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  • Executive MBA students present business start-up feasibility projects

    Executive MBA students present business start-up feasibility projects

    Final-year executive MBA students taking the entrepreneurship and innovation elective at the University of Malta re­cently completed feasibility analysis projects for start-up business ideas or concepts. The concepts included convenience-oriented...

  • New JAYE (Malta) entrepreneurial education programme launched

    New JAYE (Malta) entrepreneurial education programme launched

    An educational programme called Economics for Success, offered by the Junior Achievement Young Enterprise (JAYE) Malta Foundation, was recently launched at a ceremony at St Nicholas College Rabat Middle School. The launch of the programme, and of...

  • Malta’s top public speaker

    Malta’s top public speaker

    Dr Anthony Galea from the Department of Geosciences’s Physical Oceanography Research Group at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science, won this year’s National Public Speaking Competition. This year’s topic was ‘The best way to predict the...

  • Making sport fun for children

    Making sport fun for children

    Sports Fun classes for children aged between four and six are being offered at Cottonera and Kirkop sports complexes, St Ignatius College, Tal-Ħandaq, and Maria Regina College secondary school in Mosta as part of  #OnTheMove winter programme. The...

  • Internationalising Maltese schools

    Anita Seguna, senior leader for Curriculum and Professional Learning at St Martin’s College, Swatar, recently presented the findings of her doctoral research topic – The Internationalisation of Secondary Schools in Malta – at an international...

  • Answering ‘Why am I here?’

    Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith usually held over a period of 11 weeks that is run worldwide and is open to everyone. It has been in Malta for over 15 years, and an introduction to the next series of sessions will be...

  • Students discuss ways to promote Europe’s cultural heritage

    Students discuss ways to promote Europe’s cultural heritage

    Three De La Salle Sixth Form students represented Malta at this year’s edition of Your Europe, Your Say (YEYS), an annual youth event organised in Brussels recently for the ninth year running by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

  • Archbishop tackles youths’ moral questions at Cospicua school

    Archbishop tackles youths’ moral questions at Cospicua school

    During a visit to St Margaret College’s Senior Secondary School, Verdala, Cospicua, Archbishop Charles Scicluna attended a Religion class for fifth year students and held a question and answer session about Church teaching on a number of moral...

  • University science students visit CERN

    University science students visit CERN

    Physics and Chemistry students from the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science recently had the rare opportunity to visit CERN – the European Organisation for Nuclear Research. CERN, Europe’s largest particle physics laboratory located near...

  • Students upcycle waste into unique home décor items

    Students upcycle waste into unique home décor items

    A Junior Achievement Young Enterprise (JAYE) called Samara, composed of five sixth form students, is upcycling waste materials and fashioning them into unique home décor items. The company’s standard ‘D Vine’ range of products includes bookends...

  • Children being offered badminton training

    Badminton training classes for children aged seven to nine, and between 10 and 16 are being offered Sport Malta’s # OnTheMove programme at Kirkop and Cottonera sports complexes. Edmond Abela, coach at Kirkop Sports Complex said: “Badminton...

  • Conference, workshops on Finnish education

    Conference, workshops on Finnish education

    Over 300 local educators recently attended an international conference on Finnish education and pedagogy at the Dolmen Hotel in Qawra. The conference was organised by Kenneth Vella, headmaster of Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, in...

  • Network of universities of small countries/territories set up

    Network of universities of small countries/territories set up

    The University of Malta is one of six founding members of the Network of Universities of Small Countries and Territories (NUSCT). The network aims to advance cooperation and collaboration between European universities from small States and...

  • Photo contest promoting gender equality

    A photo contest has been launched aimed at promoting gender equality in transition phases at school, at work and at society at large. The contest, called #getup_project, invites participants to express, through original photos, stereotypes and...

  • Strengthening the Catholic Action youth network

    Strengthening the Catholic Action youth network

    Twelve people who work in the youth sector in in Malta, Italy and Romania recently took part in a week-long training programme in Rome as part of the Opportunities + Willingness + Learning = Success (Owls) project. The project, which is financed...

  • Malta hosts international nurse education conference

    Malta hosts international nurse education conference

    Over 200 nurses from around the world recently attended the international conference of the European Federation of Nurse Educators (Fine) at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus. The conference, hosted by the University’s Department of...

  • Watch: Promoting the voice of 600 million islanders

      University of Malta pro-rector Prof. Godfrey Baldacchino and Dr Jim Randall from the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada, co-holders of the Unesco Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability, feature in the first release in a series of...

  • Microsoft Office Championship

    Students aged 13 to 22 are invited to compete in a global Microsoft Office Championship aimed at testing their mastery of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Last year more than 600,000 competitors from over 80 countries took part in the...

  • University faculty to assist Msida hub for disadvantaged students

    University faculty to assist Msida hub for disadvantaged students

    The University of Malta’s Faculty for Social Wellbeing has entered into a three-year memorandum of understanding with the Education Ministry to provide a range of professional and research ser-vices and organise a student befriending programme and...

  • Strengthening social and emotional education in Europe

    Strengthening Social and Emotional Education as a Core Curriculum Area across the EU is the title of a recently-published EU-commissioned research report on the integration of social and emotional education in the school curriculum across the...