Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) rewarded the outstanding achievements of students from the Fall Semester of the 2018 – 2019 Academic Year. 130 students who managed to be in the top 10 of their Faculties and Schools were awarded cheques at a ceremony which took place at the Mustafa Afşin Ersoy Hall on Monday, the 8th of April 2019 at 14:30. The ceremony was attended EMU Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. Halit Tanju Besler and Vice Rector for Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Sonuç Zorlu Oğurlu.
“Congratulations to all of the Students”
The opening speech of the ceremony was delivered Prof. Dr. Sonuç Zorlu Oğurlu who welcomed everyone to the event and underlined that many students from different Faculties and Schools achieved outstanding success. Prof. Dr. Oğurlu congratulated the students and those who contributed to their success whilst indicating that they will be presenting cheques to those who managed to get into the top 10. Prof. Dr. Oğurlu concluded by relaying her wish that the students use their prizes wisely.
Faculty of Business and Economics student Suhayl Ahmed Miftah Alsuwaydı, Faculty of Architecture student Ceylin Pınar Akartuna and Faculty of Pharmacy student Reza Mehrad were then presented their symbolic cheques by Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. Halit Tanju Besler. The ceremony continued with students being presented their cheques in the company of Faculty Deans, School Directors, Department Chairs and members of academic staff.
Those who ranked first were awarded 3 times the gross minimum wage. Those who ranked second were given double the gross minimum wage. Those who ranked third were awarded the gross minimum wage. Many members of academic staff were present at the ceremony to share the joy of successful students.