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Welcome to Bilkent
ESN Bilkent
Basics of Bilkent:
A Crash Course
ESN AT A GLANCE
Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-profit international
student organisation. Our mission is to repres...
Who Are We?
We are volunteer students who
operate the Bilkent branch of ESN
We organise activities for the
exchange studen...
ACADEMICS
Academics
The average credit load for a Bilkent student is 18-20
units. 1 credit roughly corresponds to one hour of class....
Dorms And Facilities
You are NOT allowed to drink on campus or the dorms
There is a curfew at the dorms but it doesn’t app...
Transportation
Buses, dolmuş & subway
Paid buses, buses with card, subway
“Dolmuş” is 1,7 TL for most routes
Taxi: starts ...
ESN CARD
A discount card exlusively for exchange and students
Activities!
Flag Party!
Bowling
Intramural Sports
Video Game Tournaments
Film Nights
Food Excursions
STUDENT LIFE
Student Life
14
There are plenty of student
clubs but their language of choice
is Turkish
ESN and MUN are the only two
stu...
Parties!
Tunus vs. Bahçeli
Don’t get stranded!
ESN Parties
Culture Shock!
The Notorious “W” Curve
KAŞ
Bed&Breakfast
Boat Tour
Diving
Insurance
Leaving on Thursday 10th
Back on Monday 13th
3 days 2 nights
107€ to be paid ...
Networking
Facebook group:
“Bilkent University Exchange
Students Fall 2009/2010”
ESN Website:
esn.bilkent.edu.tr
Coming So...
THANK YOU FOR
ATTENTION
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Bilkent esn 2010 fall

  1. 1. Welcome to Bilkent ESN Bilkent
  2. 2. Basics of Bilkent: A Crash Course
  3. 3. ESN AT A GLANCE Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-profit international student organisation. Our mission is to represent international students, thus provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students. We are 12.000 members from 302 local sections in 32 countries working on a volunteer base in Higher Education Institutions. We are offering services to 150.000 students. Bilkent. 3
  4. 4. Who Are We? We are volunteer students who operate the Bilkent branch of ESN We organise activities for the exchange student community Some of the things we organise are: Orientation Trips Themed Parties Movie Nights Intramural sports
  5. 5. ACADEMICS
  6. 6. Academics The average credit load for a Bilkent student is 18-20 units. 1 credit roughly corresponds to one hour of class. More hours and lab time await engineers. Attendance is mandatory, classes are in English We don’t recommend an early leave but if you decide to do so let your professors know as early as possible Stay in touch with your academic advisor in your home university to make sure your classes count Pick your professors not classes Ask us! 6
  7. 7. Dorms And Facilities You are NOT allowed to drink on campus or the dorms There is a curfew at the dorms but it doesn’t apply to international students The gendarme (military police) patrols the campus The health center, gym and the campus shuttle service are free, hospitals and city buses are not PE classes taken for credit are free, others have an additional cost 7
  8. 8. Transportation Buses, dolmuş & subway Paid buses, buses with card, subway “Dolmuş” is 1,7 TL for most routes Taxi: starts with 2TL Campus buses: TM & SM / TD & SD / TDM
  9. 9. ESN CARD A discount card exlusively for exchange and students
  10. 10. Activities! Flag Party! Bowling Intramural Sports Video Game Tournaments Film Nights Food Excursions
  11. 11. STUDENT LIFE
  12. 12. Student Life 14 There are plenty of student clubs but their language of choice is Turkish ESN and MUN are the only two student clubs that have English as their default language We have a school newspaper in English for which you can work as a columnist or reporter
  13. 13. Parties! Tunus vs. Bahçeli Don’t get stranded! ESN Parties
  14. 14. Culture Shock!
  15. 15. The Notorious “W” Curve
  16. 16. KAŞ Bed&Breakfast Boat Tour Diving Insurance Leaving on Thursday 10th Back on Monday 13th 3 days 2 nights 107€ to be paid in liras
  17. 17. Networking Facebook group: “Bilkent University Exchange Students Fall 2009/2010” ESN Website: esn.bilkent.edu.tr Coming Soon to a computer near you
  18. 18. THANK YOU FOR ATTENTION

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