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  • Think-ing about Malta’s humanity

    Think-ing about Malta’s humanity

    The latest edition of Think, the University of Malta’s research magazine, takes a close look at Malta’s art, giving a critical insight into Malta’s politics, morality, ethics, beauty and creativity – all essential parts of being human. From the...

  • Digital learning seminar for teachers

    A seminar for teachers to explore the world of digital learning will be held at hall LT1, Dun Mikiel Xerri Lecture Centre, at the University of Malta’s Msida campus, on Friday from 5.45 to 7pm. At the seminar, Dr Patrick Camilleri, a senior...

  • Simple gymnastics for pre-school children

    Simple gymnastics for pre-school children

    Parent and child gymnastics classes for children aged three to four are being held once weekly at Kirkop Sports Complex and Maria Regina College secondary school, Mosta, as part of the #OnTheMove winter programme. After short warm-up and...

  • Student develops automatic tunnel wall inspection system

    University of Malta Master’s student Leanne Attard recently deve­loped an automatic inspection system using computer vision to detect changes on tunnel wall linings. The project was the fruit of a 12-month research project for the award of a...

  • Improved ranking for Digital Games Institute

    Improved ranking for Digital Games Institute

    The University of Malta’s Institute of Digital Games has gained one place in The Princeton Review’s list of the top 25 graduate schools for game design for 2018. The institute was ranked no 22, a step up from last year’s 23rd place ranking. The...

  • Maltese, Japanese schools mark 15 years of collaboration

    Maltese, Japanese schools mark 15 years of collaboration

    To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the educational partnership between EC and Kindai High School, a group of students from the Japanese school who were recently in Malta attending an English language course at EC and cultural integration classes...

  • Best Honours History Thesis 2017 prize awarded

    Best Honours History Thesis 2017 prize awarded

    Daniela Formosa and Gabriella Grima, who recently graduated with a BA Honours in History from the University of Malta, have been jointly awarded the Farsons Foundation Prize for Best History Honours Thesis for 2017. Formosa’s thesis was on ‘The...

  • Student internship programme

    Student internship programme

    Twenty-two students from seven secondary schools who performed best at the Malta Junior Science Olympiad have been rewarded by being given the opportunity to work during the summer as interns with researchers at the University of Malta in the...

  • Executive MBA students present business start-up feasibility projects

    Executive MBA students present business start-up feasibility projects

    Final-year executive MBA students taking the entrepreneurship and innovation elective at the University of Malta re­cently completed feasibility analysis projects for start-up business ideas or concepts. The concepts included convenience-oriented...

  • New JAYE (Malta) entrepreneurial education programme launched

    New JAYE (Malta) entrepreneurial education programme launched

    An educational programme called Economics for Success, offered by the Junior Achievement Young Enterprise (JAYE) Malta Foundation, was recently launched at a ceremony at St Nicholas College Rabat Middle School. The launch of the programme, and of...

  • Malta’s top public speaker

    Malta’s top public speaker

    Dr Anthony Galea from the Department of Geosciences’s Physical Oceanography Research Group at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science, won this year’s National Public Speaking Competition. This year’s topic was ‘The best way to predict the...

  • Making sport fun for children

    Making sport fun for children

    Sports Fun classes for children aged between four and six are being offered at Cottonera and Kirkop sports complexes, St Ignatius College, Tal-Ħandaq, and Maria Regina College secondary school in Mosta as part of  #OnTheMove winter programme. The...

  • Internationalising Maltese schools

    Anita Seguna, senior leader for Curriculum and Professional Learning at St Martin’s College, Swatar, recently presented the findings of her doctoral research topic – The Internationalisation of Secondary Schools in Malta – at an international...

  • Answering ‘Why am I here?’

    Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith usually held over a period of 11 weeks that is run worldwide and is open to everyone. It has been in Malta for over 15 years, and an introduction to the next series of sessions will be...

  • Students discuss ways to promote Europe’s cultural heritage

    Students discuss ways to promote Europe’s cultural heritage

    Three De La Salle Sixth Form students represented Malta at this year’s edition of Your Europe, Your Say (YEYS), an annual youth event organised in Brussels recently for the ninth year running by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

  • Archbishop tackles youths’ moral questions at Cospicua school

    Archbishop tackles youths’ moral questions at Cospicua school

    During a visit to St Margaret College’s Senior Secondary School, Verdala, Cospicua, Archbishop Charles Scicluna attended a Religion class for fifth year students and held a question and answer session about Church teaching on a number of moral...

  • University science students visit CERN

    University science students visit CERN

    Physics and Chemistry students from the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science recently had the rare opportunity to visit CERN – the European Organisation for Nuclear Research. CERN, Europe’s largest particle physics laboratory located near...

  • Students upcycle waste into unique home décor items

    Students upcycle waste into unique home décor items

    A Junior Achievement Young Enterprise (JAYE) called Samara, composed of five sixth form students, is upcycling waste materials and fashioning them into unique home décor items. The company’s standard ‘D Vine’ range of products includes bookends...

  • Children being offered badminton training

    Badminton training classes for children aged seven to nine, and between 10 and 16 are being offered Sport Malta’s # OnTheMove programme at Kirkop and Cottonera sports complexes. Edmond Abela, coach at Kirkop Sports Complex said: “Badminton...

  • Conference, workshops on Finnish education

    Conference, workshops on Finnish education

    Over 300 local educators recently attended an international conference on Finnish education and pedagogy at the Dolmen Hotel in Qawra. The conference was organised by Kenneth Vella, headmaster of Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, in...