Patients with Heart Failure followed by Lifelong Free Health Checks

The Advanced Cardiac Failure Centre since its establishment in November 2017 In cooperation with the Near East University Hospital and Dr. Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital provide patients with free to follow up and treatments and hospitalization needs of patients are reduced. The aim of the establishment of the Centre is to provide services related to cardiac health by specialist cardiology and cardiovascular surgeons in the cases of advanced cardiac failure and intervene at the time of illness to reduce the risks that are caused by advanced cardiac insufficiency and minimize the risk of life, and increase the quality of life of patients. Over 100 Patients are Followed at the Advanced Heart Failure Center At the Near East University Hospital Advanced Cardiac Failure Center, where patients with advanced heart failure can be examined for free, electrocardiography, chest film, large diameter blood tests and echocardiography examinations are carried out for each patient; cardiac pacemakers of patients are checked, new drug treatments are being implemented, water and salt restriction and weight training are provided. The Advanced Cardiac Failure Centre, which has reached over 100 patients since the day it was established, regularly conduct health checks on patients. Assist. Prof. Dr. Hatice Kemal: “Patients with Advanced Heart Failure can get services from both Near East University Hospital and Dr. Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital “ Near East University Hospital, Assistant Professor Dr. Hatice Kemal from Cardiology Department, said that heart failure is a progressive disease, so patients should be followed up regularly and treatment should be performed as recommended. In cases where follow-up and treatment are not carried out adequately, Assist. Prof. Dr. Hatice Kemal stated that the need for follow-up with a multidisciplinary approach by cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeon specialists is of great importance and this can be done at the Advanced Heart Failure Centre. Dr. Hatice Kemal also stated that the expenses of patients seeking medical help and assistance from the Advanced Heart Failure Centres at the Near East University Hospital and Dr. Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital will be met by the Foundation of Near East University.

Near East University 2017-2018 Spring Semester Graduation Ceremonies ended with Ceremony of Faculty of Sports Sciences

Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences 2017-2018 Spring Semester Graduation Ceremony was held in AKKM Grand Hall. According to the statement made by Near East University Press and Public Relations Directorate, Vice Rectors Dr. Tamer Sanlıdağ and Prof. Dr. Murat Kocaoglu, Dean of the Faculty of Sports Sciences Prof. Dr. Mehtap Tiryakioğlu, Member of the Board of Trustees Ahmet Savaşan, department heads, lecturers, students and parents attended to the ceremony. Following the reading of national anthem and one minute silence in memory of martyrs, Sevda Demir was invited to the scene to read a poem on sports teaching, and the Sabriye Atikoglu delivered a speech on their graduation on behalf of the graduates. Before the officals’ opening speeches,a zeybek choreography prepared by the Folk Dance Instructor was presented. Professor Dr. Tiryakioğlu; “In fact, for the first time, we are graduating our students as the Faculty of Sport Sciences of the Near East University.” Prof. Dr. Mehtap Tiryakioğlu, Dean of the Faculty of Sport Sciences of the Near East University who made the opening speech, said; “The Near East University School of Physical Education and Sports was founded in 1997 and has been training sports students for 21 years. On this pleasurable graduation day there is actually another thing I would like to share with you, this is the first time we graduate our students as the Faculty of Sport Sciences of the Near East University. It’s an event that makes this day a special day. I would like to remind you that you will continue to your lives from the new door opened up but your education will never end.” Professor Dr. Tiryakioğlu; “Education is actually something that lasts up to the death. I hereby want to share something that I think will always be useful to keep in mind in your lives. When we say professionalism, we mean to walk with professionalism at a fast pace and approach issues with empathy, sometimes make quick decisions, and make the right decision as much as possible, believe in justice, respect humanity regardless of age, nationality, sex, color, or beliefs and ideas. I congratulate you all, I embrace you with love. Always be with love and respect, and I want you to keep us informed of your achievements. God speed your way… “. Professor Dr. Kocaoglu; “Sports Teaches Self-Control, Respect Others and Rules, and to Work in a Scalable and Planned Mode, and Having a Rest.” Afterwards, Vice-Rector of the Near East University, Prof. Dr. Murat Kocaoglu said in his speech; “Sport teaches self-control, working and resting respectfully and in a regulated, and planned manner. In addition, it develops social responsibility. To be together with your colleagues and others allows one to work with others and identify himself as an individual within the society. Dear graduates; in your future life you achievements in the society will be sources of proud and honor for us. You will continue your training activities to increase your professional experience in the light of the scientific and ethical rules taught to you after graduation and you will be a sportsman and sports instructor in your field with your knowledge that will be increasing day by day and by this means you will make your families and us, your university, be proud with your achievements. I congratulate you on behalf of our faculty and I wish you health, success and happiness in your new life. God speed you.” After the diplomas were given to all the students, the ceremony ended with the traditional activity, hats thrown in the air.

