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Dignitaries praise Cyprus Campus

08 October 2014

Rachel Atkinson

Cyprus Minister of Education and Culture plus British High Commissioner to Cyprus pay visits to UCLan’s Cyprus Campus

Image: UCLan staff and representatives with Cyprus Minister of Education and Culture Costas Kadis.

The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Cyprus Campus has been highly praised by a senior Cypriot Minister.

During a recent visit to the Campus, the Cyprus Minister of Education and Culture Costas Kadis hailed it as “excellent”.

The Minister, who visited as part of his tour of Larnaka city and district, was given a tour of the University by officials including Dr Melinda Tan, Rector of the University. He saw the state-of-the-art facilities including the computing labs, Moot Court Room and auditoriums. He also attended a presentation of the University courses.

“UCLan Cyprus is a vivid example of an institution which contributes to the development of Cyprus becoming a centre of higher education in the wider region.”

During a speech he said: “My impressions are excellent, it has a very innovative infrastructure, which supports students during their studies. “UCLan Cyprus is a vivid example of an institution which contributes to the development of Cyprus becoming a centre of higher education in the wider region.” We have agreed to work together to achieve mutually beneficial goals such as the attraction of international students and the continuous development of quality in higher education in our country.”

Another recent visitor to the Campus has been Ric Todd, British High Commissioner to Cyprus. During his visit, which came after his recent appointment as a representative of the UK government in Cyprus, he toured the building and attended a presentation highlighting the UCLan Cyprus vision to bring a world-class reputation for academic excellence and innovative thinking.

Following the presentation, he had a meeting with the Rector Dr Melinda Tan where discussions focused on the need to enhance industry engagement between UCLan Cyprus and UK businesses in Cyprus.

Image: UCLan staff and representatives with Ric Todd, British High Commissioner to Cyprus.