Private school students may attend state universities
The University of Cyprus and Cyprus Institute of Technology said earlier this month they would offer places to students who have passed international examinations such as A levels and the International Baccalaureate (IB). “We are very sorry that this year’s regulation is temporary and will not permanently resolve the long-standing injustice to a large number of students,” said the organisation, the Federation of Parents and Guardians of Private Schools.
The debate over allowing students with international qualifications to attend state universities has simmered for years. The universities have declared themselves in favour of admitting students with A levels and IB, but it has met with strong opposition from many politicians and state school teachers.
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