Category: MCAST_NEWS

January 11, 2021 Martina Anne Attard

On Monday 11 January, MCAST lectures will resume on-campus. All other online lectures will continue as provided before the Christmas break. The College will use the same procedures followed throughout the first term to ensure full entitlement to students’ right to learning. Since the start of the pandemic, our approach has been based on clear…

January 7, 2021 Martina Anne Attard

MCAST is closely monitoring the developing situation, and the health of our staff and students remains a priority. Following consultation with the Malta Union of Teachers, on Thursday 7 January and Friday 8 January, all MCAST lectures will be held online. Please check your email for updates from your institutes. We appreciate that the on-going…

December 23, 2020 Martina Anne Attard

    Infrastructure Malta and MCAST’s Institute for the Creative Arts teamed up to introduce Malta’s first outdoor art gallery, an alternative exhibition space amidst the new green walls of the Marsa-Ħamrun Bypass. This new art space is set up in a long lay-by halfway along the 350-metre vertical garden covering the high retaining walls…

December 18, 2020 nocilla_d3oqqe

Principal’s motivational message to staff and students MCAST Principal and CEO Professor Joachim James Calleja thanked staff and students in his Christmas and New Year message. He said he was particularly grateful for the sense of community which stood out in difficult times brought about by the pandemic. The College showed resilience and adaptability while…

December 18, 2020 Martina Anne Attard

Following the statement issued by the Union Periti u Inġiniera tas-Settur Pubbliku, the Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology would like to issue the following statement: MCAST strongly objects to this misinformed statement that clearly shows no understanding of the  quality standards at the College. This can only be interpreted as another attempt to…

December 14, 2020 Martina Anne Attard

      Today 14 December, the Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) organised its annual Research and Innovation Expo 2020. This two-day event is part of the College’s drive to increase industry-relevant research as it prepares to launch its first professional doctoral programme. The Expo is showcasing the research projects undertaken by…

December 10, 2020 Martina Anne Attard

    Today 10 December, the Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) hosted a debate to mark International Human Rights Day. The event provided an opportunity for lecturers and students from the Institute of Community Services (ICS) to discuss the provision of specialized training for social care professionals on domestic violence. The live-streamed…

November 27, 2020 Martina Anne Attard

The Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is one of the key partners in the newly established Foundation for Transport. The transport sector is experiencing challenges regarding the skills and competences required and MCAST is well placed to contribute to upskilling and reskilling needed in the industry. In November, MCAST Principal and CEO…

November 25, 2020 Martina Anne Attard

The Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is participating in 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence, the human rights campaign supported by the United Nations. The Institute of Community Services (ICS) in collaboration with the Commission on Gender-based Violence and Domestic Violence is leading this initiative through several social media messages…

November 19, 2020 Martina Anne Attard

    MCAST launched a new call for companies to increase the number of apprenticeships offered in 2021. From next year, about 1,500 students will be participating in apprenticeships, Minister for Education and Employment Owen Bonnici announced today. Over the past two years, almost 2,000 companies have offered placements to students and collaborated with the…