CIU Student Clubs Provide Individual Development and Accountability to Students
Naziyet Uzunboylu, the Student Club Coordinator at the Centre for Student Development and Counselling at Cyprus International University (CIU) stated that CIU student clubs provide students with individual development opportunities as well as responsibility awareness.
Coordinator Naziyet Uzunboylu stated that CIU has a leading academic structure and that student clubs provide a colourful and dynamic social environment for the students. Uzunboylu pointed out that the clubs are indispensable for students to be able to participate in social, cultural, artistic, scientific, and sportive activities. She pointed out that they enable students to benefit from the facilities offered by the university on an equal and regular basis.
Naziyet Uzunboylu said that there are over 40 clubs for all kinds of interests including health, science, culture, communication, law, and sports at CIU.
She mentioned that students participate in the workshops conducted by the clubs in order to develop themselves personally and they also take responsibility individually. Uzunboylu pointed out that they become conscious about taking responsibility.
Coordinator Naziyet Uzunboylu explained that student club activities are classified as volunteering projects, extracurricular activities, recreational activities and social responsibility projects.
She mentioned that the CIU Theatre Club is one of the most important examples of social responsibility projects. Uzunboylu said that all the income of the theatre plays staged by the Theatre Club in the Spring Semester of the 2017-2018 academic year were donated to the Kemal Saraçoğlu Children with Leukaemia and Cancer Foundation.
Uzunboylu stated "such social responsibility projects are one of the missions of CIU".
Naziyet Uzunboylu, in her role as Student Clubs Coordinator, under the stewardship of the CIU Student Development and Counselling Centre, explained that they aim at raising intellectual individuals as well as experts in the field and to leave beautiful traces in their lives.