Summer Academy was started
The "CIU Summer Academy", which is traditionally organized every year by the English Preparatory School and International Centre of Cyprus International University (CIU) was started.
During the first two weeks of the event, approximately 300 students from Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Belarus and Uzbekistan was registered. Berna Ozansoy, the Coordinator of the Summer Academy stated that the registrations are still going on and the CIU Summer Academy will last for 7 weeks.
Berna Ozansoy, the Coordinator of the Summer Academy, who is in charge of the programme, stated that the CIU Summer Academy, is held by the School of Foreign Languages and International Promotion Office and she added that the programme is organized to teach English to students both in academic environment and in a comfortable and fun environment outside class hours.
Ozansoy stated that the students will be educated in English by the lecturers of the CIU English Preparatory School and students will also experience the unique beauty of the TRNC and benefit from the summer tourism activities of the island.
Berna Ozansoy also stated that they will organize city tours to Nicosia, Güzelyurt, Kyrenia and Famagusta for the students within the scope of the CIU Summer Academy and she said that in this way they will learn and have fun. Ozansoy stated that yacht tour, cinema, karaoke nights and various sports activities will be held during the academy.
On the first day of the programme, which was started with the opening speech of the Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Yavuz, the Director of the School of Foreign Languages at the CIU Çevik Uraz Central Conference Hall, students were given a placement test. After the exam, a campus tour was organized for the students to introduce them the units of the university.