Wanted in Rome Junior

Maya Ballumbrosio (aged 11) from St George's British International School Nomentana, writes about her Year 6 poetry and art projects with ARTandSEEK. One of the most exciting activities that happen...

Suspect detained over murder of American student in Rome

Homeless Rome man accused of killing American student found in Tiber. Italian police have detained a man suspected of killing 19-year-old American student Beau Solomon, whose body was found in the...

Wanted in Rome Junior

This page is open to young writers. Maria Nyana’aar, a Year 11 student at St George’s British International School Rome, won the ARTiculation Prize Italia competition organised by the British Counc...

American University of Rome honours Harry Shindler

War veteran Shindler to receive honoury doctorate together with Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti. The American University of Rome (AUR) is to confer honourary doctorates on British war veteran Harry...

Wanted in Rome Junior

Page open to young Wanted in Rome readers. This pretend-interview with Judy Boone, a character with Asperger’s Syndrome from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, was written by 14-yea...

University enrolments drop in Italy

University students on the decline in Italy. Enrolments in Italian universities have dropped by 70,000 in five years said Italy's minister of education, Stefania Giannini, at the opening of the aca...

Studying Italian around the world: what, who and why

Why do people want to study Italian? Art, culture, music, food and wine: is this all Italy and the Italian language has to offer? Why is the language of a small country like this the most widely ta...

School reforms voted through parliament

Renzi's Good School programme gets the go-ahead. “More teachers, more merit and more autonomy”, is how Italy's prime minister, Matteo Renzi, greeted the reforms to the country's educational system,...

Greenwood Garden School celebrates 40 years

Rome's Greenwood Garden School is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and will mark the milestone with a party on 27 September. The international pre-school and kindergarten was established...

St Stephen's School in Rome marks 50th anniversary

St Stephen's School on the Aventine celebrates 50 years in Rome on the weekend of 27-29 June. The school was founded in 1964 by Revd John O. Patterson with an ethos focusing on a classical liberal...

First Meredith Kercher scholarship award

The first scholarship in memory of the murdered English student Meredith Kercher is to be officially announced in Perugia on Tuesday 4 June in a ceremony with the city’s mayor, Meredith’s...

Students to protest in Rome

Students in Rome have promised to "take back the city" during a series of demonstrations scheduled for Saturday 24 November, which organisers hope will "reach the corridors of power". This follows the...

Teenagers in ancient Rome

An animated English-language video from the TED-Ed series provides a glimpse into the life of Rome's teenagers some 2,000 years ago. Narrated by Ray Laurence, a classics professor from Britain’...

Events at Rome’s American universities

25 Jan. The Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Rome's John Cabot University presents a bi-lingual reading from Vernacular Sonnets of Giuseppe Gioachino Belli (Vol. 1 1819-1832)...

New president appointed to American University of Rome

The American University of Rome (AUR) has announced the appointment of British archaeologist Dr Richard Andrew Hodges as president of the university. On 1 July 2012 Hodges will succeed acting AUR pres...

Cuts to English language teachers in Italy

Teachers of the English language in Italian schools are to have their numbers reduced in the latest austerity measures announced by the ministry of education. In the province of Rome it is reported th...

Alberto Moravia and America at John Cabot University, Rome

19-21 May. An international conference entitled

Poet David Starkey at Rome's John Cabot University

11 April. American poet and playwright David Starkey is giving a poetry reading as part of the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation programme at John Cabot University. Director of t...

Events at the American University of Rome

4-7 April. The 2011 Communication & English Department Week begins on 4 April with Black Maria Film and Video Festival which offers a variety of award-winning international, narrative, experimental, d...

Rome's Gregorian University digitises archive

Centuries of historical archive material at Rome
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