Category: MCAST_NEWS

June 16, 2021 Communications

In a circular sent to staff members and the Student Council, the Principal and CEO, Professor Joachim James Calleja, expressed his disappointment at the Union of Teachers’ directive to delay lecturing staff from submitting to Management the students’ results in a timely and pre-planned manner. He added that the directive seriously jeopardised the College’s hard…

June 15, 2021 Communications No comments exist

The Government announced an investment of almost €2.75 million for students to be given apprenticeship opportunities. The investment, announced by Minister for Education Justyne Caruana and Minister for Finance and Employment Clyde Caruana, will allow MCAST to encourage more companies to recruit students in apprenticeship programmes. The COVID-19 pandemic has put several challenges on employers…

June 11, 2021 Communications No comments exist

The B.A. in Performing Arts first-year students will be presenting their end of year performance Love and Information by Caryl Churchill on 12 and 13 June at the MCAST Main Campus Hall in Paola. Love and Information is Caryl Churchill’s dramatic take on the broad spectrum of contemporary human relationships. Churchill recreates daily interactions in…

June 11, 2021 Communications

On Friday 11th June 2021, the Institute of Information & Communication Technology at MCAST organised its first Remote Sensing hackathon, named, RemSen 21. RemSen 21 participants followed a 3-month training course, learning how to use satellite data obtained from the European Space Agency, Copernicus. This data is pivotal in researching events that may impact environmental…

June 4, 2021 Communications

  The MCAST ICA Festival, which is now in its 5th edition, will be held for three weeks  starting 2 July and will be hosted at Spazju Kreattiv as it was two years ago. It will  primarily feature work by final-year BA students from MCAST’s Institute for the  Creative Arts and will be an opportunity…

June 4, 2021 Communications

MCAST will be offering a new BA (Hons) degree course in Public Projects. Through the Institute for the Public Services (IPS), the Government of Malta will be offering a limited number of sponsorships to public officers who wish to read for this degree of a BA (Hons) Public Projects at MCAST. The course will commence…

June 3, 2021 Communications

Reference is made to the statement by MUT made on 3 June 2021. Students are at the centre of our work and our key clients. They have every right to receive results. They have faced significant challenges throughout this year when lectures have been held online. MCAST categorically denies any breach of the lecturers’ Collective…

May 27, 2021 Communications

Professor Joachim James Calleja has been reconfirmed as Principal and CEO of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) and will be leading the College for another term. The College’s Board of Governors unanimously approved the renewal of his mandate on 26 May 2021. Professor Calleja has been serving as the CEO of…

May 24, 2021 Communications

MCAST graduates of the Master in Vocational Education Applied Research 4.0 (MVEAR 4.0) can now apply for a permanent teachers’ warrant. This approval by the Council for the Teaching Profession is a significant step in recognising the College as a key provider of initial teacher education courses and encouraging aspiring educators. Individuals who are in…

May 20, 2021 Communications No comments exist

ESF 02.058 Adding Value: Nurturing Learning Journeys in IVET at MCAST MCAST researchers shared initial findings which are part of an EU Funded project entitled Adding Value: Nurturing Learning Journeys in IVET at MCAST. The findings were shared during a research symposium held at MCAST where the various research components were discussed. These include: 1….