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May 2020 | Updates Vol. 2

Urgent measures with regards to Corona virus pandemic

Due to the recent measures for the Corona virus pandemic, we would like to inform you that both our offices are now closed till further notice and all our staff is working remotely.

Please note that we are currently facing problems with our telephone lines so, for any enquiries kindly contact us via email using the details found here.

With regards to the recent developments of the Corona virus and the measures taken in Cyprus, test takers can be informed about their exams hereWe are monitoring the situation constantly as the environment and policies change and this page is updated accordingly.

Please stay up to date on current welfare guidelines, available here.

Thank you for your understanding and please take care.

Best wishes,

British Council Cyprus

 

In this newsletter you will find information about the following topics:

 
 

1. Finalised Cambridge English Qualifications public exam dates

2. Webinar for higher education agents

3. Webinar for higher education counsellors

4. Free webinars to support universities during Covid-19 launched by Universities UK

 

 
 

5. Survey for students on study plans post-Covid

6. Check our previous newsletter for online resources for teachers and test takers

 
 
 

1. Finalised Cambridge English Qualifications public exam dates

Students in the classroom working together

 
 

This is to inform you that the public exam dates for the Cambridge English Qualifications June 2020 examination session have been moved due to the recent measures for the Corona virus pandemic.

Due to technical difficulties, the initial dates that appear in the registration system cannot be changed, therefore, please continue to register but have in mind that these have been moved as shown below:

Registration deadline: 29 May
 

Pre A1 Starters (YLE Starters):
Initial date: 25 June
New date: 13 July
(Nicosia)

A1 Movers (YLE Movers):
Initial date: 26 June
New date: 14 July
(Nicosia)

 

 
The dates have been moved as follows:
 

A2 Flyers (YLE Flyers):
Initial date: 29 June
New date: 17 July
(Nicosia)

Pre A1 Starters (YLE Starters), A1 Movers (YLE Movers), A2 Flyers (YLE Flyers):
Initial date: 27 June
New date: 4 July
(Limassol, Paphos, Larnaca and northern part of Nicosia)

A2 Key for Schools (KET) and B1 Preliminary for Schools (PET):
Initial date: 20 June
New date: 9 July
(All towns)

B2 First for Schools (FCE):
Initial date: 6 June
New date: 3 July
(All towns)

 
Register here
 
 

2. Webinar for higher education agents

Professor working on his laptop

 
 

The British Council and BUILA are pleased to invite you to an online briefing for higher education agents in the EU. In this meeting, we’ll be updating you on the latest information about study in the UK, including how universities in the UK are responding to the Covid-19 crisis and the current situation with regard to Brexit and EU students.

 

 
When: May 13, 2020 11:00 AM London time (12:00 UTC).
 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. This link will be personal to you; two people cannot join via the same link.

We’d be delighted if you wish to recommend the webinar to any of your colleagues, and if you would like to do so, please share the registration link above and not your personal link.

 
Register for this meeting
 
 

3. Webinar for higher education counsellors

Education counsellors discuss among themselves

 
 

The British Council and BUILA are pleased to invite you to an online briefing for higher education counsellor in the EU. In this meeting, we’ll be updating you on the latest information about study in the UK, including how universities in the UK are responding to the Covid-19 crisis and the current situation with regard to Brexit and EU students.

 

 
When: 13 May 2020, 12:30 PM London time (13:30 UTC).
 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. This link will be personal to you; two people cannot join via the same link.

We’d be delighted if you wish to recommend the webinar to any of your colleagues, and if you would like to do so, please share the registration link above and not your personal link.

 
Register for this meeting
 
 

4. Free webinars to support universities during Covid-19 launched by Universities UK

Woman attending a webinar

 
Free online webinars
 

To support universities in this effort, Universities UK have launched a series of free online webinars to help the sector gather and share best practice amidst the global pandemic, as well as find practical solutions to immediate problems.

 

 
Series of webinars
 

Registering for these webinars is completely free. If you are interested in these issues, or are aware of colleagues who might be interested, we encourage you to share this email with them.

 
 
 

5. Survey for students on study plans post-Covid

A woman working remotely on her laptop

 
Are you thinking about study abroad? Have your plans changed because of Covid-19? What kind of things do you want to know from universities?
 

 

 
Please let us know in this five-minute survey.
 

Your replies will help us support universities in the UK and other countries finding out what students from Cyprus really need. Your survey responses will be anonymous and no personal data will be collected. Thank you for taking part!

 
Complete survey
 
 

6. Check our previous newsletter for online resources for teachers and test takers

May 2020 | Updates Vol. 1

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Contact us

+357 22585000
contact@cy.britishcouncil.org

British Council Cyprus website
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Nicosia Office
British Council (Cyprus)
1-3 Aristotelous street
1011, Nicosia
PO Box 21175, CY-1503
Nicosia, Cyprus

T: +357 22585000

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