Moving to a new city in a new country can be an exciting time in anyone’s life. Be prepared for your life and lifestyle to be different from your experience back home. The surrounding area of AUC is a mass of color and charm enticing to the mind and challenging to the senses, with the university combining a modern and technical place of learning with the historic and cultural setting. AUC holds Orientation Days for new students to help its students to engage them in social activities while meeting other new students and immersing the Cypriot culture. Whole academic year is filled with cultural activities, educational seminars and art exhibitions to make its students’ experience more memorable.
There are Student Clubs to join to interact with the other students whom share mutual interests in such as:
- Photography Club
- Chess Club
- Theater Club
- Green Moon Club
- AKUT Club
The AUC Library provides quality services to meet the diverse needs of students, faculty and staff by constantly developing and updating the information resources that are available in the library with its extensive book collection.
Arabahmet Culture and Art House
Arabahmet Culture and Art House has a very old structure like the other buildings of the district. The stone-arched entrance gate and walls are from Venetian period and they are at least 430 years old. Students and public can enjoy theater plays and other activities held throughout a year in the mystical atmosphere of this building.
AUC Ottoman Library
The Ottoman Library was founded as homage to the island’s three-century-long Ottoman past from 1571 to 1878 and to consolidate the architectural and cultural reflections of Turkish Cypriot identity.
AUC Ottoman Library is not only a place consisting of rare books but it also serves as a center where Ottoman Turkish art is practiced and displayed. It also aims to serve as a cultural bridge between Cyprus and the rest of the world.
The AUC Cafe in the campus is an ideal place for students to study and socialize while enjoying a Cypriot bakery and an international selection of delights with a variety of hot and cold beverages.