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What’s it like to be a student in Malta?

Greetings and salutations MUN City Mavericks and MUN enthusiasts alike! Today we take a slight detour from Malta’s gothic capital and focus on a topic which may be of some interest to some of our followers that have a penchant for adventure.  As mandated by our MUNPlanet superiors, this first post of July shall give readers a glimpse into the life of Maltese students.  Of course, there are many aspects of this experience that cannot be adequately described in a post of this length – so I encourage any MUNer curious about studying in Malta to reach out to me if they want any further information.  […]

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Study in Poland: Fees and Living Costs

While Polish citizens don’t pay for tuition fees in public universities, international students are charged with fees established by the universities. These cost the least.Private universities have average tuition fees of 50,000 EUR/year, depending on the level of education and specialization. Also, you have the right to apply for a public university and compete with Polish students. However, admissions have a higher difficulty than in other cases and you will be enrolled in a programme taught in Polish.[…]

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7 Reasons Why Teaching In Malta Is The Best Job Ever

Teachers get to stress out over external visits (which are always a surprise, yay!), they have the pleasure of feeling guilty if a student doesn’t grasp a concept, and they get to go over the same lesson in their heads over and over again, wondering where and how it could be improved. Sometimes it even keeps them up at night which allows them to enjoy the soft shimmering moonlight and the way the world goes quiet at 3am – bliss![…]

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study in poland

First of all, you need to graduate from a school, which enables you to pursue further education at an academic level . Secondly, you need to legalize your stay in Poland for the period of your studies. Thirdly, you need to look after your health and safety. Finally, depending on the language you wish to study in, you need to submit a certificate confirming your knowledge at a proficient level, be it English or Polish.[…]

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Education in Malta

You can find free, state-run kindergartens for three- to five-year-old children in most communities. Over 90% of all Maltese children in that age range do attend kindergarten. However, only 3,578 children received formal childcare in 2016 and many attend church schools instead. Since nearly everybody in Malta is bilingual (90% can speak English), the language barrier will not be much of a problem as long as your kid has some basic English skills.[…]

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Education and Schools in Poland

Education is compulsory for all children living in Poland aged between seven and 18, including expats. Children attend kindergarten from the age of around three or five; it is compulsory to attend at least one year of formal education before entering the first grade of primary school no later than the age of seven. Primary school (szkola podstawowa) is from grade 1 to 6, when students turn 13. This is followed by lower secondary school (gymnazium) for three years (grade 7 to 9). After this, students have the option to attend one of a number of different types of secondary schools: three-year general high school, four-year technical high school or three-year vocational high school.[…]

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study in malta

Legal notice 29 of 2008 regulates the admittance and residence (for a period of not less than three months) of third country nationals, who have been accepted by an establishment of higher education and admitted to pursue, as their main activity, a full-time course of study leading to a higher education qualification recognised by the Malta Qualification Recognition Information Centre. The said establishment of higher education could be either the University of Malta or a private college officially authorized to conduct such courses.[…]

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Master Degrees in Malta 2018

Higher education was introduced in Malta and influenced by the British education system, of which they once were a part. In 1996, computers were introduced, creating great change in the university environment and opening many doors to careers in fields such as computer information systems, technology, and advanced programming. The highest educational institution in Malta which offers Bachelor of Science degrees is the University of Malta. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and is the single institution of higher education in the area. Admission to the university is determined by Matriculation exam results for students wanting to pursue career paths in most fields, but can be based on the level of maturity and experience in fields such as the Arts and Sciences. The university system is divided into 14 different faculties and areas of study including the Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Media, and Technology fields.)[…]

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Study in Italy: Admission and Italian Student Visa Process

Italy, the Mecca of fashion and gets a decent number of international students who intend to pursue fashion and design, although there are several others who come here to study Engineering and Business Administration as well. Aspirants are required to pre-apply at the Italian consulate/Embassy of their country of residence for pursuing  academic programes. Italian student visa is granted to only those students whose documents are checked by the embassy and approved by the concerned university they have applied to. Each year a limited number of seats are reserved at Italian universities for students from outside EU. This information is made public on the Ministry of University and Research website.[…]