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  • Students present biomedical engineering research in Seville

    Students present biomedical engineering research in Seville

    Three Maltese students, alumni of the University of Malta, recently presented their biomedical engineering research at the congress of the European Society of Biomechanics in Seville, Spain. Andre Attard and Carl Muscat presented cutting-edge...

  • Applications for liberal arts and science units

    Applications for liberal arts and science units

    University rector Alfred Vella recently presented certificates of achievement to 176 students who successfully completed one or more units forming part of the University’s Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Plas) during the last academic...

  • Tracer study on Mcast ex-students

    Tracer study on Mcast ex-students

    A tracer and progression study was recently conducted among students of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) who graduated from its various institutes in June 2015. The study’s aim was to determine whether the graduates were...

  • Instilling in children a love for foreign languages

    Instilling in children a love for foreign languages

    As from the coming scholastic year the Education Ministry will introduce a rethought Foreign Language Awareness Programme (Flap) in Year 3 of State primary schools. This is in line with the proposals for language education heralded by the Council...

  • Geosciences educational and leisure day in Gozo

    Geosciences educational and leisure day in Gozo

    Interested in learning about the geoscience of the Maltese islands while enjoying a relaxing day in Gozo? University of Malta academics who are specialists in geoscience will conduct an educational tour in Gozo on the theme on September 2,...

  • Teachers challenged by difficult pupils

    Teachers challenged by difficult pupils

    It is that time of the year when teachers are enjoying their well-earned summer holidays. Children similarly look forward to the long summer break to spend their time doing what their parents allow them to do. Most of the time they play games on...

  • EU Codeweek – Coding is for everyone

    EU Codeweek – Coding is for everyone

    EU Codeweek is a grassroots movement that celebrates creating with code. The initiative was launched in 2013 by the Young Advisors for the Digital Agenda Europe. The idea is to make computer programming more visible, to show young, adults and...

  • Scholarship in Cambridge

    Julienne Restall, a student at St Martin’s College Sixth Form, has been awarded its Cambridge Immerse Scholarship. She will this month travel to Cambridge for a two-week English literature course, including topics such as literary criticism,...

  • Chinese university students’ summer school in Malta

    Chinese university students’ summer school in Malta

    Twenty students from Xiamen University, China, attended a one-week summer school entitled ‘Malta through the ages in its Mediterranean context’ at the University of Malta. It consisted of 18 lectures delivered by nine academics coordinated by Prof.

  • MA in Literary Tradition and Popular Culture

    The University of Malta is receiving applications for its Master of Arts in Literary Tradition and Popular Culture, a full-time day programme that will run over three semesters starting in October. The programme will also be offered on a part-time...

  • New Jesuit chaplain for University of Malta

    New Jesuit chaplain for University of Malta

    Fr Mark Cachia SJ has been appointed as the new chaplain of the University of Malta. Fr Cachia, 35, succeeds fellow Jesuit Fr Michael Bugeja SJ, who had served in the role for the past nine years. Fr Cachia will lead the Chaplaincy team based at...

  • Science of conservation

    The role of ego and ethics in conservation, and the methods that are currently being used to restore magnificent cathedrals, monumental buildings, great works of art, historic objects and archaeological sites to their original beauty and grandeur...

  • Students’ environment report places second in international competition

    Students’ environment report places second in international competition

    An emotionally-charged plea by two students from Maria Regina College Secondary School, Mosta, to save water in the Maltese islands placed second in the international Young Environment Reporters (YRE) competition in Denmark. The Maltese entry...

  • Mcast, University to collaborate on early childhood education and care

    Mcast, University to collaborate on early childhood education and care

    Students who obtain a Higher Diploma in Advanced Studies in the Early Years from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology will be able to enrol in the third and final year of the University of Malta’s new BA (Hons) Early Childhood...

  • Master of Arts in Film Studies

    The University of Malta’s Faculty of Arts is inviting applications for its part-time evening Master of Arts in Film Studies. It will run over six semesters starting in October. The course is aimed at Bachelor degree students from different...

  • New nursing degree in elderly care

    A new BSc. Nursing (Hons) (Elderly Care) has been launched by the University of Malta’s Faculty of Health Sciences. The two- to three-year part-time evening course will start in October and is aimed at holders of the Higher Diploma in Health...

  • Christian formation courses

    The Institute of Pastoral Formation and several other Church entities will organise 17 courses during the 2017-18 academic year starting in October on various subjects, including respect for life, Catholic social teaching, Christian leadership,...

  • The importance of professional career guidance and counselling

    The natural question facing most students who have completed secondary and post-secondary school, is ‘What’s next?’. Many factors may influence a student’s choice of training programme/ career, including parents, friends, teachers, exam results...

  • Mcast application week

    Mcast application week

    As from tomorrow the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) will start receiving applications from new students for its full-time courses beginning in October. Applications are to be submitted between 8.30am and noon as follows:...

  • Higher education institute scores well on student attention

    Higher education institute scores well on student attention

    An independent external quality assurance audit of St Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, Ħamrun, has found at the institute surpasses requirements in two standards – that dealing with student-centred learning and the standard for cyclical...

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