Study Abroad: Australia, Asia and North America
Student Exchange Programmes
The deadline for the submission of the applications is at noon on Friday, 25 November 2011. Late applications will not be accepted.
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28 October 2011
Redesigned Library Homepage
The University of Malta Library is proud to announce the launching of the enhanced and redesigned Library homepage at
The new homepage reflects the Library’s commitment to providing patrons with information and tools encompassing print and electronic resources, with more content and less clicks. It welcomes patrons with a clean, focused design and features dedicated to our services.
Some important features include:
- The Search tab for Books – enables you to search the Library’s online catalogue comprising print material
- The Search tab for Journals – permits you to locate your preferred journal, being print or electronic
- The Articles & Databases tab – allows you to search across a number of databases simultaneously. Patrons can list databases related to different subjects by category or search for specific database by name, for example JSTOR, SpringerLink.
- The Internet tab – provides you with a quick search through Google Scholar
- My Library Account icon – gives you access to your current and past loans. It also enables you to perform online transactions, such as renewals and hold requests.
We invite you to utilise these search tools which give you access to a mine of information from a consolidated environment.
27 October 2011
New Library Subscription
The University of Malta Library is pleased to announce the much awaited database ScienceDirect. This online resource contains full-text access to some 1,800 journals from 2007 to the present.
ScienceDirect is divided into 24 subject areas, the most important being Agriculture and Biological Sciences, Business, Management and Accounting, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, Psychology and Social Sciences.
Patrons can view journal title lists alphabetically or by subject. The journals are marked by a green key next to their titles when browsing. An additional number of journals marked by a pale green key are available in abstract format. ScienceDirect also provides three search options, namely simple, advanced and expert. Searches can also be narrowed by date and subject.
In addition, the University Library subscribed to the Cell Press journals from Elsevier. This collection provides access to flagship journals such as Cell, Neuron, Molecular Cell and Cancer Cell.
Users can access ScienceDirect including the Cell Press collection remotely and from campus. The database can be accessed via
by typing in ScienceDirect in the Find database by Title text field under the Articles and Databases tab.
27 October 2011
Works in Car Park 3 on 28 October till 0900hrs
Works at the Biomedical Sciences Building will take place on Friday 28 October 2011 at 0530hrs.
A large concrete pump will be in Car Park 3, next to the same Biomedical Sciences Building. Works should be completed by 0900hrs.
Apologies for any inconvenience.
26 October 2011
Distribution of Yellow Pages
The Communications and Alumni Relations Office will be distributing the new edition of Yellow Pages. Whoever is interested in obtaining a copy should send an email, and return the old copy to the Administration Reception Desk by Wednesday 30 November 2011.
26 October 2011
University Cash Office
From Monday 31 October, the Cash Office of the University of Malta will be run by the Maltapost Branch at the Msida Campus.
The Maltapost Branch is located in the Administration Building; entrance from Car Park 5.
1 October - 15 June
0815hrs - 1330hrs
1445hrs - 1700hrs
16 June - 30 September
0800hrs - 1130hrs
20 October 2011
Lost: Wedding Ring
A wedding ring has been lost on Monday 17 October in car park 3 (Chemistry car park).
Anyone who finds the ring can contact Ms Alison Darmanin at the Department of Physics on 2340 2524.
The ring is of sentimental value. A reward of 50 Euros will be given.
18 October 2011
Temporary Closure of Road leading to Car Park 3 (15 & 16 Oct.)
On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October 2011 the road leading to car park 3 will be temporarily closed to traffic. During this time the remaining part of tower crane No 2 will be dismantled. The operation is planned to start at 0600hrs and heavy vehicles will be transporting the segments of the tower crane.
Traffic is to approach the area at a slow speed and to follow signs and instructions.
14 October 2011
Work Resources Fund Committee Meeting: update
The Work Resources Fund Committee meeting has been rescheduled for Monday 17 October instead of Wednesday 19 October. This will be the last meeting for 2011.
14 October 2011
University of Malta Stand Intrapriza Malta
The University of Malta will be participating at Intrapriza Malta which will be held at the MFCC at Ta' Qali between 14 and 16 October.
The Communications & Alumni Relations office would like administrative members of staff (grade: clerk) to assist in manning the UoM stand during the following times:
Friday 14 October between 1000hrs and 2200hrs
Saturday 15 October between 1000hrs and 2200hrs
Sunday 16 October between 1000hrs and 2000hrs
Overtime will be paid by the Communications & Alumni Relations Office at the normal overtime rate.
If interested, please send an email or contact Ms Daphne Kelleher on 2340 2142.
07 October 2011
20 May 2013