Graduation Ceremony of the Near East University Faculty of Communication was realized

2017-2018 Spring Semester Graduates of Faculty of Communication of the Near East University received their diplomas with a glorious ceremony held at Hall 4 at the Grand Library. Faculty of Communication feels great honor and pride of raising students having the broad range of skills required to fulfill their professions. Students, who met the graduation requirements at the end of the spring semester of the academic year 2017-2018, received their diplomas with a glorious ceremony held at Hall 4 in Grand Library. The graduation ceremony was realized with the participation of Near East University vice Rector Associate Professor Mustafa Kurt, Faculty of Communication Acting Dean Associate Professor Gökçe Keçeci, institute directors, department chairpersons, faculty members, students and their parents. The graduation ceremony began with a commemorative stand in silence for Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Turkish Cypriot leader Dr. Fazıl Küçük, TRNC Founding President Rauf R. Denktaş and all martyrs and followed by national anthem. Following the introductory video of the activities realized within the scope of the media workshop held in the academic year 2017-2018, the participants experienced joyful and unforgettable moments with the music recital performed by Ilyas Abdullin from the Music Teaching Department of Atatürk Faculty of Education. The music recital performed by Group Fallaf consisting of Fatih Çöker and 3rd grade student Ali Cem Gül from the Department of Visual Communication and Design received standing ovation. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Keçeci: “Today, we are experiencing the joy and enthusiasm of celebrating not an end but a new beginning” In her opening remarks, the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Communication, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gökçe Keçeci underlined that every end had a new beginning. “Dear Colleagues, I am sure that you are having one of the most enjoyable moments of your profession which demands a great patience and dedication. Your students, whom you provided with professional knowledge and skills that cover all dimensions of communication processes, are here in front of you as graduates. No doubt that you are proud of them. I would like to express that I am extremely proud of being here together our students and their esteemed parents. The success that crowned always points to a new beginning. In this regard, today we are experiencing the excitement and enthusiasm of celebrating not an end but a new beginning. Our students, each of who has a distinguished value for us, will step into their professional lives as a part of Near East Family. Our graduates have received their education in the context of equality principle in a contemporary environment where they had the opportunity to combine practice with theoretical knowledge, have a say in academic debates, and participate in many activities. We know that the only treasure that cannot be taken from their hands, cannot be handed back and cannot be torn off from them is education. They now have it. Compared to each previous one, every year the Faculty of Communication, which has been offering quality education beyond global standards for 21 years, enhances its possibilities required competing with the most demanding faculties and raising well-equipped students having professional knowledge and skills as well as awareness and sense of responsibility on social issues, nature, and ethical values. We are experiencing the pleasure of completing the academic year of 2017-18 successfully with the most up-to-date curricula, increasing number of courses and events gaining quality. Faculty of Communication of NEU is uniquely positioned itself to stand out as a leading institution. I believe that we have achieved this goal. With this point of view and attitude, our graduates, who are equipped with adequate theoretical and technical knowledge acquired throughout four year undergraduate education, will always be a step ahead to analyze the issues and reach the right result through proper assessments. From now on, to boost and brighten their knowledge and skills are in their hands” noted she. Addressing to the graduated students, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Keçeci highlighted the importance of being a graduate of NEU and said: “Now you are graduates of the Near East University which is the pride of Turkish Cypriots. It is a privilege to be a graduate of the Near East University. I hope, this privilege will encourage you to be good and loyal individuals to your family, the society you live in, your country and nation. This is not a farewell. Our ties will be vibrant. As a graduate of the Near East University, every new accomplishment you achieve in your working life will further exalt the Near East University and make us happier and cheer us up as well. Facing challenges with strength, determination and confidence is what matters, and you are capable to do it. Congrats! I wish you continuous success. Dear parents, you entrusted your beloved children to us. Be sure that we raised them well. You are here today with high feelings. You are experiencing the right proud of witnessing your children receiving their diplomas. We share the same excitement and pride with you. Don’t have any doubt; Near East University has raised these young people well. Be sure of their future success and trust them, be proud of them” said she. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kurt: “Near East University produced 796 scientific articles that corresponds to the number of articles produced by 16 universities” In his remarks, Near East University vice Rector Associate Professor Mustafa Kurt underlined the importance of farming out information through scientific research and converting this knowledge into production. “I want you know that our university is a third generation university adopting science as its essence. Near East University is a scientific product-based university. Innovation, scientific research and the creation of new technology are the cores of our university. In short, Near East University is a third generation university which not only ensures quality in education but also carries out scientific research studies in order to produce science for creation new technology. Near East University stands forefront as an internationally known prestigious university. The greatness of Near East University is not numerical; it is not physical at all. The greatness of a university is always assessed by taking into consideration the science that it produces and therefore the number of scientific articles published in high index journals. Considering the number of scientific articles published in 2017, NEU Faculty of Communication ranks the third place among faculties in our university. They achieved a lot in the last 2 years in terms of scientific production. This is a great accomplishment. Our university produced 792 articles in 2017. It is less than 1000 but I want to make such a relational explanation; there are currently 16 active universities in Northern Cyprus. This number corresponds to the number of articles produced by these 16 universities. Near East University produced 796 articles alone while 16 universities produced 796 articles in total” said he. NEU vice Rector Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kurt ended his remarks by congratulating the graduates and wishing them success in their new lives. On behalf of the term graduates, Zeynep Alkan, top placed graduate of the Faculty of Communication, delivered a speech. Then, on behalf of foreign students, Vongai Mbayimayi made a speech. Following the speeches, Near East University vice Rector Mustafa Kurt presented medals and their diplomas to the top placed graduates. Then, the other graduates were presented their diplomas respectively. Upon receiving their diplomas, the graduates experienced the joy of graduation by throwing their caps…

The Goal of the World RoboCup Organization is to Field a Team of Robots Capable of Playing against the Human Soccer World Cup Champion by 2050

