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  • Students’ perception of ‘Maltese’ food

    Food is a big part of significant events in life like births, wedding celebrations and feasts. And the way various national communities cook, eat and perceive food is also a strong representation of their culture. Traditional meals are passed on...

  • Asdan courses at Gozo Sixth Form

    Asdan courses at Gozo Sixth Form

    Sir Mikiel Ang Refalo Sixth Form, Victoria, is offering short courses in collaboration with the Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (Asdan). This UK-based pioneering curriculum development organisation and awarding body offers...

  • Bursary for MA student

    Bursary for MA student

    Tamsin Marie Kingswell, a history and archaeology graduate who is now following an MA in Mediterranean Studies at the University’s Faculty of Arts, won an essay competition for a €1,000 bursary offered by the Alfred Mizzi Foundation. The cheque...

  • Elections to be held for State school councils

    School council elections will be held in all State schools on January 23. Nominations for both teaching staff and parents are now open. Parents may obtain nomination forms from schools or they may send their nomination online through the Education...

  • Composition and aims of school councils

    School councils were set up by the 1988 Education Act to decentralise the educational system in State schools, replacing parents’ asso­ciations and parent-teacher asso­ciations. Each council is made up of: • A president nominated by the Education...

  • Support for Mcast entrepreneurial centre

    Support for Mcast entrepreneurial centre

    EY Malta signed a memorandum of understanding with the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology confirming its support for the entrepreneurship training programme at the college. Through the partnership, EY will be taking an active role in...

  • Mcast students participating in Formula SAE competition

    Mcast students participating in Formula SAE competition

    A group of mechanical engineering students from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology are to take part in the international Formula SAE competition, a design-project aimed at engineering students organised by the Society of Automotive...

  • How to turn conflict into cooperation

    A seminar entitled ‘A win-win approach: Turning conflict into cooperation’ will be held on January 20 from 5 to 7pm at the University’s Psychology Lab, 101, Old Humanities building, Msida campus. Entrance is free and all are welcome to attend. The...

  • University is Nvidia CUDA teaching centre

    The University of Malta has been appointed as a CUDA teaching centre by US global technology company Nvidia Corporation, the world leader in visual computing. The CUDA parallel programming model is an important element of the Nvidia accelerated...

  • Teaching and learning Italian in Malta

    Teaching and learning Italian in Malta

    Take a look around, observe some shop signs and house names. Listen to a conversation and focus on the way we Maltese gesticulate and express ourselves. Spend an evening at a restaurant with friends. Then just stop and think of how many Italian...

  • Mcast’s got talent

    Mcast’s got talent

    Ramon Mangion, quality assurance officer at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, beat seven other contestants to win a ‘Mcast’s Got Talent’ show held at the college’s main hall in Paola. Amber Bondin, an ex-college student who is...

  • Beyond PISA: towards a more balanced and relevant education

    Beyond PISA: towards a more balanced and relevant education

    The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA, OECD) has gained an influential role in shaping educational systems and policies across the world, becoming a global ‘benchmark of standards’ in education. PISA has been instrumental in the...

  • Geography students on Mount Etna field trip

    Geography students on Mount Etna field trip

    Fifty geography students from San Andrea School went on a trip to Mount Etna in Sicily last month to study volcanoes in action. A Sicilian tour guide showed them around, pointing out the major historical sites and historical facts. Almond and...

  • Can happiness be taught?

    Can happiness be taught?

    Although each of us desires to be happy, it happens that from a very early stage we are simply not taught how to be happy. Formal education generally aims to teach us how to be useful for society, such as being a skilled, disciplined, productive...

  • Apostolic Administrator visits Naxxar school

    Apostolic Administrator visits Naxxar school

    Apostolic Administrator Charles Scicluna toured St Nicholas College secondary school, Naxxar, and met students during a visit held to mark the feast of St Nicholas of Bari. Mgr Scicluna was welcomed by a school band and took part in various...

  • University foundation programme sees 50% increase in students

    Sixty-nine students are following the University of Malta’s foundation programme this year to prepare to join degree programmes in the next undergraduate intake in October 2015. This is a 50 per cent increase over the number of students in the...

  • Squash success for Sultana siblings

    Squash success for Sultana siblings

    It has been an excellent few weeks for siblings Kijan and Colette Sultana, who have been competing in UK and US squash tournaments respectively. Kijan Sultana, 10, won the Under-11 boys category of the Mega Squash Series tournament held at the...

  • It’s D’oh true: Bart’s on campus

    It’s D’oh true: Bart’s on campus

    Bart and Lisa Simpson have been at primary school for 25 years, but that hasn’t stopped them and the rest of the family from showing up on campus. Universities across the US are using satirical references from animated TV show The Simpsons to grab...

  • Emotional literacy games

    The University’s Centre for Re­silience and Socio-Emotional Health has publish­ed a game on emotional literacy. The educational tool aims to develop social and emotional skills such as self-awareness, managing emotions, social awareness, making...

  • Medac marks 25 years of training diplomats

    Medac marks 25 years of training diplomats

    An international conference was held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (Medac) at the University of Malta. Three panels of speakers discussed the Mediterranean in transition, Euro-Mediterranean...

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