University of Malta

Teachers

Karsten Xuereb

Karsten Xuereb

Brief Biography: Karsten read for a PhD in cultural relations in the Mediterranean at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona (2012) and an M.A. in European Cultural Policy and Management at the University of Warwick (2005) as a Chevening Scholar. He is a member of the scientific committee of The Phoenicians' Cultural Route of the Council of Europe on behalf of the Maltese cultural association Inizjamed, and of the Brokering Intercultural Exchange Network, a research network exploring the role of arts and cultural management. He is projects coordinator at the Institute for Tourism, Travel & Culture at the University of Malta.

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Brief Biography: Professor Andrew Jones is currently a resident professor and Head of Department for the Institute for Tourism Travel and Culture at The University of Malta. He has also held positions at The University of Wales, International Faculty Cardiff, Swansea Business School and the University of Brunei. In his early career he qualified in Urban and Regional Planning and Economic Development and initially worked within these fields both in the public and private sectors before taking up academic positions where he now teaches and researches into planning , economic regeneration, environmental management and tourism development.

Students

Hannah Bugeja

Hannah Bugeja

Brief Biography: I am an 18-year-old student currently studying Tourism Studies at the University of Malta. I also work at a call centre in my free time. My passion is to travel to new places and experiencing new cultures.

Martina Buhagiar

Martina Buhagiar

Brief Biography: I am 19 years old, currently reading for a degree in Tourism in the University of Malta.

Nicole Busuttil

Nicole Busuttil

Brief Biography: I am a 19-year-old Maltese, studying Tourism, with the intention of pursuing a career in the ever-growing tourism industry.

Mathea Cassar

Mathea Cassar

Brief Biography: I am 19 years old and live in Marsaxlokk. I have a passion for dance and sport, as well as learning new languages and travelling to different countries.

Riccardo Puglisi

Riccardo Puglisi

Brief Biography: 22 Year old university student looking to incorporate work and education as part of travel experiences.

Michaela Sant

Michaela Sant

Brief Biography: Born on the 23/09/1999 attended primary, secondary and post-secondary and currently undergoing B.A. (Hons.) Tourism Studies at the University of Malta. Have been working in various tourism sectors including restaurant and tour agency. Looking forward for this new experience.

Sarah Marie Triganza

Sarah Marie Triganza

Brief Biography: I am a 20 year old student currently studying Tourism, Travel and Culture at University of Malta.