2050 Mission was explained……. Near East University Founding Rector Dr. Suat İ. Günsel accepted the team of the NEUIslanders, Robotic Soccer Team of Near East University, in his office and congratulated them for becoming the world champion in RoboCup 2018 that held in Montreal, Canada. Near East University Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office released that the Founding Rector Dr. Suat Günsel along with NEU Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel accepted the team of NEUIslanders, the robotic soccer team of Near East University, and congratulated them for becoming RoboCup 2018 undefeated champion by defeating the robotic soccer teams of the world’s leading universities. Underlining their commitment to representing the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus at international platforms, Dr. Günsel explained that RoboCup is an international scientific initiative with the goal to advance the state of the art of intelligent robots. “The original mission of this scientific initiative is to field a team of robots capable of winning against the human soccer World Cup champions by 2050. We are proud of becoming the undefeated champ of 2018 RoboCup held in Montreal, Canada. I congratulate all team members for their success. I firmly believe that the team is dedicated to continuing their works on developing artificial intelligence in order to take part in the 2050 project which aims to field a robotic soccer team to play against the human soccer champion of the World Cup that will be organized by FIBA” said he. Dr. Suat İ. Günsel: “Günsel: “As Near East University, We continue our endeavors to become a Leading University in Innovative Works”… “Although we live on a small island, NEUIslanders, the robotic soccer team of our university has left the world’s most outstanding universities behind and became the undefeated world champion in RoboCup 2018 thanks to robots and artificial intelligence that created and developed by R & D team of Near East University Innovation Research Center. The world championship of our robotic soccer team is of great importance in terms of showing where we stand now in innovative works in general and in artificial intelligence in particular” noted he. Underlining that the artificial intelligence of the robotic soccer team was developed entirely by the engineers working at the research center of the Near East University, Founding Rector Dr. Suat İ. Günsel stated that it was a great accomplishment as works on artificial intelligence had a very important place in the basis of the future technologies. He also highlighted the importance of further works on artificial intelligence. Expressing that becoming the World Champ was a pride event, Dr. Suat İ. Günsel stated that the artificial intelligence of the robotic soccer team of Near East University should be further developed to place in 2050 organization. Ersin Aytaç: “We’ll work for greater success” On behalf of his team, Near East University Robotic Soccer Team Captain Ersin Aytaç extended his thanks to the Founding Rector Dr. Günsel in recognition of his ten years of support to the Robotic Laboratory of Near East University. Expressing that they would be working to achieve greater success, he underlined their commitment to working harder to achieve the 2050 mission. Highlighting that the original mission of RoboCup organization was to field a robot team capable to compete against the human soccer World Cup champion to be organized by FIBA by 2050, Ersin Aytaç underlined that the robot soccer team that will take part in this match will be determined according to the achievements and talents on artificial intelligence of the team. It is expected that Robotic Soccer Teams would be capable to fight against Human Soccer Teams by 2050… Ersin Aytaç indicated that it was expected to develop robots capable to jump and head the ball by 2025. “It is projected to field a soccer team consisting of 8 robots against human soccer teams in 2030. It is predicted that by 2040, the robots will be capable to compete 11 to 11 at the standards set by FIBA. It is predicted that robots capable to win against the human soccer world champion will be field by 2050” said he. Underlining the importance of sustaining the works on developing and improving artificial intelligence in the line of these predictions and expectations, Ersin Aytaç stated that they were devoted to keeping the works in an increasing manner without any interruption in order to be the team to play against the human soccer champion in the World Cup 2050.

World Champion Robots and their AI Coding have all been completely done by Near East University Research Centre

