The second graduation ceremony of UCLan Cyprus (2014) was held on Tuesday 9th December at the state of the art campus of the University in Larnaca. The extremely impressive and high level Academic ceremony was held under the auspices of the Minister of Education and Culture Costas Kadi. The British High Commissioner, Parliamentary Members and well known business men and professionals also honoured with their presence the graduation ceremony.
A total of 33 postgraduate students graduated and another 13 students were honoured due to their high achievements.
In her greeting the Rector Dr Melinda Tan emphasized that “At UCLan Cyprus, we have an agenda which is ambitious, innovative, bold and challenging. It is an agenda that is essential if our University is to continue to thrive and be even more successful. It is an agenda for a world-class modern university” Dr Melinda Tan also emphasized the exceptionally high academic status of all lecturers and referred extensively to the University’s CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT-ALLIANCE- RESEARCH (CEDAR) which is the first interdisciplinary research centre of UCLan Cyprus, and the pioneering Centre for Entrepreneurship in Cyprus. Dr Melinda Tan also announced the opening of two other new centres in the University in the New Year under the Law School: The Cyprus Centre for Law Reform and also Cyprus Academy for Diplomatic and Security Studies.
The Minister of Education and Culture Costas Kadis congratulated all the graduates and UCLan Cyprus for its level of excellence and stressed that every graduation constitutes an achievement as it is the result of great effort and commitment
During the ceremony Dr Demetrios Hadjichambis was honoured and appointed “Honorary Fellow” in the Law School of UCLan Cyprus and will be teaching Jurisprudence, Cyprus Public Law, Cyprus Tort Law and Cyprus Contract Law.
UCLan Cyprus operates three Schools: The School of Business and Management, the Law School and the School of Sciences, under which a large variety of programmes are offered.
All programmes of study are evaluated and recognised by the Ministry of Education & Culture in Cyprus through the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities,(ECPU). In addition they meet the high quality standards required by the UK Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). Many of our courses are accredited by professional and statutory bodies, ensuring students meet the standards expected of today’s businesses. In addition to this all students are offered the chance to transfer for up to a year of their studies to UCLan UK and participate in Erasmus exchange programmes.