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Working in Southern Cyprus

Published on 24-Jun-2021

The law of Cyprus follows upon the directives of European Union. Foreign students whose nationalities are of third countries might attain a job now, but they have to abide by certain work and specific regulations.

EUR7 per hour is the average payment for students of non-European countries. On the other hand, If  foreign students are good at mastering English language or if they are Greek, they are able to obtain better jobs and be paid good wages.

International students from EU member states are allowed to work while studying in South Cyprus for up to 20 hours per week. Nonetheless, this is restricted to certain sectors such as: agriculture, hospitality, manufacturing...For Non- European citizens, students have been permitted to work recently but under limited terms and conditions.

The jobs in South Cyprus are available around the year; most of jobs of part-time type are abundant in summer as the island is full of hustle and bustle in hosting domestic and international tourists particularly, in Nicosia, Limas sol, Paphos and larnaca where students are now given many opportunities in seeking for well-paid jobs.

Jobs in South Cyprus provide students with day to day essential needs as these opportunities in being as a relief, have supported different students whereby students are expected to work up to 20 hours a week while they are at universities studying different courses, and up to 36 hours when they are on holidays, so that they can concentrate on their courses to help them manage their time perfectly.

The island differs in its places and conditions which, in turn, have made wages not as the same as for every job or type of employment, any way, the wage on average is around EUR 8 per hour or less. Students are totally knowledgeable about working environment circustances, and International students have many opportunities to get network and even solicit, or internship.

Most offers of jobs are informal, so students must walk around to discover all whereabouts of different informal jobs. Cities with larger populations, services and facilities are more convenient for international students two that they can look for better job-seeking opportunities.

In order to find better jobs easily, students have to keep their CV’s well-written and referenced. In keeping firstly looking for jobs in on- campus is important, but near or close to it will give foreign students many suitable vacancies.

Learning the local language is something advisable to help fetch the job fast, so international students must keep in touch with locals; by looking for a job close to students’ residences, transport costs will simply be saved and students can work until late at night.