LCT Annual Meeting 2017

LCT Annual Meeting & Graduation
Valletta, Malta
24-25 May 2017

Please download and see the agenda.


Northern Malta

Travel to Malta

Malta is well connected by regular and budget airlines. Useful booking sites for multiple leg connections are,, and

Ground Transport


Before Travelling:

Don’t forget that Malta uses UK-style square pin plugs, standard voltage (220-240v). Please bring an adaptor for your electrical appliances.

Check ambient temperatures. Swimming may be possible!

MEETING VENUE: The Old University building (known as Valletta Campus)

Buses arrive close to the Triton Fountain. Follow dotted route above to Valletta Campus.



Hotel Kappara*** [map]

A special rate of 60 euros/night including breakfast at this hotel has been negotiated. The main advantages are (i) tranquillity (University is 5 mins walk across a pleasant valley) (ii) relatively cheap rates. The disadvantages are that it is in a residential area, not that close (ie 15mins walk) to bars and restaurants.

Transport to Valletta: Buses 24, 25, 35

NB For staff Minibus transport between Hotel Kappara and Valletta Campus ie being provided at the following times:

07:50   Hotel Kappara - Valletta Campus
17:30   Valletta Campus - Hotel Kappara
19:30   Hotel Kappara - Valletta Campus
22:30   Valletta Campus - Hotel Kappara

08:20   Hotel Kappara - Valletta Campus
18:30   Valletta Campus - Hotel Kappara


NSTS Campus Residence, 60, University Street, Triq l-Universita, L-Imsida,Malta

Shared accommodation, located close to University campus in Msida. Also close to various cheap bars and eating places in Msida [map].

Bus Airport to NSTS: Bus X1 will take you to University 1 stop. Then walk about 10 mins (see map). Alternatively any bus to Valletta main bus station, then catch bus to Qroqq stop also known as "skatepark roundabout". It’s a short walk to residence.

Transport NSTS to Valletta: walk to skatepark roundabout Buses 21, 13, 14, 15, 16 all arrive in the area of the Triton Fountain.

Important: extending your stay. The NSTS admin is aware of all those who registered for accommodation using our registration form. The standard 3 -night stay 23-26th May is paid by LCT. You can stay longer provided that (i) you pay the extra days and (ii) you advise the NSTS admin by email and (iii) NSTS confirms. To avoid confusion please communicate with NSTS as follows ensuring that they know that you are from the LCT group through the subject field.


There are plenty of other hotels available on the open market in Sliema or Valletta (use or airbnb).


Campus is about 25mins walk from campus (see walking map). There are also buses which go along the promenade and arrive at the “Universita’” bus stop. Approx 20 mins + waiting time. Bus ticket bought on bus costs 1.50 for 2 hrs.

Most hotels around the seafront promenade are OK and there are frequent bus connections to Valletta. The accommodation in the map above and those listed below is a just selection. All and more can be found at and some have their own websites. You can get to University on foot (30 mins) or by buses 202 or 203 which pass along the northern promenade, passing Sliema Ferries area. These run every 30 mins.

Sliema Hotels (selection)

Sliema Apartments


It’s also possible to stay in Valletta - main advantage is that it is a unique miniature capital city with many architectural and cultural attractions. Also try googling “Valletta boutique hotels” for something unusual.

Valletta Hotels (selection)

Valletta Guest Houses

These places are rough and ready. Try to phone up or contact beforehand to check exactly what you are getting. Malta prefix is +356.

Self Catering