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Collaboration with the European Citizens Association

As part of its social responsibility, the University of Central Lancashire Cyprus (UCLan Cyprus) proudly announces its collaboration with the European Citizens Association (ECA), supporting its aims to safeguard and promote the European Union’s fundamental values and to increase citizens’ resilience to information manipulation. UCLan Cyprus is the first organisation from Cyprus joining this initiative. Contact Dr Eliana Stavrou, Course Leader of the MSc Cybersecurity at UCLan Cyprus, to obtain more information on how to get involved.

SAS Joint Certificate in Business Intelligence and Data Mining

The SAS Joint Certificate offered by UCLan Cyprus is one of its kind in Cyprus and one of only about 20 such graduate certificates across Europe.

Graduates from the MSc Data Analytics programme of the School of Science at the University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus can earn the SAS Joint Certificate in Business Intelligence & Data Mining, equipping them with additional knowledge and skills to apply analytics to business problems using real business data. The combination of the MSc Data Analytics programme and the SAS Joint certificate curriculum prepares graduates to work in a data-rich business environment and have a rewarding career.

CISI University Partner

Certification by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI)

UCLan Cyprus is a CISI University Partner. Specific LLM modules lay the ground for certification by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI).

BCS Accreditation

Accreditation by British Computing Society

The BCS accreditation is a mark of assurance that the BSc Computing Undergraduate degree of UCLan Cyprus meets the standards set by the BCS and sets UCLan Cyprus graduates as highly skilled IT professionals.
With effect from the academic year 2018-2019, graduates who will be receiving a BSc Computing degree, from the British University of Cyprus, will automatically gain accreditation as Chartered Information Technology Professionals (CITPs).

As several employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, the CITP makes UCLan Cyprus graduates more competitive in the local and international job markets. Holders of the BSc Computing degree offered at UCLan Cyprus will be able to use the letters CITP after their name for greater recognition in the technology industry and beyond. As chartered members, UCLan Cyprus graduates will also be featured in the BCS Register of Chartered Members and Fellows.

Further to the above, the BCS provides UCLan Cyprus graduates with additional benefits which can help them progress their careers, such as continuing professional development, mentoring, discounted training opportunities, and assistance in job-seeking via the Institute’s Job Board and Career Centre.

Unique Partnership with ACCA accelerate

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

UCLan Cyprus and the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme, proudly launched a Unique Partnership with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the globally reputable professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant professional qualification. Our partnership with ACCA attractively positions UCLan Cyprus as the only University in Europe offering a BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme simultaneously accredited by ACCA, and offering an Accelerate status by exempting upon registration to the programme the first 9 fundamental courses, allowing the students to proceed to the rest of the 5 professional courses for the completion of the ACCA accreditation.

This provides the benefit of completing both the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance and ACCA professional qualification in just 4 years. This partnership provides additional benefits to the students since UCLan Cyprus registers them to the ACCA body upon their enrolment to the programme and offers them attractive discounts to the exams’ fees.

Accreditation by British Psychology Society (BPS)

The British Psychological Society

The BSc (Hons) Psychology degree has gained accreditation by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

This acknowledgment marks UCLan Cyprus as the only University in Cyprus offering an accredited Psychology programme of study by the BPS professional body. As a result, graduates are granted a unique competitive advantage by gaining the requirements for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the Society (GBC), which is the first step to become a professional psychologist and be able to work even in the UK.

UCLan Cyprus students can also register as members of the BPS on special discounted rates with discounts on books, access to journals and the opportunity to participate in conferences.

Hellenic Education Business Awards 2017

Education Business Awards 2017

UCLan Cyprus, as always committed to the Health and Safety of students and staff, proudly announced its success at the Greek Education Business Awards 2017. Following the recent achievement at the Pancyprian Health & Safety Good Practice Awards, the British University of Cyprus won a bronze medal in the Health and Safety category, distinguishing between nominations from every level of the Greek educational community.

The aim of the Education Business Awards was to highlight and reward best practices in entrepreneurship and innovation in the field of Education. Honorary supporters of the Awards were the Hellenic College Association, the Association of Private Schools and the Federation of Educational Institutes of Greece.

Model United Nations

United Nations

UCLan Cyprus’ Law School organised its first Model United Nations (MUN) event in collaboration with the United Nations Association of Cyprus. UCLan Cyprus welcomed very special guests, Mr. Nicos Rolandis, former Foreign Minister of Cyprus, Dr. Christos A. Theodoulou, President of the United Nations Association of Cyprus and Vice-President of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), and Mr. Christophoros Yiangou, former Cyprus Ambassador.

Equality Employer Award

Equality Employer Award

UCLan Cyprus proudly announced its certification as an “Equality Employer” by the National Certification Body. The Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance held a business award ceremony, certified by the National Certification Body for the Implementation of Good Practices on Gender Equality in the Work Environment.

The British University of Cyprus implements policies that ensure staff conditions of gender equality, equal opportunities for development and training, reconciliation of professional and family life, and in particular the principle of equal pay and work of equal value for men and women.

Queen’s Young Leaders 2018

The Queen's Young Leaders

UCLan Cyprus 4th year student of Law LLB (Hons) Antonia Michailidi, will be receiving the Queen’s Young Leader 2018 Award by Her Majesty The Queen in June 2018 as recognition for her work as a volunteer in the project in support of immigrants living in Kofinou, Cyprus.