By Ahmet Abdulaziz ….
A series of workshops aimed to enlighten youth, was recently organised by the Eastern Mediterranean University. The series of workshops were offered to High School students of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Having hosted over 1200 High School students from different schools in the TRNC, the workshops commenced on the 25th of February 2019 and were held between 09.30a.m. and 1.00p.m. at various academic units of the Eastern Mediterranean University. The workshops were also held for students from different areas of the TRNC on the 26th of February, 4th and 5th of March and 11th of March.
The workshops came to an end on 11 March 2019 with the participation of students of High Schools in the Nicosia district, namely Bülent Ecevit Anatolia High School, Nicosia Turkish High School, Anatolia High School of Fine Arts, Turkish Maarif College, 20 Temmuz High School of Science, Atatürk Vocational High School, Sedat Simavi Vocational High School of Industry, Levent College, Ted College and Değirmenlik High School. Students were grouped according to their prospective career choices and attended workshops along with expert faculty members.
Having taken place under 45 different topics, the workshop sessions aimed to help high school students explore and develop their existing skills and talents. Among workshop topics were Classic Part Production Techniques in Lathe Purge Workshop, 3 Phase System Applications, Robotic Production and an Optimization Application, Game Programming with Alice 3.0, Material Laboratory Fresh Concrete Crash Experience, Soil Mechanics Laboratory Non-drained Slip Strength Test, Cyprus Problem, the Game of Establishing a Business, Stock Market Games, the USA and China Trade Wars, Proof of Equality in the Principle of Conservation of Mechanical Work by Heat Pump, Acid- Base Titration, Localisation Techniques in Translation: Analysis of the Translation of Commercials and Digital Games, Promotion of Software (memoQ ve SDL TRADOS) Used in the Translation Sector, Cognitive Psychology, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Human Rights, Sports Law and Law Clinic, Design – Produce – Use, All Languages of Architecture, Shooting in Virtual Space, Social Media Photography, Fashion and Dance of Brands, Awareness Activity (Realities of Life and Special Education), Multiple Intelligence and Career Choice, Creative Thinking and Aesthetics, I am Shooting My Own Video (Video Development), New Generation Student Roles, Leadership, Music Making with Body and Orff Instruments, Evaluation of Body Weight Control, Cooking Conditions in Healthy Nutrition and Unfavorable Methods, Muscle Strength and Balance Assessment, Basic First Aid Application, the Effect Mechanism of Drugs, Clinical Biochemistry, Introduction to Clinical Practice: The Importance of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (heart massage) and Applied Practices, The Importance of Biochemical Analysis and Practical Examples (blood and urine analysis) in Medicine, Food Support Products and Samples of Wrong Practices, Medical Microbiology Analysis Methods, Destination Management, Computer Assisted Front Office Management, Culinary Workshop, Social Media and Security, Small Project Application with 3D Autocad, and Animation Techniques and Applications.