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  • University to educate more Kuwaiti doctors, dentists

    University to educate more Kuwaiti doctors, dentists

    Twelve Kuwaiti students will be joining the University of Malta’s Doctor of Medicine and Surgery and Bachelor of Dental Surgery courses next month, supported by scholarships provided by Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education. The University already...

  • How can a country best tap its research?

    The University of Malta is involved in a four-year study that is exploring how to best embed a culture of responsible research and innovation (RRI) and making this part of the governance and practice of research institutions. During the study,...

  • The Malta Scout Fellowship celebrates 25th anniversary

    “Once a scout, always a scout” very much sums up what the Malta Scout Fellowship is all about. Set up 25 years ago, the Scout Fellowship brings together those individuals who have retired or stopped serving in some leadership role within the local...

  • Prizes awarded to summer reading challenge winners

    Prizes awarded to summer reading challenge winners

    A prize-giving ceremony for the winners of the ‘Kemm Qrajt fis-Sajf’ summer reading challenge and the bookmark design competitions was recently held by the National Literacy Agency at Fort St Angelo, Vittoriosa. A total of 928 participants took...

  • University hosts meeting of 800 seismologists

    University hosts meeting of 800 seismologists

    Around 800 seismologists from Europe and beyond recently gathered in Malta for the 36th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission (ESC) conference, which was hosted by the University of Malta’s Department of Geosciences at the...

  • ‘Overwhelming response’ to new teacher degree programmes

    The Institute for Education has reported receiving “an overwhelming” number of applications for its new online and part-time degree programmes for over 8,500 educators in Malta, especially its new Master in Applied Educational Leadership, its...

  • New MSc in Biomedical Engineering – Biomechanics

    New MSc in Biomedical Engineering – Biomechanics

    A new full-time course leading to a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering – Biomechanics is be­ing offered by the University of Malta. The course, which starts next month, is an interfaculty programme of the Faculty of Engineering and the...

  • International training for early years educators

    International training for early years educators

    Prof. Valerie Sollars and Prof. Carmel Cefai from the University of Malta recently attended a one-week international teacher training course for early years educators in Kranevo, Bulgaria, as part of the Movup Erasmusplus project. Eunice...

  • Support for University research on plastic deterioration, wall paintings restoration

    Support for University research on plastic deterioration, wall paintings restoration

    The Gasan Foundation has awarded €61,000 to support two University of Malta research projects – €50,000 to part-finance the conservation of the Matteo Perez D’Aleccio wall paintings at the Grandmasters’ Palace in Valletta, and €11,000 to finance a...

  • Secondary school students complete summer internships at the Faculty of Science

    Secondary school students complete summer internships at the Faculty of Science

    During summer, a group of 20 secondary school students took part in the Go4Research internship programme during which they worked on a wide range of research projects at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science and the Institute of Space...

  • Degree in English with Creative Writing

    Degree in English with Creative Writing

    Victoria Zoe Callus recently graduated from Nottingham Trent University, UK, with a first class honours degree in English with Creative Writing. She has also been awarded the 2018 Carcanet Books/PN Review Prize, which is granted to the highest...

  • Turning a passion for fashion design into a career

    Turning a passion for fashion design into a career

    Stefan Vella recently graduated cum laude from the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) with a Bachelor in Fashion and Technology (International Fashion and Design). The institute is a branch of Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and is the...

  • Pastoral Formation Institute courses

    The Pastoral Formation Institute and various other entities within the Church are offering the following courses during the new scholastic year: Spirituality and justice (October); Theology (starting on October 8); History of the Church in Malta...

  • Public speaking course

    A short, eight-week course entitled The Art of Public Speaking is being held from October to December by Malta University Consulting Ltd at the University Residence, Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija. This course will focus on effective public...

  • University lectures for the elderly

    University lectures for the elderly

    The University of the Third Age (U3A) will soon start accepting applications from people aged 60 and over who are interested in attending its 2018-19 academic programme. Lectures will be held in five centres as follows: From Mondays to Thursdays...

  • ‘Education digitalisation rapidly changing the role of teachers’

    ‘Education digitalisation rapidly    changing the role of teachers’

    Over the past years, Finland has become a centre of excellence in the field of education and students from the country excel in international study assessments. Educators from different countries, including Malta, have been visiting the country to...

  • HSBC Water Programme supports SkolaSajf summer activities

    HSBC Water Programme supports SkolaSajf summer activities

    Maltese summers are characterised by beach life, yet water on land remains scarce. For the sixth consecutive year, HSBC Malta Water Programme has given SkolaSajf students across the islands a chance to learn more about the challenges of preserving...

  • New after-hours sports school concept

    New after-hours sports school concept

    A new learning concept will soon be opening in Malta, aiming to introduce a variety of sports to children of all abilities in a unique after-school activity club. By offering children between the ages of three and 16 the chance to try a range of...

  • Pupils as assessors in quality assurance of schools

    Pupils as assessors in quality assurance of schools

    Pupils are the main beneficiaries and the main victims of the schooling process; yet they are often overlooked as assessors. Their young age and their relatively lower status in the power hierarchy of a school make it easy for adults to neglect...

  • MA in Acting

    Rebecca Camilleri recently graduated with an MA in Acting from the Arts Education Schools London following a one-year study period. Ms Camilleri undertook her studies after being awarded the Malta Arts Scholarship – Ministry for Education &...