Department of Student Affairs

Student life is an integral part of higher education, offering students unique opportunities for personal growth and develop­ment, while helping to strengthen the leadership and communication skills.

Additionally, it provides opportunities for cooperation, teamwork, social interaction and intercultural understanding. In light of the above, the Department of Student Affairs is committed to enrich the student experience and to promote a full and active student life.

Student Services

The Office of Student Affairs, as well as the Office of International Affairs and each member of the staff and faculty team of Mesoyios College, is strictly committed to the objectives of the College for excellent, constant and effective support of our students in all areas, including:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Information and Advice in relation to the life in the college and outside
  • Humanitarian issues
  • Assistance in terms of study habits, time management, education stress management, communication, problem solving, adapting to the conditions of the college life and many other fields related to student success in the college
  • Personal assistance and support to students with special emotional needs.

Student Life & Activities

A college is not only a place of learning, since a student may live the most memorable years of his/her life. At Mesoyios College interesting student clubs and sports teams are operated, like art, film and other entertainment events, contributing to an integrated framework of culture and development. The department of student affairs surrounds every need of the students from their accommodation to guidance in relation to their professional career. Also several publications are issued for and by the students and maintains Electronic Student Network Communications.

Students Union

The Student Union is the official representative of the students. The president of Student Union participates in College’s major decision committees, such as the College Council. Elected student representatives participate in the Council, the School Committees and Departmental Committees.

Student Events, Activities & Clubs

The Office of Student Affairs organizes events and activities of various natures, such as music nights and concerts, tours, dance lessons, charity festivals, seminars, workshops, competitions, documentaries and films etc. Excursions, celebrations and gatherings are not only entertainment opportunities, but also get-togethers fostering a friendly atmosphere in the College.

Moreover, the opportunity to participate in a variety of working groups is given to students. The groups are divided into Cultural, Academic, Athletic and Recreation. Through their participation in groups, students can creatively use their time to evolve as personalities, create new friendships and acquire multiple skills and better resume. Additionally, they are able to organize themselves various other events.

Support on Professional Career Matters

Mesoyios College understands the importance of their professional initiation and career and supports its graduate students on such decisions.

The Office of Student Affairs aims to inform students about their career options and to help exploit commercial opportunities, and strengthen the development of their skills to perform at their maximum potential. In addition, the Centre acts as a link between student job seekers and organizations seeking career candidates.

The Office of Student Affairs helps undergraduates and graduates in the following ways:

  • Provide assistance in the composition of the first CV or upgrade the existing one. It prepares students for their employment interviews.
  • Students who are in their final year of study and prepare to start their career after graduation, individual meetings arranged by the experienced staff of the Office of Student Affairs for advice in relation to the identification, labelling and exploring business opportunities, according to their skills. The staff also provide assistance in completing employment applications and, if necessary, make the first contact with the agency that offers job to arrange a visit and interview with interested graduates.
  • Organizes seminars, workshops and presentations with topics such as “Technical Writing CV”, “Confidence and Work Conference,” “Academic Writing and Research”, “The Importance of a Positive Attitude in the Workplace”, “Ensuring Work” etc.
  • Inform and update regularly a list of vacancies which publish on the College’s website (mesoyios.ac.cy) and noticeboards. Mesoyios College serves as a link between employers interested in recruiting part-time or full-time students looking for work.
  • Leading professionals from prominent organizations make presentations on specific issues and advise students on vocational rehabilitation. Some of these seminars are organized in relation to specific courses, in a joint effort to help the students understand the variety of choices during their studies or after graduation. Offered free of charge and are open to all students and graduates.

Organizes every spring the Annual Career Fair, which is an excellent chance of meeting between students / graduates and potential employers. In the Fair companies and organizations participate aiming to inform students about employment opportunities in their organization, or even to hire graduates directly after interview. The exhibition takes place at the College premises.