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 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 Proposes New Student Voting System.

By |April 8th, 2016|

SDM reiterates its position to explore the possibility of holding future KSU elections online, as well as any other elections that may arise. This goes hand-in-hand with the new online system being implemented to elect student representatives across the different faculties. Moreover, SDM proposes new voting systems which enhance participation of all the students of [...]

SDM expresses discontent with present Public Transport service

By |January 14th, 2016|

Throughout the past few days, SDM has listened to students who have expressed their discontent with the new bus routes which have been introduced by Transport Malta. It is for this reason that SDM calls on Transport Malta to revert the routes back to how they were prior to the 20th of December, when revised [...]