Istanbul University

Istanbul University reconsiders public access after backlash

The decision of Istanbul University (IU) to open its doors to the public on Feb. 12 stirred controversy as students expressed discomfort and raised security concerns, prompting the university to backtrack and limit public access to the garden of the Beyazıt campus on selected days of the week.

Biologist scouts talent for women’s basketball

With the goal of training successful athletes, a biologist, who has also dedicated herself to women's basketball for more than 20 years, introduces gifted girls from underprivileged neighborhoods to sports.

Funda Onar, an ex-basketball player who works as a researcher at Istanbul University, spoke about her sports journey to local media.

Former rector graduates from same university

For the first time in the history of the northern province of Samsun's Ondokuz Mayıs University (OMU), a former rector has graduated from the same university's law faculty.

One of the students who received their diplomas at the graduation ceremony of OMU was Prof. Dr. Sait Bilgiç, who was the previous rector of the university