Following Abdullah Gül University (AGU) Rector’s, Prof. İhsan Sabuncuoğlu, participation in the latest Time Higher Education Emerging Economies Summit in Morocco; AGU Vice-Rector, Prof. Cengiz Yılmaz, recently intervened in the next Times Higher Education event: the THE Young University Summit hosted by the University of South Florida (Tampa, USA).
Invited to join the panel session called, “Reputation and attraction – how can young universities appeal?”, Prof. Yılmaz explained how AGU manages to develop a University Brand and compete against well-established (inter)national Institutions while being one of the youngest Universities in the Industry. He mentioned the very unique AGU University model (structure and blended approach towards Education, Research and Societal Impact) and AGU’s impressive early results that include academic performance and student satisfaction surveys.
Prof. Yılmaz’s panel session may be viewed online here:
The THE Young University Summit, which gathered senior higher education leaders from universities around the world for a celebration of universities founded in the last 70 years, and the innovation and dynamism they bring to the sector. The event was a great platform for networking, exchange of good practices and discussions focusing on strategies for success in the development and promotion of young Universities.