Graduation Ceremonies at UU
Uludağ University 2017-2018 Academic Year Diploma Ceremonies have started. Approximately 3 thousand 500 graduates will experience joy in the ceremonies that will continue throughout the week.
On the first day of the ceremonies held at the Mete Cengiz Culture Center, students graduating from the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences as well as those who received their doctorate and master's degrees had the pleasure of throwing caps. UU Rector Prof. Dr. Yusuf Ulcay, vice rectors, deans, city protocol, academicians, students and families attended the ceremonies.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Rector Prof. Dr. Yusuf Ulcay stressed that Turkey is continuing to grow and strengthen with each passing day. He also pointed out that many different things are plotted in the world scene every day; "The fact that Turkey is the first among the fastest growing OECD countries despite the chaos scenarios fictionalized with different arguments and the perception operations carried out by economic means is proof of Turkey's potential.
In this process of new cooperation on a global scale, our deeply rooted historical heritage and our vision for the future are loading us with the mission of having a say in the destiny of this geography. At this point; it is also important that our nation keeps the virtues of unity and cooperation strong and unite around our common goals and work together. To achieve a more prosperous, richer country, we have no choice other than to work. At this point, the duties of higher education institutions are to focus on the more qualified, scientific, cultural and artistic production for the welfare of our country and nation. We can reach the desired level only as a result of focusing on studies where science and research are at the center, "he said.
STUDENTS GET THEIR REAL DIPLOMAS
Rector Ulcay said that Uludağ University has covered a notable ground in academic and scientific support; "In line with this goal, we provided our academicians with 53 million TL from the revolving fund resources of the university within the last three years. Our university, which has a deep-rooted history of 43 years, continues to set the bar of quality higher everyday with projects and structural arrangements. It is also an indication of how far we have taken that we were placed among the 15 research universities first and then 20 internationalization institutions by the Higher Education Council. We aim at qualified education focusing on science, technology, specialization and entrepreneurship. For the last 3 years, we have been giving our students their real diplomas in their graduation ceremonies. In these ceremonies we will present diplomas to a total of 3 thousand 500 students. I wish all our students to succeed in their new life, "he said.
Prof. Dr. Filiz Giray of the Institute of Social Sciences spoke at the ceremony and noted that they have given postgraduate education since 1982. She added that the number of the first graduates was 31 and so far they have had a total of 4 thousand 500 graduates.
After the opening speeches, the students were invited to the stage to receive their real diplomas. At the last part of the ceremonies, the students threw their caps altogether.