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‘SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS’
‘SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS’

Young entrepreneurs of Izmir University of Economics will be supported for building and expanding a culture of entrepreneurship. Izmir University of Economics (IUE) students Akile Ekin Dönmez, from Department of Industrial Engineering, and Niyazi Atahan Yılmaz, from Department of Civil Engineering, made it among the 40 people selected for the 4th Fellow Program of Turkish Entrepreneurship Foundation. 112 thousand students across the nation applied for this program.   


A COLLABORATIVE WORK BY TURK AND JAPAN DESIGN STUDENTS
A COLLABORATIVE WORK BY TURK AND JAPAN DESIGN STUDENTS

Turk and Japan design students designed a student house in Yeşilova Mound within the scope of a workshop hosted by IUE.


IUE GRADUATE SIBLINGS SHARED THEIR EXPERIENCES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION
IUE GRADUATE SIBLINGS SHARED THEIR EXPERIENCES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION

Esra Sarıhan, Graduate of Department of Industrial Systems Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and her sister Melis Sarıhan, Graduate of IUE Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering shared their experiences with students at the Applied Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Workshop.


IUE STUDENTS DISCUSSING “QUALITY IN TRANSLATION” WITH ÜMİT ÖZAYDIN
IUE STUDENTS DISCUSSING “QUALITY IN TRANSLATION” WITH ÜMİT ÖZAYDIN

The seminar given by Ümit Özaydın (General Manager of Dragoman Translation) within the framework of the seminars offered by the Department of Translation and Interpretation (Faculty of Arts and Sciences) draw considerable interest. 

Özaydın underlined points to consider in translation based on both his own experiences and the market demands. Providing examples from his experiences in various fields such as football, politics, and technology, Özaydın had an interactive seminar with the participants. Economy in translation, technology, collocation and customer expectations were among the topics addressed in the seminar.

 

 


CREATING CHILDREN-FRIENDLY SPACES
CREATING CHILDREN-FRIENDLY SPACES

 

Büşra Olkun and Filiz Egi, students from Department of Sociology, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), came in third place at the ‘’Social Cooperative Train’’ titled project contest held by the Directorate General of Cooperative of Ministry of Trade. Olkun and Egi wanted to create “child-friendly” spaces for children at many locations such as parks, restaurants, bookstores, and hospitals so they can actively take part in life.  


APPRENTICES AND MASTERS COMING TOGETHER
APPRENTICES AND MASTERS COMING TOGETHER

Vocational School of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) brings masters and apprentices together. The “Çıraklar Ustalara Soruyor (Apprentices Asking Masters)”event, which was initiated in 2017-2018 academic year for the first time, continues full speed into its second year.


THE “LITTLE ATHLETES PROJECT” EDUCATION SEMINAR
THE “LITTLE ATHLETES PROJECT” EDUCATION SEMINAR

Izmir University of Economics hosted a family education seminar titled, “Little Athletes Project”, as part of the Special Olympics, a joint project initiated under the collaboration of Ege University Ataturk Vocational School of Health Services and Izmir University of Economics Vocational School of Health Services.


DESIGN PROJECTS OF IEU STUDENTS WILL BE PRESENTED AT PUSHKA!
DESIGN PROJECTS OF IEU STUDENTS WILL BE PRESENTED AT PUSHKA!

The PUSHKA Forum is held third year in a row and second time in an international format, and every year the number of participating universities training in the specialty “industrial design” is growing. This year there are already ten of them from four countries: Belarusian State Academy of Arts, British Higher School of Design, Izmir University of Economics, Bauman Moscow State University, Moscow Stroganoff State Art and Industry Academy, Moscow Polytech, NUST MISIS, St. Petersburg Stieglitz State Art and Industry Academy, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, University of Applied Sciences Lahti (Finland).

Izmir University of Economics, Dept. of Industrial Design 4th year students are participating with projects related to transportation design regarding self-driving passenger and cargo vehicles.


IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS VOCATIONAL SCHOOL CONTINUES TO SUPPORT YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS VOCATIONAL SCHOOL CONTINUES TO SUPPORT YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

Lecturers of Izmir University of Economics Vocational School will prepare the youth, who will shape the ecosystem of the future, for the second time this year for business world by mentoring high-school entrepreneurs in Izmir in cooperation with Junior Achievement Education Foundation (JAEF) as part of “GençBizz” Corporation Program. 16 lecturers from Izmir University of Economics Vocational School will get together with high school students across Izmir, and support them with realizing their job ideas as part of the mentoring activities that will last throughout the year.


SLEEP TRACKING DEVICE RECEIVES AN AWARD
SLEEP TRACKING DEVICE RECEIVES AN AWARD

Design by Nektar Ege Altıntoprak, Graduate of Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), came in first place in Turkey at the “Falling Walls Lab” contest organized by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The “sleep tracking device”, consisting of a smart alarm and an ankle band for children will prevent bed-wetting.