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RCB Bank’s Summer School Success Continues For Second Year

RCB Bank’s Summer School Success Continues For Second Year

Following last year’s great success, more than 40 high-achieving students from Cyprus and abroad have enrolled to participate in RCB Bank’s university level Summer School which begins in Cyprus next week (23-31/7) offering a unique learning experience by top academics and businesspeople.


RCB Bank’s pioneering summer school entitled “Global Finance and the Banking System” (24-31 July) brings together students from the University of Cyprus, University of Nicosia, London School of Economics, University of Warsaw, Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University and Lomonosov Moscow State University. 


The First Lady has embraced the initiative RCB Bank’s CEO Dr. Kirill Zimarin by placing again the Summer School under her auspices, while the head of the school’s curriculum is Sir Christopher Pissarides, Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences and member of the board of RCB Bank.  Sir Christopher Pissarides will be providing a lecture entitled “Understanding China’s New Normal”.


Dr. Zimarin has expressed his gratitude to all participants for their enthusiasm but also pride for the fact that RCB Bank is able to offer such a high – level opportunity to students to gain knowledge and experience from top professors and financiers in a beautiful resort, like Cyprus is throughout the year.


RCB Bank has partnered with professors from the University of Nicosia, the London School of Economics, the University of Warsaw, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University and Lomonosov Moscow State University and professionals in order to introduce students to a broad spectrum of courses such as: banking, communication, time management, the Single Supervisory Mechanism, risk management but also the Cyprus issue from its intercultural perspective.


The programme offers the students a rich programme of presentations but also two great highlights on 26 July 2017: A Summer School team visit to the presidential palace headed by CEO Dr. Zimarin and a Panel Discussion at Leventis Gallery entitled  “Bridge to the Future’’ with Sir Christopher Pissarides as moderator, Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis,  Phidias Pilides, President of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry,  Fikri Toros, Chairman of Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce and Charis Psaltis, Professor of University of Cyprus as key note speakers.  RCB’s Executive Director Sotos Zachkeos will address a welcoming note.


The students will depart on Monday 31st following a weekend of leisure time and activities, which include some the island’s most famous historical sites and beautiful nature such us  Kolossi Castle, Pafos Harbor, Omodos village and Aphrodite’s Rock.   


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