University of Nicosia invites youth to have a Handshake with ICTs for their future careers

Handshake with ICT is a 5-year-old program organized by the University of Nicosia to encourage youth aged 13-18 to explore possible technology careers to purse in their future professional choices. This year, the workshop hosted more than 150 high school students, increasing their total outreach since 2014 to more than 1,000 students, 60 teachers and 60 academics.

Topics for the workshop included skills such as animated drawings, video game development, robotics, and technology for the future. Courses are multidisciplinary and encourage students to combine programs in order to become dynamic creators. Additional coursework was offered for teachers to learn about technologies that enable them to better prepare their students.

Source: Cyprus Mail