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1. Chevron, Frederick University offer scholarships for female engineers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chevron-frederick-university-offer-scholarships-for-female-engineers

Frederick University and Chevron are announcing three full scholarships for the academic year 2024-25 for new female students who will enrol in any of the undergraduate programs of study of Frederick University’s School of Engineering in the academic year 2024-25....

2. €102.3M spent on 275,000 people trained on 30,500 programs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€102-3m-spent-on-275-000-people-trained-on-30-500-programs

In the last five years, 275,000 people participated in 30,500 training programmes of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA) and the total expenditure reached to 102.3 million euro,...

3. Students occupy universities nationwide over Israel-Hamas conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-occupy-universities-nationwide-over-israel-hamas-conflict

The tumultuous echoes of dissent reverberated across campuses nationwide as what began as a localized outcry at Columbia University against Israel's conflict with Hamas transformed into a widespread movement by Tuesday. ...

4. EU acts against Russian-owned companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-acts-against-russian-owned-companies

The European Commission released guidelines on the implementation of the new article 5r of Council Regulation 833/2014 of the 12th package of restrictive......

5. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

6. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

7. Keravnos attends Brussels ECOFIN meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/keravnos-attends-brussels-ecofin-meeting

Minister of Finance Makis Keravnos is in Brussels to take part on Monday in the meetings of the Eurogroup and the EU Finance Ministers Council (ECOFIN)....

8. Cyprus grapples with alarming gaps in youth employment and basic skills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-alarming-gaps-in-youth-employment-and-basic-skills

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Labour, Welfare and Social Security, Andreas Kafkalias, expressed concern over the gaps in basic skills and the high percentage of young people not in employment, education, or training (14.7%) in Cyprus. ...

9. Women now command 56% of Austrian university seats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-now-command-56-of-austrian-university-seats

The proportion of female students at Austrian universities is higher than the opposite gender, overtaking them by 56 per cent, as Statistics Austria has revealed....

10. Fueling futures: Scholarships in energy studies await!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fueling-futures-scholarships-in-energy-studies-await

Following the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, and Industry's announcement regarding scholarships for studies related to Hydrocarbons (Natural Gas and Oil), Renewable Energy Sources (RES), and Energy Transition,...

11. Cyprus reads support into EU Council draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-reads-support-into-eu-council-draft

The inclusion of a specific reference to the Cyprus problem in the text of the conclusions of the forthcoming European Council reflects the support of the EU and partners to reunification efforts, Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said in a discussion on the preparation of the meeting, during the General Affairs Council held on Tuesday in Luxembourg...

12. Cyprus exits enhanced surveillance ten years after crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exits-enhanced-surveillance-ten-years-after-financial-crisis

Ten years after the financial crisis Cyprus has exited the European Commission’s excessive imbalances procedure (EIP), on the basis of EU documents issued under the spring package of the 2023 European Semester...

13. France 24: The dark side of higher education in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-24-the-dark-side-of-higher-education-in-occupied-cyprus

According to a report from France 24, education has become the leading economic sector in occupied Cyprus. ...

14. Household electricity and gas prices surge across EU in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/household-electricity-and-gas-prices-surge-across-eu-in-2022

In the second half of 2022, average household electricity prices in the EU continued to show a sharp increase compared with the same period in 2021, from 23.5 euros per 100 kWh to 28.4 euros per 100 kWh in the EU, and from 23.0 euros per 100 kWh to 32.6 euro per 100 kWh in Cyprus, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

15. Brussel's wager

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussel-s-wager

The next three days will be a frenzy of diplomatic activity for Nicosia, as the European Council meets in Brussels on March 23-24. ...

16. International university students visit Eurogate’s facilities at Limassol Port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/international-university-students-visit-eurogate-s-facilities-at-limassol-port

Students from various US academic institutions received a tour of the facilities of Eurogate Container Terminal Limassol Ltd. ...

17. EU's natural gas consumption drops by 19.3%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-natural-gas-consumption-drops-by-19-3

The EU consumption of natural gas has dropped by 19.3% in the period August 2022 - January 2023, compared with the average gas consumption for the same months (August - January) between 2017 and 2022, according to information from member state official sources and reported by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

18. Elections: The political 'crash test' in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-the-political-crash-test-in-brussels

In the interim between the two rounds of presidential elections, EU leaders will convene in Brussels for an extraordinary European Council on migration management and ensuring Europe's economic competitiveness. ...

19. Exam paper leak rocks school reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exam-paper-leak-rocks-school-reform-in-cyprus

There was uproar in the Greek Cypriot education system on Monday after an exam paper leak was made public, with authorities unsure whether to call police and teachers calling on the government to rethink a controversial semester reform...

20. Biology textbook at center of controversy in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biology-textbook-at-center-of-controversy-in-cyprus

A biology textbook is the center of heated debate in Cyprus after references to “purity” and “abstinence” in a chapter on sexually transmitted diseases were posted on social media...

21. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

22. Finance Minister calls for prudency to safeguard economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-prudency-to-safeguard-economy

Cypriot Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides, stressed on Wednesday evening the need to be “even more careful” with the fiscal discipline in the new challenging era, while Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou referred to the risk of new NPLs due to the challenging economic conditions....

23. College students scramble for affordable housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/college-students-scramble-for-affordable-housing

Universities in the Republic of Cyprus are in the hunt for off-campus affordable housing solutions in a tough post-pandemic market, following reports that many students are resorting to nearby abodes both north and south of the divide line...

24. EU official calls on Cyprus to implement recovery plan or lose funding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-official-calls-on-cyprus-to-implement-recovery-plan-or-lose-funding

A European Commission official on Monday urged the Cypriot authorities to proceed with the implementation of Cyprus’ National Recover and Resilience plan, warning that Cyprus risks losing EU funds in case of new delays....

25. Nouris discusses illegal immigration and occupation with Czech MP's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-discusses-illegal-immigration-and-occupation-with-czech-mp-s

Illegal immigration and the war in Ukraine were the focus of a meeting held on Thursday between Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris and Chairman of the Czech Parliamentary Committee on European Affairs, Ondřej Benešík, who was heading a delegation of Czech MPs and members of the Committee....

26. TEPAK professor loses appeal on unvaccinated ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepak-professor-loses-appeal-on-unvaccinated-ban

A Cypriot high court has ruled that banning unvaccinated professors from the classroom was a matter of school regulation and not detrimental to their academic career or a right to privacy...

27. Greece: Possible reopening of schools with stricter protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-possible-reopening-of-schools-with-stricter-protocols

With Covid-19 infections going through the roof, Greece's Education Ministry plans to tighten testing and restrictions at schools as it is keen to see them reopen on January 10....

28. High schoolers against midterms descend on Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-schoolers-against-midterms-descend-on-palace

High school students staged a protest on Tuesday against semester exams in public schools, a new system that the government has been unable to implement during the pandemic but also because of very strong objections...

29. Minister gets memed for vaping on live TV

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-gets-memed-for-vaping-on-live-tv

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou became the subject of criticism and ridicule on social media Tuesday, following a live video interview where he was seen smoking an electronic cigarette...

30. Antonis Polemitis at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antonis-polemitis-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Mr. Polemitis has two decades of experience in higher education, private equity, and software development. He has a deep understanding of global higher education, having served as a CEO, investor, board member, instructor and technology developer in the field. He has been a principal or advisor for a broad range of corporate financings in the United States, Europe, Latin America and India, ranging from multi-billion dollar industrial buyouts to early stage venture capital. He has also led the development of high-scale cloud-based technology platforms in multiple industries....

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