Work and activities with student organisations

Work and activities with student organisations


Are you active within a Student Organisation? If you belong to a Senate-approved Student Organisation, Degree+ is giving you the opportunity to have your work and contributions officially recognised.

Kindly fill in the Work with Student Organisations form and return a hard copy of the report by the end of June 2020 at the Degree+ office [to get a copy of the form go to Key information and click on forms]

For a detailed Study Unit description please click here.

Junior Chamber of Advocates (JCA) is a sub-committee of the Chamber of Advocates established on campus in order to bridge the gap between the law course and the legal profession, by offering students hands-on experiences and practical opportunities.  By participating in some of these activities students can get DegreePlus recognition.
• Freshers’ Week event: Different aspects of litigation
• Social event: This event is a mingling activity between law students & members of the JCA Executive Committee, as well as members of the Chamber of Advocates.
• Court and Parliament Visits: This is in collaboration with (GħSL).
• Academic Seminars/Workshops: 9 seminars throughout the year addressed by practicing lawyers in several fields of law.
• November Moot Court: This Family Law moot court will be split up in three different sessions.
• The JCA Trial by Jury: This Moot Court will be centred around a criminal case, will be tried and decided by a Trial by Jury, presided by a member of the Judiciary.
• Committee/s: This year, we also intend to introduce two new Committees – one targeted towards the Moot Court planning and another focusing on Publications and Policy. Students taking part in such committees will be working hand in hand with either the Academic Officer or the Projects Manager respectively and will be crucial towards organising academic events or launching new publications. 
ASCS is the student organisation which represents all FEMA students whereby it is the ideal bridge between the faculty and its students. ASCS’ culture encompasses student activism wholeheartedly and it therefore, thrives within this aspect. In fact, ASCS+ has been devised to make its students’ experience more enriching and worthwhile, whereby participation in any such activities shall be degree plus recognised: 

ASCS+ Industry: Attending 4 or more Industry Activities held throughout the academic year (Semester 1 and Semester 2).

ASCS+ International: Attending any of our trips, all trips will be held in second semester.

ASCS+ Live-in 2018 - First Semester.

ASCS+ Subcommittees: completing 16 hours or more in any subcommittee held throughout the academic year (Semester 1 and Semester 2).

The KSU & ASCS Financial Workshop, date is still to be confirmed.

Betapsi+ is a DegreePlus program devised for all psychology students including those who are taking up psychology as a subsidiary. Its purpose is to encourage students’ active participation, introducing them to the professional world.
Betapsi is a Senate recognised students’ organisation which represents all psychology students in Malta and Gozo. Betapsi organises numerous academic activities, of which students must attend a minimum of 16 hours in order to satisfy the degreeplus requirements.  Betapsi+ activities include:
-Betapsi Live In
-Malta Student Psychology Forum (MSPF)
-360 conference
-Educational workshops
-Visits to mental health institutions
-Student exchange
-Student trip
-Active participation within Betapsi
-Mind the Mind Campaign Workshops (individual needs to be a volunteer)
To become a Betapsi member you can either visit our Freshers’ stand or send an email on for more information. Please feel free to visit our website and Facebook page for continuous updates.
AIESEC is a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. We are a non-political, independent, not-for-profit organisation run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. Its members are interested in world issues, leadership and management. AIESEC does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or national/social origin.

Several AIESEC activities are recognised by DegreePlus. More information on the AIESEC website.

GħSL+ is a Degree+ Unit devised for law students, aimed at enhancing their educational experience, profile and CV.
GħSL (Malta Law Students’ Society) organises more than 70 hours of academic activities annually, of which students must accumulate just 16 in order to satisfy requirements. GħSL+ Activities are categorised into 3 distinct Degree+ Study Units, namely:
• GħSL+ Live-In – Join us for the Annual GħSL Live-In
• GħSL+ International – Accompany us on any one of our International Trips or Exchanges
• GħSL+ Academic – Attend a minimum of 16 hours’ worth of GħSL’s several Educational Seminars, Policy Conferences and Innovative Events including Moot Courts and other academic competitions.
GħSL Membership may be signed-up for via the GħSL website To register for GħSL+, simply e-mail us at indicating your name and I.D. number, or come over to our GħSL stand during Freshers’ Week.
Don’t forget to follow our website and Facebook page to keep track of our various activities!

By participating in in the following ELSA+ (The European Law Students’ Association Malta) activities, law students will be able to get a DegreePlus recognition.

In Semester 1:Attend To SessionsElsa Goes To ...Moot Court (November). In Semester 2:Crime 101Institutional VisitChapter Zero andThe Negotiation Competition.

Further details on the ELSA websiteFacebook:,Email: or '

Two programs will be offered to all Engineering students, either Mechanical or Electrical engineers attending University of Malta.

Programme 1
UESA this year will be hosting a number of events, including: 5 seminars / conferences, 7 industrial visits and a live-in.

Programme 2
UESA  will need a sub-committee to help in all events, such as the EYE conference which will be held in Malta, any social events etc. This programme will be offered to those students who would like to volunteer.
The above can be DegreePlus recognised according to the point system and the number of hours dedicated to each activity.
Details regarding each event will be posted on the UESA website and Facebook page at their respective stage.
DegreePlus recognition can be achieved by MMSA members participating in 1 event of each of these standing committees:
- attend one event organised by SCOPH (standing committee on Public Health)
- attend one event organised by SCOME (standing committee on Medical Education)
- attend one event organised by SCORA (standing committee on Reproduction and sexual health)
attend one event organised by SCOPET (standing committee on Peer education and training)
- attend one event organised by SCORP (standing committee on human rights and peace)
JEF (Young European Federalists) Malta is a non-partisan youth NGO and political movement, as well as a student organisation within the University of Malta. Internationally, we form part of JEF Europe, which is also a trans-partisan federalist movement and NGO, active in over 35 European countries. Throughout the years, ever since our journey began in 2002, we have striven to further the cause of European integration and increase awareness of the EU and EU affairs among youths.

Following two consecutive successful campaigns, this year we aim to continue to strive for a more integrated Europe through - seminars tackling different controversial issues such as active citizenship, combating polarisation and overdevelopment of infrastructure
- a two day general live-in in the beginning of November dealing with public speaking and organisational development
- various social events
- work with a sub-committee.
To become a JEF Malta member visit our stand at Freshers’ week, or contact us by email.
All our activities are DegreePlus recognised, as long as at least 16-hours worth of activities are attended
S-Cubed+ is a programme specially designed for science students to engage in activities which will enhance their life on campus. S-Cubed (Science Students' Society) organises many events throughout both semesters which are recognised by DegreePlus. Activities include:
-S-Cubed’s Annual Seminar
-Annual Science Conference
-Various site visits
-Eureka – a presentation of science experiments to school children
-Subcommittee workshops
-International trips.