Studying Solo: How to Prepare for Online Exams at Home

  Some university students are being asked to take their final exams online – in a different format than they’ve ever experienced. Remote exams are more flexible, more mindful of individual needs, and acknowledge the pressures students are under.

Waiting for a Vaccine

Promising news about potential vaccine candidates brings a shared of hope to higher education Source: Inside Higher Ed

Why You Should Learn Turkish Language?

  Today, the Turkish language – the 5th most common language after Chinese, English, Spanish and Hindi – is spoken by 220 million people in an area of approximately 12 million square kilometers and being taught in more than 100 countries.

Updated World Travel Outlook Anticipates Recovery Will Start in 2021

Source: ICF Monitor The latest impact figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) show that international tourist arrivals declined 70% in the first eight months of 2020 compared to the same period last year, amid continuing travel restrictions that have closed borders around the world […]

International Education Begins to Look Ahead to a Greener Future

Source: ICF Monitor For many international educators, one concrete expression of a greener future will be taking steps to reduce the impact of emissions from air travel – whether that means reducing unnecessary travel, a greater reliance on virtual or hybrid events, an increasing emphasis on […]

Student Engagement Predicts Final Performance ‘Within Weeks’

Students who up their engagement later on struggle to catch the early starters, says study Source: Times Higher Education Bachelor students’ use of online materials and attendance at lectures in their first few weeks of university predicts who will perform best at the end of the year, according […]

VAT Discount at Universities

Global News reported that VAT reduction is made for the universities in Turkey. VAT was reduced from 8 percent to 1 percent. The discount decision will be valid between September 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

Universities Must Redouble Their International Mission

As indicated in the news section of Times Higher Education, the suspension of international travel during the Covid-19 pandemic has caused many to revisit confident assertions that the 21st century will be defined by smooth and unfettered global links.

Higher Education in Turkey by Numbers

Higher education statistics for the period of January 2020 were published in the last issue of the Journal of Higher Education published by the Council of Higher Education. According to the statement made by the Higher Education Council, number of higher education institutions in Turkey […]

10 Reasons to Study in Turkey

Turkey is the second country in the world in access to higher education with 94.2% schooling rate. Turkey involved in European Higher Education Area is implementing the Bologna Process in a perfect way; our Bologna report is 5 out of 5. So, the diploma you receive from a university in Turkey is recognized in all European countries!