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Education

  • Applications for Junior College

    Applications for Junior College

    Students who wish to study subjects at advanced and intermediate levels under the Matriculation examination regulations at the Junior College, Msida, as from October are to apply online at www.jc.um.edu.mt/apply between tomorrow and August...

  • Diploma in child care

    Diploma in child care

    A one-year Diploma in Child Care (The Early Years) is being offered as from October by Minds Malta, a licensed training institution. Students have the option of following either morning sessions twice a week in Birkirkara from 9am to noon or...

  • Registration for ITS courses

    Registration of students at the Institute of Tourism Studies, St Julian’s, for the forthcoming scholastic year closes on Friday. The institute offers a range of courses for students to obtain the knowledge and skills to embark on a career in the...

  • Comenius project on fables ends

    A two-year Comenius project entitled ‘Fables’, involving St Cecilia’s Kindergarten in Attard and Tarxien, and three schools in Antwerp, London and Dublin, was concluded with a meeting in Malta. The project involved the respective schools’ teachers...

  • Traditional Chinese medicine Master’s

    A new one-year Master’s degree course in Traditional Chinese Me­di­cine and Culture will be of­fered by the University of Malta in collaboration with the Shang­hai University of Tradi­tional Chi­nese Medicine, as from October. The course will...

  • Bursary awarded to top Spanish studies student

    Bursary awarded to top Spanish studies student

    Gabriella Farrugia, 20, from Rabat was awarded this year’s Alistair David Robert Chalmers (ADRC) bursary, which will sponsor her stay this summer at the University of Salamanca and Barcelona, to further her knowledge of the Spainish language and...

  • Creativity and digital media

    Creativity and digital media

    Velislava Hillman looks into how technology can act as a bridge between school and real life, where what is learned can immediately be applied Creativity is essential for human advancement. As the starting point of every discovery and invention,...

  • Training course on care of the elderly

    Training course on care of the elderly

    The University of Malta and St Vincent de Paul Residence have signed an agreement for a short course of studies for prospective care assistants. The training course ‘Care of the Elderly: Theory and Practice’ will be accredited as a unit within the...

  • Relations of power in a Maltese school network

    Relations of power in a Maltese school network

    Denise Mifsud was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy degree during a graduation ceremony at the University of Stirling last month. Her study, entitled ‘Raising the curtain on relations of power in a Maltese school network’, was supervised by...

  • Online textbook shopping for third year in a row

    Agenda Bookshop is for the third consecutive summer facilitating the tedious process of textbook shopping through its online service ahead of the upcoming scholastic year. The online shop www.agendatextbooks.com was first launched for primary and...

  • Mcast, University enter into nursing studies agreement

    Mcast, University enter into nursing studies agreement

    An agreement has been reached to allow students who start studying nursing at Mcast to complete them at the University of Malta. The agreement, which comes into effect from this September’s intake, opens the door for hundreds of students to...

  • Promoting responsible research and innovation

    The University of Malta is a partner in a €4 million Horizon 2020 project investigating governance and cultures in scientific institutions to foster the science-society dialogue. The four-year project, named Nucleus, an acronym for a ‘New...

  • Let Me Learn seminars on 20th anniversary

    Let Me Learn seminars on 20th anniversary

    The Let Me Learn Malta Centre hosted two seminars to commemorate its 20 years of collaboration with its US centre. One seminar was for corporate professionals and the other for educators. The seminars were addressed by leaders of best practices in...

  • New dental surgery diploma course

    New dental surgery diploma course

    A new diploma in dental surgery assistance MQF level 5 course will be introduced in October by the University’s Faculty of Dental Surgery. The two-year course will provide a sound theoretical basis and a broad range of clinical and management...

  • Social challenge winners

    Social challenge winners

    A team of seven Form 5 students from St Ignatius College’s Boys’ Secondary School, Ħandaq, Qormi, won this year’s Social Innovation Challenge organised by Junior Achievement (Young Enterprise) Malta Foundation. Over 60 students in nine teams from...

  • Isle Landers books for State schools

    Isle Landers books for State schools

    A hundred Isle Landers photo books were donated to the Educational Services to be distributed to State schools. Isle Landers was a photographic project launched by photojournalist Darrin Zammit Lupi, documenting the lives of asylum seekers and...

  • New head at St Edward’s

    New head at St Edward’s

    Nollaig Mac an Bhaird is the new headmaster of St Edward’s College. A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, Mac an Bhaird has been headmaster or held senior positions in various international schools in Curacao, the International School of Aruba...

  • Conservation glossary compiled

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Jo Ann Cassar about the University of Malta’s involvement in an EU project to create a glossary of language terms use by conservators from different European...

  • Promoting cultural awareness in the Mediterranean

    Three teachers and six students from Stella Maris College, Gżira, led by headmaster Frank Micallef, spent a week in Sitia, Crete, for the fourth and last meeting of a two-year Comenius project. The project, aimed at promoting research,...

  • Project to make Mcast courses, facilities more accessible to people with disabilities

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is concluding a European Social Fund project aimed at promoting the acquisition of literacy and numeracy skills, reducing school absenteeism and promoting lifelong learning opportunities and...

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