The University of Nicosia has an open WiFi network.
Cyprus is in the eurozone €. Major credit cards are accepted, though some outlets may not take MasterCard, Diners Club and Maestro.
Using a credit card abroad often incurs a fee, so check with your bank prior to arrival.
Banks in Cyprus exchange all major currencies in either cash or travellers' cheques.
Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 14:30
Friday 08:00 – 14:00
Closed at weekends
Cash machines / ATMs
There is an ATM at the University's Millennium Cafeteria, though be warned that withdrawals incur a €3 charge.
There are also several banks with ATMs 200–300 metres from the University, on 28 Oktovriou Avenue.
See the Cyprus Tourist Organization website
International dialling code for Cyprus is +357
For police, ambulance or the fire service dial either 199 or 112. An English language option is available.
Night pharmacies in Nicosia +357 90 90 14 12
Nicosia General Hospital +357 22 80 14 00 or +357 22 80 14 75 for Accident & Emergency
The electrical supply operates on AC 220–240 volts. Outlets correspond to British standards, with three-prong plugs. Many hotels provide adaptors on request at reception.
Eating and drinking
Eating out is affordable. Local wines and spirits tend to be cheaper than imported drinks.
Restaurants expect around 10% tip if the service has been good, unless a service charge has already been included in the bill.
Questions at the conference?
Ask a student helper in a red T-shirt!