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  • Immersive technology for the next World Cup final

    Immersive technology for the next World Cup final

    A misconception mostly brought about through movies is that computers are leading a social revolution. I beg to differ. Humans dare to build machines that allow their dreams to come true. Computing knows its inception through the military but was...

  • Meeting for prospective Junior College students

    A series of orientation meetings for students interested in attending the Junior College in the forthcoming academic year will be held on Thursday at Sir Temi Zammit Hall at the University of Malta, Msida. Students whose surnames start with the...

  • Master’s in public health

    Ann Caffari has graduated with a master’s degree in public health from the University of Hertfordshire following a two-year period of study conducted via distance learning. She undertook her studies following the award of a scholarship under the...

  • Children learn art of staging opera using puppets

    Children learn art of staging opera using puppets

    Pupils at Chiswick House School recently learnt the art of creating marionettes using recyclable materials and using them to perform a children’s opera based on the Legend of the Blue Lady. This was the first time such an opera using puppets was...

  • Master’s in Maltese Studies

    A  three-year, part-time Master’s in Maltese Studies will be offered by the University of Malta starting in October. The course will address such questions as ‘Who is a Maltese?’, ‘What constitutes nationality, affinity and belonging?’ and ‘If...

  • Online medical programme launched in Malta

    Online medical programme launched in Malta

    European Digital University (EDU) is offering students in Malta the possibility of enrolling on an online medical degree programme beginning in November 2018, complemented with clinical training in Germany. The programme consists of a three-year...

  • Students raise hot topics with Speaker in Parliament

    Students raise hot topics with Speaker in Parliament

    A special session of Parliament was recently with students from Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar, during which a discussion was held with the Speaker Anġlu Farrugia on various topical subjects, including the rights of women and...

  • Study units at University open to public

    The University of Malta is offering the public the opportunity to register to attend a range of study units forming part of its Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Plas) between October 2018 and January 2019. The units on offer during this...

  • Mcast holds ‘fishy’ event

    Mcast holds ‘fishy’ event

    A fish-themed culinary and educational event for all the family was recently held at the Centre for Agriculture, Aquatics and Animal Sciences of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) in Qormi. During the event, entitled ‘Food...

  • Studying the Baroque age

    The University of Malta’s International Institute for Baroque Studies is offering a Master of Arts in Baroque Studies in the forthcoming academic year. The course will introduce students to the political, intellectual, religious and scientific...

  • Faculty launches cartoons to promote its courses for academic year

    The Faculty for Social Wellbeing has recently launched two animations that promote the more than 35 courses being offered during this forthcoming academic year. All nine Departments: Counselling, Criminology, Family Studies, Youth and Community...

  • Meeting the digital skills challenges of the future

    Currently, Malta is ranked 12th in the 2018 European Digital Economy and Social Skills Index (DESI). This is a measurement carried out annually by the EU on all Member States to track the evolution of digital competitiveness. Malta has improved in...

  • Initiatives to popularise science showcased

    Initiatives to popularise science showcased

    A Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Popularisation Networking Festival was recently held at Villa Bighi to showcase the range of national and European science outreach initiatives that the Ministry of Education’s Directorate...

  • Marrying STEM with the arts

    Marrying STEM with the arts

    International experts will next week discuss the future of science communication through creative mediums at an evening seminar for teachers and a full-day conference for the public to be held at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus. The two...

  • ICT faculty annual events

    An exhibition of around 80 ICT projects developed by the University of Malta’s Faculty of ICT undergraduate final year students will be open to the public on Friday from 5 to 8pm at the ICT Building at the University’s Msida campus. The faculty’s...

  • Two-day conference on resilience in education

    Over 180 participants are expected to attend a two-day international conference on resilience in education that will be held on Thursday and Friday at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus. The conference, organised by the University of Malta...

  • New MSc in diabetes care

    A new Master of Science in Diabetes Care is being offered by the University of Malta’s Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and the Faculty of Health Sciences. The MSc will provide practising medical, nursing and other health professionals with a...

  • Maltese student combining water polo and university studies in Hungary

    Maltese student combining water polo and university studies in Hungary

    For the past two years Isaiah Riolo, who plays for local water polo club Sirens, has been living his dream – playing the sport professionally. After successfully obtaining quali­fications necessary to pursue university studies he chose to take a...

  • Għargħur children benefitting from drama development programme

    Għargħur children  benefitting from drama development programme

    Children from Għargħur primary school are reaping the benefits of an award-winning international development through the drama programme offered by the local Helen O’Grady Academy. The programme is designed to tap into students’ inherent...

  • Maltese school wins prestigious UK educational award

    Chiswick House School, San Ġwann, has become the first school outside the UK to be accredited with the National Association for More Able Children in Education (NACE) Challenge Award. Since its launch in 2004, the award has been granted to over...