Category: Sixth Form News & Events

St Martin’s College Sixth Form Students In Strasbourg

St Martin's College Sixth Form Students In Strasbourg A group of 24 St Martin’s College Sixth Form students left for Strasbourg on February 28th to participate in the prestigious annual Euroscola event. Accompanied by our dedicated teachers, Paul Galea, Donatella Bongailas, and Stefan Galea, our students will also have the privilege of visiting the Council of Europe and exploring various other points of interest in Strasbourg. This trip serves as an invaluable opportunity for our students to engage firsthand with European affairs and broaden their horizons. We look forward to hearing all about the enriching and unforgettable experiences from this wonderful experience.
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Model European Parliament

Model European Parliament St Martin’s College Sixth Form is pleased to announce that a team of five students has just won the 12th National Session of the Model European Parliament held at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. Gianluca Baldacchino, Gabiel Borg Ferrando, Daniel Pisani, Nicholas Samut, Celeste Tan Panza have the opportunity to travel to Tallinn, Estonia in April to participate in the 59th iMEP Session along with youth delegations from the different EU states. The MEP Programme is a non-partisan leadership programme for youths in EU member states and is considered to be a training ground for future leaders. The team received training and was then assigned to different committees that had to deliberate on specific European issues. They then had to draft a resolution on issues such as drought and international trade. Congratulations!
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Malta Junior Science Olympiad

Malta Junior Science Olympiad We are very pleased to announce that St Martin’s College, represented by Catriona Jo Buhagiar, Amber De Brincat and Lara Schembri, won second placed in the Malta Junior Science Olympiad (MJSO). This annual initiative, organised by the Science Centre, targets gifted students in Biology, Chemistry and Physics from different schools across Malta and Gozo. The team, nominated by our SMC Science Department, worked together to tackle hands-on investigations. It's a remarkable achievement and a testament to the hard work, dedication, and collaborative efforts of our students. Well done girls!
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Ice Breaking Day

News or Event Title First-year students attending St Martin’s College Sixth Form participated in an Ice Breaking event which was organised to welcome our new cohort. The day consisted of team-building activities which were held at Mistra Bay during which students had the opportunity to get to know each other better before starting their formal lectures. Wishing our sixth formers every success as they embark on a new and enriching journey.
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LUX Awards Ceremony

LUX Awards Ceremony St Martin’s College Sixth Form recently attended the LUX Awards Ceremony and EPAS Youth Seminar in Brussels. Three students, Yitong Shen, Emma Borg Manduca and Thais Farrugia, were accompanied by Ms Karen Camilleri, the College’s teacher of French. They had an opportunity to network with young people from other European Programme Ambassador Schools. The students also participated in various talks and seminars and attended the LUX Film Awards 2023. The highlight of their trip was a meeting with Dr Roberta Metsola, President of the European Parliament.
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INTERΞtching Art Exhibition

INTERΞtching Art Exhibition Our Art Sixth Form students hosted INTERΞtching, an exhibition showcasing their etching works last Friday 16th June. The exhibition displays a wide range of etchings and aquatints, featured a variety of subjects, inspired by artworks at MUZA. The opening reception was well-attended, with students, family and friends, the faculty and Mr Jesmond Vassallo, our collaborative artist, everyone coming together to celebrate the young artists' achievements. The exhibition will remain on display until this Friday 30th June at Studio 87, Liesse, Valletta. We encourage you to visit. The project is supported by Arts Council Malta.
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European Parliament

European Parliament St Martin’s College was recently represented by three Sixth Form students and two members of staff at an event held at the European Parliament Office in Valletta. During the event, the students met Mr Stephen Clark, Director for the European Parliament Liaison Offices in Europe. They had an opportunity to discuss different ways of engaging the European public in the light of the European elections which will be held next year. Our students provided feedback about various matters that count most to them and actively participated in a discussion about making the EU more accessible to young people.
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School Leaving Ceremony

School Leaving ceremony St Martin’s College Sixth Form celebrated its annual school leaving ceremony last week. Level 13 students received certificates and special awards. These were presented to the students, in the presence of their families and College staff, by Dr Duncan Mifsud, a past student of St Martin’s College Sixth Form. Dr Mifsud has very recently completed a PhD in Molecular Astrophysics and during the ceremony he discussed his career path and provided our students with inspirational advice as they continue their academic journey. Mr Anthony Abela, Senior Leader Sixth Form, explained how St Martin’s College strives to provide the best possible learning opportunities for all its students and stressed the importance of measuring success through the value that each one can contribute to the lives of others. Ms Bernie Mizzi, Director, Chiswick House School and St Martin’s College, presented the students with their well-earned certificates. Congratulations to all Level 13 students!
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European Youth Event (EYE) 2023

European Youth Event (EYE) 2023 St Martin’s College Sixth Form students, Celeste Tan Panza and Alex Rossi, attended the European Youth Event (EYE) 2023 which was held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg last week. This event brought together thousands of young people from all over the European Union to share and shape their ideas on Europe’s future. It was a unique opportunity for our students to participate in engaging events, as well as interact and exchange their views and opinions with experts and decision-makers. Celeste described her experience as particularly memorable. “It was especially interesting for me to meet Dr Roberta Metsola, the President of the European Parliament. I also enjoyed meeting other people from all over Europe and learning about their cultures and systems. The experience also helped me to understand the amount of opportunities available for young people all over the world,” said Celeste.
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