The robotic team of Near East University competed and won a triumph over leading robotic teams from Harvard University from United States of America & Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Toyota National College of Technology from Japan, University of British Colombia from Canada and other leading teams from Tehran- Iran, China and Brazil State Universities. The robotic football team NEUIslanders, which was mechanically and electronically designed and coded 100% at the Near East University 3D Laboratory, became the World Champion at the RoboCup 2018 that was held in Montreal, Canada. According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, RoboCup is known as one of the world’s most prestigious robotic football tournament and competing in this tournament, NEUIslanders left 17 teams behind and become the Champion of the RoboCup 2018. Representing the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and as the first Turkish team to ever participate in the world robotic football tournament, NEUIslanders from Near East University has won 4 triumphs and 2 draws against the teams it competed against. NEUIslanders left robotic football teams from Harvard University & Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon behind… This year, the 22nd RoboCup International Competition was held in Montreal, Canada during 16-22 June, 2018 and NEUIslanders competed against the leading robotic football teams of United States of America-Harvard University & Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University; teams from Baden-Württemberg Cooperate State University Germany; Centro Universitario da FEI and Instituto Militar de Engenharia from Brasil; Bordeaux University from France; team from University of British Columbia, Canada; alongside Laval University; Toyota National College of Technology from Japan; Tahran University from Iran; Zheijang University from China, -a total of 17 opponent robotic football teams- and became the Champion of RoboCup 2018 without a single defeat. They became the Champion in Canada! Since the date of foundation, NEUIslanders won the right to compete against leading robotic football teams from around the world and has previously competed at 2012 Mexico, 2013 Holland, 2014 Brazil, 2015 China, 2016 Germany and 2017 Japan. Resultantly, they became European 3rd Robotic Football Team in 2016; World 9th in 2017 and now in 2018 World Champion of the Robotic Football Tournament titled as RoboCup. Robotic Football Team of Near East University, NEUIslanders, won a triumph over “Robojackets”- Georgia Institute of Technology University- from the United States with a score of 1-0. Furthermore, NEUIslanders won a triumph against “Thunderbots” from University of British Columbia, Canada with a score of 2-0. Moreover, a triumph against“Ultron” from University of Laval with a score of 2-0; triumph against “AIS” from Chile with a score of 7-0. In addition to the above, NEUIslanders achieved a draw against Military Engineering Institution University and AMC with a score of 0-0. Thus, the NEUIslanders completed the robotic football tournament with a total of 4 triumphs and 2 draws. The Robots of NEUIslanders were developed and the artificial intelligence codes were carried out at the Near East University Research Laboratory… It was pointed out that NEUIslanders, the robotic football team consisted of 8 robots which were mechanically and electronically developed and designed completely at the Near East University Research Laboratory. The engineers at the NEU Research Laboratory handmade each robot with special technology and are controlled with a three dimensional coordination and communication system. Prior to RoboCup 2018, the NEU electric electronic engineers and computer engineers jointly worked at the Near East University Research Centre and re-wrote the artificial intelligence, making the robotic football team more offensive, making it the World Champion of the RoboCup 2018 Championship. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irfan S. Günsel: “May our world championship be a gift to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus!” Making a statement regarding the matter, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Near East University, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irfan S. Günsel, stated that they were rather proud of the Robotic Football Team of Near East University Robotics Laboratory due to their achievement as the Champion of the RoboCup 2018 which was held in Montreal, Canada. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Günsel further asserted that this achievement was a clear indication of the vision of Near East University aiming to be among the third generation universities. He congratulated the NEU Robotics Team as they had become the Champion of RoboCup 2018 without a single defeat. He added that they were quite happy to present this championship to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. He emphasised that they perceived this achievement as an example that indicates that we have brought our vision of becoming among the third generation universities to life. He assured that they will be continuing to work hard and taking leap forward into the future. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irfan S. Günsel stressed that rather than the scores achieved against the other robotic football teams competed with, this championship was an indication that the Near East University has reached a technological level which is internationally recognised. In other words, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Günsel stated that becoming the World Champion of RoboCup 2018 showed that the NEU has reached a level to compete with technologically leading countries around the world. He ended his words by assuring that they will be continuing to work in this field devotedly as they had become more excited than ever as this had provided the opportunity to show what a Turkish Cypriot can accomplish when and if provided the necessary requirements.

