insiteronline http://insiteronline.com Independent, Student-Run, Non-Profit Campus News Portal at The University of Malta | Keeping Malta's Students Updated | Your University, Your Media. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:15:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Does ‘Freshed Up’ party need freshening up? http://insiteronline.com/news/freshed-up-party-freshening/ http://insiteronline.com/news/freshed-up-party-freshening/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:15:20 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67701 Numerous University organisations are having doubts on the current structure of Freshed Up, the annual Freshers Week party. On behalf of TDM 2000, Owen Bonello requested an urgent meeting with all interested organisations to discuss the future of this event. At the meeting held today, organisation representatives brought up the lack of input their organisations will […]

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Medical students beating the heat with new campaign http://insiteronline.com/events/medical-students-beating-heat-campaign/ http://insiteronline.com/events/medical-students-beating-heat-campaign/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:35:21 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67696 ‘Beat The Burn’ is an innovative campaign by the Malta Medical Students Association (MMSA), aimed at informing the public of ways to stay safe from the sun. Members of the organisation are distributing UV bracelets, that change colour according to the intensity of the sun’s ultraviolet rays, around Malta and Gozo throughout the summer. In the […]

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New JEF president calls for “more united Europe” http://insiteronline.com/news/jef-president-calls-united-europe/ http://insiteronline.com/news/jef-president-calls-united-europe/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:56:17 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67689 The newly elected president of the Maltese branch of JEF (Jeunes Européens Fédéralistes), Brendan Zerafa, said that Europe should go “beyond a nation state mentality”. Zerafa said that his organization is about creating a federative Europe. “This means that we want Europe to include both a state level and a national level,” he said. “We […]

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Palestine Solidarity Network: “A humanitarian, not political, issue.” http://insiteronline.com/features/palestine-solidarity-network-humanitarian-political-issue/ http://insiteronline.com/features/palestine-solidarity-network-humanitarian-political-issue/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:40:24 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67685 Everyone knows something is happening, but very few seem to be well informed of the facts regarding what is happening on the other side of the Mediterranean Sea. It is true that while we uphold the plight of a single individual as a tragedy, we sometimes overlook the plights of several millions as merely a […]

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Medical students launch app http://insiteronline.com/features/technology/medical-students-launch-app/ http://insiteronline.com/features/technology/medical-students-launch-app/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:40:21 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67679 The MMSA (Malta Medical Students’ Assocation) have launched a new app, aimed primarily at keeping medical students updated with latest news about the organization. The app’s features include a calendar of MMSA’s upcoming events, a body mass index calculator, a forum where users can speak to MMSA members and updates from ‘TheSynapse’, a Maltese medical […]

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Tourism students praise ‘green’ hotels http://insiteronline.com/news/tourism-students-praise-green-hotels/ http://insiteronline.com/news/tourism-students-praise-green-hotels/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:32:38 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67675 The Tourism Studies’ Association (TSA) has praised the Le Meridian Hotel and the Westin Dragonara Resort for being certified with the International Eco Label, titled the Green Key. The Green Key is awarded to hotels deemed most eco-friendly in the way they make use of sustainable resources and employ an environmentally-conscious staff. The TSA said […]

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New canteen operator next year http://insiteronline.com/news/canteen-operator-year/ http://insiteronline.com/news/canteen-operator-year/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:06:25 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67672 An anonymous source has confirmed with Insiteronline that the University canteen will be under new management as from next year. An official announcement is expected to be made this week. Speculation arose after major works in the canteen were observed and several benches outside Students’ House were packed up in a van and removed from […]

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Maltese students in foreign law schools http://insiteronline.com/news/maltese-students-foreign-law-schools/ http://insiteronline.com/news/maltese-students-foreign-law-schools/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:04:33 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67667 Seven members of ELSA Malta, the Maltese branch of the European law students’ association, are currently attending summer law schools in Dublin (Ireland), Vienna (Austria), San Sebastian (Spain), and Brasov (Romania). This forms part of ELSA’s International Summer Law School programme. “We have an international network of more than 200 law faculties in 35 countries […]

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S-Cubed in a Tunisian mission http://insiteronline.com/events/scubed-send-students-tunisia/ http://insiteronline.com/events/scubed-send-students-tunisia/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:30:43 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67659 The Science Students’ Society (S-Cubed), in collaboration with Agenzija Zghazagh, has helped send two Maltese science undergraduates to an International Science Camp in Bizerte, Tunisia. The camp is being organised by the Tunisian Ministry for Youth, Sports, Women and Family.  The two students, Maria Attard and Ryan Sultana, will be participating in workshops and field-visits […]

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A letter to the disheartened… http://insiteronline.com/opinion/letter-disheartened/ http://insiteronline.com/opinion/letter-disheartened/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:38:05 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=67652 Firstly, my heartfelt congratulations to all those who passed their exams and have moved up a year higher, or even graduated. Your work has come to a fruition, and a new challenge awaits you. And yet, you are not the only person being addressed at the moment… sorry. No, I am talking about a select […]

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