City University TEDU
TEDU campus is located in the heart of the city; equidistant to every neighbourhood of Ankara and next to the arterial public transportation. TEDU offers a serene and comfortable education environment with a specially designed architecture that motivates students in every aspect. Equipped with the highest technological infrastructure, TEDU assures students with the most efficient and effective technology. TEDU facilitates cultural activities in the student centers located at the campus and realizes a chain of activities like club activities, concerts, theatre performances, films and exhibitions.
TEDU students can use the semi-olympic swimming pool and the fitness center located at the campus during the week and the weekends without any restrictions. Our facilities also hold a number of social and sportive activities organized by the student clubs and societies.
Health Care Services
In case of any health problems, the students can benefit from the Health Care Center located at the campus and receive examination and first-aid service free of charge. In urgent cases the immediate treatment is done at the health care center and if needed transfer to the hospital is provided.
TEDU has a student residence with a total bed capacity for 93 female students which is established in the 2015-2016 academic year. Our mixed student residence with a total bed capacity for 426 students will also come into service. The students who receive full scholarship can benefit from the student residences, breakfast and dinner services free of charge. Our student residences are fully equipped which meets all the requirement of the students. All the rooms have bathroom and the residences include common use areas for recreation and social activities. The students can choose the type of room they desire during their placement.
Fatma-Semih AKBİL Cultural Center
TED University Fatma-Semih Akbil Cultural Center has 1.400 m2 indoor spaces and includes:
▶▶Conference Hall with 200 seating capacity,
▶▶2 Seminar and Meeting Halls with 100 seating capacity,
▶▶2 Training and Meeting Halls with 70 seating capacity,
▶▶Exhibition Areas and a Foyer.
The operation of the carefully designed cultural center which is fully equipped for all kinds of congress, seminars, conferences, meetings and cultural activities is maintained without any external service. The participants of the activities organized at the center can benefit from all the physical and technical facilities available in the campus. The center is equipped with an audio, lightning, screening and recording system which enables live streaming.
Ayşe ILICAK Library
Our library has been donated to our university by Ayşe Ilıcak, the mother of the member of board of trustees Dr. Erman Ilıcak. The objective of the Ayşe Ilıcak Library is to meet all kind of documentation and information requirements of the students, faculty members and the administrative staff of the university and maintain an environment which fosters the information utilization and production of its users.
The library primarily provides service for the students, faculty members and the administrative staff of TEDU. Our library is open to service without borrowing material for the students and academic personnel of other universities, TED college students, alumni and the locals. The library includes OPAC computer terminals. The library collection can be accessed through the available terminals and mobile library service, mobile phones and tablets and the material can be scanned via criteria like the author, resource title or the subject. The library is available also on the Facebook. The students who activate their ‘bookshelf’ applications can use the library on-line, make comments and grading. The library collection and the digital resources can be accessed via the computers available at the library. TEDU members can make on-line use with their user name and passwords and users from outside the university can request daily passwords.
The library has engendered a collection of books, database and reserve by the collaboration of the library staff and the faculty members. The Center for Teaching-Learning and the English Language School are also collaborating to gather collections for different study fields and supply resource for the projects and research activities carried at the university. The faculties can Access the ELS focused databases and e-books via digital media.
Our library which has been awarded with numerous degrees in various fields is operating as a “living library” and a “library for all” concepts with the services it provides forthe locals of the surrounding neighbourhoods as well as attracting the faculty members and students of other universities with its fresh collection and visuality.
TED University Centers
Student Counseling Center
The Student Counseling Center’s main objective is to support the physical, social and academic development of TEDU students. It also aims to help the students to overcome the possible problems they face during their development process and find preventive solutions and mentor them in making healthy and accurate decisions. All the services provided at the center are scientifically planned and delivered in line with the professional ethics. The Student Counseling Center (SCC) offers services as individual counseling, group counseling, workshops, seminars and orientation programs for the new students.
Center of Information
TEDU offers a pioneering e-university model. TEDU Information Management System provides an integrated management and communication service for the students, academicians, administrators, university personnel and all the related stakeholders of the university. TEDU students can make use of the IT services through the institutional portal and operate all their academic and administrative processes on the electronic media while having on-line access to the library, health-care, sports, cultural and social services. The students can also utilise the information sharing and cooperation networks for their society activities and social activities and have instant access to announcements, contents or services.
Center for Teaching and Learning
One of the primary objectives of TED University is to render the courses active-interactive, problem based and learning based in order to provide a rich learning environment where high-level thinking skills are integrated with the content of the courses. In order to reflect this institutional policy in practice, TED University has established a Center for teaching and Learning which supports the students and the faculty members. The tutor students working in the center supports the students who have difficulties in various fields.
TEDU Continuous Education Center (CEC)
TEDU-CEC carries certificate programs and seminars in order to educate the required human resources for the country, develop the capacity of the human resources and add new skills to the labour force with the academic proficiency of TED University and the experience of Turkish Education Association.
TEDU-CEC targets to organize certificate programs and seminars and trainings for participants of all ages who believe in the necessity of self-development and help them discover themselves away from the stress caused by the ever changing conditions of their professional lives.
TEDU-CEC also organises training programs for the employees of the private sector and the public institutions which foster the relations between the business world and the university and thus contribute to the development of the country.