• Dr Andreas Chrysanthou graduated from the English School Nicosia in 1974 and completed his studies in the University of Salford UK (1975-1984), attaining the BSc and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering Science. Having worked for several years in the UK Ministry of Defense, he returned to Cyprus where he became active in various fields of engineering disciplines on the island.  He gave particular emphasis to the design and installation of centralized air conditioning and underfloor heating systems. Dr Chrysanthou joined the ranks of Intercollege Nicosia in 2006 and has been involved in the design and coordination of several technical programmes, especially in the fields of Mechanical and Electrical Installations. Dr Chrysanthou is currently the Director of Administration of at Intercollege and is actively engaged in teaching, particularly in the field of Thermodynamics.

  • Mr Christodoulos Kakoulli holds a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Engineering from Frederick University (awarded in 2010). In 2016 he earned an MA in Management from the University of Wolverhampton. He worked at Global College as the Coordinator of Automotive Diplomas, where he also coordinated the Erasmus+ mobility activities for the Automotive students. Since 2020, he is the Coordinator of the Automotive Engineering (Diploma) programme at Intercollege.

  • Mr Nikos Georgiades studied at Frederick Institute of Technology where he obtained the Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. He has vast experience in the field of vehicle maintenance. In 1992 he began working at car dealerships/workshops as a mechanic, rising to the position of workshop manager, while also delivering lectures at Intercollege under the Automotive programme.

  • Mr Panayotis Sakki graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a degree in Motorsport Engineering (2008). In 2010 he earned the Master of Engineering at in Hochschule Esslingen, Germany, specializing in Programming and Development of Car Systems. In 2010 he joined Mercedes Benz as a Technical Diagnostic where he acquired extensive knowledge in the area of diagnosis and repair of automotive systems. In 2012 he was promoted as Service Advisor at CIC Automasters for FIAT, Alfa Romeo and Jeep.

  • Mr Marios Agapiou graduated in 2008 with the title of BEng in Motorsports Engineering. Thereafter, he moved to Germany to pursue the MEng in Automotive Systems at Hochshulle Esslingen. Upon earning the MEng in 2010, he returned to Cyprus where he commenced his career as an engineer mechanic and as an instructor in the private sector, including higher education.

  • Ms Chrysanthi Papaioannou holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the American College of Greece and a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from the University of Exeter in England.

    She has 23 years of experience as an English teacher, 18 of which in higher education. She has been lecturing at Intercollege Nicosia and the University of Nicosia since 2006; in 2021 she became a full-time member of the faculty. She specializes in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses and in the development of oral and written skills in the English language.

  • Mr Giannos Panagiotou is a graduate of Frederick University (2010) and holds a Bachelor degree in Automotive Engineering. He works as an Automotive Diagnostic Technician and Operations Manager. He regularly attends seminars on the automotive industry, allowing him to remain current with advances in modern technology. Mr Panagiotou is also a certified instructor in the Human Resource Development Authority (HRDA) high-speed learning programmes.

  • Ms Panagiota Argyrou was appointed as a full-time lecturer at Intercollege in January 2023 teaching major subjects in Physics, Mathematics and Applied Statistics under all programmes of study. Ms Argyrou earned her MSc by Research in Physics in 2016. During her studies, she worked as a member of the Superconductivity and Magnetism group of the Condensed Matter team in the Department of Physics at the University of Warwick, UK. For her thesis, she conducted a study that focused on exploring the superconducting characteristics of non-centrosymmetric superconductors within the Niobium-Rhenium compound series. This investigation was supported by advanced experimental equipment offering high-definition results. During her Master’s studies, she was employed by the Department of Engineering as a Laboratory Demonstrator/Supervisor for undergraduate Physics students. Her undergraduate studies were pursued at the University of Kent, UK, where she was awarded the BSc (with Honours) in Physics in 2015.  Her thesis was on Colour Perception and Virtual Reality with the aid of Oculus Rift equipment, in coordination with BAE Systems Company. Moreover, she was an academic peer mentor for undergraduate Physics students in parallel with her undergraduate studies.