It is sometimes a nerve racking time for students who are thinking of studying overseas as part of their life experience, let alone for their future studies and careers, so what does North Cyprus have to offer students in the way of a social life when coming to study here at one of the prestigious university campuses that are fast gaining a worldwide reputation for excellence?
One school making inroads into the quality and level of education in North Cyprus is the English School of Kyrenia. Formally opened in September 2008, its ethos is one of academic and personal growth, establishment of social skills combined with an excellent standard of education. If you have relocated to North Cyprus and are thinking about placing your little cherubs into the education system in North Cyprus then this particular school may just appeal.
If you’re living in North Cyprus with children of any age you may feel that there is not a lot for them to do. This may have been the case a few years ago, but with the arrival of many younger families from all over the world, there are now many kids’ groups which are active in the community and provide great sources of entertainment for children of all age groups.
North Cyprus has a raft of higher educational facilities, technical colleges and universities, with most being run on a private basis. Students can travel to North Cyprus from all over the world to study a broad range of subjects, and universities in general have an extremely good reputation. If you are relocating to North Cyprus with children of higher education level age, then you will be spoilt for choice with excellent opportunities at some outstanding facilities.
For such a tiny country, North Cyprus doesn’t do too badly when it comes to a choice of education options for foreign parents moving to the island with children. For children who are between the ages of 2 and 5 or 6 there is a great range of nursery facilities available island wide.
Primary and secondary education in North Cyprus, known in Turkish as Ilkokul and Ortaokul respectively, are of a fair standard and there are plenty of schools located in cities and most larger towns, but the majority of the privately run universities also have primary and secondary educational establishments these days too, so it’s worth looking around when trying to find the right alternative for your child.
When considering a move to another country there are many things to think about apart from the initial thoughts of ‘am I doing the right thing?’ In this article we will assume that you have already decided to relocate to North Cyprus, after having done the appropriate research!
Now that you have relocated to North Cyprus perhaps it’s time to learn the lingo and at least try your hand at mastering some of the Turkish language?! There are various ways you can go about finding the many teachers and organisations that offer classes, either privately or in groups, and in this article we will discuss all your options.