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Education

  • School children visit Central Bank

    School children visit Central Bank

    Over 70 students from private, Church and State schools visited the Central Bank of Malta at Castille Place, Valletta. They attended a presentation on the bank’s role and functions and viewed the exhibition of coins and banknotes. The visit,...

  • Caught by the lens

    Caught by the lens

    A photographic exhibition on the theme ‘The Maltese islands’, capturing the Maltese landscape through the lens of a camera, was held by students at Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar. Organised by photography and religion teacher Noel...

  • Next month’s vote

    Next month’s vote

    Should people vote in next month’s spring hunting referendum? Why? If people are given a chance to express their views, it would be amiss not to exercise this right. However, if voters do not have a sound understanding of the subject at hand,...

  • KSU car pooling system

    One of the problems students who drive to University have to face daily is that of parking. To help improve this situation the University Students’ Council (KSU) launched a car pooling system last November, but the number of students using the...

  • Anthropology and history

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Alan MacFarlane, an anthropologist and historian working in England, Nepal, Japan and China. After outlining his fascinating early life in Assam, India, and...

  • Touch flight

    Touch flight

    An event was held at the Institute of Aerospace Technologies (IAT) of the University’s Faculty of ICT to disseminate the results of research conducted in Touch-Flight, a project developing new methods to control aircraft using touch technologies.

  • Upcoming events

    Upcoming events

    ‘Taking a closer look – using intrinsic markers in animal ecology’ is the title of a public lecture being organised on Tuesday from 6 to 7pm at the Department of Biology of the University’s Faculty of Science. The speaker is Barbara Tigar from...

  • A fairer way of assessing pupils, teachers, schools

    End-of-year benchmarks of pupil attainment at school are now regular features of local assess­ment. The debate regarding the band­ing of pupils on the basis of age has also subsided. Both policies were driven by the need to better understand...

  • NSTF science expo

    The annual NSTF Science Expo will take place from Saturday to March 27 at the Institute of Applied Science of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, Paola. Science projects prepared by students will be on display at the expo and...

  • YE students develop Sliema shopping app

    YE students develop Sliema shopping app

    A Young Enterprise (YE) company formed by De La Salle College sixth formers has developed an application to make shopping in Sliema more efficient. Users of the app, called Current, will be able to search their smart phone or tablet for shops in...

  • STEM portal launched

    STEM portal launched

    A portal has been set up to provide teachers, students and parents news and updates about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and related initiatives in Malta. The portal – sciencecentre .malta.net – was launched at a...

  • Research vs stipends?

    Research vs stipends?

    Is enough money allocated for scientific and technological research at University? There is room for improvement. When it comes to research it’s never enough. Research is crucial to keep up in this dynamic environment. Research conducted at the...

  • Public lectures

    John Simpson, former chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) will deliver three talks on the following topics as follows: ‘The OED: a short history of an institution’ tomorrow from 6.30 to 8pm; ‘From paper to electronic dictionaries:...

  • Marine biology short course

    Marine biology short course

    A short course in marine biology will be held from March 25 to May 20 by the Department of Biology of the University’s Faculty of Science. Lectures will be held on Wednesdays between 6 and 8pm, and two practical sessions will be held on Saturdays...

  • Archipelago tourism

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Godfrey Baldacchino about archipelago tourism and its relevance to Malta and other locations all over the world. Baldacchino is professor of sociology at the...

  • Sixth formers at Euroscuola

    With reference to last Sunday’s article ‘Maltese 6th formers at Euroscuola’, the sixth forms mentioned took part in different editions of the same event. Other local sixth forms are taking part in the programme. The photo featured with the item...

  • ESU finds Malta’s public speaking champion

    ESU finds Malta’s public speaking champion

    Rebecca Bonello Ghio won the English Speaking Union Malta public speaking competition held at Le Méridien St Julian’s Hotel. She will represent Malta at the International Public Speaking Competition in London in May. The runners-up were Mert Gulen...

  • International marine mammal conference

    An estimated 350 delegates from Europe and beyond are expected to attend the European Cetacean Society Conference to be held in Malta from March 23 to 25. NGO Bicref and the University of Malta’s Conservation Biology Research Group are involved in...

  • Training course in conservation of cetaceans

    A 28-hour course in ceta­cean conservation will be held from March 16 to 20, consisting of lectures by world-renowned experts. The course is organised by the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and...

  • Mcast charithon

    The annual charity marathon of the Institute of Community Services at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology will be held tomorrow and on Tuesday at the college’s main campus, Corradino Hill, Paola. The event is in aid of Richmond...

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