Magners League preview

This weekend will be great rugby in Europe, the opening match take will place in Newport for what could be a Magners League scrap against Connacht. On Friday Treviso will play at Ravenhill in Belfast in a complicated but not impossible rugby match; in an other clashes the second Italian team Aironi, that are still looking […]

Art & Party: Christmas Holidays in Rome

It is the cry of alarm: the tragic collapse in Pompeii and the cuts to culture. Still, there are encouraging figures: more than 12.2% of visitors in museums and more than 6.4% takings in only the first half of 2010. The desire for art, therefore, and to get to know the most important heritage of […]

Permit to stay only with an Italian test, but there are no Italian courses to follow

ROME – Can you tell the difference between the advertising of a vacuum cleaner from that of a sofa? Are you able to give or understand directions? If the answer is no, forget getting an Italian residence permit. The new rule dates back from the 9th December: from that day, in fact, the issue of […]

Italian High school students with a suitcase- Now the top destination is China

Hector Ismael Borghetto is attending the fourth year at the Art Institute of Calcagnadoro in Rieti  but for a year he has studied in Zhengzhou, in China and he has returned with a very clear idea: “And who can stay in Italy anymore? I am going to enroll at the  Oriental Languages Faculty at University […]

Italian University Reform, the final sprint to the Senate

ROME – The Gelmini decree containing the reform of the university is coming to the last approval. The Senate should now close the examination of the measure and vote it in. The majority has bulletproofed  the text to avoid having to pass measures requiring a subsequent parliamentary passage in the House. Some contradictions between different […]