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Education

  • Students’ mental health

    Is there enough mental health awareness at University? Over the years, mental health awareness at University has improved, but this is not enough. People still use labels or make assumptions about people’s mental wellbeing without taking into...

  • School visit to Japan

    School visit to Japan

    Students and staff from St Martin’s College recently visited Kindai High School in Osaka, Japan. Besides visiting sites, shrines and temples in Osaka, Tokyo and Kyoto the Maltese students also experienced living in the homes of Japanese families...

  • Screening of award-winning film

    The 2012 feature film Shell by the award-winning Scottish filmmaker Scott Graham will be screened for the first time in Malta on Saturday at 6.30pm at the auditorium of the University’s Valletta campus in St Paul’s Street. The film will be...

  • Recent publications on children’s resilience and socio-emotional health

    The following three publications were recently issued by the University of Malta’s Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health. The subjective wellbeing of Maltese children Children’s Worlds, The International Study of Children’s Subjective...

  • TED event at University

    What do you think of the TedxUniversity of Malta event? TED talks have been a constant companion and fascination of mine for years; I watch the latest talk every day. Now that we have this opportunity to bring the TED experience to our University,...

  • Course on Mindfulness

    Mindfulness enables people to recognise and overcome the many ways in which they get caught in rumination, distraction and resistance. It facilitates the mind and body’s ability to rebalance and sustain wellbeing, and helps people to discover...

  • Malta becomes international centre for MRCP clinical exam

    Malta becomes international centre for MRCP clinical exam

    The University of Malta’s Faculty of Medicine and Surgery has been approved as an international centre for the Royal College of Physicians’ Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills (Paces) exam following a ‘mock’ pathfinder held in...

  • Public lectures

    As part of a series of seminars on the contemporary political crisis in the Arab world, Dr Norbert Bugeja will give a talk entitled ‘Hyper-despotism of the bullet: Destourian thought and the politics of sabotage in post-Bardo Tunisia’. It will be...

  • San Andrea Senior School Open Day

    San Andrea Senior School, L-Imselliet, is holding an open day on Friday, April 22, from 9am to 2pm. Activities will include a science matinee, English and Maltese literature presentations, a humanities treasure hunt on the school premises, a maths...

  • Alternatives to exams

    Do you agree with exams as a grading mechanism? The grading system puts many students under a lot of stress and pressure, causing them anxiety and depression. Only a few succeed, and the system ignores those who need more than just exams to show...

  • Campaign to promote volunteering

    The European Voluntary Service (EVS) enables people aged 17 to 30 to volunteer in Europe and beyond, and supports entities that offer volunteering opportunities. It is funded by the Erasmusplus programme. Since it was set up 20 years ago the EVS...

  • Science communication summer school

    Over 30 grants are available for university students, young researchers and educators to take part in a 10-day summer school on science communication at Rhine-Waal University, Germany, from July 13 to 22. The summer school, called Steam, marries...

  • IB visual arts students exhibit two years’ work

    IB visual arts students exhibit two years’ work

    Eleven International Baccalaureate (IB) visual arts sixth form students at St Edward’s College, Cottonera, recently exhibited the work they produced during their two-year course. Over 100 pieces of artwork in different media were displayed on...

  • San Andrea Senior School Open Day

    San Andrea Senior School, L-Imselliet, is holding an open day on Friday, April 22, from 9am to 2pm. Activities will include a science matinee, English and Maltese literature presentations, a humanities treasure hunt on the school premises, a maths...

  • Gender equality and feminism

    What do you understand by ‘gender equality’ and ‘feminism’? Gender egalitarianism does not mean women and men are the same in nature but that they have equal rights. They should not be discriminated against due to their gender. Feminism is a...

  • Degrees related to youth studies

    The University’s Department of Youth and Community Studies’ BA (Hons) in Youth and Community Studies will be offered as a day course as from October. The department also offers a Master in Youth and Community Studies on a part-time evening basis,...

  • 3rd Goody lecture

    Martine Segalen, Professor Emeri­tus at Université Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense, will deliver the third Goody Lecture in Society, Culture and History on the topic ‘The importance of being kin’ on Wednesday at 6pm at the Goody Library at the...

  • Science students discuss Ebola

    Science students discuss Ebola

    The nature of Ebola and the possible strategies to be taken should the virus ever reach Malta were discussed by students participating in a recent session of the National Student Travel Foundation (NSTF)’s Malta Student Science Forum. The session...

  • Workshops on dyscalculia

    Workshops on dyscalculia

    A number of workshops on dyscalculia were recently held at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. Dyscalculia is the difficulty in learning or understanding arith­metic, such as problems in under­standing numbers, learning how to...

  • Visualising social wellbeing

    Virtual models are maps of the future that merge the real world with virtual reality to prepare for the best or worst events affecting society, such as crime, disaster relief or planning a better way of life. ‘Visualising Social Wellbeing’ is the...

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