The first keys to TEPAK students were handed over today at the Apollonia Students Hall erected by the Holy Archdiocese of Cyprus, in Limassol, to offer low-rent dormitories.
A total of 180 dormitories, with a rent of just 250 euros, were handed over to the building complex located in the area opposite the Holy Temple of Agios Arsenios and Paisios and the Tsireio Stadium students, based on scoring criteria.
The furniture, Internet, Electricity, Water supply, utilities, and parking are included in the rent fee.
There will operate a mini-market, gym, multipurpose room, laundry room, and reading room, while in the next 3-4 months, a cafeteria will be ready.
For his part, the Head of the Studies and Student Welfare Service of TEPAK, Vassilis Protopapas, stated that "today is a beautiful day for the university and our students."
He expressed his gratitude to the Holy Archdiocese of Cyprus and personally to the Archbishop since as he stated: "it is a vision of his that made with his involvement."
He said that it is very important because it offers the opportunity to give students cheap housing, which is already reflected in the fact that the University has a 25% increase in students this year".
He also noted that with the student dormitories of the Holy Archdiocese of Cyprus, all student applications from low-income families were satisfied this year.
At the same time, he pointed out that the new student dormitories' location, in connection with the future development of TEPAK in the former British settlement of Veregaria, in K. Polemidia. It is expected to give a new perspective and to expand the University outside the city center.
"There will be city buses that are already working with to get students back and forth. Also, the routes will be extended at night.
Antonis Antoniadis is the first student who received the key to the apartment.
The Vice President of the TEPAK Council, Nikolas Iordanous, also expressed his gratitude to the Archbishop and the Holy Archdiocese of Cyprus "for this great contribution to Education, the University and their needs for students."
It is noted that yesterday the Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos II personally went to the dormitories and inspected the works and the dormitories before they are delivered today to the students.
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