On behalf of the International Faculty of The University of Sheffield; on behalf of all administrative and teaching staff, I would like to welcome you to the Business Administration and Economics Department.
You are now part of The University of Sheffield International Faculty, City College, one of the top 100 Universities in the world; thus you are getting the same privileges, the same quality of education, and the same degree with the British student who attends classes in UK.
You have trusted The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College for your education and you have relied your future dreams and perspective careers on us! This trust you have shown increases even more our sense of responsibility, our passion to show you the way, our dedication to enhancing your learning experience.
My colleagues and I are here to cultivate and enhance your skills and to help you become an even more all around personality, with knowledge, ethics, and critical thinking; with passion for success, persistence and a positive spirit towards education; towards creativeness and progress; towards life! You just need to take advantage of the personal attention you are receiving here and of all supporting mechanisms that exist at the Business Administration and Economics Department.
During your studies you will have the unique opportunity to benefit from The University of Sheffield International Faculty in many aspects. You will be studying in an accredited, well - organized, and dynamic academic institution with exceptionally high quality academic staff; with interesting subjects; and many learning activities in and outside the classrooms. You will study in an international environment meeting other people from other nations and cultures and develop your cultural agility.
With all the qualifications you get by studying at the Business Administration and Economics Department you prepare yourself for even bigger things in life by becoming competent and eligible for pursuing highly ranked positions. This is however a critical period in your life:
For all of us at the Business Administration Department failure is not an option, and will never be. Our TEAM sets specific goals and strives to achieve them, with you being at the centre. We design programs and take initiatives to fulfill your future needs and to prepare you as best as possible for the social and work environment. And towards that, we need you with us; we expect your positive attitude; your engagement; your personal involvement; your active participation…we need the best out of you!
As the Head of the Business Administration and Economics Department I want you to know that I have an open door policy and an open “e-door” policy, as well as the Academic Directors, Mrs. Aggeliki Papakonstantinou (for the Undergraduate program) and Mr. Chris Liassidis (for the Postgraduate programs). Remember that we are near you to listen to you, and try to improve your learning experience.
At last, allow me to make a commitment which reflects all of us here at the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield:
TOGETHER we will work to create an outstanding learning experience!
TOGETHER we will overcome difficulties and develop a learning community!
TOGETHER we will build and environment of progress; an environment of creativeness and inspiration!
My warmest wishes for a productive journey.
Dr. Dimitrios V. Nikolaidis
Head of Business Administration & Economics Department