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

Police charge student protestors in Rome

The centre of Rome came to a standstill on Tuesday 30 November as police clashed with students protesting against education reforms being voted on in Italy

Corporate sponsorship for Rome’s schools

After the proposal to advertise the names of sponsors on the metro C underground line, the issue of corporate sponsorship of Rome's schools has surfaced. In return for the provision of new equipme...

Rome's La Sapienza climbs world university ranks

Rome's La Sapienza university has entered the ranks of the world's top 200 universities, climbing 15 places from last year to reach number 190. The figures have been compiled by Quacquarelli Symonds (...

Rome opens schools for summer activities

This year Rome is keeping some of its schools open during the summer vacation to help look after 5,000 children from three to eleven years old. About 54 schools will open two to three days a week from...

Bullying in Rome’s schools

The first study on bullying in Rome schools shows that 29 per cent of those interviewed had suffered some form of bulling but that 74 per cent had never spoken about it before. The sample was made up...

Students protest against education reforms

Students have returned to the streets in protest over reforms and job cuts in the education sector. On 17 November, international students

The lay centre relocates

The Lay Centre is now offering an expanded programme from its new surroundings in what director Donna Orsuto calls

Back to school

Rome state schools will be opening their doors to students on 14 and 15 September. Infants, primary pupils and secondary school pupils in grade one will start on 14 September. Secondary pupils from gr...

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