As millions are getting ready to hit the roads due to Feast of Sacrifice holiday to see their loved ones and for a holiday retreat, Lecturer Melahat Kızıl, Paramedic Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), warned drivers about driving safely and gave some life-saving tips. Kızıl reported that based on the data by Turkish Statistics Institute, 6 thousand 675 people lost their lives as 307 thousand 71 people were injured in traffic accidents last year. Kızıl provided valuable information regarding first aid for possible road accidents.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) became the most preferred foundation university in the Aegean Region by increasing its number of students 16% compared to a year ago. Izmir University of Economics (IUE), which welcomed total of new 1.736 students in undergraduate and associate programs last year, will be welcoming 2 thousand 6 more students according to Higher Education Institutions Exam (YKS) 2019 results.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) brought 190 students together by hosting ECOMUN Conference, an event where students conduct debate and decision making, and come up with solution recommendations about current issues worldwide. In addition to students from Turkey, students from other countries such as Canada, Greece, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Liberia attended the 5-day conference. Students worked on the following agenda items identified by 6 different committees: “Basmachi Movement”, ”American Civil War”, “NATO”, “Cabinet of Maduro in Venezuela”, “Organization of Islamic Cooperation”, and “United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime”, and prepared solution recommendation protocols.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE), which merged four graduate schools under the “School of Graduate Studies”, in order to offer a higher quality education to its students, held an informative meeting to introduce the 35 programs being offered in 12 different disciplines. Many number of academics and students attended the meeting held at Izmir Chamber of Commerce, where the changes in graduate programs were shared in details.
Students of Foreign Trade Program, Vocational School of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), are going global with Izmir Chamber of Commerce member companies, which have not exported yet. 11 students will make analysis in order to make new connections and help companies export, which have not exported yet or have limited export market.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) brought four graduate schools under one roof in order to allow its students to take courses they want from other programs, and improve themselves in different areas when they are pursuing masters or doctoral degrees. While, it is being practiced for the first time among the universities in the Aegean region, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Business, Graduate School of Social Sciences, and Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences have been merged under the “School of Graduate Studies”. This new structuring will allow students to have a more personalized education opportunity.
Prof. Murat Borovalı, Consultant to IUE Board of Trustees (General Coordinator) stated that during an open house, students needed to place emphasis on what kind of an ecosystem and environment they want to receive education at primarily. Prof. Murat Borovalı said that they were working closer with Izmir Chamber of Commerce, and while setting the quotas this year, they increased the scholarship rates from 24% to 41%.
Graduates of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) encourage the future generations. 208 IUE graduates caught an opportunity to pursue their careers abroad and became the first choice of international companies. IUE Rector Prof. Murat Aşkar said, “We are raising individuals who are open to innovations, generate knowledge, and develop ideas all the time. Achievements of IUE graduates are a solid proof that they start their life journey one step ahead.”
An international conference has been held in honor of the 60th birthday of Prof. İsmihan Bayramoğlu, Founding Dean of Faculty of Arts and Science of Izmir University of Economics, who is among the most respected scholars worldwide for his groundbreaking studies in the field of math. Approximately 50 scholars from 10 countries attended the conference in Istanbul.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) started the “Dekanlarımızla Tercih Masası (IUE deans going live on social media)” in order to give detailed information about departments/ programs to prospective university students. The program, which is broadcasted live on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, attracted great attention.