The University of Malta is the island’s highest educational institution and is mainly based in Msida, in the centre of the island. There is also a campus on the island of Gozo to cater for Gozitan students. Founded in 1769, its motto is “We should bring forth fruit unto God”. The current rector is Professor Alfred J. Vella, after he replaced Professor Juanito Camilleri in 2016. The school caters for almost 12,000 students from a variety of different countries. It offers undergraduate degrees, post-graduate masters degrees and post-graduate doctorate degrees. The University of Malta has fourteen faculties within it: Arts; Built Environment; Dental Surgery; Economics, Management & Accountancy; Education; Engineering; Health Sciences; Information & Communication Technology; Laws; Media & Knowledge Sciences; Medicine & Surgery; Science; Social Wellbeing and Theology. Besides this, the University of Malta also caters for a number of institutes and funds other research and business-based initiatives. A School of Performing Arts has also been set up by the university; whilst it also forms part of initiatives such as the Erasmus Programme as well.