The Malta College for Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) held two graduation ceremonies at the College’s Main Campus in Paola to celebrate the success of 185 students. Minister for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation Hon. Clifton Grima was present for the first ceremony.
During the first graduation ceremony, MCAST presented certificates to 106 graduands of the Higher Certificate in Inclusive Education, the Undergraduate Certificate in Customer Care and the Undergraduate Certificate in Restorative Practices.
Seventy-nine students were awarded postgraduate qualifications in various areas in the second ceremony. During this ceremony, the success of the first cohorts of the following courses was celebrated, MA in Product Design, MSc in Exercise and Sports Science, MSc in Mechatronics, MSc in Integrated Resource Management, and MSc in Environmental Engineering.
The graduation coincided with the successful conclusion of the EU Funded Programme ESF 3.003, which enabled MCAST to develop, launch and provide free of charge postgraduate opportunities to the community. This EU funding ensured that the College successfully delivered a comprehensive upskilling opportunity across the different sectors of the MSc programmes.
During the closing speech, Minister Clifton Grima said: “This graduation is an opportunity to celebrate your hard work and success. Thanks are also owing to your families, who supported you throughout your learning journey. You will face daily challenges in your careers, and I hope that you will keep aspiring to learn more each day and bring positive change at the workplace and in our communities.”