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  • 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...

  • 2018-2019 postgraduate course prospectus issued

    The University of Malta has issued a prospectus featuring details of all postgraduate courses it is offering during the 2018-2019 academic year starting in October. It features an overview and entry requirements of each course on offer, and...

  • Annual school exhibition

    Annual school exhibition

    St Margaret College Senior Secondary School, Verdala, Cospicua, recently held the 33rd edition of its annual school exhibition. This year’s theme was ‘Valletta 2018 – Cultural Capital of Europe’ and the exhibits were prepared by teachers and...

  • ITS prospectus launched

    The Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS) has launched its prospectus of full-time courses for the 2018-9 academic year. It may be found at the links below. The courses, which range from foundation to degree level, cover areas such as travel, rooms,...

  • College festival weekend

    College festival weekend

    St Aloysius’ College last weekend held is annual three-day ‘SAC fest’ in the school grounds in Birkirkara. Set up and run by staff and students, the festival programme included football and other sport tournaments, martial arts displays,...

  • University holds events to commemorate Europe Day

    University holds events to commemorate Europe Day

    Europe Day – the anniversary of the Robert Schuman declaration that helped launch the European Union – was recently commemorated by several events organised by the University of Malta’s Institute for European Studies and the European Direct...

  • French outreach to pupils

    French outreach to pupils

    A prize-giving ceremony was recently held for some 100 pupils in Year 6 from 14 schools who earlier this year took part in the poster competition Etre vedette, c’est chouette after their first French language taster course. The competition,...

  • Engineering PhD summer school

    Engineering PhD summer school

    Participants from Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Hungary and Argentina took part in the fifth edition of the engineering PhD summer school on integrated product development (IPD) held recently by the University of Malta at the Archbishop’s...

  • Malta at Scientix Conference 2018

    A delegation of teachers and education officers from the Mi­nistry for Education recently participated in the third Scientix Conference in Brussels. The event, which attracted around 350 teachers, policy makers, researchers and project managers...

  • Horse racing training sessions for children

    Horse racing training sessions for children

    Horse racing training sessions for children are being offered on Saturday mornings at the Malta Racing Club in Marsa as part of Sport Malta’s #On The Move programme. The sessions are run by the Horse Racing Academy, coordinated by Thomas...

  • Demonstrating the power of storytelling

    Demonstrating the power of storytelling

    Nell Phoenix, a London-based professional storyteller with a global reputation for telling tales that excite and arouse the imagination, recently led four workshops in Malta for teachers, children and parents as part of the project The Power of...

  • Dean of Science Awards 2016/17

    Dean of Science Awards 2016/17

    The Dean of Science Awards for the 2016-2017 academic year were recently awarded to outstanding students of the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science. This year’s award winners were first-year students Jonathan Farrugia, Xandru Mifsud and Dylan...

  • Award for pharmacy symposium presentation

    Award for pharmacy symposium presentation

    Stefan Cassar was recently awarded the Combino Pharm award for his presentation during the annual University of Malta Pharmacy Symposium on the study entitled ‘Clinical practice and pricing insights into medicine access intelligence’. Cassar...

  • New libraries for Marsaxlokk primary

    New libraries for Marsaxlokk primary

    New libraries have been presented to St Thomas More College’ Marsa­xlokk primary school as part of the Aqra Kemm Tiflaħ/Enriching Classroom Libraries programme. Each library includes 100 fiction and non-fiction high-appeal books – 50 in Maltese...

  • Pharmacognosy short course

    A short course on pharmacognosy and herbal products will be held in June and July by Malta University Consulting Ltd at the University Residence, Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija. This course is mainly aimed at personnel who work in the...

  • 1,121 students graduate from Mcast Foundation College

    1,121 students graduate from Mcast Foundation College

    Graduation ceremonies were recently held for a total of 1,121 students who successfully completed courses up to Level 3 at the Foundation College of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast). Ten ceremonies were held at the Mcast...

  • Promoting science careers among female students

    Promoting science careers among female students

    The first edition of Teen Science Café Girls was recently held at Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary, Naxxar, to coincide with Unesco’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Other TSC Girls sessions were held at St Nicholas College...