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  • Screenings of short films made by MA students

    Three short films produced by students on the University of Malta’s MA in Film Studies will be premiered today at 7pm at the auditorium of the University’s Valletta Campus in St Paul Street. The films – Daniel, Ħuduni d-Dar! (Take Me Home) and...

  • Destroying the false image of God held by LGBT Catholics

    ‘Destroying false images of God: The experiences of LGBT Catholics’ is the title of the next seminar in the Work in Progress in the Social Studies series, to be held on Tuesday from 6 to 7 pm in the University’s Gateway Building Hall E, Msida...

  • Writing better Maltese

    A new book by Charles Daniel Saliba entitled Gwida għall-Malti Komunikattiv, has been published to help people improve the style and clarity of their Maltese writing. It offers advice and models of different types of writing, including essays,...

  • Talk on game design

    Talk on game design

    Gordon Pace, who designed the game Politicks that was launched last month, will give a talk on how to create an enjoyable game user experience. He will explore the similarities and differences between designing board and card games and designing...

  • Mcast Spring Days

    Mcast Spring Days

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Sports Department recently organised three days of sports activities for students and staff at Golden Sands beach and Pretty Bay. During the activity, entitled Spring Days, participants took part...

  • French poster competition

    French poster competition

    Colours and their significance in French culture and expressions was the theme of a poster competition for Grade 6 pupils of French. Students of French at the University’s Department of Languages chose the nine best entries and certificates and...

  • School of Music Open Day

    School of Music Open Day

    Johann Strauss School of Music is holding an open day on Wednesday from 3.30 to 7.30pm at its premises at Maria Assumpta School, Joseph Abela Scolaro Street, Ħamrun. The school offers over 30 courses run by top musicians for begin­ners to advanced...

  • Contolling machines without using hands

    A talk is about human-machine interfaces (HMI) will be given by Dr Tracey Camilleri on Wednesday at 7.30pm in the Cinema Room at St James Cavallier, Valletta. Biosignals, such as brain electrical activity, muscle activity, eye movements, speech...

  • University research may raise efficiency of LHC

    University research may raise efficiency of LHC

    A University of Malta researcher, Marja Grech, has proposed a novel way of increasing the efficiency of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Grech was working in a University research project on metamaterials in particle accelerators in collaboration...

  • Students propose parking solution for Swieqi, Sliema

    Students propose parking solution for Swieqi, Sliema

    Gear, a Junior Achievement Young Enterprise company formed by sixth form students from St Martin’s College, has developed Park It Easy (Pie), a system that enables drivers to park their cars in empty parking spaces in front of garages with the...

  • 3D printing workshops held at Paola school

    3D printing workshops held at Paola school

    Senior 2 students at Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, are being introduced to the basics of 3D designing, using 3D builder software provided to the school by Microsoft. During a series of workshops they are designing keychains using...

  • Mcast holds first sports conference

    Mcast holds first sports conference

    Maltese sports scholars addressed the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s first sports conference held at Students’ House at the college in Corradino. Dawn Aquilina spoke about dual-career management, Gemma van-Vuuren Cassar spoke...

  • Carpooling website launched

    Carpooling website launched

    Unity, a Junior Achievement Young Enterprise (JAYE) company, has launched a free carpooling service website www.quotamalta.com. Photo shows Unity members (from left) James Pace, Fillippo Vassallo Kirpalani, Thomas Alexander Pace, Chris von...

  • Italian grant for school

    Italian grant for school

    The Italian government has awarded €4,000 to San Andrea School, L-Imselliet, in recognition of its innovative approach to teaching Italian and to encourage its Maltese and foreign students to discover Italy and its culture. Italian Ambassador...

  • Think-ing is about...

    The latest edition of the University of Malta’s Think magazine has been issued. Its main article focuses on the Malta Human Genome project, in which geneticists are sequencing the Maltese genome to discover where native people come from and...

  • 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,...

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