented certificates to the students...

  • 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...

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