Near East University Faculty of Medicine Graduation Ceremony was realized

2017- 2018 Academic Year Spring Term graduates of the Near East University Faculty of Medicine received their diplomas with a glorious ceremony held at the Grand Hall of Atatürk Culture and Congress Center. Near East University Faculty of Medicine feels great honor and pride of raising well-equipped professionals having the broad range of information and skills required to fulfill the vital role of physicians. Students who met the graduation requirements at the end of 6 year education process were awarded with diplomas with a glorious ceremony. Students and their families experienced a great happiness and proud due to the presentation of diplomas. According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office of Near East University, the graduation ceremony was realized with the participation of MP Menteş Gündüz, NEU Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel, Burhan Nalbantoğlu Hospital Chief Physician Bülent Dizdarlı, Near East University Hospital Chief Physician Sevim Erkmen, Near East University vice Rector Professor Murat Kocaoğlu, Near East University Faculty of Medicine Founding Dean Professor Gamze Mocan, deans, department chairpersons, faculty members, students and their parents. The graduation ceremony began with a commemorative stand in silence for Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Turkish Cypriot leader Dr. Fazıl Küçük, TRNC Founding President Rauf R. Denktaş and all martyrs and followed by national anthem. Then, the music recital performed by Irada Melikova from Music Teaching Department received standing ovation. Professor Mocan: “Dear Young Doctors, from now on I want to address you as ‘My Colleagues'”. In her opening remarks, the Founding Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Professor Mocan expressed their pride and happiness of experiencing the 5th term graduation ceremony. “First of all, I want to say welcome. We feel the great joy and happiness of seeing all of you here at the graduation ceremony of our faculty which was established in 2008 and completed its tenth year in medical education. Dear young doctors, from now on, I would like to address you as my colleagues. Now, each of you is a medical doctor. You have done it, Congrats! Dear graduates, you are going to receive a diploma from a medical faculty which is well-placed on the world’s prestigious faculties of medicine list. You are going to receive a diploma from NEU Faculty of Medicine which proven its excellence in education with its competent and experienced faculty members that proven their merits in world medical literature. Near East University Faculty of Medicine with its high-end equipped contemporary hospital, state-of-the-art technology and excellent laboratories places great value on academic excellence, medical research, integrity, interdisciplinary collaboration, professional ethics and competence. The academic staff of NEU Faculty of Medicine is dedicated to ensure the educational, intellectual, professional, and personal development of our distinguished students, who are deeply committed to the study and practice of medicine, and to medical research. We set foot on the road of medical education with the most up-to-date scientific technology and infrastructure ten years ago. Today, we have become an internationally known and respected center of quality education, scientific research and unmatched health services. Dear graduates, Throughout your education you have been equipped with the most up-to date comprehensive knowledge, skills and practice and now you are ready to begin your career as competent physicians who are able to take the advantage of the new technologies to provide early and accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. As physicians, you will not only ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment but also attach a special focus on public health and professional ethics. Training and learning continue lifelong in medicine. Medical science needs altruism. It is an arduous and long termed process. Medical science is in a constant development as a result of scientific research and technological advances regarding medicine. Therefore, lifelong learning is the key to ensuring that you, as doctors, keep your professional knowledge up to date and benefit from the innovations in medicine. You are good physicians capable of utilizing new technologies and updating yourselves. You are inquisitive, questioning and full of love and ready to assume roles and responsibilities in your medical domain to promote and contribute to both public health and community-based educational approaches. Wherever you go, you will take active roles