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UCLan Cyprus partner with the Cisco Networking Academy

The University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus (UCLan Cyprus) is proud to announce the commencement of itsCCNA Exploration as of 18 February 2013, through partnership with Cisco Networking Academy. UCLan Cyprus opened the doors to its multi-million Euro and digitally-driven campus in Pyla (Larnaka) in October 2012. CCNA Exploration offers in-depth theory, challenging labs, and a detailed overview of protocol operations. It is designed for students with advanced problem-solving and analytical skills, such as degree candidates in engineering, mathematics, or science, or for working professionals who would like to advance their careers or gain certification. Cisco CCNA Exploration helps students prepare themselves for successful IT careers in small-to-medium businesses, as well as enterprise and service provider environments, and can easily be integrated into other technology-based education programmes.

The Cisco CCNA Exploration curriculum provides a comprehensive overview of networking; from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, while providing opportunities for hands-on practical experience and soft-skills development. The curriculum teaches networking based on technology, covering networking concepts using a top-down, theoretical, and integrated approach – from network applications to the network protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network. In addition, it offers a comprehensive and theoretical learning experience for analytical students, and uses language that aligns well with engineering concepts. Interactive activities are embedded in the curriculum, along with detailed, theoretical content. Advanced labs build critical thinking and problem solving skills and encourage exploration and research.

Dr. Andreas Siamarou Director of the Academy at UCLan Cyprus states the following: “UCLan Cyprus Cisco Networking Academy will provide the benchmark for the region and act as a beacon towards productive and rewarding careers in the field. As Cisco states “Cisco Networking Academy delivers a comprehensive, 21st century learning experience to help students develop the foundational ICT skills needed to design, build, and manage networks, along with career skills such as problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking. Students complete hands-on learning activities and network simulations to develop practical skills that will help them fill a growing need for networking professionals around the world. These are very exciting times for our University. Experienced and PhD qualified Academics will deliver the Cisco CCNA Exploration curriculum”.

Download brochure here: CISCO Academy – UCLan Cyprus

Contact Information:
Dr. Andreas Siamarou
Tel:  + 357 24694000
Email: asiamarou@uclancyprus.ac.cy, Website: www.uclancyprus.ac.cy
12-14 University Avenue, Pyla, 7080, Larnaka, Cyprus