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  • Information session to be held on MSc in art conservation

    An information session about a full-time MSc course in the Conservation of Decorative Architectural Surfaces that will be opening in October at the University of Malta, will be held on Tuesday at 4pm in Hall A of the Faculty of Built...

  • Gozitan sixth formers take part in exchange programme

    Gozitan sixth formers take part in exchange programme

    Students from Sir Michelangelo Refalo Sixth Form, Victoria, recently travelled to Sweden, where, together with peers at Jämtlands Gymnasium school in Östersund, Sweden, they exchanged views and ideas about how to advertise one’s locality to...

  • Faraday course on science and religion

    Faraday course on science and religion

    The University of Malta and the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, from Cambridge, UK, recently held its first Faraday course in Malta on the theme ‘Science and religion – two views or two realities?’. During the course, held at Mount St...

  • Malta’s best science communicator

    Malta’s best science communicator

    A presentation entitled ‘Flying doughnuts’ demonstrating the science behind wingtip vortices crowned Anthony Galea as Famelab Malta’s champion for 2018. Famelab is a global science communications competition in which participants have to deliver a...

  • Policy needed to cater for Malta’s increasingly diverse student population

    Policy needed to cater for Malta’s increasingly diverse student population

    In some areas of Malta today, between 50 and 70 per cent of the school population is made up of immigrant children from European or other countries, with some schools having as many as 38 different nationalities of students. These striking...

  • University hosts its Chinese students

    University hosts its Chinese students

    Eight Chinese students who are studying full-time at the University of Malta on various undergraduate and postgraduate courses were recently hosted to a dinner at the University’s Valletta campus. The event was an opportunity to discuss their...

  • EC Los Angeles wins Japan Best School Award 2018

    EC English Language Centres’ Los Angeles school has been awarded the 2018 Japan Best School Award Overall by Ryugaku Journal. Ryugaku Journal, one of the most prominent and respected agencies in Japan, has presented the awards every year since...

  • Youths discuss discrimination, diversity in Finland

    Youths discuss discrimination, diversity in Finland

    Seven members of Żgħażagħ Azzjoni Kattolika (ŻAK) recently discussed the themes of discrimation and diversity with peers from all over Europe at this year’s Easter Course, organised by the European Fellowship in Finland. ŻAK Mosta leader Karl...

  • Think-ing about Malta’s humanity

    Think-ing about Malta’s humanity

    The latest edition of Think, the University of Malta’s research magazine, takes a close look at Malta’s art, giving a critical insight into Malta’s politics, morality, ethics, beauty and creativity – all essential parts of being human. From the...

  • Digital learning seminar for teachers

    A seminar for teachers to explore the world of digital learning will be held at hall LT1, Dun Mikiel Xerri Lecture Centre, at the University of Malta’s Msida campus, on Friday from 5.45 to 7pm. At the seminar, Dr Patrick Camilleri, a senior...

  • Simple gymnastics for pre-school children

    Simple gymnastics for pre-school children

    Parent and child gymnastics classes for children aged three to four are being held once weekly at Kirkop Sports Complex and Maria Regina College secondary school, Mosta, as part of the #OnTheMove winter programme. After short warm-up and...

  • Student develops automatic tunnel wall inspection system

    University of Malta Master’s student Leanne Attard recently deve­loped an automatic inspection system using computer vision to detect changes on tunnel wall linings. The project was the fruit of a 12-month research project for the award of a...

  • Improved ranking for Digital Games Institute

    Improved ranking for Digital Games Institute

    The University of Malta’s Institute of Digital Games has gained one place in The Princeton Review’s list of the top 25 graduate schools for game design for 2018. The institute was ranked no 22, a step up from last year’s 23rd place ranking. The...

  • Maltese, Japanese schools mark 15 years of collaboration

    Maltese, Japanese schools mark 15 years of collaboration

    To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the educational partnership between EC and Kindai High School, a group of students from the Japanese school who were recently in Malta attending an English language course at EC and cultural integration classes...

  • Best Honours History Thesis 2017 prize awarded

    Best Honours History Thesis 2017 prize awarded

    Daniela Formosa and Gabriella Grima, who recently graduated with a BA Honours in History from the University of Malta, have been jointly awarded the Farsons Foundation Prize for Best History Honours Thesis for 2017. Formosa’s thesis was on ‘The...

  • Student internship programme

    Student internship programme

    Twenty-two students from seven secondary schools who performed best at the Malta Junior Science Olympiad have been rewarded by being given the opportunity to work during the summer as interns with researchers at the University of Malta in the...

  • 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...