The International Office of KES COLLEGE has considerable experience in advising on immigration, English language, finance, accommodation or any other issue regarding international students. International office provides help before and during studying at KES COLLEGE.
The International Office also organises the Orientation Program at the beginning of autumn and spring terms.
Ms. Demetra Michael
Office: 5 Kallipolis Avenue, 1055 Nicosia
All non-EU students who are interested to apply to KES College require a visa to enter Cyprus. Provided that all the required documents have been received, KES College will submit the student’s documents to the Migration Authorities for evaluation.
Students are required to attest the aforementioned documents by the appropriate/relevant authorities in their home country. The attestation process differs between countries who have signed the Hague Convention, 1961 (Apostille) and those who have not.
Attested documents must be in English.
Required documents, dully attested, should be sent via post at KES College.
Upon arrival in Cyprus, all international students will be required to show the following documents to the Immigration Authorities at the port of entry:
Students who do not satisfy the above requirements will not be permitted to enter Cyprus.
Non-EU students are permitted to work for a maximum of 20 hours per week during the semester periods and 38 hours during vacation periods.
Students are eligible to work six months after entering the country and as per the Aliens and Immigration Law No. 184(1)/2007.
As a minimum criterion for English language proficiency students should possess one of the following:
At the beginning of every semester, we are always eager to welcome new foreign students at KES COLLEGE. An orientation programme is organized by the International Student Affairs Office to make students’ transition to KES College as smooth as possible. It is carefully designed to provide all the necessary resources and information needed to help students adjust to life in Cyprus and assist them in settling down and getting to know their new environment.
Our orientation programme provides students with the opportunity to meet some of their classmates and interact with the staff. Students are also given the chance to settle any pending issues with their residence permit, insurance and living arrangements.
More specifically, Orientation Programme aims to:
We assist students to make their residential arrangements close to the College. The rent varies depending upon the type of property and its location and is payable directly to the landlord/lady. The length of the rental agreement is usually for six or twelve months depending on the student’s needs. The College will have no responsibility for any problems that may arise between the students and the apartment[s] owners since all agreements will be made directly between the student[s] and the property owners.
Note: Some flats are equipped with freezers and cookers and some other with basic furniture. Other flats are unfurnished and students will have to buy or rent furniture or other requisites
In addition to enrolment and tuition fees of the College, the following minimum expenses are required per month:
|Rent: For a 2 bedroom flat (2-4 students)
|Electricity supply: Bills are paid every 2 months. Excluding heating or cooling apparatuses
|Telephone bills: Bills are paid monthly. Normal used. No overseas calls
|Water supply: Bills are paid every 2 months
|Nourishment: Depends on living standards and habits
|Transportation: Use of public transport