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    Cyprus Rowers need your help to go and make our island proud

    Four rowers (Alexandros Zisimides, Christos Aristidou, Omiros Antoniou and Michalis Christodoulou) are on a mission to change rowing in Cyprus by taking part in the U23 World Championships in Italy in July. Unfortunately, given the current economic climate and the current allocations of budgets for sporting teams on the island (Cyprus Rugby faces similar issues), […]

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    Ektagon aims to help island’s unemployed get noticed

    Last night Hector from Ektagon (the company behind projects like the website you’re reading) announced that in order to help unemployed individuals get noticed in the current job market, free annual memberships for seevi.co are to available immediately. The job market is so tough that candidates find it increasingly difficult to stand out when supplying […]

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    What bothers me about “entrepreneurship” in Cyprus

    Bothersome: The last couple of years, Entrepreneurship has been presented as a “fix all problems approach” to all ills of our economy and society. Even more bothersome, this expectation has been cultivated by the most dangerous types, individuals who read a book and became “experts” in the field; people who don’t even know what they […]

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    Cyprus National Rugby Team need your help!

    Received from our friends at the Cyprus Rugby Federation: Receiving an international call up is a huge honour for any rugby player. We as a Federation are so proud of all our boys who are able to produce superb performances on the field which have led us to a current World Record of 22 consecutive […]

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    Desk&Co launches #LetsGoCyprus competition

    It’s been almost a year since we launched RentADeskCyprus as an OnThisIsland.com project to help get talented people in Cyprus, back to work. Since then the project has continued to grow from strength to strength, evolving to make the end vision more understandable: to build an international marketplace that gives, and keeps giving, entrepreneurs a […]

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    Eat. Sleep. Code.

    The Cypriot Enterprise Link (CEL) are the young group of volunteers behind great things like Hack{Cyprus} (and it’s hackathon, and it’s insights conference and it’s tech talks) are back at it again! On the 12th of April they organised their first ever Hack{Cyprus} Code School at the English School in Nicosia. The event focusses on teaching young people […]

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    Gunman in Limassol evades Police

    We’ve been following and updating our followers and facebook friends about the situation with a gunman who was running from the Police across Limassol earlier. As there’s been a slow-down of information, we’ve been able to quickly put this together to give you the rough list of the news as we got it. We’ll update this post with […]

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    OTI is 9! A massive thank you and a renewed promise.

    On the 5th of April 2005, the very first page was uploaded and OnThisIsland.com was born. Today I have to say a massive thank you to everyone for everything you’ve contributed over the last 9 years. Whether you shared an event with us, won a ticket, found out about an event, followed a live-blog, read […]