What will we study?
See the TAB” teaching” under the headline “ABOUT EQUIP” to read about this year’s curriculum.
All subjects will contain theoretical and practical elements. Practical elements could be group work, discussion sessions and presentations.
In which language will the teaching be in?
The teaching will be in English.
How does a regular school day look like?
The schedule starts at 08.30 with bible reading for 30 minutes and continues with morning prayer and worship fo another 30 minutes. Then the teaching will go on until 3 pm with a lunch break in the middle. The last hour varies during the week with various activities such as reading the Bible in groups, Bible meditation, reflection and Q&A.
In addition, students will also engage in different organizations (ministries) about 3 hours a week. This will help you to see and learn how to serve God in different ways as well as becoming a part of a local community.
Different costs apart from school fee and rent
- Restaurants (when you don’t make your own food):
Low: There are some cheaper alternatives where you can buy food as pita bread with different fillings such as souvlaki, gyros, falafel, halloumi etc. for about 3-5€. There are also restaurant chains as Mc Donalds and KFC.
Middle: The majority of restaurants will fit in this category with prices between 8-16€.
High: As all bigger cities there are some fine dining restaurants as well. They are especially located in Limassol Marina and Old town (Castle area).
- Bus card: The monthly bus card can be bought for 20€ (student price). To get student price you need to have a physical student card because they might not accept if you have your student card in your phone.
You can also buy single tickets for 1,5€ by day and around 2-2,5€ by night (50% discount for students).
(These prices apply for the time during school semester 19/20. Limassol is in a process where they will change the bus card system so the prices could change).
How will the weather change during the year?
Sep-Oct: During these months, Cyprus has their summer period and you can at least count with 30 degrees Celsius. The air humidity is high because of Cyprus southeast location in the Mediterranean area.
Nov-Dec: Between 18-25 degrees Celsius.
Jan-Feb: These months are the coldest ones, about 10-15 degrees Celsius. It could be a lot of rain and because of the humidity, it will feel colder than it is. The houses and apartments here are badly isolated so it will be as cold outside as inside so you need warm cloths.
Mar-Jun: The temperature will rise week by week.
What can we do in our spare-time?
Limassol is a big city with a population with about 180 000 people (urban measurement). The city offers pretty much the same as a “normal” big city located by the ocean. You can swim, run, explore the mountain area, enjoy the city life, shopping, bowling etc. Cyprus is quite a small island so with only 1-1,5h drive to the biggest cities so many of the students have rented cars to explore different cities.
What about Cypriot transportation abilities?
Cyprus by Bus offers buses between all the major cities. The cost is around 5-9€ depending on if you get student price or not.
The most important buss in Limassol goes along Sea Front Road which is the main street.
You can also rent a car if you want to go on a road trip and explore areas which is hard to go to by buss. Read more at different rental car business of how to rent a car.
Do I need a computer?
The majority of the students have a computer. It could facilitate you when you study.
Do I need something special?
Adapters to the Cypriot power outlet (it is possible to buy in Cyprus).
Sports and Training
There is many of well equipped gyms in Limassol. There are also quite many volleyball fields and running/walking trails.