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  • Let us teach our children how to think and reason

    Let us teach our children how to think and reason

    I recently had the opportunity to attend to an educational workshop on Finnish education. I was pleasantly surprised to hear that certain institutions in this country offer professional development sessions to educators and are making use of the...

  • Young adults question preconceptions at UWC Malta short course

    Young adults question preconceptions at UWC Malta short course

    Thirty young adults and facilitators from Malta and various other countries across Europe and North Africa questioned preconceptions surrounding current issues such as migration, identity, society, the environment and movement during a 10-day...

  • Serbian books donated to Malta Libraries

    Serbian books donated to Malta Libraries

    The Maltese-Serbian Community (MSC) recently donated Serbian books to the Central Public Library in Floriana to cater for the ever increasing number of Serbian residents on the island. Some 200 books were donated, including Serbian literary...

  • Bursaries for postgraduate studies at Faculty of Theology

    Ten bursaries of €2,000 each are being offered to support people to pursue postgraduate studies in pastoral subjects at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Theology. The bursaries are being offered by the Foundation for Theological Studies of the...

  • Course on residential, day care work

    A one-year evening course on residential and day care work is being offered by Malta University Consulting Ltd from October 2018 to May 2019. The course’s academic advisor is Dr Natalie Kenely, head of the University of Malta’s Department of...

  • University of Malta student at Africa social entrepreneurship summit

    University of Malta student at Africa social entrepreneurship summit

    A Zambian postgraduate student at the University of Malta’s Institute for Climate Change and Sustainable Development was recently nominated as one of the top two Mandela Washington fellows to speak at the first Impact Africa Social...

  • New MA degree in museum education

    The University of Malta is launching its first ever Master of Arts degree in Museum Education. This three-year, part-time evening postgraduate taught course is aimed at, for example, people aspiring to act as educators in museums and heritage...

  • University Research Fund awards presented

    University Research Fund awards presented

    A total of €240,000 awards were recently presented from the University of Malta Research Fund to support the conducting four research projects and the employment of support staff over a two-year period from January 2019 to 2020. This was the...

  • Improving training in economics, tourism and marketing

    Improving training in economics, tourism and marketing

    The University of Malta is involved in a new Erasmusplus project aimed at improving academic training of students in the areas of economics, tourism and marketing. The project, entitled 3Economy+, will seek to develop innovative practices and...

  • 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...