in medical field and represent our faculty as competent, keen and researcher physicians. Your talent in communication is one of the key factors that propel you towards achieving success while performing your profession. Particularly patient-doctor communication, patient relatives-doctor communication is the foundation of the practice of medicine. The establishment of a close and harmonious relation with the patient and patient’s relatives is essential for the delivery of high-quality health care services. To this end, NEU Faculty of Medicine teaches students from the beginning, even before they set foot in hospitals, to maintain a professional relation with patients and uphold patients’ dignity. You will be successful physicians, if you love people and reflect your patience, compassion, altruism, trustworthiness in your services, and feel happy with every patient that you restore his/her health. I congratulate you all and wish continuous success in your new lives” said she. Professor Kocaoglu; “Our goal is to be among the first 500 universities in the world and to be there permanently.” Taking the stage after Professor Mocan, Near East University vice Rector Professor Murat Kocaoğlu began his remarks with a saying of a family elderly person who was a teacher and also graduated from a faculty of law. Then, he underlined the vital role of doctors in ensuring personal and public health. “Doctoring requires exemplary behavior; physicians should set a model for the public. I have no doubt that you are well equipped to ensure the best healthcare and treatment to restore the patient’s health through the most innovative medical techniques that is available. I am sure that you are dedicated to providing healthcare services without regarding gender, language, religion, race, discord and economic differences. I want to conclude my words with a saying that my dad told me after I became a physician. “My son, the patients regardless their ages feel themselves like a child when they come in the presence of a doctor. So, keep this in mind and approach them as if they were children”. So, never forget that, a patient is in the mood of a child’s innocence. Health is our most valuable asset. You will not only become a fine doctor, but you will be a doctor who can make the world healthier by giving hope and providing the most contemporary and safest treatment options for health issues. While you feel pride of your faculty, which is the home of contemporary education and science, we will be proud of you. I wish all of you good luck on this long and challenging way” said he. Following the opening remarks, along with the Founding Dean Professor Mocan, the graduates took the Hippocratic Oath. Before diploma presentation, the top ranking graduate of Near East University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Alp Kaan Duran nailed his name on the board and delivered a speech on behalf of graduates. Alp Kaan Duran, MD: “We have improved our vision and experience at Near East University Hospital that equipped with the state-of-the-art technologies” “We set foot on the road of medical education at NEU Faculty of Medicine that equipped with the most up-to-date scientific technology and infrastructure six years ago. Today, we are closing a page and opening a new page in our lives by crowning our efforts with a diploma qualifying us as medical doctors. Welcome to our graduation ceremony. We feel the joy of sharing our excitement and happiness with you. I remember the first day that I came here. I was excited but at the same time a little scared of the new reality that I would be living on my own. However, they welcomed me and my parents very nicely and warmly. This encouraged me. It’s a privilege to be here. I have had good friends here and quality education beyond my expectations. I had opportunity to study with very valuable teaching staff. With its fully equipped infrastructure and renowned medical doctors, Near East University Hospital provided us with all possibilities required to improve our vision, experience and skills. Today is our last day as students here. I know that I will be missing you and the nice days that we experienced together here. This is not a farewell, our ties will be vibrant. Every end has a new beginning. I wish each of you success in your professional life. Finally congratulations once again and wish us good luck with the future ahead” said he. Then, faculty’s top graduates were decorated with gold medals and presented their diplomas by NEU Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irfan Günsel. Then, the other graduates received their diplomas. Upon receiving their diplomas, the graduates experienced the joy of the graduation by throwing their caps…

