Chairwoman Head Elected of the Student Council after 12 Years

Election has been held for the Management and Control Councils of the Student Council for the 2017-2018 academic year. The University Rector, Vice-Rectors, former members of the Student Council, representatives of the faculties took part in the election.

The overall number of students that submitted their candidacies for the position on the Management Council was 10, four of them are from Turkey, and 1 of them is from Tajikistan. Six students presented their candidacies for the position on the Control Council. Around 100 representatives of the faculties participated in the election, which was held in an open manner. A 4th year student at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Alina Tilekteshova, was elected Chairwoman of the Student Council, and a 3rd year student at the Higher School of Tourism and Hospitality, Salim Akbash, was elected Deputy Chair for the 2017-2018 academic year. A 1st year student at the Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Serkhat Akbash, was elected Secretary.

During the election the University Rector, Prof. Dr. Sebahattin Balci, commended the Student Council on the activities carried out last year, and wished deserving candidates to take places on the Council this year. Zalkar Akylbek uulu, a student who served as Chair of the Student Council in the 2016-2017 academic year, commented on cultural, scientific, sports activities carried out throughout the year, and wished newly elected students success.

We note that since 2005 a Chairwoman has been elected Head of the Student Council for the first time.

Prepared by: Adinai Kurmanova

Translated by: Bermet Kodjosheva