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  • LGBTI+ on campus

    LGBTI+ on campus

    Do University students accept the LGBTI+ community? Most students accept LGBTI+ people. Less accept trans people, though this is due to lack of information and understanding. Melissa McElhatton, Social Work (Hons) 4th year. Yes. Our generation is...

  • ELRC workshop

    A European Language Resource Coordination workshop was held at Europe House in Valletta last Friday. University lecturers, European Commission speakers, government bodies and language service providers got together to understand the needs of...

  • ASCS Munich business trip

    A group of 90 students, predominantly following the commerce course at the University, attended a business trip in Munich, Germany. The trip, organised by the Association of Students of Commercial Studies, has become one of the most reputable...

  • JC students visit Strasbourg

    JC students visit Strasbourg

    A group of 24 Junior College students, accompanied by their lecturers, visited Strasbourg. Besides visiting various historical places, the group also visited the Council of Europe Court of Human Rights where they were addressed by Judge Vincent...

  • 6th formers at Euroscuola

    6th formers at Euroscuola

    Twenty-four students from Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary, Naxxar, joined almost 480 students from 20 EU member states to take part in the latest edition of the Euroscola programme at the European Parliament in Stresbourg. The students took part...

  • Mosta primary uses musical carnival activity to teach pupils a fun lesson about recycling

    Mosta primary uses musical carnival activity to teach pupils a fun lesson about recycling

    In the weeks leading up to carnival, pupils and staff at Maria Regina College’s Mosta Primary B created a range of musical instruments made out of plastic containers, milk cartons, boxes, plastic and metal caps and baby milk powder containers. At...

  • Will University car pooling work?

    Will University car pooling work?

    Are you using the new car pooling system at University? Why? While I really love the idea, most of my friends simply walk to University, while others are juggling work and University, which makes it difficult to car pool. Michelle Grech, Bachelor...

  • Visit to CERN

    Visit to CERN

    The Science Students’ Society (S-Cubed) organised a visit by 12 students to CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, earlier this month, with the help of Dr Nicholas Sammut and Dr Gianluca Valentino. They...

  • Over 850 Mcast students graduate

    Over 850 Mcast students graduate

    During the past three weeks the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology held graduation ceremonies for 852 students who successfully completed courses at Malta Qualifications Framework level 4 last year. The ceremonies were held at the main...

  • Relevance of courses at University, Mcast to students’ careers

    Relevance of courses at University, Mcast to students’ careers

    Is higher education in Malta broad enough to cater for your future career? The courses offered here are strong enough to build a solid foundation for studies, but not enough to refine and specialise. While my degree is sufficient for me to find a...

  • Junior College Open Day

    The University’s Junior College will hold an open day on February 26 from 5.30 to 9pm. Prospective students, their parents and members of the public are invited to attend to meet the principal, vice-principal, subject coordinators and lecturers...

  • Car pooling initiative

    Car pooling initiative

    A car pooling pilot project started earlier this month at the University’s Car Park 4, next to the quadrangle, where 35 parking spaces are reserved from Monday to Friday from 7am to 1pm for cars with a driver and two passengers. The driver and at...

  • Pilot Microsoft workshop on education that helps to develop entrepreneurship

    Pilot Microsoft workshop on education that helps to develop entrepreneurship

    A new educational model that illustrates how imagination leads to entrepreneurship is set to be demonstrated by Microsoft at a workshop for 200 students in Malta. The model, called the Invention Cycle, was pioneered by Stanford University...

  • NSTF Science Expo for young scientists

    NSTF Science Expo for young scientists

    The 15th edition of the NSTF Science Expo will take place from March 9 to 16 at the Institute of Applied Sciences at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, Paola. The expo aims to bring students and the public closer to science. It...

  • Biology fieldwork at Manikata

    Grade 12 Biology students San Andrea School, L-Imselliet, conducted biology fieldwork at a rural heritage site in Manikata. The students observed the area’s different types of soil, habitats and flora, the various types of produce being cultivated...

  • Weekend live-in

    Weekend live-in

    Forty-eight students from St Margaret College Boys’ Senior Secondary, Verdala, Cospicua, attended a weekend live-in at Savio College retreat house, Dingli. It included sessions of formation, recreation and play and two night hikes from Dingli to...

  • US fellowship for youths

    Maltese youths aged between 16 and 18 are invited by the US Embassy to apply for the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Trans­atlantic Fellowship. Successful applicants will participate in intensive workshops during three to four weeks this summer that will...

  • Bridging the skills gap

    Bridging the skills gap

    Bridging the skills gap in Malta in Europe was the theme of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology annual conference held in collaboration with the Education Ministry. During the event, stakeholders and social partners discussed skills...

  • Robotics classes at St Edward’s

    Robotics classes at St Edward’s

    St Edward’s College, Cottonera, is organising robotics classes using the Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit for students in Forms 1 to 5. The classes started with hands-on experience in building a robot, and will be followed by programming of the robot so it...

  • Is it time to rethink IT?

    Is it time to rethink IT?

    I recently attended a workshop at Nordwijk, the Netherlands, organised by European Southern Observatory (ESA). An educational outreach campaign specialist explained the chemistry of meteorites using only simple tools: a container, a mixer, water,...

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