Our Lecturers

Maria Theodorou (Mrs)
Arts Lecturer

Maria is a Fine Arts Tutor with an Undergraduate Degree of Fine Arts, from UCA Canterbury, in Kent. She majored in Painting, Sculpture and Installation Art. Her zeal for Arts drove her to her Masters Degree in Arts and Culture Management at the Rome Business School. Moving back to Cyprus in 2013, Maria begun working both as an Art Director and as an Art Tutor. Art Tutoring won her over as she hopes to plant a seed keeping future generations thinking creatively. Her teaching experience has spanned all age groups and covered the full range of art materials. She believes that art is a process of learning to create ourselves and experience the world in new ways.

Currently working at our CYPF department in Nicosia since 2018.

Katerina Koni (Mrs)
Psychology/Sociology teacher

I am a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee in Cyprus, with prior academic experience in the UK.
BSc (Hons) Psychology from the University of Reading
MSc Mental Health Studies from King’s College London
MSc Psychological Therapies from London Metropolitan University

I have worked in a college in the UK with people with various learning difficulties (autism, dyslexia, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, hearing and visual impairments) with experience of teaching techniques and methods tailored to each student’s needs.

I have been teaching Psychology and Sociology since 2014 at the Cypf Institute and have students from the past who have pursued a degree in social sciences in good universities and have graduated now with honours. The courses I teach are theory-based, but have a person-centred humanistic approach where an understanding of the world from a psychological/sociological perspectives is achieved- a life skill for all.

Panagiotis Charalambous (Mr)
Biodemical Lecturer

I hold a Masters’ degree in Environmental Sanitation from the faculty of Bioscience Engineering of the University of Gent, Belgium.
Before that I had received my BSc in Biology from the University of Athens.

My expertise focuses on the practical application of Biology and Chemistry in technological innovation for the environment.
My goal is to expand the knowledge and understanding of science on a holistic level, as well as to impart this knowledge to the new generation of scientists and engineers.

I have applied my skills and expertise on multinational European projects and country specific field studies and have been active in the education sector for the last three years, with students from all educational stages.

In my free time I follow developments in sustainability, education and technology, and I am a big fan of tabletop games and miniature painting.

Thrasyvoylos Stylianou (Mr)
Mathematics Lecturer

Andros Stylianou (Mr)
Computing Lecturer

Mikaella Chlorakiotou (Mrs.)
Business and Economics / Accounting Lecturer

I am a Certified Chartered Accountant with a degree in BSc ( Hons) Accounting & Finance studied at the Manchester Metropolitan University. I have 10 years experience in the business sector working as an Auditor and currently an Accountant at a Fiduciary firm.

I have been teaching the module of Business since 2017 at the Cypf Institute. Teaching has always been my passion and i am always trying to pass my instinctive enthusiasism to my students.

Stavros Christodoulou (Mr.)
Physics Lecturer

I obtained my degree in Physics at the University of Cyprus. During my bachelor’s degree I had the opportunity to be exposed to various topics related to fundamental physics, such as electromagnetism, gravity, quantum mechanics. Apart from that, I acquired complementary (for a physicist) knowledge on mathematics, as well as programming skills. During my final year, I attended two summer schools (Annecy-le-Vieux, Uttrecht) on topics related to high energy physics and I undertοοκ a dissertation project on “Βlack Ηole Thermodynamics in Anti-de Sitter Spacetimes”.

After finishing my undergraduate degree, I continued my postgraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh, where I obtained my master’s in “Theoretical Physics”. Currently, I have returned to the University of Cyprus to pursue further postgraduate studies at a PhD level. My research interests lie in topics related to high energy physics, cosmology and gravity. At the same time, I am also a teaching assistant for the Quantum Mechanics course being taught in the context of the undergraduate programme.

Myria Ioannou (Mrs.)
English Lecturer

Nadia Theodorou (Mrs.)
English Lecturer

She completed Theatre Studies at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and went on for a Master’s degree on Arts and Heritage Management at the London Metropolitan University. From a young age she attained the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English. In 2006 she obtained a teaching permit issued by the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs. Since 2009, she has been working concurrently on English language tuition and theatre. Among others, she has been preparing students of all ages and levels for IELTS, Cambridge, Michigan and Lamda (theatre) exams.

Daniela Iosif (Mrs.)
Italian Language Lecturer