Vision and Objectives Our vision is to establish the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts as a leading educational and research centre in the disciplines of Multimedia and the Graphic Arts. Our aim is to develop and disseminate cross discipline academic values and knowledge that will provide the necessary background for successful professionals in the areas of Multimedia and the Graphic Arts. More specifically, the aims of the Department are: To attract high calibre students and academics. To offer high quality undergraduate and postgraduate academic experience and professional development to both local and international students, including, European Union students. To undertake and complete high calibre research projects. Through research and teaching activities, to establish links with national and internationally established centres, which are active in the areas of Multimedia and the Graphic Arts. To offer students the most up-to-date academic training. To facilitate and encourage student and Academic and Teaching Staff mobility, especially, in the European academic and research environment. To provide the foundations for the promotion of lifelong education. Multimedia and Graphic Arts graduates will acquire the necessary academic background that will enable them to: Design and manage projects that include the use of both conventional and digital Graphic Arts and of Multimedia, in general. Such projects will involve applications in different disciplines, such as, Education, Advertising, Marketing, the arts and information dissemination. Establish life-long relations and cooperation with industry representatives, for the mutual benefit of both parties. Be able to operate satisfactorily within both the local and the international environment, and to gain the ability to be aware of, absorb, and capitalise on the technological developments in the discipline. Be able to participate in and/or manage team projects.