MONDAY, 15 AUG 2022

 

CONNECT

Facebook Linked In Twitter
IMH LTD

US Invests $280bn In High Tech To Compete With China

Greece Exits Enhanced Surveillance Programme 12 Years After Bailout

IMH LTD

ECONOMY

Anastasiades: Cyprus Can Become A Regional Educational, Research And Excellence Centre

Anastasiades: Cyprus Can Become A Regional Educational, Research And Excellence Centre

Cyprus can become a regional educational, research and excellence centre, said President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, addressing the graduation ceremony of the University of Cyprus on Monday evening.

In his speech, he referred to the state's work to promote tertiary education in the country and especially the work of the University of Cyprus.

President Anastasiades talked about a targeted government policy for higher education, noting that at the University of Cyprus, the institution was reinforced with the construction of the Stelios Ioannou library, renovating the Shakolion Health Education Centre which is currently housing the Medical School and totally upgrading the historic significance of the former Pedagogical Academy.

He also said that in the pipeline are projects such as the construction of the Faculty of Engineering, which is underway, the Institute of Cancer Research, the “Nikos K. Shacolas Medical School and Health Sciences", the premises for the Medical and Biological Sciences under the name of "Dr. Artemis Hadjipanayis" and the "A.G. Leventis Foundation" Department of Biological Sciences building.

A big part of the development underway is covered by citizens’ donations and a 194-million-euro loan that the government has secured from the European Investment Bank and the Development Bank of the Council of Europe.

He also said the government decided to increase the existing EIB loan by 20 million euro to cover additional infrastructure projects such as a green park in the heart of the campus while an additional 45 million euro is under study for the construction of 700 new rooms at student dormitories.

“As a result of our policies, Cyprus is beginning to emerge as a centre for students, academics and researchers, while our Institutions receive praise in university ranking systems of reputable international and European organizations", said President Anastasiades, expressing his satisfaction for the fact that the University of Cyprus is among the 400- 500 best universities in the world and among the 90th tier in the newly founded universities category.

The President added that today, out of a total of 54,235 students studying at higher education institutions in Cyprus, during the spring semester of the previous academic year, 23,812 were Cypriot citizens (44%) and 21,611 citizens of other European countries (40%), while 8,812 were citizens of third countries (16%).

Source: CNA

MORE ON ECONOMY

Trade Deficit Up By €1.12 Billion In First Half Of 2022, CyStat Data Show

Trade deficit was up by €1.12 billion in the first half of 2022, data released by the ...

Cyprus Stock Exchange Market Capitalisation Of Shares Reached €1.90 Billion In July

The market capitalisation of the shares traded in Cyprus Stock Exchange reached €1.90 ...

Eurostat: Exports In Services In Cyprus Almost At Pre-Pandemic Levels In 2021

EU member states exported services worth a total of 1027 billion euro to countries ...

FROM AROUND GOLDNEWS

   

Epic Invests In Renewable Energy Sources To Battle Climate Change

Epic, as a pioneering company, is investing on green and sustainable development, aiming to the reduction of the company’s ecological footprint and ...
   

New Residence Permits Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels In Cyprus And The EU, According To Eurostat

New residence permits issued in the European Union, as well as in Cyprus, to non-EU citizens in 2021 reached pre-pandemic levels, according to data on first ...
   

US Invests $280bn In High Tech To Compete With China

US President Joe Biden has signed a law committing $280bn (£232bn) to high tech manufacturing and scientific research amid fears the country is losing ...
   

Property Values In Cyprus Continue Upward Trend In Q2 2022

KPMG in Cyprus announces that the “RICS Cyprus Property Price Index with KPMG in Cyprus” has been issued for Q2 2022.
   

Greece Exits Enhanced Surveillance Programme 12 Years After Bailout

Greece will be "turning a page in its modern history" as the European Commission confirmed on Wednesday that the country will exit its enhanced ...
   

PASCAL Schools Join Leading Education Group Globeducate

PASCAL Schools have joined Globeducate, one of the world´s leading K12 education providers, with 55+ premium bilingual and international schools, and online ...
   

Eurostat: Young Air Transport Workers Most Affected By Pandemic's Impact On Sector

The decline in passengers in air transport as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic had a pronounced effect on younger workers due to staff reductions by airlines ...
   

Cyprus One Of Few Countries That Implemented Central State Aid And De Minimis Registry

Commissioner for State Aid Control Stella Michaelidou has welcomed the fact that her Office has taken the lead at European level and has been an example for ...
 

YOUR COMMENTS

HEADLINES

MOST POPULAR

e commerce
cyta_road_show_9/8-21/9

IMH LTD