Computing and Information Systems Service
The Computing and Information Systems Service is responsible for the efficient and effective administration and security of information and computing services to all the University's personnel (academic/administrative) and students. Central to the Service's role is the continual maintenance and development of the Information System, which also provides support and training to all users of Frederick University computing services.
Frederick University has five general purpose Computer Labs with a total capacity of 135 computers. Laboratories are equipped with all necessary software to support program needs including operating systems, programming languages, development platforms, etc.
The University offers a wireless internet access to all of its premises and has fully deployed an e- learning platform (http://e-learning.frederick.ac.cy/) which has become the de- facto means of educational support and communication.
Further to standard information technology support including e-mail access and personal file space, students are offered extranet access (http://extranet.frederick.ac.cy) which provides information including their academic and examination timetable, examination results, and e- transcripts. All the University buildings have info- kiosks which provide students easy access to their timetables, extranet user name and passwords, etc.
Frederick University maintains two libraries, one in Nicosia and one in Limassol. Nicosia Library is located at the Frederick Research Centre building, and the Library in Limassol is located within the University campus itself. These Libraries are linked through the Internet and all printed and electronic material held by both, is accessible to all Frederick University students. Library services are available daily between 08:00 – 18:00 (Monday – Friday).
The Nicosia Library holds about 70,000 books while that in Limassol about 15,000. Furthermore FU Libraries hold various scientific journals and periodicals as well as electronic and audiovisual material. Through subscription to two major international databanks – EBSCO and Galegroup / Infotrac – students and academic staff have full text access to thousands of academic journals and periodicals.
Labs, studios, seminar rooms
The University provides an adequate number of laboratories, studio and seminar rooms to accommodate the needs of all the programs of study offered. All the above facilities have high tech equipment, which facilitated modern means of teaching.