With the aim of broadening opportunities for students and graduates of European University Cyprus, the University’s Career Center organized the Annual Career Exhibition, the 19th since its inception. The Exhibition was held at the Cultural Center of the University and constitutes part of its strategic pillar for targeted actions that broaden every aspect related to the employability of students and graduates. It is important to note that, according to the latest alumni survey, 78% of European University Cyprus graduates found work in their field of study within six months of their graduation.
The Chair of the Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB), Mr. Christos Michaelides, welcomed the event, expressing the support of the business and industrial sector of Cyprus. As he said, "the long-standing and highly successful organisation of the Exhibition demonstrates the need to implement such initiatives and, at the same time, the importance of its contribution to employment and professional rehabilitation". Student Affairs Office Director Eleni Markantoni said that “the European University Cyprus Career Center has for two decades been focusing on serving the Labor Market with a variety of tools and technologies, thus enhancing the two-way access of both employers and graduates".
The Exhibition informed students about Labor Market trends, internships and opportunities for full-time and part-time work. European University Cyprus graduates have been infused with a new culture based on personal responsibility, adaptability and a new form of creativity and innovation. The best practices adopted by European University Cyprus have been acknowledged by the QS Top Universities (QS Stars) evaluation that awarded the University 4 stars in Student Employment.
This year, 86 organizations from Cyprus, Greece, Spain, the Czech Republic and Mexico, representing all sectors of the economy, participated in the Exhibition. European University Cyprus is aims to continue innovating in this field by strengthening interactions with the real Economy and further opening communication channels with the Labor Market.