1. bickern

    Paedophile avoided jail because he would lose his place at a top university.

    A paedophile who was previously jailed for having the UK’s worst collection of child abuse images was caught again but avoided jail after arguing he would lose his place at a top university. Six years ago Barry Shaw was jailed for two years after he fantasised about kidnapping toddler...
  2. IbrahimAbi

    Shooting in Turkish University

    Four people were killed by a research assistant at a university in the central Anatolian province of Eskişehir on April 5. The incident occurred on the Meşelik campus of Eskişehir Osmangazi University at around 3:00 p.m. Four people killed in university shooting in Turkey?s Eski?ehir
  3. juco

    University fees UK

    What do the students fees pay for?
  4. S

    Will community college credits transfer to North cyprus university?

    My gpa is a little low right now as a college student, so I want to go to community college here in the usa to raise my gpa, and then apply to a university in northern Cyprus....will my credits transfer? and do I need to go to community college to raise my gpa? my overall gpa is high, but my...
  5. B

    University Challenge.

    How do you get picked for University Challenge? - BBC News I watched the final of University Challenge, and the breadth of knowledge of these young students was outstanding. Bill.
  6. bickern

    Get a university degree for free

    Germany has abandoned tuition fees altogether for German and international students alike. An increasing number of Americans are taking advantage and saving tens of thousands of dollars to get their degrees. "When I found out that just like Germans I'm studying for free, it was sort of mind...
  7. Q

    Hi there! English university student in need of help!

    Hello everyone! I'm a student studying Linguistics at Queen Mary, University of London, and for my dissertation I am studying the colour terms in English and Turkish - specifically how having 2 distinct words for 'light blue' and 'dark blue' in Turkish ('mavi' and 'lacivert') affects the way a...
  8. A

    The status of University Hospitals

    On Monday night I watched the France 24 debate, on Turkey.Something was said, as almost an aside, by one of the guest speakers. She mentioned that there is or will be a law changing the status of University Hospitals to private hospitals. Has anyone heard of this? I thought that there was a...
  9. K

    University English Depts. ...anyone?

    Hi all, I am coming up from Bodrum after the first of the year to investigate jobs teaching university English. So, just thought I would ask if any TL folks are currently associated with a department of such? I have 20+ yrs of experience, a MATESOL, Business English also, and 15 or so post-grad...
  10. suzyq

    State university advertisement reveals fixing in academic employment

    A university named after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan mistakenly published the names of academics seemingly pre-selected to fill vacancies there in an ad that appeared in Turkish media on Thursday. According to media reports, a university employment advertisement specifies the conditions...
  11. A

    Coming to Istanbul University

    Hello all, I am new to these forums. I have read a few topics, and I think this is a very useful place to gather information about Istanbul. I am coming to Istanbul University for PhD. My department is in Avcılar campus. Need guidance on the following issues:- -- Where can I get a cheap 1+1...
  12. B

    Beykent University

    I have recently been offered a job at Beykent University. Does anyone have any information. The University is located in Beylikduzu. I have vacationed in Istanbul but have limited knowledge. Thank you for any advice.:thanks:
  13. M

    Music Department in Mugla University

    Does anyone on the forum have any contacts at the music department of Mugla University? Our 8 year-old son is learning the harp, and practices every day at home. We are lucky enough to be able to spend 8 weeks in Akyaka in the summer, and obviously we can't bring a harp with us. I was...
  14. S

    Turkey Property Survey WIN £300 Salford University

    Would You Like to Take Part in a Turkey Property Survey? Salford University is currently doing a research analysing the buying process of British nationals for purchasing a property in Turkey. If you would like to take part in the survey and if you bought or thinking to buy a property in...
  15. Mushtaq

    Turkish university provides courses for entrepreneurial women

    Özyeğin University will provide education programs to 340 female entrepreneurs over three years as part of the American investment bank Goldman Sachs’ “10,000 Women” project’s Turkey leg, according to the school’s board chairman. Board of Trustees Chairman Hüsnü Özyeğin said he believed the...
  16. abba

    University Winter Games 2011 - Ezurum Turkey

    For those of you who may have missed the opening ceremonies of the Games last evening on TRT,here is a video of a portion of the Anatolia Fire production which was the entertainment and well worth viewing. The entire show traced many historical aspects of the area and featured dances and...
  17. Lemonhead

    University cutbacks

    Given the fact that the debate of where schools are better always offers plenty of dialogue, I'd be interested in knowing if having to pay higher college tuition rates would make people reconsider the location of their childrens' education and how it fits into their future plans. It seems that...
  18. DtB

    University Hospital Bodrum

    There used to be, and hopefully still is, an English lady working at the hospital as assistant to some Prof. or other who used to help Brits get thru' the hospital system. I seem to have lost her tel. no. so does anyone know: 1. If she's still working there? 2. What her name is? and 3. What...
  19. ceemac

    University students detained for protesting Ankara’s bus fares

    This would appear to be a misleading headline - it would seem a number of students were arrested for damaging buses rather than merely protesting at bus fare costs! Can anyone confirm? 'Nearly 130 students from the Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) and Hacettepe University were detained...
  20. Tess

    University - Worldwide Exchange.

    Not Turkey related I know but : - Just wondered if any of you good folks children ever embarked upon a Worldwide Exchange when at University. My daughter is just about to break up for the Easter hols at MMU, after that she will go on to complete her first year. Recently she applied and was...
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