Operation Wallacea – Transylvania

Operation Wallacea is an organisation that runs a series of biological and conservation management research programmes that operate in remote locations across the world. These expeditions are designed with specific wildlife conservation aims in mind – from identifying areas needing protection, through to implementing and assessing conservation management programmes.

A group of 8 students spend two weeks in Transylvannia in July, spending a week each in two remote picturesque Saxon village in the foothills of the Carpathians to carry out research in the surrounding valleys related to large mammals, small mammals and herpetofauna, birds, bats, plants butterflies and farms. The students will also complete a Transylvanian ecology course comprising the following lectures:

  • Transylvanian landscapes (Saxon history, management and threats to the landscape and farming strategies,
  • Sampling techniques (the types of survey methods employed and how certain species can act as indicators),
  • Biodiversity in Tarnava Mare (biodiversity and endemism in general terms and specific to the region),
  • Classification focusing on the mammals and herpetofauna of the region ( amphibians and snakes of Europe, bears, wolves and cats),
    Bird diversity and classification, and conservation strategies in Transylvania ( habitats and bird directives, ecotourism and traditional products).

Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Rev. Fr Arturo Sosa, visits St Aloysius College

Friday 10 May will be remembered as a very special day in our college calendar as Rev. Fr Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, paid a visit to our three schools. Fr Sosa started his full day visit at our Primary School where he was welcomed with a...

Watch: Christmas message by Rector Fr Jimmy Bartolo sj

This is the Christmas message by Fr Jimmy Bartolo sj, Rector of St Aloysius College. This is the message in full: Dear members of staff, students and parents, We are, once again, at the end of our first scholastic term and preparing ourselves for the celebration of...

New Fitness Centre launched

A launch of the new Fitness Centre was held on Tuesday morning. Members from Vassallo, together with the administration of St. Aloysius College and P.E teachers of the school were present. The new fitness centre is part of a major investment in sport complex...

Statement by the S.A.C. Sixth Form Students’ Council on the armed conflict in the Middle East

The motto of our College; “men and women for others”, also aligns with this scholastic year’s theme of being men and women for, and with others. We recall this important element of our College ethos particularly in the wake of the current escalation of armed conflicts...

UPDATE: Sixth Form Booklists now available

** Attention all Sixth Form students ** The 2023-2024 booklists are now available! Check out the links below: Intermediate Level 20232024-st-aloysius-college-intermediate-level-nopricing ALOSF INT Advanced Level 20232024-st-aloysius-college-advanced-level-nopricing...

* IMPORTANT UPDATE* Sixth Form Admissions 2023

** Attention all Sixth Form Applicants ** Following the application process, all applications have been processed and results have been published. Kindly check out the documents below: 1 – Rank order and waiting list RANK ORDER AND WAITING LISTS 2023 2 – Rank order-...

* NOW OPEN * Sixth Form Online Application

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* IMPORTANT UPDATE * Sixth Form Online Application – opening soon!

ATTENTION ALL PROSPECTIVE SIXTH FORM STUDENTS ST ALOYSIUS COLLEGE SIXTH FORM ONLINE APPLICATION Thursday 24th August - Monday 28th August 2023 (noon)   The link below will open automatically at 00.01 on Thursday 24th August 2023:...

** Attention all Prospective Sixth Form Students: Guidance Team Meetings **

Our dedicated Sixth Form Guidance Team will be available on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th July to answer any questions related to entry into our sixth form, course options and career guidance. For an appointment, please email the School Secretary on...

** Attention all Prospective Sixth Form Students ** – Online Registration 2023-2024

Online Registration for Entry into St Aloysius College Sixth Form 2023-2024  Online registration for entry into the Sixth Form 2023-2024 will be available on the College Website (https://staloysius.edu.mt/sixth-form) from: Thursday 24th August till Monday 28th August...