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  • 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...

  • Degree in audio production/engineering

    Degree in audio production/engineering

    Bernard Camilleri recently graduated with a BSc (Hons) in audio production/engineering from Middlesex University after completing a bachelor’s degree at SAE Institute in Berlin, Germany, between 2013 and 2016. He received an arts scholarship...

  • Mcast EU careers ambassador

    Mcast EU careers ambassador

    Danika Formosa has been appointed as the first EU careers ambassador at the Malta College or Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast). An applied sciences student, Formosa’s duties include informing Mcast students about career opportunities in EU...

  • Four University research projects awarded €240,000

    Four University research projects awarded €240,000

    Four research projects by University of Malta researchers were recently awarded a total of €60,000 each to be paid over a period of two years by the University research Fund. The projects were chosen out of a total of 108 applications classified...

  • Discussion on gender mainstreaming in university curricula

    A symposium entitled ‘Gender mainstreaming in university curricula’ was recent­ly organised by the Uni­ver­sity of Malta’s Gender Issues Committee (GIC). The keynote speaker was Dr Sabine Ludwig, responsible for Gender and Diversity in Medical...

  • Online dual masters in tourism, hospitality studies planned

    Online dual masters in tourism, hospitality studies planned

    The University of Malta and Florida International University plan to develop an online dual master’s degree in tourism and hospitality studies. The degree will be primarily aimed at local and international professionals, including company managers...

  • Chinese language summer school

    The University of Malta’s Confucius Institute is holding a summer language school for people who want to learn to write and speak Chinese. The course sessions start on July 17 and end on September 22. Lectures will be given by a native Chinese...

  • Summer courses for teens

    Summer courses for teens

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is offering young people aged between 12 and 16 years the possibility of joining a vocational programme during the summer months. The aim of MCASTeens, as the programme is called, is to encourage...

  • Mcast holds major European conference on apprenticeships

    Mcast holds major European conference on apprenticeships

    The European Alliance for App­renticeships was the focus of a high-level conference organised by the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) at its main campus in Paola in cooperation with the European Commission and the Maltese...

  • Salesian alumni discuss youth inclusion

    Salesian alumni discuss youth inclusion

    Forty-eight young former Salesian students from Malta, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and Croatia recently held a four-day meeting, consultation and conference in Malta on the theme Youth Inclusion: Education, Employment and Empowerment (YIEEE). During...

  • Delos workshop on managing sacred sites

    Delos workshop on managing sacred sites

    Sacred natural sites related to Islam and others relevant to more than one  religion were discussed at the fourth workshop of the Delos Initiative of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) of the International Union for Conservation of...

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