In the course of the next week 2213 graduates will have been presented with their certificates. This includes 965 males and 1248 females, the latter therefore outnumbering the former by 283.

The Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy has the largest number of graduates with 480 students graduating, followed by the Faculty of Education with 412 and then Laws with 357.

At a graduation ceremony held in Rome on 12 November, 70 students, (47 males and 23 females), graduated from the University's Link Campus.  This was the second group of students to graduate from the Rome campus.

The third course leading to the degree of Masters in Human Rights and Democratisation will also graduate in a separate ceremony to be held at the Aula Magna of the Foundation for International Studies. The University has been entrusted to coordinate this course by the European Commission as part of a network in conjunction with universities and Human Rights institutes from around the Mediterranean Basin as well as in Sweden, Denmark and The Netherlands.

This year also sees the first graduation of the Bachelor in Conservation and Restoration Studies (Honours) conducted by the Malta Centre for Restoration at Bighi whose courses are regulated by the University.  Thirteen students are graduating from this 4 year course. Postgraduate courses in Conservation Science are now also available.

Communications Office

21 November 2003