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Education

  • International Journal of Emotional Education

    Topics such as cultural issues in social and emotional learning, addressing the needs of minority students with challenging behaviour, and teaching kindness in schools are tackled in the latest edition of the International Journal of Emotional...

  • CHOGM and youths

    CHOGM and youths

    Will solutions proposed by the Commonwealth bring about the international changes needed? With 53 member states, the Commonwealth can implement large-scale changes on a global level. Although the solutions presented at CHOGM have been innovative...

  • Einstein comedy first activity at Esplora

    Einstein comedy first activity at Esplora

    A comedy about Albert Einstein’s life and achievements was the first activity at the Esplora interactive science centre at Villa Bighi, Kalkara. Tangram Theatre Com­pany from the UK performed several hour-long shows comprising physical theatre,...

  • Students visit European Parliament

    Students visit European Parliament

    A group of 25 San Andrea Senior School students took part in a five-day trip to Brussels. They visited the European Parliament chamber where plenary sessions are held and met MEPs Roberta Metsola, Therese Comodini Cachia, Miriam Dalli, Marlene...

  • Erasmusplus grant training session

    An online training session entitled ‘How to apply for Erasmusplus mo­bility grants and participate in international development and training courses in Europe’ will be held on December 8 from 6 to 7.30pm. The course will provide participants an...

  • Quantum machines talk

    Cafe Scientifique is holding a talk entitled ‘Rise of the Quantum Machines’ on Wednesday at 7.30pm at the Cinema Room, St James Cavalier, Valletta. Andre Xuereb will speak about quantum thermodynamics, which explores the problems and new solutions...

  • IOI regional course on ocean governance

    IOI regional course on ocean governance

    Eighteen students from Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Iran, Turkmenistan, Russia, Albania, Georgia, Turkey and China are taking part in this year’s edition of the International Ocean Institute’s five-week regional ocean governance course in Malta. The...

  • SDM win Junior College election

    SDM win Junior College election

    Studenti Demokristjani Maltin (SDM) won a landslide victory over social democratic student organisation Pulse in the election for the Junior College student council for 2015-16. It was the eighth consecutive time that the SDM won the election.

  • Chiswick’s 110th anniversary

    Chiswick’s 110th anniversary

    Chiswick House School, San Ġwann, held a thanksgiving Mass at St Johns Co-Cathedral, Valletta, as part of events marking its 110th anniversary. It was concelebrated by Fr Laurence Essery and Fr Mark Zammit, an ex-St Martin’s College student, and...

  • Foundation awards bursary

    Foundation awards bursary

    Derek Vella (second from left) of the Alfred Mizzi Foundation presented a €1,000 bursary to Kevin Apap to support his participation in the MA in Mediterranean Studies run by the University’s Faculty of Arts. Prior to enrolling on the course, Apap,...

  • Youths and Paceville

    Youths and Paceville

    What contributes to underage youths going to Paceville clubs? There is currently a spike in the ‘drink to have fun’ culture. Youths are searching for alcohol, and establishments that sell it, to hang out and have fun. Restrictions that rightly...

  • Mcast hosts 33Sixty event

    Mcast hosts 33Sixty event

    Young people aged between 18 and 25 from Commonwealth coun­tries, including students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, last week took part in a Common Purpose 33Sixty event hosted at the Mcast campus and other local venues. The...

  • Migration summit

    Migration summit

    What do you think of the current migration situation in Malta? Malta has not been receiving many Syrian migrants compared to other EU countries but it still has a high number of migrants for its population. Detention centre measures are increasing...

  • Humanities annual seminar

    This year’s annual ‘Engaging the contemporary: philosophy, literature and education’ seminar will be held on Friday at 8.30am by the University’s Philosophy, English and Education Studies departments at the KSU Common Room on the Msida campus. The...

  • Health and safety teaching resources made available

    Health and safety teaching resources made available

    Technology-based educational resources to explain health and safety concepts to pupils aged between seven and 11 have been made available to teachers. The resources include a six-lesson plan on topics and scenarios that schoolchildren may come...

  • Symposium to showcase biology students’ research

    Symposium to showcase biology students’ research

    Findings from research projects undertaken by undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University’s Department of Biology will be showcased at this year’s Biology Symposium on Saturday in John Borg Science lecture theatre at the Msida campus.

  • Pastoral formation institute graduation

    Pastoral formation institute graduation

    The Pastoral Formation Institute held a graduation ceremony at the Archbishop’s Seminary, Tal-Virtù, Rabat, for 167 people who completed one of 16 courses held by the institute and other Church entities during the last academic year. It was...

  • University to join Alice experiment at Cern

    The University of Malta is becoming an associate member of the Alice experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) in Geneva, Switzerland. The LHC is a 27km-long circular collider that...

  • Project aims to promote game-based learning to tackle early school leaving

    Project aims to promote game-based learning to tackle early school leaving

    Malta is involved in an Erasmus­plus project aimed at bridging the gap between digital com­petencies and early school leavers, en­hancing the latter’s interest and motivation in the subject matter and reducing the risk of early school leaving. The...

  • Distinguished Russian visitor

    Distinguished Russian visitor

    Nikolay Nikolaevich Sysoev, dean of the Faculty of Physics at M.V. Lomonosev Moscow State University, was in Malta to meet the University of Malta’s Physics Department, Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy and faculties of engineering,...

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