First nationwide process of accreditation collapses due to legal technicalities. Inauguration of the new premises in Nicosia, with the first graduation ceremony held there. Intercollege Press begins publishing scholarly books about Cyprus, covering social, political and economic aspects of the island. Intercollege initiates a European process of accreditation through the National Council for Educational Awards (NCEA) of the Republic of Ireland. Experience from three accreditation processes highlights the importance of research, publications and higher caliber faculty; factors that gain a new prominence when hiring new staff. Existing faculty are encouraged to upgrade their qualifications. Cine Studio, a state of the art Cinema theatre, begins operating on campus.