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‘PREPARE FOR LIFE AFTER GRADUATION’
‘PREPARE FOR LIFE AFTER GRADUATION’

Economist Mahfi Eğilmez, who was invited by Department of International Trade and Finance, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) as the guest speaker, stated that youth unemployment rate in Turkey increased to 20%, and recommended that youth should get well prepared for life after graduation. Eğilmez delivered a speech at the “Economic Outlook: Turkey and the World” titled conference that took place at IUE Conference Hall. He addressed the youth, “Do not be contended with what you learn at your department. Definitely learn accounting, law, and economics. Read about books on economy regardless of your major. Complement your major with minor courses”.


IZMIR’S NEW MISSION IN WORLD DESIGN
IZMIR’S NEW MISSION IN WORLD DESIGN

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Osman Demirbaş, Lecturer, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), will be representing Turkey at the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI). At the 28th General Assembly of the Federation in Lagos, Nigeria, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Demirbaş has been assigned as the Professional Ambassador representing Europe.

 


FESTIVE FELT WORKSHOP
FESTIVE FELT WORKSHOP

As the year draws to a close, people get festive about new year. Youth with Down syndrome made their own felt ornaments for New Year at the Felt Workshop co-organized by Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), and Child Development Program of IUE Vocational School of Health Services in collaboration with Izmir Down Syndrome Association. The ornaments included pine trees, necklaces, baskets, gingerbread men, etc. The ornaments are on sale at the ‘İyilik Atölyesi’ (Down Cafe) located at Mavibahçe Shopping Mall.


 REGIONAL CUISINE AFFECTS TOURISM
REGIONAL CUISINE AFFECTS TOURISM

It has been reported that 90% of the tourists post pictures of dishes from the countries they visit, and they gather information about the regional cuisines from the social media. Dr.ssa Federica Ilaria Fornaciari, who was a guest speaker at the "Italian Culinary Culture Day" event, co-organized by Consulate of Italy in Izmir and Department of Culinary Arts and Management, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), delivered “Communicating Food in the Digital Era” titled speech. 

 


FOLLOWING THE PATH TO “ENTREPRENEURSHIP”
FOLLOWING THE PATH TO “ENTREPRENEURSHIP”

The youth, who are taking their first steps towards entrepreneurship, came together at Izmir University of Economics (IUE). Junior and seniors discussed examples of entrepreneurship, and later on met the investors who are going to lead their enterprises as part of the CaseCampus Program, curated by Endeavor Turkey and sponsored by Akbank. Izmir University of Economics welcomed more than 250 students who worked on business models.


SKIN FRIENDLY FABRICS FOR A HEALTHY LIFE
SKIN FRIENDLY FABRICS FOR A HEALTHY LIFE

Choice of fabrics used for clothing, upholstery, bedding sets, etc. is as equally important as your preference of food when it comes to health. Choosing natural fibers such as linen, cotton, wool, silk, etc. is the best way to help prevent eczema, psoriasis, bacteria, and fungal diseases.


‘LEARNING THROUGH PLAY’
‘LEARNING THROUGH PLAY’

Children learn about life before school through play. Hakan Yıldız, Lecturer, IUE Vocational School of Health Services, pointed that play, which was a major part of a child’s life, had a significant role in shaping the child’s future. Yıldız said, “Child should be given an opportunity, time and place to play. They should be respected during playtime and parents should get involved as much as possible”.

 


PROFESSIONALS' EDUCATION
PROFESSIONALS' EDUCATION

Izmir University of Economics (IUE), Graduate School of Social Sciences offers certificate programs on branding, renewable energy law, negotiation, problem solving, communication, and time.


 


IZMIR ECONOMICS’ SMART BUILDING SHOWERED WITH AWARDS
IZMIR ECONOMICS’ SMART BUILDING SHOWERED WITH AWARDS

The new building of School of Foreign Languages of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) which is equipped with high-tech smart classrooms for students became a finalist in categories of “Best Education Building” and “Best Architectural Design Building” at the “Sign of The City Awards 2017” contest. The award ceremony, for the contest organized under the leadership of Hürriyet and project sponsorship of Lineadecor, will take place on November 28.


X-RAYS ARE BEING TRANSFORMED FOR “EARLY DIAGNOSIS” AWARENESS
X-RAYS ARE BEING TRANSFORMED FOR “EARLY DIAGNOSIS” AWARENESS

Students are transforming the x-ray films, used for diagnosis of illnesses, into various objects in order to create awareness about the importance of early diagnosis. Students of Medical Imaging Techniques Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), transformed the not so frequently used x-rays because of digitalization, into various objects such as candleholders, coasters, bookmarks, etc.