Larnaka is both a modern and culturally rich city, with newly developed shopping centres alongside areas of archaeological importance. There are many attractions including museums, historic sites and festivals, and as well as shopping, there is a wide selection of bars and restaurants to visit, with something for those who enjoy the more lively and energetic nightlife or for those who prefer the more relaxing scene.
With the fantastic Mediterranean weather, outdoor leisure activities are very popular. Students can take part in water sports, diving, snorkelling, fishing, hiking, cycling and many more. The waters of the bay are crystal clear and unusually rich in wrecks for exploring, including HMS Cricket, a British helicopter and the Zenovia Ferry. There are many qualified and licensed diving instructors and businesses along the beach areas.
The Student’s Nest – UCLan Cyprus Student Accommodation
The Student’s Nest is a brand new complex specifically built to complement the UCLan Cyprus state-of-the-art Campus, aiming to meet the accommodation needs of the students of UCLan Cyprus. The location is ideal as it is located within the University campus and therefore has all the facilities and advantages offered to UCLan Cyprus students. Student’s Nest, with its 171 en-suite rooms, provides students with a modern, comfortable and safe environment for a pleasant student life. It is sprawled over an area of 5,500 square meters and consists of 5 blocks with a total of 49 flats. Nearest beach: CTO Blue flag Pyla beach, 1.2km Nearest amenities: 1.4km Access: Car, Bus, Wheelchair access Notes: No pets allowed and No smoking indoors.
Each Flat has a furnished shared living room with TV and a well-equipped kitchen with a cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and adequate cupboard space.
The en-suite rooms feature in-room bathroom (shower, basin and toilet), bed, a study desk and chair, chest of drawers and wardrobe. The accommodation package at Student’s Nest will include all basic services/utilities (Internet, Electricity, Water) for convenience of students, as well as communal and garbage collection charges by paying a fixed monthly amount, thereby avoiding additional costs and inconveniences.
The Student Support Services offer the administration of two well-known, professional career tests to prospective and existing students. These enable students to gain accurate insight and a better understanding of the career path that best fits their personality. Further guidance and support is available during private sessions, where employability and career options are discussed in depth. During the Employability Days organised every few months, prospective and current students have the opportunity to meet company representatives, attend C.V. clinics, interview and presentation skills workshops and participate in many more career enhancing events.
UCLan Cyprus location could not be better even if they tried! Situated on the southern coast of Cyprus, Larnaka is known for its beautiful clean beaches, great food and vibrant nightlife. It is the perfect location for a University and its student community (#UCLanians).
With the fantastic Mediterranean weather, outdoor leisure activities are very popular.
Larnaka Airport is the main airport in Cyprus, with only a 4.5 to 5-hour flight time from UK airports. A taxi from the airport to the UCLan Cyprus campus takes only 15 minutes.