Near East University hosted the “International Kinesio Taping” for the second time

Near East University Centre of Excellence and Near East University Hospital Department of Thoracic Diseases, and Kinesio University jointly organised the second “International Kinesio Taping’” education at the Near East University. The education and training were given by Kinesio University academicians Prof. Dr. Gül Baltacı and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nihan Özünlü Pekyavaş, and Kinesiotaping 1-2 Basics and Advanced Techniques and Concepts Education were given. It was pointed out that a total of 17 physiotherapists attended the Kinesio Taping 1 and Kinesio Taping 2 courses and successful participants were awarded international certificates accredited by the Kinesio University. It was stated that Kinesio was a rehabilitative technique which facilitates the natural healing process of the body alongside providing stability and support to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation. The Kinesio education and training provided at the Near East University was offered in two phases KT1 and KT2. The first phase included muscle techniques whereas the second phase involved mechanic, space, lymphatic and circulatory, functional, fascia, ligament and tendon correction methods. All the techniques mentioned at the education and training courses were supported by scrutinising cases. Participants who successfully completed the courses were awarded international certificates accredited by Kinesio University. The certificates have international recognition… Making a statement on the matter, Prof. Dr. Finn Rasmussen expressed that the Kinesio education and training provided had international recognition and they felt rather happy and proud to host the 2nd International Kinesio Taping education at the Near East University. Prof. Dr. Finn Rasmussen further expressed that they as the Near East University Hospital were always on the lookout for contemporary methods for patients and Kinesio was therapeutic taping technique not only offering support to patients but also rehabilitating their affected condition as well. On the other hand, Prof. Dr. Nedime Serakıncı stated that they had initiated cooperation with Kinesio University and offered the first education and training in August 2016. She added that they were honoured and proud to have realized the education and training on Kinesio taping as it had international recognition. She ended her words by thanking everybody involved in realising the event. Kinesio Taping Technique can be applied to patients with respiratory diseases and cardiac diseases… Near East University Hospital Department of Thoracic Diseases Cardiopulmonary Rehabiltation Unit Authority Specialist Physiotherapist Şahveren Çakartaş stated that Kinesiotaping technique could be applied to patients with respiratory and cardiac diseases since the techniques could be administered to muscle, skeletal system problems, in the treatment of neurologic and paediatric diseases and in the correction of mechanical and functional impairments.

