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  • 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...

  • 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...