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December 2017

Gozo Initiatives in the 2018 Budget

2017-12-04T11:35:36+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

This week the Minister for Gozo, Dr Justyne Caruana addressed the House of Representatives with her budget speech, regarding Gozo initiatives. The GUG was very pleased to learn that the Ministry will start the preliminary study and location identification for some sort of prospective accommodation for Gozitan students in Malta. It is a well-known fact [...]

Gozitan Students and the 2018 Budget

2017-12-04T11:34:47+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

The 2018 Budget was announced on the 9th of October 2017. The Minister for Finance, Professor Scicluna presented excellent proposals which will be realised during the coming year, ensuring our islands’ economic stability. The GUG was pleased to hear that the second fibre optic cable will be placed during the coming year as it is [...]

Subway Situation in Stormy Weather

2017-12-04T11:33:57+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

This week the University of Malta welcomed new students to its halls; students who were greeted by a flooded campus and flooded roads. The weather this week posed a great challenge for all university students. The typical autumnal weather turned the already dangerous roads into rivers all connecting to the waterfall that was the underpass [...]

Late Resit Examination Results

2017-12-04T11:32:26+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

The worst part of any student’s life is the exam period. This affects the student greatly: stress and panic are the cause of so many problems in any student’s life. Stress does not end with the final exam of the period but it lingers until the dreaded results day. Two “waiting periods” exist in the [...]

Student Accommodation

2017-12-04T11:31:32+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

Every Gozitan student over the age of 18 has a choice to make: either stay in Gozo and try to find a job or continue studying and cross over to Malta. Many of these students choose to move to the mainland where they can further their studies. This means that unless they want to face [...]

AGM August 2017

2017-12-04T11:27:56+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

The Gozo University Group held its AGM on the 27th of August 2017 which was held at the Ministry of Gozo. During this meeting the amendments to the current statute were approved and the new executive was elected. A roundup of the past year’s events was also made. During the AGM, which was chaired by [...]

July 2017

Accessibility – Gozo

2017-07-26T12:16:29+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Insularity is a natural handicap of any island, and Gozo’s disadvantage is even more prominent due to its double insularity, making it highly dependant on the larger island with regards to several sectors. There are a number of drawbacks, which can only be addressed through the implementation of projects and proposals. The main problems are [...]

An article on Gozo Regionality and devolution of powers:

2017-07-19T21:44:10+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Gozo has a history of regional identity and devolution of powers. To mention the key historical periods, from the independence from the Maltese islands during the French’s tenure, also, Gozo had the local councils 20 years prior to Malta, the Gozo Diocese and other episodes. However it is a well renowned fact that Gozo has [...]