AgentBee spoke with Abdul Rahman Abo Jmei, International Office Coordinator at Cyprus West University.
Describe Cyprus West University in a few sentences.
Cyprus West University is located in Northern Cyprus. As a higher-education institution, it symbolizes the contemporary aspect of Cyprus which is a historical and cultural center of the Mediterranean.
The university has 18 programs (4 Faculties and 1 School) offering undergraduate degrees. The medium of instructions is in Turkish and English.
The English Preparatory School is available for students who require to improve their English. The university is providing many services for instance student development and counseling center, health center, psychological counseling and guidance center school bus and library and computer laboratories. These services allow the students to interact and know many cultures.
Why should international students consider studying at CWU?
Cyprus is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean. Cyprus, especially Famagusta also called a student city. One-third of the island population is students. Being a student at the fully equipped Cyprus West University means being part of the island’s transportation, accommodation, business, economy, politics, entertainment, and culture.
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus offers great opportunities and advantages for foreign students to come to the country. Cyprus is on its way to becoming one of the most important educational centers in the world.
The university is located in the city center and providing many services for instance student development and counseling center, health center, psychological counseling and guidance center school bus and library and computer laboratories. In addition to these, university offers a broad range of activities for students to get involved with such as students’ clubs and societies, cultural and sports events.
On-campus there are open fields areas, where students can play basketball, volleyball and table tennis with the wonderful weather of Cyprus. Football, volleyball, basketball and table tennis tournaments are also organized as part of the sporting activities. These services allow the students to interact and know many cultures in one country and one class.
What role do education agents play in your international student recruitment strategy?
- Obtain the letters of acceptance
- Provide them with all information regarding the university
- Assist with the accommodation (if needed)
- Help students with issuing visa procedures (if applicable)
What do you look for in new education agent partners?
We really care about the honesty of our agents, because they are the bridge between our university and international students. Therefore we care about the following:
- Good contact with staff and students
- Type of students
- Following up with student
- Fast Replies
How do you work with education agents?
Cyprus West University work in a distributed responsibilities according the region where the agent from. CWU has a fully developed Agency system which manages the following:
- Student Applications
- Agency Profile
- Contract and Agreements
- Promotional Materials
- Online Payment Systems
- Approved Registered Lists
Our Agency system is fully secured with high security scales and managed by our international office team where records are reserved.
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