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  • Maltese science lecturer is Europe’s public speaking champ

    Anthony Galea, a lecturer at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science, recently won the European Public Speaking Championship at the 2018 Junior Chamber International European Conference, in Riga, Latvia. Dr Galea, the JCI Malta representative...

  • Improved Maltese Formula Student Race Car unveiled

    Improved Maltese Formula Student Race Car unveiled

    Malta’s Formula Student Team – University of Malta Racing – last Sunday unveiled their race car that will compete in the 2018 Formula Student Competition. The competition will be held in the Silverstone Circuit in the UK later this month, bringing...

  • Naxxar Higher Secondary launches 2018-9 prospectus

    Giovanni Curmi Higher Seconday School, Naxxar, recently launched its 2018-2019 prospectus containing details of the academic tuition it is offering during the coming academic year. The school offers students the possibility to tailor their choice...

  • Music to Sannat pupils’ ears

    Music to Sannat pupils’ ears

    The Gozo College Special Unit in Sannat recently purchased new musical instruments such as keyboards and mixers with the support of a donation from the HSBC Malta Foundation. A pupil with severe autism at the unit recently learned to play the...

  • Using innovative technology to promote inclusion and diversity in schools

    Using innovative technology to promote inclusion and diversity in schools

    Fifty students from six schools recently competed in the sixth edition of the JAYE Malta Foundation Social Innovation Challenge. During the event student teams were tasked to develop an idea to solve a social issue based on real-life case...

  • Will your next car be 3D printed?

    Will your next car be 3D printed?

    During the morning commute in Malta we are surrounded by cars. We take these products for granted, and very rarely do we think of how or where they’re made. Most of the time this is because the factories that make these cars are in countries far...

  • MSc in Strategic Management and Digital Marketing

    The University of Malta is launching a new MSc in Strategic Management and Digital Marketing starting in October. The new MSc integrates digital marketing with management to enable participants to understand digital marketing opportunities and be...

  • New post-secondary foreign language proficiency courses

    New post-secondary foreign language proficiency courses

    Being able to communicate in more than two languages is an asset in today’s world. In the 21st century, foreign language competence and proficiency and intercultural understanding are no longer considered as optional but have become an essential...

  • UWC Malta scholarships awarded

    UWC Malta scholarships awarded

    Two Maltese students have been awarded scholarships to attend schools affiliated to the United World College (UWC) in Victoria, Canada, and Wales, UK, respectively, as from August. Julia Sciberras McCormick from G.F. Abela Junior College will...

  • Malta hosts eTwinning European seminar

    Celebrating cultural diversity through digital literacy in eTwinning was the theme of a three-day eTwinning European Seminar held recently in Malta. The seminar was attended by 55 teachers, of which 28 came from Poland, Portugal, Georgia, Czech...

  • Top Faculty of Arts students

    Top Faculty of Arts students

    The six best students reading for a degree at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Malta who will be graduating in November, have been included on the Dean’s List and presented with awards by Bank of Valletta. Speaking at the presentation...

  • ‘Protect interests of students, university’

    Parliament’s Petitions Committee yesterday resumed its consideration of a petition brought by Gaetano Vella, former PhD student and assistant lecturer at the University of Malta. Last month, Mr Vella accused the university of unfairly denying him...

  • University of Malta improves its international ranking

    The University of Malta has improved its performance in the U-Multirank survey and international comparative indicators for 2018. Ever since the University began partici­pating in the survey in 2015 it has consistently improved its performance and...

  • WHO recognition for University department

    WHO recognition for University department

    The World Health Organisation has designated the University of Malta’s Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Professionals Education and Research. These...

  • Digital skills traineeships opportunity for students and companies

    Digital skills traineeships opportunity for students and companies

    Starting this month, a total of 6,000 university students and recent graduates from all over Europe, including Malta, are being offered the opportunity to apply for paid traineeships abroad to gain work experience in digital skills through...

  • Why Britain’s educational system is still one of the best

    Prof. Angela Thody, an internationally recognised UK expert and researcher on educational leadership, speaks to Kenneth Vella about some of the characteristics and changes in the UK education system, which traditionally has always influenced the...

  • St Joseph Summer Club

    St Joseph, Mater Boni Consilii School, Paola, is hosting a summer club for boys and girls aged three to 10, from July 10 to September 6, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 1pm. The eight-week programme is challenging, educational...

  • International conference on early school leaving

    International conference on early school leaving

    A delegation of Maltese academics and teachers recently participated in various sessions of an international conference on early school leaving at Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. Prof. Carmel Borg and Prof. Carmel Cefai presented keynote...

  • Book Champion Schools Awards

    Book Champion Schools Awards were given to the top three students from Years 7 to 11 who took part in competitions held to mark World Book Day organised by the Literacy and Information Support Unit of the National Literacy Agency. The following...

  • Research on taboo in contemporary Maltese narrative

    Leanne Bajada recently graduated from the University of Malta with a distinction in Master of Arts in Maltese. Her thesis, entitled Reġistru, Temi u Xbihat Tabù fin-Narrattiva Kontemporanja Maltija, explored and analysed taboo in Maltese narrative...