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Category Archives: MCAST

Applying for the 20 week LSA course without 10 week course certificate

January 5, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Applying for the 20 week LSA course without 10 week course certificate

The MUT wrote to the MCAST Principal after members reported that they are unable to apply for the 20 week course because they have still not received the certificate of the first (10 week) course they previously attended. In a reply, the MCAST Principal stated that this issue was resolved and LSAs who have achieved […]

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Parking situation untenable at MCAST Institute for Art and Design

November 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Parking situation untenable at MCAST Institute for Art and Design

The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment and the Minister for Transport on behalf of members teaching at MCAST Institute of Art and Design at Mosta. The Union asked the Ministers to look urgently into the situation whereby ongoing construction work is creating huge parking problems with large vehicles occupying much of […]

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Overpopulation at MCAST Institute of Art & Design; Parking Issue at Tarġa Gap

October 9, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Overpopulation at MCAST Institute of Art & Design; Parking Issue at Tarġa Gap

The MUT wrote to the MCAST President after various members at the Institute of Art & Design have expressed their concerns about the amount of students to be attending this institute this scholastic year. It appears that the institute already has almost 1000 students and the applications are still open. With space being very limited, […]

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MUT Representatives treated with suspicion at MCAST

September 11, 2015 at 10:05 am

MUT Representatives treated with suspicion at MCAST

The MUT has written to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Employment as the Union is highly concerned with very negative developments occurring at MCAST which are putting an added strain on bilateral relations between the MCAST top management and the MUT. Simple requests by MCAST staff to be accompanied by an […]

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MCAST lecturers dismissed in spite of assurance otherwise – MUT appeals with Minister to reverse decision

September 7, 2015 at 11:20 am

MCAST lecturers dismissed in spite of assurance otherwise – MUT appeals with Minister to reverse decision

The MUT has made an appeal to the Minister for Education and Employment to look into highly debatable terminations at MCAST and reverse such decisions following assurances in the last months by top MCAST officials that such redundancies would not occur. This appeal is being made after two lecturers, both American citizens and coincidentally both […]

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MUT concerned about filling of MCAST posts, asks for investigation

September 4, 2015 at 11:50 am

MUT concerned about filling of MCAST posts, asks for investigation

The MUT wrote to the MCAST Chairman after receiving several complaints and concerns on the way promotional posts are being filled at MCAST. The Union mentioned some examples relating to Directorships of Institutes and Heads of College and stated that it is highly concerned about the situation. It asked the Chairman’s office to set up […]

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MCAST Institute Director Call has different requisites

August 31, 2015 at 9:00 am

MCAST Institute Director Call has different requisites

The MUT wrote to the MCAST Principal after it received information that a call for application for an institute director has different requisites from other similar institute director calls. Also, contrary to the norm, the call was issued externally without being issued internally. The Union stated that the Principal is aware that objections have already […]

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