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Videoconferencing allows participants to be virtually present for an event even if located in a geographically distant location from where the event is actually held. IT Services supports the following videoconferencing:

  1. Room-Based Videoconferencing

    Videoconferencing sessions organised by the University of Malta are held in dedicated suites and halls equipped with high quality videoconferencing facilities
    within the IT Services Building and other venues listed further below. Facilities include: Cisco codecs, cameras, microphones, speakers, multimedia resources, data projection facilities, etc.

    TR 107 Videoconferencing


  2. Desktop-Based Videoconferencing

    This involves the use of personal computer systems equipped with a webcam, a headset, a microphone and videoconferencing software. Desktop videoconferencing is particularly useful when participants do not have access to dedicated videoconferencing equipment.

    Staff members are encouraged to contact IT Services to make use of desktop-based videoconferencing.

IT Services supports:

  • Point-to-point videoconferences i.e. connectivity between two sites. The side of the videoconference taking place locally at the University of Malta is called the near end and the other side of the call is referred to as the far end.
  • Multipoint videoconferences i.e. connectivity involving more than two sites. The University of Malta, through the Multipoint Conferencing Unit (MCU), is able to host videoconferences that can connect up to twelve geographically distant sites.

Use of the videoconferencing services is subject to a pre-booking. Charges may also apply. More information about bookings and charges is available.

Videoconferencing Locations

Room-based videoconferencing facilities available for booking are currently available at:

Main Campus Seating Capacity
IT Services Building TR 107 (Level 1) 20
IT Services Building TR 103 (Level 1) 2
IT Services Building VC Hall 101 (Level 1) 60
IT Services Building VC Hall 102 (Level 1) 34
Arts Lecture Theatre - Old Humanities Building 216
Lecture Theatre 1 (Level 1) - Dun Mikiel Xerri, Lecture Centre 157
Lecture Theatre 2 (Level 2) - Dun Mikiel Xerri, Lecture Centre 148
LC116 (Level 1) - Dun Mikiel Xerri, Lecture Centre 40
Gozo Campus Seating Capacity
UGC Hall 05 (Level 0) 40
UGC Board Room
8
UGC Rm 2
18
UGC Rm 4 8

 

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Last Updated: 17 October 2017

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