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  • The development of the ICT profession

    The development of the ICT profession

    The development of the IT profession is an important pillar of the European Commission, and should be the same for all EU countries. A new initiative, proposing an integrated digital organisational reference framework that connects digital...

  • Young Maltese scientists visit EU science hub

    Young Maltese scientists visit EU science hub

    Five Maltese scientists from the University of Malta recently visited the European Commision’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy, after winning the centre’s Young Scientist Award. The scientists – Dr James Carlo, Sephora Sammut, Joanna...

  • Faculty of ICT exhibition

    The University of Malta’s annual Faculty of ICT Exhibition and Dean’s List Awards ceremony will be inaugurated by President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca on Thursday. The exhibition showcases work developed by the faculty’s undergraduate final year...

  • Mcast launches new prospectus

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) has launched its 2017-2018 prospectus for full-time courses starting in October at its Foundation, Technical and University Colleges, ranging from introductory certificate courses, degree...

  • Mcast Open Days

    Mcast Open Days

    Mcast is currently holding a its Open Days at Students’ House on the college’s main campus in Paola aimed at offering prospective students a taste of its learning experience. Visitors will be able to engage in enjoyable hands-on activities to...

  • Researching for tomorrow’s smart applications

    The University of Malta is offering an M.Sc. in Language and Computation for graduates wishing to pursue further studies in an interdisciplinary area that brings together technology, language and cognition. It is particularly appropriate for...

  • Think overflowing with research

    Think overflowing with research

    Water-related research at the University of Malta is the main theme of the 20th edition of the institution’s research magazine Think. One article deals with research work being undertaken by Prof. Aldo Drago and his team to measure short- and...

  • University prospectus

    The University has issued a pros­pec­tus with details on its undergraduate courses on offer in the 2017-8 academic year, starting in October. The prospectus is available online at the websites below. Printed copies are also available. Applications...

  • €3,500 bursary on offer

    This year’s edition of  the Elisabeth Mann Borgese Bursary, consisting of €3,500 which may be used to finance research studies over the period of a year during 2017-2018, is being offered by the International Ocean Institute (IOI) based at the...

  • 9,485 sit for Matsec exams, results out around July 17

    A total of 9,485 students sat for one or more of the May 2017 session of examimations held over the three-month period starting in early March, organised by the Matriculation and Secondary Education Certificate (Matsec) examinations board. The...

  • Prizes for #On The Move participants

    Prizes for #On The Move participants

    During Sport Malta’s recent end-of-year show for its #On The Move winter programme the names of all participants were entered in the draw to win prizes. Melania Bonello, who attends gymnastics training sessions at Maria Regina College, Mosta, won...

  • New book on managing investments

    A book entitled Accounting for Financial Instruments: A Guide to Valuation and Risk Management has recently been published by Dr Emanuel Camilleri and Roxanne Camilleri. The book is aimed at professional accountants and auditors and students alike...

  • Journal of Baroque Studies’s latest edition

    ‘Vigilance and the role of fortifications in Malta during the outbreak of plague in Messina in 1743’ is the title of an article by Dr Stephen Spiteri featured in the latest edition of the annual Journal of Baroque Studies published by the...

  • Pupils help in Villa Frere Gardens rehabilitation

    Pupils help in Villa Frere Gardens rehabilitation

    Students at Pietà primary are pictured planting a tree at Villa Frere Gardens near to their school to mark the completion of an HSBC-sponsored repair project, as members of the Friends of Villa Frere look on. The HSBC water programme Catch the...

  • Elected chairman of European accelerator technology initiative

    Dr Nicholas Sammut, deputy dean the University of Malta’s Faculty of ICT, was elected chairman of the governing board of the Accelerator Research and Innovation for European Science and Society (Aries). Aries brings together the major European...

  • From the humble karozzin to a wireless metro system

    From the humble karozzin to a wireless metro system

    Stuck in traffic again? This is a common situation in Malta. It actually should make us think again how important transport is these days. Since as humans we have only two legs that can carry us with a limited speed and payload, we clearly require...

  • Research finds students prefer exam papers using Verdana font

    Research finds students prefer exam papers using Verdana font

    Research recently conducted by the Matsec Support Unit on the ease with which students sitting for examinations can read different typefaces, and whether students with dyslexia have different preferences, has re­vealed that the most readable font...

  • New B. Mus. (Hons) degree launched

    A Bachelor of Music (Hons) has been launched by the University’s Department of Music Studies for students wishing to pursue a professional career in music. The course, which starts in October, differs from its existing BA as it is completely...

  • Trade unionist’s papers donated to University library

    Trade unionist’s papers donated to University library

    The family of John F. Marks recently presented his papers to the Archives and Special Collections Department of the University of Malta Library. The collection of papers dates to the first half of the 20th century and is of a socio-political and...

  • LCT master programme graduation

    LCT master programme graduation

    The Erasmus Mundus LCT Master Programme annual meeting and graduation ceremony was recently held at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus. The meeting was attended by around 70 partici­pants, including students and faculty representatives from...