Category Archives: University

Hello from the other side

My name is Yulia and it has been 9 months 6 days since my last blog post. Not quite a year but definitely a long time – and I stopped blogging right in the middle of describing our epic trip … Continue reading

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Çiğ köfte party

With our first quarter coming to an end, my students and I realized it’s nearly time to say good bye. Nobody knows what our schedules will look like next quarter and whether I`ll be teaching any of the same students … Continue reading

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End of the first year

If you are an English teacher like us, the end of the year for you is not in December, but whenever classes are over some time in the summer. And yes, it’s holiday time!

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Iftar Dinner

Yesterday was my last day of work until September, 1. From the amount of tearful goodbyes and full-body hugs, you`d think we were saying goodbye for a year, not for a month. And since we are not going anywhere this … Continue reading

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End of the first semester

The/my first semester at our university is officially coming to an end. The last 5 months have certainly been a great learning experience for me. Working full-time, or rather 8-5 took some getting used to. Not that I didn’t work … Continue reading

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Mr President, welcome to Kayseri or who doesn`t like a red carpet

Last week, Abdullah Gul, the 11th and current president of Turkey, visited both our universities. I had never seen a leader of a country so close, and Mike even got to shake hands with him! Here it is – Mike … Continue reading

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