Online Orientation 2020
Monday 7 September
University Rector’s Welcome
Innovative Education with a Multiplier
Effect on Employability
18:00 – 18:05
Welcome to EUC!
Making the Most of Your Student Life
18:05 – 19:10
Professor Kostas Gouliamos, Rector, welcomes you to one of the top 101+ universities in the world in innovation, according to The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. Professor Gouliamos will discuss how EUC can equip you with the most appropriate skills and knowledge to respond to the competitive environment of today’s international market and workplace where innovation and analytical thinking are critical.
Ms. Eleni Markantoni, Director of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA), welcomes you to the EUC family. You will learn about the ways OSA fosters student success outside the classroom. Find out about the opportunities to enhance your student life through clubs, societies, the Student Union and the Athletic Department. Also, the EUC Erasmus Office will introduce you to the exciting student exchange opportunities in Europe.
Get involved to enjoy your student life to the max!
Wednesday 9 September
Dr. Celia Hadjichristodoulou, entrepreneur and businesswoman, asks you to
consider two key questions as you begin your university life:
1. What skills and competencies are employers looking for when hiring new employees now and in ten years’ time?
2. How can you develop these skills during your student years?
Dr. Hadjichristodoulou will emphasize key employability attributes such as possessing soft skills and leadership traits, combined with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset—all based on current and ongoing research on the topic of the ‘future of work’
FRIDAY 11 SEPTEMBER
MONDAY 14 SEPTEMBER
TUESDAY 15 SEPTEMBER
Take a tour of the Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC), a high-tech hub on campus promoting entrepreneurship and innovation. Learn about opportunities for students to turn ideas into reality through training, knowledge-transfer and dynamic partnerships between industry and academia.
WEDNESDAY 16 SEPTEMBER
Your student experience at EUC will truly be a milestone in your life–a time of discovery and of immersing yourself in a new community. Michael R. Virardi, charismatic speaker, trainer and author, wants to tap into the excitement and anticipation you may be feeling. His interactive webinar will guide you on how to successfully navigate life as a student and young adult. Learn from real-life stories how to stand out from the crowd and how to make this particular period the most productive and fulfilling time of your life.
THURSDAY 17 SEPTEMBER
Part1: Find out how you are supported and empowered by the Center of Applied Psychology and Personal Development (KEPSYPA) services. Committed to catering to the personal well-being of the EUC community, KEPSYPA provides psychological services (Prevention-Assessment-Therapy) to the EUC community.
Part2: Learn how the EUC Committee for Students with Special Needs can support you during your studies
MONDAY 21 SEPTEMBER
TUESDAY 22 SEPTEMBER
Professor Loizos Symeou, Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs, will present the strengths that EUC offers you in its educational processes and student support services through your school, department and program. You will learn about the academic practices that add value to your learning experience at EUC and how these positively differentiate EUC from other universities in Cyprus and the region.
A university is made up of a group of “schools”. Follow the link to the school to which your program belongs to get a full perspective of your new environment.
– School of Sciences
– School of Business Administration
– School of Law
– School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
– Cyprus College
WEDNESDAY 23 SEPTEMBER
Dr. Celia Hadjichristodoulou, an expert in innovation and entrepreneurship and a businesswoman herself, will immerse you into the fascinating world of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Her interactive webinar will guide you through the necessary steps in developing a more entrepreneurial and innovative way of thinking, with the end goal of developing your own business idea while studying at EUC.
You will discover how the Microsoft Innovation Center on the EUC campus can contribute towards the achievement of your entrepreneurial goals and dreams.
THURSDAY 24 SEPTEMBER
Take a virtual tour of the New Life Health Center with a senior Sports Science and Physical Education student. Then, let’s exercise with one of their trainers. Located only five minutes from campus and student housing, the New Life Health Center is a great student hub and place to exercise and relax in one of the most comprehensive fitness and health facilities in the city.