With the participation of dozens of students, the 15th Informatics Day was successfully held for Middle and High School, Private Education, and Technical School students, from Famagusta, Larnaca, Limassol, and Nicosia.

This event was organised by the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus, on February 24, 2024.

Significantly, Informatics Day was organised in collaboration with the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Sport, and Youth, as well as the Cyprus Computer Society (CCS), demonstrating a strong partnership aimed at fostering educational growth.

Central of the main objective of the Informatics Day was to inform and encourage young men and women to explore educational opportunities in Computer Science.

Additionally, it aimed to enlighten them about the professional prospects this science offers, highlighting the event’s educational and career-oriented focus.

Specifically, the session targeted students who are at the critical stage of choosing their post-high school paths, offering them invaluable guidance and insights.

The conference included a lecture on cutting-edge topics, thereby ensuring that the participants were introduced to the latest advancements in the field.

Furthermore, demonstrations of technological applications developed by students and researchers in the Computer Science Department were showcased, providing practical examples of what can be achieved through study and research in this area.

Moreover, discussions between the students and academics of this department, representatives of the Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth, the CCS, the Computer Group of the University of Cyprus, as well as students of the department, were facilitated. These interactions offered a platform for the exchange of ideas and questions, enriching the learning experience.