Category: MCAST_NEWS

May 10, 2024 Communications

The Institute of Applied Sciences at MCAST (IAS) held a Nursing Symposium on campus in Paola. The event brought together local and international nursing experts, international guest speakers, academics, students, and other significant stakeholders from within the nursing industry to exchange knowledge and experiences in a way that promotes the importance of the nursing profession….

May 10, 2024 Communications

As part of the Encounter Meets the Industry series, the Institute of Engineering and Transport (IET) held the Aviation Operations and Logistics Sectorial Committee meeting on campus in Paola. MCAST constantly ensures that industry expertise and feedback inform course design and delivery to ensure that learning stays relevant to the needs of employees and employers….

May 7, 2024 Communications

A debate on the MEP elections took place at the MCAST Paola campus on 7 May. This was the second debate organised by Malta Today and Lovin Malta as part of the Ewropej fil-Pjazza roadshow in the run-up to the election. A panel of MEP candidates, including Thomas Bajada (PL), Louise Anne Pulis (PN), Sandra…

May 6, 2024 Communications

Staff and student fundraising activities at MCAST are important because they can foster a culture of social responsibility and support the college’s mission of preparing students for meaningful contributions to society. Over the past weeks, several fundraising activities have taken place on campus, showing the community’s enthusiasm for uniting in aid of good causes. On…

May 6, 2024 Communications

MCAST hosted eight principals from different vocational colleges in Ireland on 3 May. The delegation included representatives from Ballyfermot College, BIFE, Coláiste Íde College of Further Education, DIFE, FTE, GTI, Mayo College, St John’s Central College and Waterford College of Further Education. This visit saw the delegation actively collaborating, sharing insights on vocational education, and…

April 30, 2024 Communications

Students following courses at MCAST’s Institute of Engineering and Transport (IET) participated in the Euroscola event organised by the European Parliament. The Euroscola programme in Strasbourg brings together students from all 27 EU Member States, applicant countries and former Member States to debate, negotiate, amend, vote and finally adopt resolutions on real European issues. The…

April 29, 2024 Communications

MCAST is calling on industry leaders to provide more workplace learning opportunities to students. With a shortage of apprenticeship vacancies, MCAST urged employers to take on 800 students who must complete an apprenticeship as part of their course requirements. This year, around 1364 students are currently on an apprenticeship agreement with over 498 companies. While…

April 25, 2024 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) together with its commercial arm MCAST Gateway to the Industry (MG2I), have signed an MoU with Guangxi University of Science and Technology (GXUST) to resume the collaboration between both institutions post-pandemic. MCAST officials including College Deputy Principal for Business Development and Communications Mr Stephen Vella visited…

April 23, 2024 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) together with its commercial arm MCAST Gateway to the Industry (MG2I) signed a collaborative agreement with Guangdong Business and Technology University (GBTU). MCAST will be working on tailor-made 2-week summer school programmes for international students. GBTU aims to send a number of students to Malta during…

April 22, 2024 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST), through the Institute of Community Services, held a conference titled ‘A Collegial Gameplan: A Business Breakfast for Partners in Sports’ to present and discuss the Fun Fit 5 (FF5) research report and the findings from the Sports Symposium 2023 report. During the conference, MCAST launched a…