Occupancy rates of health departments increased
Following the announcement of the results of the 2020 Higher Education Institutions Exam (YKS) placement, Istanbul Gelisim University announced that they reached 91.40 percent occupancy rate in health departments. Vice Director of the School of Health Sciences Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Arda Öztürkcan said: “Despite the difficult process experienced due to the pandemic that our country and the world are in, we managed to increase the number of 618 students to 723 students in 2019, the occupancy rate from 81.32 percent to 91.40 percent, we are quite happy for this.”
By sorting the sections that reach 100 percent occupancy rates, Istanbul Gelisim University Vice Director of the School of Health Sciences Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Arda Öztürkcan
stated: “We have reached a 100 percent occupancy rate for our Nutrition and Dietetics (Turkish-English), Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (Turkish-English), Nursing (Turkish-English), Child Development, Perfusion, Audiology, Language and Speech Therapy departments. Our Departments of Child Development in English, Social Work, Occupational Therapy and Health Management are also highly preferred. Thanks to the Double Major Program that Istanbul Gelisim University offers to its students free of charge, the full occupancy rate in these departments will be reached in a short time.”
"WE WERE WAITING TO BE PREFERRED"
Speaking of the School of Health Sciences, Öztürkcan spoke as follows:
“Our school received international accreditation with 13 departments by AHPGS (Accreditation Agency in Health and Social Sciences) in 2018. Thereupon IGU placed in the 4th in Turkey and 200-300 rank in the world in the Health and Quality of Life category for Sustainability prepared by Times Higher Education (THE). After being 1st in Turkey and 96th in the world rankings in the Quality Education, we were expecting to be preferred by our students also intensively.”
Stating that Istanbul Gelisim University has successfully completed the distance education process thanks to its appropriate infrastructure and dynamic staff, Öztürkcan said: “We managed to complete the education process without interruption. We congratulate all our students who join our school family who are aware of the fact that health is a team work, educate students who keep themselves dynamic in the light of up-to-date information, and of which success is increasing day by day.”