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By |December 7th, 2017|

Today’s announcement that 16 and 17-year-olds will be allowed to vote in the 2019 European parliamentary elections in Malta is a very positive step forward for Maltese youth. Following this, 16 and 17-year-olds will also be given the right to vote in the following general election, once Parliament approves the bill. As a political student [...]

KSM Elections Announcement

By |December 6th, 2017|

SDM has been representing MCAST students for the past 4 years now. We have always been readily available to represent to the best of our abilities, whether in the council, as was the case in 2015, or not. This was showcased in the cases of the apprenticeships, tags and recently, the MUT strike. Last year's [...]

Azzjoni Industrijali tal-MUT fl-MCAST

By |December 6th, 2017|

Diżgwid bejn l-MCAST u l-MUT. Il-ħaddiem akkademiċi tal-MCAST membri fi ħdan l-MUT ġew ordnati jieħdu sehem fi ‘strike’ bejn il-5 u l-15 ta’ Diċembru 2017, dan wara diżgwid fuq talba għal żieda fil-paga mill-MUT għall-membri tagħha ħaddiema tal-MCAST. Din l-azzjoni ġiet ordanata mill-MUT wara ma kienx hemm progress fis-sitwazzjoni u rat l-azzjoni bħala mod biex [...]

Niġġeddu Flimkien – SDM presents its team for 2017/18

By |December 6th, 2017|

Today marks the start of another term for the student organisation, Studenti Demokristjani Maltin (SDM). Neil Smart Costantino, the newly elected President, will be leading a team, consisting of a mix of experienced members and also new faces. Jake Scerri, will occupy the role of Vice-President and William Farrugia has been appointed as the Secretary [...]

Morning After Pill Live Debate

By |July 7th, 2016|

SDM encourages British students to vote REMAIN in 23rd June EU Referendum

By |June 9th, 2016|

SDM is in favour of the United Kingdom’s continuing membership in the European Union. We acknowledge the mutual benefits shared by Maltese and British students and people brought by Britain's continued membership of the EU.   “As the only Maltese student political organisation to have always been pro-Europe, we are fully supporting this cause in [...]

SDM holds consultation meeting to discuss apprenticeships at MCAST

By |May 12th, 2016|

Earlier today, SDM held a student consultation meeting at the MCAST Paola Students’ House, with the aim of listening to all parties and stakeholders to understand the apprenticeships’ situation better. A panel was formulated thanks to the contribution of MCAST Principal Stephen Cachia, SDM MCAST Co-Ordinator Andrea Bonavia, MCAST Director for Apprenticeships Ms. Therese Camilleri, [...]

Reaction: Be the Change.

By |April 29th, 2016|

In light of recent events, the very famous quotation by Mahatma Gandhi first comes to mind; "Be the change you want to see in the world." Whilst SDM fully understands that the turnout of the Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU) elections leaves much to be desired, and is doing its best to tackle it, the fact [...]

SDM Reaction: MCAST students get access to 23,000 e-books.

By |April 19th, 2016|

SDM welcomes the €560,000 investment, partly financed by the Europoean Social Fund, through which MCAST students and staff will benefit from the use of 23,000 e-books. Such investment continues encouraging more students to read and gain knowledge, whilst also encouraging further education.   Such initiatives are important for education to develop and keep up with [...]

SDM in KSU 2016/17

By |April 14th, 2016|

For another year, Studenti Demokristjani Maltin (SDM) has retained all eleven Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU) posts. Despite not being contested for this year's elections, SDM shouldered its responsibility to represent all students at the University of Malta, and has chosen eleven candidates with different backgrounds and ideas. Thus, making sure that the ingoing KSU, is [...]