The 22nd Term Graduation Ceremony of the Near East University Faculty of Architecture has been realised

The spring term graduation ceremony of the academic Year 2017-2018 of the Faculty of Architecture of Near East University has been realised at the grand hall of the Ataturk Culture and Congress Centre. According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, Vice Rectors of Near East University, Prof. Dr. Şenol Bektaş and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kurt, Advisor to the Dean of Faculty of Architecture of Near East University, Prof. Dr. Zeynep Onur, Head of Departments, NEU Academicians, students and guests attended the graduation ceremony which was recently held at NEU Ataturk Culture and Congress Centre. Prof. Dr. Onur: “I hope that you believe and love your professions so much that it lasts throughout your career lives!” Making an opening speech, Advisor to the Dean of Faculty of Architecture of Near East University, Prof. Dr. Zeynep Onur, congratulated the 22nd term graduates of the Faculty as they graduated from one of the leading educational institutions of the region which has internalised the aim of making great contributions to the world of knowledge, the Near East University. She advised the graduates that in order to live a happy and successful life, continue to add to the knowledge which they had acquired throughout the educational lives at the Near East University. She also suggested that the graduates should aim to chase their dreams and as a designer, they were apt to for a job which they will surely succeed in. Prof. Dr. Onur further expressed best wishes as their new journey, a journey into the students’ career lives, began. She said that she hoped the students will love and believe in their professions so much that their passion for their career lasts a lifetime. She informed the graduates that they should be aware that it will take years of work and effort to accumulate expertise in their fields and wished each graduate the best of luck as they began a journey which she expected to be a journey to success for them. She assured the graduates not to give up if or when they faced disappointments and to tell themselves that nothing is over until they say it is over. Prof. Dr. Onur ended her words by stating that they looked forward to hearing the grauates achievements in the near future. Prof. Dr. Bektaş: “We are here when those who have devotedly worked hard will receive their rewards!” Subsequent to Prof. Dr. Onur’s speech, Vice Rector of Near East University, Prof. Dr. Şenol Bektaş, made a speech and asserted that they were present at the graduation ceremony of the NEU Faculty of Architecture to share the joy and excitement of the graduates. He added that just as the graduates’ parents, they were proud of the students’ achievements as well. He pointed out this was the moment of truth for those who had worked hard devotedly and were about to be rewarded their diplomas. He stated his belief that as each new student makes his/her registry to a university, they dream of the day that they will graduate from his/her department. He congratulated both the graduates and their parents for their success achieved and wished them the best of luck in their future lives. After the speeches were completed, Feyza Sağlık and Fatih Gürler from the faculty made a mini music performance. Then on behalf of the graduating students, Nurcan Erbaş made a sppech; whereas on behalf of the graduating overseas students, Nukutula Kofu made a speech. After, the graduates said their architects’ oath and as soon as all the graduates received their diplomas, the graduation ceremony ended with graduation cap throwing.
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