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  • Master’s degree in early childhood education

    Karen Balani graduated from the University of Sheffield, UK, with a MA in Early Childhood Education. Her dissertation explored how children aged five to six could communicate through their drawings. Through her study, Balani found drawing to be a...

  • Students give conditional support to health plans

    Students give conditional support to health plans

    Medical students yesterday warned they would only support the opening of a Barts campus in Gozo, as long as this would not overstretch resources at the existing medical school at Mater Dei Hospital. The Malta Medical Students Association issued...

  • Football is for girls too

    Football is for girls too

    Two referees from the Malta Football Association visited Gozo College’s Għarb primary school as part of a campaign to encourage more girls to practise football. After a presentation and discussion on the game, a training session was held in the...

  • Next month’s vote

    Next month’s vote

    Should people vote in next month’s spring hunting referendum? Why? If people are given a chance to express their views, it would be amiss not to exercise this right. However, if voters do not have a sound understanding of the subject at hand,...

  • SAMOAS inaugural gathering

    SAMOAS inaugural gathering

    An inaugural event open to all Australian alumni of St Aloysius College Malta was held in Sydney. It was organised by the St Aloysius College Malta and Old Aloysians Sydney (SAMOAS) founder James Vella-Bardon, helped by Stephen Gatt, Pierre Fenech...

  • ‘Why does Dalli hit out at everyone, not Zammit?’

    ‘Why does Dalli hit out at everyone, not Zammit?’

    The head of the EU’s anti-fraud agency has questioned the decision of former European Commissioner John Dalli to attack his office and other institutions in the enduring Dalligate saga instead of turning the guns on the man charged with allegedly...

  • Gospel choir concert

    Gospel choir concert

    The Gozo Christian Music Festival organised by the Don Bosco Oratory ended with a concert by Animae Gospel Choir. Led by Pamela Bezzina, the choir gave a 90-minute concert of gospel and Christian music. The concert, one of several events held to...

  • KSU car pooling system

    One of the problems students who drive to University have to face daily is that of parking. To help improve this situation the University Students’ Council (KSU) launched a car pooling system last November, but the number of students using the...

  • International colloquium on North African patristic sermons

    The Faculty of Theology of the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, together with the Augustinian Institute (Malta), will be holding an international conference on Augustine of Hippo’s preaching. This third series of lectures, to be held in...

  • Nurses’ union chief quits in wake of vote

    Nurses’ union chief Paul Pace yesterday announced his resignation, in the wake of a story published in Times of Malta which highlighted his poor showing in the union’s council election. In a statement released shortly after timesofmalta.com broke...

  • Nadur square embellishment

    Nadur square embellishment

    Embellishment and paving works in St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur, are expected to be completed by the end of May. The €500,000 project, co-funded by the EU and the local council, are being carried out by Xmun Projects Ltd under the supervision...

  • Anthropology and history

    In an interview for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Patricia Camilleri speaks to Alan MacFarlane, an anthropologist and historian working in England, Nepal, Japan and China. After outlining his fascinating early life in Assam, India, and...

  • Appointment

    Appointment

    Justine Bugeja has been elected to Membership of the Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health. The ceremony was held at The Church House, Westminster, London. Bugeja graduated as Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Malta...

  • Dispute with EU over gaming

    Dispute with EU over gaming

    Malta and the EU are at loggerheads over a new Council of Europe treaty on match-fixing, which could have a negative impact on the future of Malta’s thriving gaming industry. During a meeting in Oslo last week, a top official from the European...

  • Baking figolli for charity

    Baking figolli for charity

    An Easter sweets bazaar in aid of the restoration of Xagħra basilica is open near the church all day today and during the week. Photo shows volunteers at the Xagħra parish centre preparing figolli and other Easter sweets for the bazaar.

  • Touch flight

    Touch flight

    An event was held at the Institute of Aerospace Technologies (IAT) of the University’s Faculty of ICT to disseminate the results of research conducted in Touch-Flight, a project developing new methods to control aircraft using touch technologies.

  • Book presentation

    Book presentation

    Bank of Valletta has donated a number of books to St Margaret’s College Cospicua. The presentation was made to head of school Doreen Costa by BOV manager, media and community relations John Paul Abela in the presence of teachers and students.

  • Abela visits soldiers home from duty abroad

    Home Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela visited the First Regiment of the Armed Forces of Malta based at Lyster Barracks in Ħal Far, where he met officers and soldiers who spoke about their overseas experiences. The Armed Forces of Malta currently...

  • NSTF Science Days

    NSTF Science Days

    Over 800 students visited NSTF Science Days in Gozo. The science outreach event included interactive sessions with local and foreign science communicators, hands-on ex­peri­ments and exhibitions of students’ science projects. This event ended with...

  • Upcoming events

    Upcoming events

    ‘Taking a closer look – using intrinsic markers in animal ecology’ is the title of a public lecture being organised on Tuesday from 6 to 7pm at the Department of Biology of the University’s Faculty of Science. The speaker is Barbara Tigar from...