Studenti Maltin jibnu robot u jerħulha għall-Olimpjadi Internazzjonali tar-Robotika

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Tliet studenti mill-MCAST se jieħdu sehem fl-Olimpjadi Internazzjonali tar-Robotika li se jsiru f’Washington DC, l-Istati Uniti.

Patrick Brejza, Andrea Abela u Clive Tonna jinsabu fit-tieni sena tagħhom isegwu studji fl-ICT, se jirrappreżentaw lil Malta b’robot li ħadmu fuqu għal dawn l-aħħar ġimgħat.

Ir-robot li bnew se jkun qed iqajjem kuxjenza dwar l-importanza li kull nazzjon ikollu aċċess għall-ilma nadif, it-tema ewlenija għal dawn l-Olimpjadi.

Dan se jagħmlu billi jissepara blalen ta’ kuluri differenti, ġest li jissimbolizza l-iffiltrar tal-ilma.

L-istqarrija maħruġa mis-Segretarjat Parlamentari għall-Innovazzjoni tgħid li tul il-ħidma tagħhom, l-istudenti nnutaw li fi spirtu t’għaqda, l-istudenti kollha li se jieħdu sehem għandhom jirrealizzaw l-importanza għal iżjed kooperazzjoni fuq livell internazzjonali biex tinstab soluzzjoni għall-kriżi globali tal-ilma.

Min-naħa tiegħu, is-Segretarju Parlamentari Silvio Schembri awgura lill-istudenti l-akbar suċċess f’din il-kompetizzjoni internazzjonali, u rrimarka li dil-kompetizzjoni se sservihom ta’ esperjenza fil-karriera futura li għażlu.

Ir-robot sar taħt is-superviżjoni tad-Direttur tal-Istitut għall-Informazzjoni u t-Teknoloġija tal-Komunikazzjoni s-Sur Conrad Vassallo.

MCAST Skills Challenge Awards Ceremony 2017

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This morning MCAST held an Awards Ceremony for the winners of the MCASTSkills Challenge that was held earlier on in April 2017. During the Awards Ceremony, which was held at the MCAST Students’ House, Paola, winners were awarded medals, while all participants were given official certificates.

Apart from serving as a platform for MCAST students to show off their abilities and talents the MCASTSkills Challenge was also an opportunity for students to present themselves to top industry specialists that assessed them live against pre-defined criteria. This competition acted as an ideal springboard for students towards their chosen career path, as they had the opportunity to flaunt their knowledge and abilities to the public and important industry players.

A big thanks to industry for supporting this event and well done to all the students that participated!!

Level 2 IICT Foundation Students – ICT Project Winners

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From a total of 85 students at the MCAST IICT Foundation College, 14 studens were chosen as being the best and runner up in developing a health-related IT games in close collaboration with the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention directorate.

The students received a certificate and a 10 and 5 Euro voucher gently sponsored by PC Zone. Such games focused on how health issues can be reduced by better understanding the importance of eating a Mediterranean diet, observe drinking and driving regulations, understand the health risks posed by diabetes and so on.

Well done to our teachers for providing their professional expertise and support to our level 2 students.