CIU hosted the second coordination meeting of the University Sports Federation
Cyprus International University (CIU) hosted TRNC University Sports Federation Management, members from various universities in Northern Cyprus, and Health, Culture and Sports (SKS) Units for the University Sports Federation Coordination Meeting.
Prof. Dr. Serkan Abbasoğlu, Vice Rector of CIU, opened the meeting saying, “We are in a period that universities should be in closer communication. Due to the rapid development in education quality in higher education, sports activities should have the same acceleration.
Prof. Dr. Abbasoğlu pointed out the need to increase recognition of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus through international sports activities. He also mentioned the need to increase similar contacts for students to have a better sports experience and improve international communication skills.
Hüseyin Aşkın Kınacı, chairman of the TRNC University Sports Federation, said they gathered to enable university students working in the field of sports to socialize and organize competitions with the SKS unit heads. Kınacı, talked about how the universities in North Cyprus progress in competitive sports, and expressed his gratitude to CIU for hosting the meeting.
Tarkan Kayaş, the Sports Coordinator of CIU, at the end of the meeting reassured that problems which happened previously have been solved, and measures have been taken to prevent similar problems in the future. Better opportunities and socialization for student athletes was the main purpose of the meeting. In addition, branches of the universities participating in European University Sports Federation were announced. Kayas stated that they were very pleased to host the meeting.