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TOP FIVE HISTORICAL SITES IN THE THREE CITIES

By now, you probably know that our tiny island nation of Malta is steeped in history and culture. From the Romans to the Arabs to the Order of Saint John to the British, colonizers who occupied our country left their mark – be it architectural, linguistic, culinary, or what have you.

Malta Scrambles to Have 10 Percent Solar Energy by 2020

In recent years, Malta has ramped up a particular kind of electricity production: electricity generated by means of renewable resources. Time is of the essence, as in 2009, an EU directive was issued stipulating that by 2020, Malta must generate 10 percent of its electricity through renewable technologies. While a large number of Maltese [...]

Vilijam Pupkov: Amateur Musician, Sports Enthusiast, Budding Novelist – and AUM Student

Vilijam Pupkov, who hails from Macedonia, is studying toward a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the American University of Malta. He describes himself as an aspiring novelist and a sports enthusiast. He’s also a diligent student with wide-ranging academic interests; since joining AUM a year ago, Vilijam has taken classes in [...]

Google’s Duplex: Exciting or Worrisome? Part 2

In part one of our two-part article, we provided an overview of what we know so far about Duplex – Google’s Artificial Intelligence device. In this second and final part, we do two things: discuss how Duplex is beneficial to corporations and the public in general; and consider some of the criticisms Duplex has met with since it was unveiled on the [...]

The Five Best Beaches In Malta

One happy fact about residing on an island like Malta is that, wherever you might be at any given time, the seashore is just a short distance away. Heck, here at AUM, it’s right on our doorstep! But if you’re looking for a sprawling beach where, in addition to taking a dip in the sea, you can kick back and relax in a resort-like setting, you might [...]

Trendsetting Startups Based in Malta

Malta’s transition to the 21st century included a welcome diversification of the country’s economy. The passing of new legislation and the subsequent activation of several incentive schemes (for example, tax benefits, governmental assistance and financial subsidies, international networking) gave a strong boost to a variety of local industries. [...]

The Top Five Student Attractions In Valletta

Valletta is the capital city of Malta, and, as you may know by now, was awarded the prestigious title of European Capital of Culture for 2018. Not only is Valletta rich in culture, it is a city with a storied past. Indeed, for history, entertainment, and breathtaking scenery, you’ve come to the right place. So make sure you fully charge your [...]

Google Duplex: Exciting or Worrisome? Part I

 

5 Ways to Study Smarter

The most common way to learn at any university is to go to class, listen and be a diligent note-taker. Being consistent allows you to make the best out of your student life. However, the time has come to take finals and if you didn’t keep up on studying your notes, you might need some tactics to make it through your final week. So here are some [...]

AUM’s Top Summer Music Event Picks in Malta

At the American University of Malta, we want to make sure that while you are enrolled in one of our degree programs, you are living the Mediterranean experience to its full potential.