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  • Environmental engineering courses on offer at Mcast

    Environmental engineering courses on offer at Mcast

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) is offering various environmental engineering courses that offer students opportunities to develop and nurture new knowledge and skills in the environmental sector. The Mcast Advanced...

  • Science in the City 2017

    Science in the City 2017

    The sixth edition of Science in the City – European Researchers’ Night on September 29 from 6pm until midnight promises to be the largest science and arts festival ever staged on the island, transforming Republic Street, Valletta, with highly...

  • Public speaking short course

    A short course entitled The Art of Public Speaking will start on October 6, organised by Malta University Consulting Ltd. The lectures will be held at the University Residence, Lija. The course will focus on effective public speaking. It will help...

  • Students shadow researchers at University

    Students shadow researchers at University

    A group of 19 secondary school students who had participated in the Malta Junior Science Olympiad earlier this year were awarded summer internships under the Go4Research student internship programme at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science...

  • Bursaries, courses and workshops for teachers of French

    Bursaries, courses and workshops for teachers of French

    Several teachers of French at schools in Malta received bursaries from the French Embassy to attend a two-week courses during summer to further their studies in education and in the French language in various institutes and universities in...

  • Is this the transport solution for University students?

    Is this the transport solution for University students?

    A shared on-demand responsive transport service was found to be an effective solution to the transportation needs of students at the University of Malta’s Msida campus, a project has found. The project involved developing a smartphone app,...

  • Research on graduate employability skills

    Research on graduate employability skills

    Anne Marie Thake, a full-time lecturer at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy has been awarded a Ph.D from the University of Bath’s Department of Policy and Social Sciences. Dr Thake’s thesis was entitled ‘A...

  • Course for residential, day care workers

    A course for residential and day care workers will be held from October 2017 to May 2018 at the University Residence, Lija, organised by Malta University Consulting Ltd. It is split into three modules – introductory, intermediate and advanced. The...

  • Conferences, research on intelligent microgrids being held in Malta

    Conferences, research on intelligent microgrids being held in Malta

    The Energy Research Group of the Institute of Engineering and Transport at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) is organising an Energy Day Conference on September 7 and hosting the International Summit on Stability of Organic...

  • ICT Career Exposure Week 2017

    ICT Career Exposure Week 2017

    Research shows that students choosing a career, and specifically a career in ICT, are influenced by parents, teachers, career counsellors and role models. In the field of ICT, role models are mainly found in ICT organisations or...

  • ICT students at global robotics challenge in the US

    ICT students at global robotics challenge in the US

    Three ICT students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) took part in the first Global Robotics Challenge which was held in Washington DC, United States. The Maltese team, composed of Patrick Brejza, Clive Tonna and Andrea...

  • Mcast launches over 300 part-time courses

    Mcast launches over 300 part-time courses

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) is receiving applications for over 300 part-time courses that will start in October, including 38 new and ac­cre­dited courses. The courses are open to anyone aged 16 and over. Lessons are...

  • Setting the direction of future European research projects

    Setting the direction of future European research projects

    Thirty-eight partners from 30 European countries that are participating in the Cimu­lact (Citizen and Multi-Actor Consultation on Horizon 2020) project, recently met at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus to discuss the future impact of...

  • Scholarship for Australian students on Malta masters

    Scholarship for Australian students on Malta masters

    Maltese-Australian businessman Anton Tagliaferro, founder of the TAG Foundation, is part-financing a scholarship offered by the Western Australia Maritime Museum for Australian students to enrol on a MA in Global Maritime Archaeology at the...

  • Catering for dyslexia benefits all students

    Catering for dyslexia benefits all students

    Both dyslexic and non-dyslexic students benefit from the develop­ment of dyslexia-friendly school environments in terms of inclusion, motivation and performance, provided educators have relevant training and the school provides an effective...

  • Maltese students at China international youth festival

    A group of 10 Maltese students, members of Pulse, recently took part in the International Youth Arts Festival in Beijing organised by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC). During the visit, Karl Attard,...

  • Historic building visits inspire creative pupils to publish book

    Historic building visits inspire creative pupils to publish book

    Five wonderful stories written by San Anton School Grade 2 pupils and their teachers, which were inspired after visiting five varied and interesting buildings around Malta, have been published in a book entitled Who Lived Here? After visiting...

  • Students present biomedical engineering research in Seville

    Students present biomedical engineering research in Seville

    Three Maltese students, alumni of the University of Malta, recently presented their biomedical engineering research at the congress of the European Society of Biomechanics in Seville, Spain. Andre Attard and Carl Muscat presented cutting-edge...

  • Applications for liberal arts and science units

    Applications for liberal arts and science units

    University rector Alfred Vella recently presented certificates of achievement to 176 students who successfully completed one or more units forming part of the University’s Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Plas) during the last academic...

  • Tracer study on Mcast ex-students

    Tracer study on Mcast ex-students

    A tracer and progression study was recently conducted among students of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) who graduated from its various institutes in June 2015. The study’s aim was to determine whether the graduates were...

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