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  • Short marine biology course

    Short marine biology course

    A short evening course entitled ‘An Introduction to Marine Biology’ will be held from November 1 to December 18 by the University of Malta’s Department of Biology, Faculty of Science. The course, which is open to the public, will cover topics...

  • PhD summer school in Germany

    PhD summer school in Germany

    A PhD summer school on integrated product development (IPD) set up four years ago by Jonathan Borg from the University of Malta’s Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and by Sandor Vajna fromOtto-von-Guericke University in...

  • Mcast Energy Group explores collaboration with Manchester University

    The Mcast Energy Research Group is exploring the possibility of collaborating with the University of Manchester’s School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering whereby the latter would host Mcast students for specific modules and short-term...

  • Paola school in new Erasmus project on multiculturalism 

    St Thomas More College’s Alternative Learning Programme, Paola, is embarking on a new three-year Erasmusplus project called Multicultural Aspects in our Schools. The project is aimed at providing assistance and the tools necessary for migrants and...

  • Middlesex University Malta graduation

    Middlesex University Malta graduation

    Eighty-three students recently graduated from seven undergraduate courses and a postgraduate degree at Middlesex University’s  Malta campus in Pembroke. The programmes included BA International Business Administration, BSc Business Information...

  • Education officials in Finland study visit

    Education officials in Finland study visit

    A group of 15 education officials from the Education Ministry’s Directorate of Learning and Assessment Programmes recently took part in a study visit in Turku University, Finland, supported by the Erasmusplus programme. The visit was aimed at...

  • Red Chair Project at St Aloysius’ College primary

    Red Chair Project at St Aloysius’ College primary

    Classes at St Aloysius’ College primary started last week with the extraordinary presence of a solitary red chair, sitting empty on the classroom floor. What is it for? In Malta, education, from primary right up to University level, is offered...

  • Preparatory dental assistance course

    A one-year preparatory course for the Diploma in Dental Surgery Assistance will start on November 1. The application deadline is October 15. The course provides an introduction to behavioural sciences, basic dental information, principles of...

  • Reminisces on the 70th anniversary of St Michael’s Training College

    Reminisces on the 70th anniversary of St Michael’s Training College

    Today marks the 70th anniversary of the setting up by the De La Salle Brothers of St Michael’s Teachers Training College, named in honour of Archbishop Michael Gonzi. The college was a milestone in the history of education in Malta. Prior to then,...

  • Nurturing pupils’ passion for maths

    Nurturing pupils’ passion for maths

    Many students unfortunately see mathematics as a boring and abstract subject and the majority of the population ends up fearing or loathing it. But over the past year, Every1Counts Club sessions at Chiswick House School and St Martin’s College...

  • Paola school teachers learn about Finland’s successful education system

    Paola school teachers learn about Finland’s successful education system

    Anyone who has been following the latest developments in education locally and internationally is aware of the huge progress Finland has enjoyed in this area over the past few years. The country has not only been recognised as offering quality...

  • 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...