Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences held its graduation ceremony of the Fall Term of the Academic Year of 2018-2019 in Hall 4 of NEU Grand Library.
According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, many esteemed figures were present at the graduation ceremony, including Vice Rector of the Near East University Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ; Dean of Faculty of Sports Sciences Prof. Dr. Mehtap Tiryakioğlu, Vice Deans, Academic and Administrative Personnel, alongside students, families and guests. The ceremony began with a minute’s silence, followed by the national anthem. Subsequently, speeches were made by Vice Rector of the Near East University Prof. Dr. Şanlıdağ, by Dean of Faculty of Sports Sciences Prof. Dr. Tiryakioğlu, and on behalf of the graduates İlkay Kaya, who completed the Department of Sports Management in first rank.
Prof. Şanlıdağ wished the graduates success in their future lives…
The initial speech was made by the Vice Rector of Near East University, Prof. Dr. Şanlıdağ, expressing that sports was universal in nature and added that improving performance in sports had many benefits on both physical and mental health. Furthermore, Prof. Dr. Şanlıdağ stated that the NEU Faculty of Sports Sciences offered education and training with great awareness behind the concept of sport.
Moreover, Prof. Dr. Şanlıdağ emphasisied his belief that all the graduates from this faculty were to continue making NEU proud as he was assured that they would be successful in their future lives. He ended his words by expressing many thanks to the academic members of the Near East University and the families who have helped and assisted the graduates to accomplish what they have in their lives so far.
The education provided at the Near East University is based on the power to unite people and transform their lives...
Also making a speech, Dean of Faculty of Sports Sciences Prof. Dr. Tiryakioğlu stated that throughout the 4 years of educational life at the Faculty, the students were required to go through systematic and strict hard work. Moreover, the education provided at the Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences also prioritised and valued scientific principles of sports and is based on the power to unite people and transform individuals’ lives. Prof. Dr. Tiryakioğlu thanked and congratulated all the graduates and everyone involved in their success; as they progressed into their future lives and wished them all the best of luck. Finally, Prof. Tiryakioğlu ended his words by emphasising that, as a second family, the Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences would be keeping a close eye on the graduates’ career lives to always provide support.
İlkay Kaya: "Through each success I attain in my professional life, I assure you that I will make everyone who supports me very proud!"
Making a speech on behalf of the graduates, Ilkay Kaya stated that since the date he started his higher education at the Near East University, he was provided high quality, systematic and scientific education in the field of sports. He added that within this period, he had found the opportunity to develop himself in the best possible way; in this regard he expressed gratitude to academic staff of the Near East University for all that they have done. He ended his words by stressing how please he was to have completed his higher education at Near East University and made a promise to continue to make everyone proud with each success achieved in professional life.