Turkey university coefficients system ended

Turkey’s Higher Education Board (YOK) has finalised the end of the unfair application system for students applying to go to university in Turkey. The new move will see students of imam-hatip religious vocational high schools placed on a fair system with other students in Turkey when applying to go to university in Turkey. The previous … Continue reading

Turkey to teach Arabic language in public schools

Turkey’s Ministry of Education has announced the start of a new program that will see Arabic taught to students in Turkey’s public schools. Merdan Tufan, head of the Ministry of Education’s Executive Board of Discipline, stated that Arabic will become available as a course for students going into the fourth grade through to the eighth … Continue reading

Turkish scientist gets award from US president

Aydogan Ozcan, Assistant Professor of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has been named as one of the 94 winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. Professor Ozcan received the award due to his development of a new microscope that works alongside a mobile phone. The device is designed to … Continue reading

Turkey to give education for 309 Somali students

Students from Somalia affected by the famine that is currently widespread in the country will have the opportunity to study in Turkey and a chance at a better life thanks to Turkish charity Kimse Yok Mu. Somali Education Minister Ahmet Eydid Ibrahim arrived in Istanbul on Wednesday accompanied by 309 students that have been given … Continue reading

Kobe Bryant in Turkey to discuss move to Besiktas

NBA basketball ball legend Kobe Bryant is currently in Turkey as he ponders over a move to play basketball for Besiktas. After attending a ceremony to open two new basketball courts in Istanbul, Bryant who has previously said that playing outside of the NBA could be exciting, stated his admiration for Turkish basketball and when … Continue reading