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Education

  • The art of sustainability

    A group of University Junior College students together with their international partners from Italy, Germany and the Netherlands, recently took part in a week’s programme as part of the Comenius project The Art of Living. During the meetings, the...

  • Hilton visit

    A group of 50 students from the University’s Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture recently visited Hilton Malta. The visit gave the students the opportunity to experience hospitality industry management and, in particular, high-level...

  • Youths on The Zone this week

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. Tomorrow, two new interviews with international dance performer Athanasia Kanellopoulou and...

  • Digital game developers’ competition

    St Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, Ħamrun, recently organised its fourth annual Games Development Challenge, in which further and higher education students and recent graduates formed teams and developed an original digital game over a...

  • Our capital city

    What did you think of Renzo Piano’s plans for Valletta when they were first announced in 2009? I was shocked that the grandeur of having a gate guarding the capital city was quashed in favour of a ‘gash’ that one may mistake for unfinished work. I...

  • Promoting a more humane University

    Every year on December 10, the UN celebrates Human Rights Day to remind people worldwide about the drawing up of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the bright future it ensured for citizens worldwide with regard to their personal rights...

  • AIESEC alumni Christmas social

    AIESEC Malta invites ex-members to the Alumni Christmas Social to reconnect with old friends and share their amazing experiences with current members. The event takes place on Friday at 8pm at Żmerċ City, Valletta. For more information call Sara...

  • 20th Biology symposium

    Over 100 students, professionals and researchers recently attended the 20th edition of the University’s Department of Biology Symposium. The event showcased undergraduate and postgraduate research projects at the department that were concluded in...

  • Business students visiting Dublin

    A hundred students from the University’s Faculty of Economics, Management and Accounting, and the Association of Students of Commercial Studies are currently in Dublin, Ireland, visiting companies and Dublin City University. Prior to their...

  • Success ‘more nature than nurture’

    Scientists studied the extent to which genetics contributes to academic success in more than 11,000 identical and non-identical 16-year-old twins. They concluded that the DNA a child is born with accounts for more of the differences seen in exam...

  • Youths on The Zone

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. A new interview with JCI Malta president Jonathan Borg and Annalisa Schembri, president and...

  • A fun way to make kids eat well and move

    A campaign called Ċaqlaq (Move) aimed at promoting healthy eating habits and exercise among seven to nine-year-olds was held in a number of local primary schools through fun, comical and interactive workshops in the children’s classrooms. During...

  • Mcast in €2m biomass research centre project

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is a partner in a project worth over €2.1 million that aims to create a research centre aimed at supporting local authorities and small and medium-sized enterprises, mainly in the building and...

  • Students promote multidisciplinary view of healthcare

    A one-day conference entitled The Multidisciplinary Approach to Healthcare for students from all healthcare-related courses at University was recently held to help them appreciate the role each profession has in treating and rehabilitating a...

  • 50 years of engineering degree courses in Malta

    Imagine a university where students have no access to the internet. Where no one has a computer, or even an electronic calculator and has to perform complex calculations using a contraption known as a slide rule. Or where parking at the University...

  • Student organisations collaborate for charity

    Student organisations are an ever-growing presence on campus during the academic year. Students’ participation is rising and social network use and improved marketing techniques have led in more awareness of what faculty and non-faculty-based...

  • The environment

    Are we doing enough to safeguard our natural surroundings? There seems to be a lot of concern about buildings everywhere. There are many abandoned buildings around, yet we just keep building new ones. Josef Busuttil, 23, Mcast Higher National...

  • Conference on kindergartens

    Kindergartens for Children: Drawing on Educational and Child Development Perspectives is a round-table conference to be held on Tuesday from 9am to 1pm at the Education Ministry’s conference hall, Floriana. It will bring together professionals who...

  • Students draft their manifesto

    At a symposium held at St Benedict College Boys’ Secondary School, Kirkop, as part of the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms project, young student leaders drew up the following manifesto containing recommendations for the education...

  • Youths on The Zone this week

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. Tomorrow, a new interview with Omar Zawia Abela, an ICT student and media officer at the ICT...

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